8
October
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The Lovely Eggs

What if Richard Brautigan had joined Sonic Youth? What if John Shuttleworth had joined The Breeders? The Moldy Peaches, John Cooper Clarke, those seaside shops that sell plastic buckets and spades and strange toys, random purchases of unknown independent seven inch singles with hand drawn sleeves that you instantly know will enhance your life, finding [...]

27
June
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Melt Yourself Down / Electrowerkz / London / June 18th 2013

Musically speaking Melt Yourself Down are as tight as a noose around the neck of mediocrity. Despite being quite open in regards to their influences there’s still very little about their songs that you could possibly call obvious. In fact there’s so many mystifying elements that form the foundations of their music it’s a wonder [...]

12
November
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Death Grips / Electric Ballroom / November 7th / 2012

It was exactly a year ago that I asked a friend of mine if he was listening to anything new and interesting, to which he replied Death Grips, as a glazed and confused look came over his eyes. For a seasoned musician whose eloquent and humorous descriptions of all things musical have constantly kept me [...]

12
October
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Homeboy Sandman / The First Of A Living Breed

“I’m not the cat talking take it back to the old school, I’m the cat talking take it forward where we supposed to.” Considering how Rap is a musical style reliant on vocal prowess and lyrical content there doesn’t seem to be that many performers these days that have anything to say that’s worth hearing. [...]