“‘Cause everybody wants another chance”, sings Cameron Neal on “Another Youth”, the opener of Horse Thief’s second LP, Trials & Truths. Indeed, Horse Thief may not have wanted a second chance, but they needed one.
Their debut record, 2014’s Fear In Bliss, was a solid outing and showed potential, sure, but it wasn’t the sound of the band operating at full capacity or one who were entirely sonically focused. Trials & Truths,...
All good things must come to an end. The sort of cult band you’ve either taken for granted, or simply remained oblivious to throughout their lifespan, Piano Magic’s twelfth album will also be their final one, and what a way to bow out. The elegiac grace that coats this aptly-titled record has always clung limpet-like to Glen Johnson’s forever-in-flux collective, demonstrated most beautifully here by the soothing balm of strings on closer I Left...Read more
Made up of a mixture of wistful acoustic melodies, swelling electronic instrumentals and throbbing basslines, Bombay Bicycle Club’s Ed Nash’s first solo venture isn’t worlds apart from his main band’s discography, but instead a variation on a theme that will have you falling hook, line and sinker for the long-overlooked indie bassist.
On semi-acoustic opening track "Charon", an air of laid-back artistic gloom is incorporated before lead...
Myths 002 is the second release in a series of collaborative EPs spawned from the annual Marfa Myths festival, held in Marfa, Texas in association with nonprofit organization Ballroom Marfa and the Brooklyn-based Mexican Summer label. This volume brings together Ariel Pink and Weyes Blood (Natalie Mering), who have worked together before -- Mering sang on Pink's 2012 album Mature Themes, and both artists appeared together on albums by Mild High Club...Read more
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