“So now we got the gist and the feel of the grit and the grind and the squalor’s demeanour, go devour it and soak up the heat. It’s worth pushing the red on the temp…”
So here’s the best of a month so full of new music that the showcase comes in twice as long. Settle in, find your groove and get listening. ‘Cus right here are your summer essentials.
“Intrigue is a part of the algorithm. And right there’s why ‘SOS’ sticks. It’s sugared and cute, mass appealing, while being cutely and comfortably other…”
“Let this be a showcase of the sounds and aesthetics Kick so pleasurably tangle together. Now go dig out their latest LP. It’ll creep slowly up on you too…”
“Said it twice and I’ll say it again… creative, relentless and restless. The Loud Bangs have a beat on the pulse of a sound and twist those themes upwards and outwards…”
Sun’s out, synths are shining, and summer’s salubrious sounds a-buzzin’ This is the best of June’s tunes and submissions.
“It’s a slickly produced thump of tenderised carnality designed to entice mass engagement. Devour it, go get free and get hell bent. And if you can’t then be glad this can for us…”
“It’s dusty, calamitous, messy. It’s full of atonal pinches and squalor. Noise detracts from the tightness, manic vocals hide the quips, its immaturity masks all its know-how…”
“Defiantly oddball, endearingly goofy, grin pleasingly off-kilter cute… Welcome to the world of Gus Englehorn, where the main and only question that bites your ass urgently is ‘who the New-York-Fuck is Gus Englehorn’?”
“Somewhere between Low, the new ‘tronics of Scott Matthews and the reverb-soaked slow tones of Burial, there’s a neat place where ‘Overture’ settles. Like a lost scene from Under the Skin, it seeps in like some sonic osmosis…”