Category: Sound

Without music, life would be a mistake. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Frank Tovey – Fad Gadget (2006) – Mute

It’s been said that the clearest sign of genius is to be unappreciated in your own time. Eighties musical pioneer Frank Tovey (as alter ego Fad Gadget) managed the twin feat of alienating...

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Roots Manuva – Alternatively Deep (2006) – Big Dada

The resurgence of British hip-hop in recent years has revelled in rebelling against current trends across the Atlantic. Personal aggrandizement and brand championship has been a consistent element of...

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The Vines – Vision Valley (2006) – EMI

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia: The Vines are an Australian garage rock band notable for producing a raw musical hybrid of 60's rock and 90's alternative; the band being popularly...

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Squarepusher – Hello Everything (2006) – Warp

Ten albums in ten years: is Squarepusher the most prolific electronic artist of his generation? Maybe, but quantity does not equal quality and recent efforts have felt kinda lost in a sea of...

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I’m From Barcelona – Let Me Introduce My Friends (2006) – EMI

This is possibly the catchiest record ever released. If you are anything like me that may sound like a turn off, but bear with me. Now usually an album of such infectious pop-indie songs would have...

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Animal Collective – Hollinndagain (2006) – Mutante-inc

Music worth a damn? We look at the Animal Collective's Hollinndagain to get a better read on the situation. ...

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AMETSUB – The Nothings of the North

AMETSUB – The Nothings of the North Mille Plateaux (2010) Inspired by his trip to Iceland this is the second release for Ametsub and one of the first for the newly launched Mille Plateaux...

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Anita Maj – Out of Control

Heading mainly for the teen rock audience, this debut single by upcoming South London-based “feisty rock soul diva” Anita Maj combines lyrics lamenting the hot boy laden crush,...

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Clicks & Cuts 5.0 – Paradigm Shift

Clicks & Cuts 5.0 - Paradigm Shift...

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Hormonauts, Jetlag, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti: The Italian Job

Review of Hormonauts, Jetlag, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti: The Italian Job...

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Idealistic Escape : Womad 2010

Womad 2010 : Partly ecological fayre, part activistic showcase, part global awareness program a lot more goes on around the stages than is commonly publicised....

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Bloodstock: UK’s Legendary Metal Festival Returns

Bloodstock 2010: A heavy metal festival. Oh god the teenage years wasted with headphones on have come rushing back! ...

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Sight and Sound

PLASA 2006 PLASA is a yearly trade show for lighting, sound, rigging, and staging professionals looking to spend four days having a good drool over the latest hardware and software for their...

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The Flaming Lips, London 2006

The Flaming Lips Hammersmith Apollo 14th of November. 2006. A review...

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