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CD Review: Chloe March vs. Markus Mehr - To Set The River On Fire

Australian independent record label Hidden Shoal pride themselves in putting out a wide range of different musical styles. The label have embarked on an adventourous series of “split singes” that sees two diverse artists on the label each performing a track and then remixing the other’s track. 319 more words

CD Reviews

Exclusive Premiere: The Star Department - "This Ship Won't Sail"

I am privileged to have been asked to premiere the next release by independant Australian label Hidden Shoal, here on Crackling Vinyl.

‘This Ship Won’t Sail’ is the latest single from Hidden Shoal’s most recent signings, Irish outfit… 193 more words

Single Review

Single Review: Chloe March - "Orpheus Head"

‘Orpheus Head’ is the second single to be lifted from Chloe March’s third full length record Nights Bright Days.

Based in the South East of England, … 173 more words

Single Review

The Music in the Movies!

Check out more of The Slow Beings and Tangled Star– the bands that have featured in Volatile Movement’s films- at www.hiddenshoal.com!

“Distilling elements of indie rock and alt country married with Craig Hallsworth’s wonderful dust and liquor coated vocals and twisting lyrics, Tangled Star weaves their own magic place.

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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