Stream Boldy James' Grand Quarters EP

Stream Boldy James’ Grand Quarters EP

We are currently working on an interview with acclaimed Detroit rapper Boldy James but, in the meantime, check out his Grand Quarters EP. The record was produced by Chuck Inglish from The Cool Kids and the lyrical content documents the gritty, unglamorous side of life...
Esben and the Witch: Starting From Scratch

Esben and the Witch: Starting From Scratch

Daniel Copeman explains why Wash The Sins Not Only The Face is Esben and the Witch’s first real attempt at constructing an album. It has been almost two years since Brighton-based indie rock trio Esben and the Witch released their debut album Violet Cries and...
James Iha - A Step in the Right Direction

James Iha – A Step in the Right Direction

James Iha may never escape the tarnished memories of The Smashing Pumpkins, but his first solo album in over a decade is a good place to start. Some bands, and some musicians, go further than others can. James Iha grew up in a middle class...
Peaking Lights: Challenge Everything

Peaking Lights: Challenge Everything

Challenge Everything California-based experimental pop duo Peaking Lights are not afraid to ask some of life’s biggest questions and look beyond the confines of earth for answers. Husband-wife duo Peaking Lights have perfected the art of making a groove so mellifluous that you wish it...
Album Review: SpaceGhostPurrp - Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp

Album Review: SpaceGhostPurrp – Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp

 Artist: SpaceGhostPurrp Album: Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp Label: 4AD Essentially a compilation of the best of the Floridian rap prodigy’s self-released mixtapes, Mysterious Phonk is an impressive, occasionally excellent debut, but ultimately one that promises more than it delivers. For one thing, the...
Album Review: Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Album Review: Frank Ocean – Channel Orange

Artist: Frank Ocean Album: Channel Orange Label: Def Jam Odd Future’s resident R&B crooner, Frank Ocean, created a world of hype with his 2011 mixtape, Nostalgia, Ultra and Channel Orange delivers on it. ‘Thinkin Bout You’ and ‘Pyramids’, the two tracks leaked ahead of its...
Hot Chip Interview

Hot Chip Interview

Until Now Hot Chip’s Al Doyle reflects on over a decade spent as part of electronic indie’s most iconic outfit and offers an insight into their latest offering, In Our Heads. Every two years we are met with an Olympics, mid-term elections, and a new...
Maps & Atlases Interview

Maps & Atlases Interview

Venturing into the Unknown Pop experimentalists Maps & Atlases get excited about breaking new ground and finding out what their fans think of their music. Should you be familiar with Maps & Atlases and their music, you’ll no doubt agree that it defies easy categorisation....
Huoratron Interview

Huoratron Interview

Socio-political Techno Huoratron makes electronic music that signifies the end of the world as we know it, and he has a few ideas about how it is going to happen. Finnish producer Aku Raski cut his teeth crafting 8-bit Game Boy inspired beats back in...
Stream Metric's New Album, Synthetica, Online

Stream Metric’s New Album, Synthetica, Online

You can now stream the fifth studio album from Canadian indie electronic act Metric online for a limited period. The Emily Haines led four piece will release their latest effort next week via Mom+Pop but this gives you a nice little opportunity to try before...
Butterclock Interview

Butterclock Interview

Mystery and Intrigue Up-and-coming female producer Laura Clock aka Butterclock offers a rather unique outlook on life and advises why there are no witches in her house. Butterclock is an enigma. The Berlin-based female producer/singer requested that this interview be conducted via email, instead of...
Album Review: Maya Jane Coles - DJ-Kicks

Album Review: Maya Jane Coles – DJ-Kicks

Artist: Maya Jane Coles Album: DJ-Kicks Label: !K7 Very much the house producer ‘du jour’, Maya Jane Coles has enjoyed a meteoric rise in the last twelve months. Best known for her deep, groove-centred productions and DJ sets, her contribution to the respected and long-running...