虹香瑠 Part 49 (AMV) – ATLS PLAZA N.D. (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Most music that you receive as a music reviewer is just that, music. That isn't a problem, after all, that is the nature of the job. But writing about music that comes accompanied by a video is a much more immersive affair, sort of the difference between watching a standard 2D film on TV at... Continue Reading →

Traces – Carameladora (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

When Carameladora states that her music “exists between the boundaries of genres,” she is exactly right and Traces is the perfect showcase of exactly that. Rising out of a gorgeously hypnotic classical-esque, acoustic riff, it quickly gathers around it gentle clubland beats, washes of electronica, cinematic guitar lines, chiming electronica, sweeping strings and angelic and otherworldly drones. And if... Continue Reading →

Star Rover – Star Rover (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

At a place where post-rock meets ambient cinematics, where folktronica meets avant-garde pop, where adventurousness and experimentation are the order of the day, where sweetness and light trump more earnest and overegged musicianship, that's where you find this eponymous album from Star Rover. Although previous releases have already indicated the path that the band were... Continue Reading →

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