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Makee - Makee

Translucent psych, manipulated by shoegaze and modern electronica.

Released back in November (the 19th to be exact), the debut self titled EP from Makee, provided a quirky, post-modern take on psychedelic’s traditional values. 377 more words


Best New Music: Makee - 'Makee EP'

  Makee’s debut EP might just be my favourite electronic release since Caribou’s brilliant album came out a couple of months back. While essentially instrumental, it’s full of vivid colour and a greatly uplifting atmosphere – just check out the floating breeze and bouncing bass melodies of ‘Bord’, or the cyclic rhythm of lead track ‘Bail’. 31 more words

Three Beams

One year of Velvet Independent

So as of the 14th of November, Velvet welcomes in its second year of existence. A year ago today (it’s the 6th as I write this), the idea of creating a music site, felt interesting and dull at the same time. 453 more words


Todd Tobias - Impossible Cities

An instrumental LP (influenced by Italo Calvino’s book Invisible Cities), with each track named after an imaginable city, heads in one of two directions. Pure bizarreness, or pure intelligence.  399 more words