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Small Feet: From Far Enough Away Everything Sounds Like the Ocean

As chance would have it, Swedish folk-rock-branded trio Small Feet recorded their debut LP mostly in an 18th century cabin on one of the islands within Stockholm — not just an old cabin or an island, a cabin on an island. 293 more words

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Heathered Pearls: Body Complex

After Jakub Alexander released Loyal, a collection of sedate and beat-less productions that nonetheless moved, he commissioned remixes for Loyal Reworks. Among the most memorable entries was a characteristically emotive remix from the veteran Lawrence, whose slowly evolving strain of techno – based in relaxed tempos, unconventional melodies, and diaphanous ambient layers – has evidently informed Alexander’s second Heathered Pearls album. 232 more words

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Spotlight On...Montana Kid

Making sense of a horse coming in off a six-month layoff often proves difficult.  Twelve months, even moreso.

In Saturday’s fifth race at Arlington, Montana Kid… 851 more words


Album Review - Fuck the Facts: Desire Will Rot

The latest Fuck the Facts offering Desire Will Rot begins, seductively enough, in fairly standard full-blast mode. But it isn’t long – 28 seconds, to be exact – before the band’s penchant for nuance rears its head. 204 more words

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Album Review - Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury: Ex Machina (OST)

Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury first collaborated on the excellent Drokk: Music Inspired by Mega-City One, an imaginary soundtrack to the world of the comic book character Judge Dredd, and their… 136 more words

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Spotlight On: Ice-cream accessories

Even though these accessories featured in a shoot I published on the blog a few weeks ago, I’d always been meaning to post them as their own separate¬† 111 more words


Mac DeMarco: Another One

The independent music world can at times seem like a snobbish, closed-off community, dangerously close to drowning in its own pretension. It is increasingly important, then, that it have a few jesters to stir up the status quo. 258 more words

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