Take On Me Too – Siamese Youth (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Siamese Youth have never been shy about revelling in their 80’s synth-pop influences, and never more so than on this latest sonic slice, Take On Me Too. What keeps things fresh though is that they push those retrospective sounds through a modern prism and what comes out the other side is the perfect blend of... Continue Reading →

Pristine Babe release debut single Moonlight

London based electro-pop duo Pristine Babe have released their debut single 'Moonlight' on Axis Mundi Records. Originally from Italy, Pristine Babe consider themselves European millennials trying to find their own way, using their magic to turn their everyday life into retro-sounding pop bangers. Citing Madonna, Pedro Almodovar, John Waters and RuPaul's Drag Race as influences,... Continue Reading →

April Towers release One Night ahead of new album

Recorded at Soho’s legendary Dean Street Studios (in the same room David Bowie recorded Diamond Dogs) over the course of last year, the album was co-produced by the band along with respected electronic artist/DJ Ben Pearce, mixed by Nathan Boddy (Gary Numan, Shame, James Blake) and mastered by Geoff Pesche (Gorillaz, Kylie Minogue, Pulp) at... Continue Reading →

A Tribute To The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds – YYY (reviewed by Thomas Haynes)

Step into a swirling, warping re-imagining of The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds constructed with analog synths, glitchy vocal effects, trip hop beats, and kitten samples… plentiful kitten samples. _____________________________________________________________ I was a tad apprehensive about listening to a full LP re-interpretation of one of my favourite albums, but I’m not sure why, as I happily... Continue Reading →

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