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We are back!

We are back after two years of being mothballed, and we will be working on a label, 7″ vinyl only, the format of The Gods. Of The Gods. Watch this space. Follow, retweet, circulate, expand… Advertisements

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Stealing Sheep – Into The Diamond Sun (Heavenly)

CB | Liverpool band Stealing Sheep make complex indie (in its truest sense) music that could be seen to be rooted in the variety of traditional folk rhythms and singing techniques that have more to do with the Ewan MacColl … Continue reading

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DJ Marcelle – Another New Mess Meets Further Soulmates At Faust Studio Deejay Laboratory (Klangbad)

SH | Now here is vinyl vindication for my thoughts on the latest Bureau B material (see below). Original Faustian Krautrocker Hans Joachim Irmler combines with DJ Marcelle to do something which definitely isn’t stuck in ‘classic’ Kosmiche mode, to the … Continue reading

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Ike Reiko – You, Baby (Bamboo Records)

SP | Of all the product I’ve encountered from the house of Bamboo, like, fer instance, reissues from Apryl Fool, Flied Egg and the sprawling box set by Magical Power Mako, the label’s oddest and most obvious niche market candidate(tress) … Continue reading

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Lana Del Rey – Born To Die (Interscope)

CB | To complain about Lana Del Rey being a persona of Lizzie Grant is to complain about Alison Clarkson calling herself Betty Boo, or David Bowie (itself a pseudonym) adopting his most famous persona Ziggy Stardust. In each case … Continue reading

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Jesca Hoop – The House That Jack Built (Bella Union)

CB | It’s been three years since Jesca Hoop’s debut album Hunting My Dress and since 2009 much has happened to Hoop, both personally and professionally. The House That Jack Built is dedicated to Hoop’s father Jack Dennis Hoop, and … Continue reading

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Martin Brandlmayr, Werner Dafeldecker and Christian Fennesz – Till the old world’s blown up and a new one is created (m=minimal)

SH | The title displays a very now blend of apocalyptic and utopian sentiment. The entirely instrumental recordings then unfold unhurriedly across Part I and Part II, at eighteen and fifteen minutes respectively. This has been tagged as the ‘rebirth … Continue reading

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