Composers Mica Levi and Oliver Coates release Remain Calm, a collaborative album on Slip. Born out of an impromptu 2014 NTS session and built from fragments of Coates’ orchestral compositions and Levi’s electronics the album features 13 varied cuts that touch on classical music, garage, grime, techno and more. 183 more words
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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: peak-era Yes, from 1971 to 1974, is one of the greatest four-year stretches in musical history. Not to discount the albums they made outside that period, some of which are quite good, but the fact remains: eventually one runs out of good Yes albums to buy. 1,878 more words
Weirdo band win SWIT Long Player Of The Week in amazing triumph of substance over style with style.
Pavo Pavo’s new “disc” is currently hot on the turntables at SWIT HQ. 139 more words
“Back From The Edge” is the second album of the British singer songwriter and the 2012 Grand winner of X-Factor UK – James Arthur, who returns back in the music scene after all of the controversies that surrounded him during the past few years. 654 more words
Vaporwave is the sort of genre that’s more intriguing the less you know about it. Ideally you’d find an interesting-looking cassette laying behind a dresser in a thrift store or at a garage sale, plunk down fifty cents, then dig out some old boom box and proceed to get freaked out by the bizarre noises that came out of it. 920 more words
Buttering Trio’s anticipated third album aptly titled “Threesome” arrived recently through the excellent Raw Tapes label.
Influenced, as always, by worldwide rhythms and ideas, you’ll hear a multitude of sounds ranging from Indian ragas, tribal music, archetypical melodies infused with complex beat-making, organic songwriting, and warm vocals. 154 more words
This After her domination in the pop music industry as one of the biggest pop stars who constantly delivers shock and musical perfection, American singer songwriter, Lady Gaga – returns in 2016 with her fourth album featuring a new simple vibe that still remains relatively true to her pop roots. 387 more words