The Waves

The Waves is a window into the array of implications and potentialities contained within the postmodern jazz landscape. It hearkens back to the classic jazz quintet lineup of the 1950s and ‘60s, and to the idea of the album, a cycle of songs that, while diverse in mood and intent, flow together to form a complete artistic statement. The music looks to the future whilst … Continue reading The Waves

Aural Delights 234

PLAYLIST Oxbow – Cold & Well Lit Place – Thin Black Duke Cannonball Statman – Ailing in Leipzig – Cackles The Big Moon – Sucker – Love in the 4th Dimension Total Victory – Gold Curtain – English Martyrs Dave Graney & The Lurid Yellow Mist – I Ain’t Natural (Supermodified Remix) – Supermodified False Advertising – It’s Been A While – Three Minute Heroes … Continue reading Aural Delights 234

High Bias

Mike Polizze and co return with their sixth album. Heavy chunks of dense guitar and deep bass and chunky drums mix with slacker-pop oriented vocals resulting in something between grunge and garage rock/pop. Infectious and highly enjoyable Polizze steers close to the anthemic without making the mistake of being too pompous and at times gets almost punky. The guitar bits get a bit Mascis at … Continue reading High Bias

Into The Woods

The 30th studio album from the UK’s favourite space rockers finds them in fine form mixing pastoral segments with full on rolling psychedelic rock, and, at times dipping into the murky waters between rock and trance. At times the band stray into territories that could have been inhabited by Gong at their most spliffed out, or conversely Deep Purple in full on speed freak mode. It … Continue reading Into The Woods

Roy’s World

Welsh indie pop outfit Seazoo have released  their brand new single Roy’s World, taken from their debut album out summer 2017. With influences ranging from Grandaddy to Yo La Tengo and Super Furry Animals, the quintet has brightened up stages at the likes of Green Man, Festival No.6 and Canadian Music Week in the past 12-18 months and received widespread praise from the blogosphere (DIY, The … Continue reading Roy’s World