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Sleep Token

Sundowning

Sleep Token - Sundowning album cover

Sundowning is a record of intrigue and mystery, not least because of the anonymous faces behind the band and this enigmatic twist has led to many discovering their presence in the British alternative scene. While their identities may be hidden, Sleep Token display their emotions for all to see on their ...

80%

The Violet Mindfield

Hello Darling

The Violet Mindfield  - Hello Darling album cover

While music groups have tried to emulate the sounds of the past in various ways, this is perhaps nowhere more evident than in the world of psychedelic music. Though one could probably make an argument that this large sections of this genre aspire to exist in a time span from ...

Worst-rated albums this month
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Rivers Edge

The Runaround

Rivers Edge - The Runaround album cover

Runaround is the third release I’ve heard from Rivers Edge, and besides feeling like a nice metaphoric album title for the band’s style – accessible DIY pop punk with a lot of unexpected turns – it also feels like the band is really coming into their own. In the past I’ve ...

76%

Avant Duel

Beyond Human

Avant Duel  - Beyond Human album cover

Spaceman comes to Earth, fronts rock band!It sounds like it might be a Weekly World News headline or the subplot to a ‘60s-era Godzilla film, yet this is allegedly what happened when, in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, Von LMO, claiming to have been from the planet Strazar, rose to prominence in NYC’s ...

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80%

Sleep Token

Sundowning

Sleep Token - Sundowning album cover

Sundowning is a record of intrigue and mystery, not least because of the anonymous faces behind the band and this enigmatic twist has led to many discovering their presence in the British alternative scene. While their identities may be hidden, Sleep Token display their emotions for all to see on their ...

76%

Avant Duel

Beyond Human

Avant Duel  - Beyond Human album cover

Spaceman comes to Earth, fronts rock band!It sounds like it might be a Weekly World News headline or the subplot to a ‘60s-era Godzilla film, yet this is allegedly what happened when, in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, Von LMO, claiming to have been from the planet Strazar, rose to prominence in NYC’s ...

80%

The Violet Mindfield

Hello Darling

The Violet Mindfield  - Hello Darling album cover

While music groups have tried to emulate the sounds of the past in various ways, this is perhaps nowhere more evident than in the world of psychedelic music. Though one could probably make an argument that this large sections of this genre aspire to exist in a time span from ...

75%

Rivers Edge

The Runaround

Rivers Edge - The Runaround album cover

Runaround is the third release I’ve heard from Rivers Edge, and besides feeling like a nice metaphoric album title for the band’s style – accessible DIY pop punk with a lot of unexpected turns – it also feels like the band is really coming into their own. In the past I’ve ...

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KFAI - Roar of the Underground
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Rilo Kiley

More Adventurous

8.6 / 10 Rilo Kiley - More Adventurous album cover

It was kind of shocking when Rilo Kiley decided to leave Saddle Creek in pursuit of their own record label, Brute/Beaute. In the whole history of Saddle Creek Records, no ...

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