The Mail From Silence – Stay Close (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Sitting somewhere between chilled dance music, beguiling pop and drifting experimental ambient electronica, Stay Close has crafted a fascinating song. It saunters seductively before the listener, moving in careful and considered steps for maximum effect. The groove is created by a pulsing and provocative bass line and on to this, is hung all manner of... Continue Reading →

Housework EP – Vis_g (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As this small but perfectly formed EP rises out of some traditional piano sounds and beguiling electronica, you wonder where it might be going. Modern classic fusion? Indie-dance? Ambient electronica? And then the main body of Multitasking drops into earshot and you find yourself in high-octane, clubland heaven. Taking a low and hypnotic route through... Continue Reading →

Telegenik – Zetroc (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Zetroc makes music which simultaneously wanders a number of musical paths, hops all sorts of genric fences, and tests sonic demarcations but which always sounds like it is part of the same collection of works. Telegenik, his latest release, is both exploratory and consistent. The core sound is one of synthy experimentation over pulsing basslines,... Continue Reading →

1988 – Damo (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

There is no denying that we live in a world of polar opposites, of entrenched beliefs, of conflicting ideas and clear points of demarcation. It is an attitude which affects, or perhaps infects, every aspect of life from which football team you support to which political camp you fall into. Thankfully, music seems to have... Continue Reading →

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