Hazel English Live at London Calling Festival 27-5-2017

Hazel English Live at London Calling Festival 27-5-2017

1 comment

Hazel English Live at London Calling Festival, Amsterdam/Paradiso 27-5-2017 Last minute guest list…arriving late…her music wafting towards me from somewhere, I follow my ears up the stairs of Paradiso. The room looks almost empty and Hazel is experiencing some problems with her red Telecaster. Exit band. In the meantime, I get a beer and the […]

Geyster – With All Due Respect

Geyster – With All Due Respect

0 comments

Geyster seems to have been around for ages, since “With All Due Respect” is his 7th album to date, so yes, the respect is due.  A “French Connection” of mine pointed him out to me and I am forever grateful. “With All Due Respect” houses a lot of my past musical influences and it lifts my […]

Pia Fraus – That’s not all EP

Pia Fraus – That’s not all EP

0 comments

Artist: Pia Fraus Title: That’s Not All Label: Seksound Record Label (Estonia) Released On: 29.05.2017 Format: CD         In the fall of 2017 Pia Fraus  (Eve Komp -vocals, synths, metallophone, Kärt Ojavee -synths, Rein Fuks – guitars, vocals, percussion Reijo Tagapere -bass, and Margus Voolpriit -drums) will release their first full-length album in almost a decade, and pretty […]

The Dream Eaters – We are a Curse review & interview

The Dream Eaters – We are a Curse review & interview

0 comments

The Dream Eaters’ new release “We are a Curse” features folky dream pop a’la Beach House, with echoes of low fi in the vein of Iron and Wine. The songs on this release also feature gorgeous harmonies with wit and bite to the lyrics. Overall, I felt this release definitely echoed one of my favorite […]

Spotlight: Northwest – Dimaryp

Spotlight: Northwest – Dimaryp

0 comments

I already added their mesmerising track “Wind” to one of my playlists this year, and was an instantly hooked on their supernatural, atmospheric “poetry in sound” stuff… This time the London-based act Northwest showcases a more innovative and experimental sound, featuring an old tube organ recorded in Hertfordshire and the hypnotic production of Ignacio Simón, over […]

Alter – Pendulum

Alter – Pendulum

0 comments

Alter, Pendulum released April 28, 2017   “Pendulum” is the second full length recording by Alter. Alter is a 3-piece atmospheric rock band from Baltimore, MD featuring members of Barbelith and Eyelet. It also features artwork by Baltimore’s Terence Hannum of Locrian. The opening track, “False Mirror“, beckons with a single guitar lick, reverberated, distorted […]