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Your problem now: Jackie Futon and Hidel Eye review

Hidel Eye – Pick Out A Band Name Genre: Indie Rock, Garage Rock, Alternative Rock Similar artists: Black Midi, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, Squid, New Country Black Road Record labels hate it when their star musical artists opt to change. However, it is…
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Library raids: UmbrÆternal and Silo Hill reviewed

Silo Hill – Spinoff of the Knockoff of the Sequel to the Blues Genre: Lo-fi Rock, Indie Rock, Indie Pop Even the most depressing sort of pop music requires a tinge of humour to be bearable. Elliott Smith certainly had this in vast quantities. The jokes though…
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Alien Indie: Grady Strange and José Leguina reviewed

Grady Strange – Light Up Luvr Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock The best way to make some people your friend and others your enemy is to try and confuse them. Now, this is easier said than done. Most folks are confused enough already, scrambling to make the…
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Illusory islands: Sean Keel & Kukuni reviews

Kukuni – Dreaming Venus The arching philosophy behind the first wave of psychedelic-rock was that the more strange sounds you threw at people, the weirder or more visionary you appeared. The arching philosophy behind prog-rock or fusion was that the more notes you…
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Folkerett: Justin Howl and Luca Wilding reviewed

Justin Howl – Things to Do The greatest compliment I can pay Mr Justin Howl, and I assure you this is not a back-handed one, is that his music sounds like the soundtrack to a cartoon of which he could be the star. After all, the truly great personalities in rock…