Mexican Summer

Jun 21, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Rhythm-heavy and genre defying, the new release from DJ/artist/producer Alexis Georgopoulos's Arp project is at once a captivating contradiction. The title, Zebra, conjures up images of opposites; a pattern of alternating spectrum-ends.  More

Jun 20, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

It's been seven years since Josh T. Pearson—the reluctant frontman of oddball Texas rock 'n' rollers Lift to Experience—released his debut solo album, Last of the Country Gentlemen. A maudlin, lugubrious affair, its quasi-spiritual songs dripped with a heavy sorrow that infiltrated your bones, that offered no sense of reprieve save for the raw, (fallen) angelic beauty of its seven songs. More

Jun 20, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Listen to Get Stoked On It! The Wonder Years' 2007 first record-an album frontman Dan 'Soupy' Campbell has called a "train wreck" and which he's regularly disinherited and written it off as a joke-and then to this sixth full-length, and you'd be hard-pressed to work out how the band that made the former ended up with something as majestic and sublime as the latter. More

Jun 19, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

On Consolation E.P. Detroit scum-rockers Protomartyr collaborate for the second time with R. Ring members Kelley Deal (also of The Breeders) and Mike Montgomery to create a four-song Black-Lodge-dream of personal and political apocalypse.

Jun 18, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

With a more plunderphonic aesthetic than was present on her debut, Melody Prochet returns to the psych rock fray with a compact seven-track record, entitled Bon Voyage. Here, the Echo Chamber takes on a homegrown sound: with audio samples and spoken word, more nods to French '60s and experimental rock, and less homage paid to her Tame Impala ex-partner/producer, Kevin Parker.  More

Jun 18, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

For quite some time now, Lykke Li has specialized in soundtracking a particular kind of moment. So often on her previous releases, she has perfectly encapsulated a crossroad between being disillusioned with love whilst also being completely submissive in its presence. More

Jun 15, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

When The Smiths ended their short but stellar career, there was no doubt the two most prominent members, Johnny Marr and Morrissey, would continue on successfully and impart their individuality upon the world of rock music.  More

Jun 15, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Somehow, despite the overly complicated name, Melbourne five-piece Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have been building a substantial amount of hype since their 2016 Talk Tight EP. More

Jun 14, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Changestwobowie is a rather odd compilation, to say the least. Nestling between Scary Monsters and Let's Dance, it seems someone in the offices of RCA decided that what everyone really needed from The Thin White Duke was an off-kilter mixtape with no real rationale. Hey kids, now you can buy the remastered version on coloured vinyl. More