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Record review: The Machine Room – ‘Camino de Soda’

Eastern influences are abound on ‘Camino de Soda’, unsurprisingly given the title that The Machine Room have bestowed upon their latest track. What is surprising is the path they take in melding these influences together. There’s Latin-American percussion and fun to the rhythm section, eighties synth patterns … Continue Reading ››

Record review: Kick To Kill – ‘Black Kisses’ [Flowers In the Dustbin]

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OUgXG02GgE&w=376&h=221] A taste of the psychedelic Orient awaits you in the form of ‘Black Kisses’ by Kick To Kill, Egyptian modes, bells lacking polish and gorgeous distorted… everything! ‘Black Kisses’ is the amalgamation of all these elements combined with muttered, misheard vocals. Searing, soaring melodies throw their colourful paint all over the canvas, the result is a … Continue Reading ››