Articles by: William Lewis

Marlon Williams Stuns Sauntering Through Classic Styles on ‘Make Way For Love’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

When Marlon Williams’ excellent and critically acclaimed self-titled album was released two years ago the narrative around it was predictably uniform, is a Kiwi the greatest hope for Americana country and folk music? The New ...

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Curtis Roush Gets Mysterious & Expansive On Debut LP ‘Cosmic Campfire Music’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Campfires and the cosmos feel like they share something fundamental at their core. Mysterious and elemental, they can conjure great loneliness and deep belonging; an eternal catharsis lying in the beauty of their steadfast indifference ...

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Tune-Yards’ ‘I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life’ Proves Infectiously Fun (ALBUM REVIEW)

Tune-Yards and driving force Merril Garbus have always done two things very well, experiment with sound and style to undeniably innovative results and produce whip-like commentary through the music’s wordplay. I Can Feel You Creep ...

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Supply Five Years of Integrity On ‘Wrong Creatures’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Five years it’s been since we last saw a Black Rebel Motorcycle Club record. It’s a lengthy spell between meals for any band, but it somehow feels right for the California rockers. It seems an ...

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U2 Hits Cruise Control On ‘Songs of Experience’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Music and politics has a weird relationship. Of that there is no doubt. Inextricably linked and invariably representative of the vast diversity inherent in both aspects of life, over the years music has worked as ...

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War on Drugs Rely On Plentiful Guitars and Keys at Berlin’s Tempodrom (SHOW REVIEW)

Go to the Youtube video of The War on Drugs’ performing “Holding On”- the lead single to their new album A Deeper Understanding – on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and you’ll find a ...

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Stephen Wilkinson’s Bibio Makes For Unavoidable Label Of ‘Intelligent Dance Music’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Prolific, acclaimed and consistent; Stephen Wilkinson’s Bibio project has garnered somewhat of a cult following over the years and has become a sort of quiet royalty alongside the likes of Aphex Twin, Mount Kimbie and Four Tet ...

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Teen Daze Gives A Name To His Ambitions On ‘Themes for a New Earth’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

It’s a common instinct among people, to link music to the phenomena of the world around us. From the inextricable connection to the land of early indigenous music to Bach’s invocations of color to the array of ...

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