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Mourn: Sorpresa Familia album review

MOURN SORPRESA FAMILIA (CAPTURED TRACKS) Catalan band turn anger into rhythm. 8/10 Mourn’s debut album in 2013 was released to much acclaim, but then they were caught in a legal dispute with their label. Sorpresa Familia sees them addressing their frustrations with musical resolution. There are jerky rhythms, with post-punk tension, giving a darker, and more… Continue reading Mourn: Sorpresa Familia album review

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WONK UNIT: TERROR ALBUM REVIEW

WONK UNIT TERROR (PLASTERER) Wonk bring terror to the masses 9/10 From opening track Day Job Wanker, with its snarling riposte to doubters of the band, to the wonderful Christmas in a Crack House, a melancholic ode to friendship, this is an album that pays tribute to punk ethics but isn’t a slave to the… Continue reading WONK UNIT: TERROR ALBUM REVIEW

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JENNY WILSON: EXORCISM ALBUM REVIEW

Jenny Wilson  Exorcism (Gold Medal Recordings) Vinyl/CD/DL Released: 20 April, 2018 9/10 Uncompromising album recounting an horrific sexual assault the artist. There is a long tradition of artists using their art in a cathartic way; to take a traumatic event in their lives and attempt to understand it and expunge it by creating art, music… Continue reading JENNY WILSON: EXORCISM ALBUM REVIEW

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Mint Field: Pasar De Las Luces album review

MINT FIELD  PASAR DE LAS LUCES INNOVATIVE LEISURE RECORDS Shoe gaze Tijuana style 8/10 From the opening track, El Parque Parecía No Tener Fin, with its dreamy echoes, you know it’s time to sit back and ponder. Mint Field, hailing from Tijuana, have created an album of beautiful textures that alternates between shoegaze, indie and… Continue reading Mint Field: Pasar De Las Luces album review