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SHE’S GOT CLAWS – Doppelgänger

Crunchy electropop excellence… Originally founded back in 2011, Micci, the brains behind She’s Got Claws, had previously chalked up time in Adrenalin Junkies (which later became electro punk outfit Paparazzi Whore). Keen to plough her own path, she took titular … Read More

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POLLY SCATTERGOOD – In This Moment

If red is the colour of resistance… Having carved out a suitably impressive musical path marked out by quirky yet accessible electropop, Polly Scattergood has returned on the back of new album In This Moment. It follows an intriguing journey … Read More

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OOBERFUSE & HIBARI – Enola Gay

This kiss you give, it’s never going to fade away… Although the history of the 20th Century is littered with significant events, there’s probably few that can match the scale and impact of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. It … Read More

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OOBERFUSE – Father

The wisdom of your words… Suitably released on Father’s Day, South London duo Ooberfuse return with a warm, heartfelt paean to fatherhood designed to resonate with a broad audience. As Ooberfuse, Hal St John and Cherrie Anderson craft emotional pop … Read More

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WIRE & WASTELAND – Return To The Light

Drowning Sound Exploration As Pinklogik, Bristol-based electronic musician Jules Straw unveiled a surprising gem in the form of Glint back in 2018 (see our sister site, The Electricity Club’s review previously). Bouncing between electronica and dreampop, the album offered up … Read More

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AUSTRA – HiRUDiN

Quirky pop moments… When we last left Austra, the album Future Politics was gracing our musical choices back in 2017. As an album, that effort was evolving away from the baroque pop elements that had been part of Austra’s DNA … Read More

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TR/ST – The Destroyer Part Two

Dark disconnection After a five year absence, 2019 brought forth not just one new TR/ST album, but two, both of which cohesively form The Destroyer. Coincidently perhaps, Robert Alfons previously divided his time up writing and recording material for this … Read More

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ELECTRIC YOUTH – Memory Emotion

Ethereal memories… One of 2014’s particular joys was the warm synth tunes gathered on Innerworld, the debut album from Canadian electronic duo Electric Youth (see our sister site The Electricity Club’s review previously). Consisting of Austin Garrick and Bronwyn Griffin, … Read More

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MARINA – Live in London

In this handmade heaven, it’s paradise… Having detached herself from her earlier title as Marina And The Diamonds (settling instead for a straightforward ‘Marina’), Welsh musician and songwriter Marina Diamandis returned earlier this year with new album Love + Fear (see Wavegirl … Read More

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GOLD BABY – Philadelphia

Lost journeys Summer saw some good tunes popping up on the independent scene, although a special mention has to be made to Gold Baby for the evocative ‘500/1’ (see Wavegirl review previously). Siân Alex’s grunge-pop outfit have been keeping the … Read More

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CULT WITH NO NAME – Mediaburn

Lounge pop perfection Billing themselves as “post-punk electronic balladeers”, Cult With No Name (aka Erik Stein and Jon Boux) have carved out an intriguing career since originally forming back in 2004. Following positive reviews for their 2007 debut album Paper … Read More

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ZOMBIE-CHANG – Petit Petit Petit

Perky pop gems The curiously-named Zombie-Chang offers up some mesmerising compositions on Petit Petit Petit. Weaving in synth-pop elements with bass and percussion, the end result is a collection of crisp tunes that could be viewed as a palate cleanser … Read More

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