Reviews

9

Antethic – Ghost Shirt Society

I’ve been waiting for this one a long time, ever since Antethic teased “Modulor” last year. It was a tantalizing, almost frustrating wait after…

8

Audiolepsia – Muses

Back in 2013, Barcelona’s Audiolepsia raised some eyebrows (and received positive coverage from Arctic Drones) with their driving, prog-influenced debut Principio de Incertidumbre. Four…

9.4

Brutus – Burst

Once in awhile a band stands out from the roaring din and demands to be heard. Unbeknownst to most of the world there’s a…

9.5

Soup – Remedies

What a fine surprise has Soup‘s new album been. On their previous release, The Beauty Of Our Youth (2013), the Norwegian foursome had tastefully…

8.8

Uneven Structure – La Partition

I’ve always found that djent works best when it’s combined with other styles and genres. Too many 8-string breakdowns and polyrhythms becomes boring pretty…

8.8

Eyot – Innate

In the many decades of jazz’s existence, the genre has been defined and redefined, crushed and rebuilt numerous times. In the same way, Eyot…

8.3

Toby Driver – Madonnawhore

Toby Driver’s name looms heavily over many of my formative years, or at least those years which I consider eye-opening in terms of musical…

8.5

Kuhn Fu – Kuhnspiracy

Writing about Kuhn Fu has been fun for me before, but their latest release brings the thunder to such an extent, it’s no longer…

8

Vesper Sails – Cheshire King

Genre titles can be a slippery thing. More often than not, I’ll tag a band I’m covering with the genre descriptions they use on…