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“ … in the inevitable end of year lists … ”

03/20/2017     / / / / / /

Last year I reviewed an album by a, then, little known Swedish band who had produced an outstanding album, comprised…

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“…in the running for album of the year”

03/19/2016     / / / / /

JuJu is the latest project of Gioele Valenti of Lay Llamas and Herself, and the latest in a string of…

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“…a breath of fresh air…”

01/28/2016     / / /

Looming on the horizon from the veritable Sunrise Ocean Bender is the eponymous album from Sons Of The Void. SOTV…

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“An album in which to get lost and be transported…”

08/27/2015     /

Last year’s ‘High Evolutionary’ was the runaway winner for my album of the year – it’s cinematic scope, the textures…

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“It is a stunningly beautiful album and surely a must.”

04/27/2015     / / / / / /

Hot on the heels of the wonderful Chef Menteur ‘III’ Sunrise Ocean Bender unleash another salvo of genre-defying, eclectic music,…

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“ … stunning, inspirational, cerebral and sometimes jaw-dropping … ”

03/07/2015     / / / / /

New Orleans residents Chef Menteur have long been a musical enigma, nigh on impossible to classify and a bugger to…

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“An audio travelogue of some of the best records of the last 40 years …”

11/08/2014     /

Another belter from those guys over at Sunrise Ocean Bender. Following on from the awesome E Gone album (see previous…

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“ … a piece of work that bewilders, confuses, beguiles and seriously impresses … ”

11/05/2014     /

Some records have an instant impact and some take some thought and digestion … ‘All The Suns Of The Earth’…

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