Asha Vida do wake up echoes of early Verve in a couple of the songs on Nature’s Clumsy Hand.
This disk will fit nicely next to that E.A.R. record you own (or should).
It’s pretty obvious where The Waterfall Effect derives its sound, but it does so without sounding terribly derivative.
Monaco’s music is marked by the immediately distinctive bass playing of Peter Hook.
Swirling guitars and glittering electronics lead the way, with female vocals weaving in and out.
The time off given to these machines and beats seems to let one hear them in a new context though.
An awesome noise/experimental offering.
Integrates industrial elements into a high voltage, easily recognizable Seattle modern rock sound.
Let these two releases be a lesson to the kids; you don’t need a record deal to make records.
This single song shows why they are currently putting out some of the best music today.
Simply put, this disc is all over the place, jumping from dub to hip-hop, drum n’ bass to club-friendly downbeat.
But there’s just too much going on at once in these songs, and it’s not used effectively.
The soundtrack is a great sampler of some of the best acts on the Australian music scene.
Bon Voyage plays beautiful, sweet pop perfection.
After The Flood takes the eerie otherworldliness of Lucid’s music and makes it more musical and listenable.
Mathias Anderson displays considerable talent in creating “experimental” music that’s surprisingly easy to listen to.
I mean, you name the shoegaze accoutrement, they’ve got it.
This is the wonderful sound of a rock band that sounds like a machine you’re afraid to get close to for fear your shirt might catch in the gears and your arms will get ripped off.