22 October 2012
'Fall Back – Live at Aldeburgh' documents a joint performance by Roly Porter and Dobro guitar / ondes Martenot player Cynthia Millar, recorded in late 2011. Its four tracks finely balance the subtlety of Millar's fragile instrumentations with crushing waves of Porter's industrial bass and drones. Excellent.
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Michael Mayer, Anstam, Daphni, Prins Thomas
Right in time for the Northern Hemisphere's inevitable cool-down, some of our favourite artists are injecting human warmth into their music: Daphni, Juju & Jordash, Prins Thomas, Anstam, Elektro Guzzi - all rely on hand-played drums or unquantised synths to more...
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Shed, A Made Up Sound, Cooly G, Deniz Kurtel
Not much shorter than usual, our July summary proves how much excellent music is being released in the formerly 'dead' summer season, including highlights that would be a crime to miss: Shed's eagerly expected third album, Deniz Kurtel's star-studded sophomore more...
Two extremely intense variations of Emptyset's incredible recent 'Demiurge' album. First up Paul Jebanasam, who reprocesses the album as a whole with emphasis on guitar noise from Gravenhurst, ex-Vex'd man Roly Porter does a fine job spinning webs of tense cinematic sonics. Wicked.