Tales From The Turntable

“The first thing you see is the light”, wails Titus Andronicus’ frontman Patrick Stickles on what is, in my eyes, the best garage punk song you’ll ever hear. Entitled ‘My Time Outside The Womb’, the track tells a tale of growing up in a wonderfully poetic manner that’s utterly bleak. The guitars are scruffy and the […]

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Clever Clever

If you listen to one album today, make sure it’s Clever Clever by The Love Triangle… “Heretofore, the Love Triangle’s recordings have been marked by a particularly raw, aggressive, and even ugly take on classic power pop. Sure, the choruses were huge, but the recordings were ear-splittingly raw and aggressive. However, they’ve changed things up […]

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Day 1: An Open Letter

Dear Music Library, I think we need some time apart. It’s not you, it’s me… That’s right folks, I’ve decided to delete my entire catalogue of music from my laptop with the goal of discovering only new sounds for the next 6-12 months. From today onwards the only songs that I will be listening to […]

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Mavo

Mavo are a Montreal-based trio who make fuzzy indie pop that’s oozing with catchy riffs and rumbling beats. You can purchase the bands self-titled debut EP from their Bandcamp via Fixture Records.

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Band Of The Week: Desaparecidos

Since reuniting last year, Desaparecidos have recorded a bunch of 7inch records that are filled with politically driven tracks. Their latest release, featuring ‘The Underground Man’ and ‘Te Amo Camila Vallejo,’ follows suit and appears to be a tribute to the Chilean communist activist Camila Vallejo. It’s a fast paced, fuzzy punk rock homage to a passionate individual, […]

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The Medium Is The Message

Here’s an interesting little video that has been put together by the Red Bull Music Academy about the different formats on which music is presented. There’s some good points raised by either side of the digital/analogue debate, and regardless of which format you prefer, you’ll no doubt be impressed by the skill involved with both. […]

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