albums

HOMESHAKE – Helium Album Review

Helium, the fourth album from HOMESHAKE (the solo project of Montreal based producer Peter Sagar) is another woozy meander through dreamlike synths and echoing vocals. Sagar has come a long way from his roots playing rhythm guitar for Mac DeMarco,...

JID – DiCaprio 2 Album review

Technical prowess and lyrical complexity are skills hard to come by in an age of showy mumble rap and buzzy trap beats. It is in these areas where the auspicious East Atlanta rapper JID exhibits his appeal. On DiCaprio 2 he combines the much flouted...

LCD Soundsystem: live on Electric Lady Sessions

Electronic rock outfit LCD Soundsystem return with their third live album, Electric Lady Sessions, capturing the raw energy of their performances during a momentary pause on their tour last year. The most striking thing about any of LCD’s releases...

Album Review: Emily King’s Scenery

American singer-songwriter Emily King’s third album Scenery sees her take a step away from her New York City roots. Freshly signed to independent label ATO Records and newly residing in the peaceful expanse of the Catskill Mountains in upstate New...

Showcase: Andrew Wasylyk’s The Paralian

Created during an artistic residency at Hospitalfield house, Dundonian musician, Andrew Wasylyk’s, third full-length album The Paralian creates a soundscape evocative of the Angus coastline which inspired it. The album showcases Wasylyk’s skills...

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