Monthly Archives: June 2011

New & MPfree: Gem Club – Breakers

“Breakers” is the glorious new lo-fi number courtesy of Somervile duo Gem Club, and has already been featured on Pitchfork earlier in the week. With their debut LP of the same title set to be released later in the year via Hardly Art, and a rapidly expanding following eagerly anticipating it’s arrival; it’s set to […]


By Josh
on 30th Jun 2011
in Music

Review: Benjamin Barker Sessions- Stephen Flavahan

After an opening night a couple of months ago with native Dundonians, The View, headlining there is one new music venue that has been hot on the lips of many people around the city, Benjamin Barker Barber & Shop.


By Adam Jamieson-Caley
on 25th Jun 2011
in Music

New: Gold Panda – MPB

Artwork by Sophie Greenidge Hey look, it’s a new Gold Panda tune! Now try not to explode too much and take a listen, because what you’ll find is something that spirals uncontrollably, is thick with percussion crunches and bends beautifully to some jangly little melodies. Welcome back Mr. Panda. Gold Panda “MPB” by The FADER


By Joel Chima
on 24th Jun 2011
in Music

Review: Magical Mistakes – Dislocation

Magical Mistakes: a violent cars crash of ideas, sounds and textures; yet despite everything, something utterly beautiful is formed. At least what the words themselves portray, as it turns out the music resurrects something similar. The story of Erik Luebs (magical mistakes) has been well documented since the release of his debut LP earlier this […]


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News: Stream SBTRKT’s debut LP

SBTRKT’s debut self-titled album is due out on Young Turks this Monday. Until then you can stream the album here; it’s a bit of a treat.


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New: Bombay Bicycle Club – Shuffle

Bombay Bicycle Club make their return this September with their second album official “A Different Kind Of Fix” and the first single to be taken from it is a real beauty. “Shuffle”, such an apt title, is a lovely slice of tropical uplifting pop. Rock guitars are jettisoned in favour of a more mellifluous, dexterous […]


By Martyn Young
on 23rd Jun 2011
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Exclusive Unplugged Session: Dan Mangan

Canadian folk singer-songwriter Dan Mangan’s been around quite a bit this year. Since the start of the year, he’s been touring Europe, the US, and Australia, stopping off at Sasquatch Festival in the States and opening up the Other Stage at Glastonbury this Sunday – and in the middle of all this, we were lucky […]


By Chris Heasman
on 22nd Jun 2011
in Music

New: Southern Shore – Night is Young

Southern Shore’s new single, ‘Night is Young’, is a breath of fresh air. Re-working the hook of Cathy Dennis’ ‘Touch Me (All Night Long)’, the track oozes with a summer atmosphere. Carefree and soulful, it glistens with a longing for the sun and boasts a romance that only our current season can muster. Stream the […]


By Joel Chima
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Review- Cats and Cats and Cats: Motherwhale

Being released on July 4th, Cats and Cats and Cats new album, Motherwhale, follows on from last year’s debut album, If I’d Had an Atlas…


By Adam Jamieson-Caley
on 21st Jun 2011
in Music

New: Crewdson- Gravity

Due for release this Monday, the 20th of June, we can offer you a stream of ‘Gravity’ by the fantastic Crewdson. Released through Slowfoot Records, the record sees Hugh Jones following up his acclaimed ‘Dust EP’ with further experimentations under the post-dubstep banner. For a market saturated with various bedroom producers, this is an album […]


By Will Tompsett
on 20th Jun 2011
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