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SHILPA RAY: NIHILISM EP REVIEW

Shilpa Ray  Nihilism EP (Northern Spy) CS/DL Released: 14 May, 2018 8/10 Following on from last year’s critically acclaimed Door Girl album, Shilpa Ray is releasing an EP with the jaunty title of Nihilism. Shilpa Ray has carved out a place for herself in the music scene of NYC, with critical platitudes falling like a… Continue reading SHILPA RAY: NIHILISM EP REVIEW

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JO PASSED: THEIR PRIME ALBUM REVIEW

Jo Passed  Their Prime (Sub Pop) CD/LP/CS/DL Released: 25 May, 2018 7/10 Debut album from Canadian grunge-punk quartet. Ignoring the awful pun of the album’s title, this is an album of dislocation, of questioning alternative culture’s place in the modern world, and a quest for a place to call home. And it’s delivered in a… Continue reading JO PASSED: THEIR PRIME 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

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SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS: YEARS ALBUM REVIEW

Sarah Shook and the Disarmers  Years (Bloodshot Records) LP/CD/DL Released: 6 April, 2018 9/10 Follow up album to last year’s storming debut for alt-country/outlaw punk group. Satan met Shook and the Disarmers at the crossroads. Satan offered Shook all the joys and sorrows of the world if she would just sell him her soul. Shook… Continue reading SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS: YEARS ALBUM REVIEW