Reviews

Flashguns “Matching Hearts, Similar Parts”

Flashguns “Matching Hearts, Similar Parts”

Guess what happens if three guys on a Catholic boy’s school have too much free time? Good guess, they form a guitar rock band, call themselves (in this example) Flashguns, get produced by Luke Smith... 

Kavinsky “Nightcall” (Competition)

Kavinsky “Nightcall” (Competition)

Kavinsky is back! Despite ongoing touring his new Nightcall EP is the first sign of “life” since  the1986 EP anno 2007 and likewise the first aperitif for his upcoming debut album and one... 

Ikons (album review)

Ikons (album review)

When six men get together in Swedish city Gothenburg and name themselves IKONS*, which is Swedish for icons, one should know he or she is dealing with a self-fulfilling prophecy from now on. After we... 

The Sounds “Crossing the Rubicon”

The Sounds “Crossing the Rubicon”

Whether The Sounds betook themselves onto dangerous terrain irrevocalby with Crossing the Rubicon is questionable, but there is definitely a difference recognizable in contrast to the former longplayers Living... 

Tommy Finke “Poet of the Apes”

Tommy Finke “Poet of the Apes”

First thing that catches your eye when you take a first look on Poet der Affen, the new record by German singer/songwriter Tommy Finke, is its title which is already worth a discussion in German but... 

Emika “Drop The Other”

Emika “Drop The Other”

Wild old player like Massive Attack are releasing a new album or re-record and re-edit older ones like Tricky, there’s young acts are causing waves in the trip-hop scene as well, only this time... 

Delphic – Acolyte

Delphic – Acolyte

When a hype band of Mancunian origin and a eminently respectable electronic producer based in Berlin get together to record the band’s debut full length, great things are expected. In 2010 Delphic‘s... 

Godly Grooves

Godly Grooves

Sunday; the Sabbath, the day of rest, the Lord’s day. Whatever you want to call it, it was on the first Sunday ever that God finally kicked back, brewed up an Ovaltine and took a break from six... 

XVI Reflections on Classical Music

XVI Reflections on Classical Music

Lets try a Gedanken experiment: If little Ludwig van Beethoven would not have not been born in 1770′s Bonn somewhere between the end of  Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassicism but in modern rapid Berlin,... 

Review: Wavves “Wavvves”

Review: Wavves “Wavvves”

Are Wavves still alive while I’m typing this review of their latest longplayer “Wavvves” (sic! Isn’t that a funny wwwordplay…  sorry)? After their furious self destructive...