As another year draws to a close, lets have a look back on some of the release highlights from February 2017. Lets face it, it’s been another cracking year for new music.
The tracks of this new record are a sort of broken rave song, littered with open seams and loose ends tangled amongst themselves in DIY fashion.
Offering a cosmic glimpse into the hidden patterning embedded in everything, Occult Architecture reflects the harmonious duality of these light and dark energies through the Chinese theory of Yin and Yang.
Surfer Blood are one of the best young indie rock bands around, and their fourth album, Snowdonia, is their most ambitious effort yet.
The fiery punk and visceral alt rock that pulsates throughout ‘DUMB BLOOD’ is music that incites moshpit bedlam and their lyrics demand discussion,
These eight upbeat songs beg to soundtrack the highs and lows of summertime.
Julie’s Haircut, Italy’s premiere psychedelic explorers have created a deep end approach to sonic innovation, that is audible on ‘Invocation And Ritual Dance Of My Demon Twin’
With deftly deployed subtlety, the album revolves around themes of conspiracy theories, elections, sound mirrors and the disillusioned texts of Murakami, JG Ballard and Kurt Vonnegut.
Shimmering, hypnotic and propulsive and powered along, as ever, by the metronomic beat of two drummers.
Pissed Jeans’ gutter scraped amalgamation of sludge, punk, noise and bracing wit make the band.
A new dynamic is heard on this album mixing the shoegaze psychedelic sound with more experimental twists.