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Newfound maturity rediscovers the quality of American Football’s glory days

After a record achieves cult classic status long after its release, their creators often struggle to recapture this accidental magic that initially made them so compelling. No group better exemplifies…

Flume reintroduces himself with a new experimental sound

When Australian producer Flume brought the sounds of UK wonky to a wider audience, its watered-down appeal to the masses resulted in a sound of lower common denominator. While he…

Matmos turn trash to treasure on Plastic Anniversary

Followers of San Francisco electronic duo Matmos will be well aware of their love of concept above all else. This was best exemplified by 2016’s Ultimate Care II, a wildly…

The Chemical Brothers’ latest single proves rave isn’t dead

It’s fitting that in the aftermath of legendary UK rave figure Keith Flint’s passing, bigbeat contemporaries The Chemical Brothers released a track worthy of the scene’s glory days. The difference…

More is less on Sun Kil Moon’s latest blunder

Mark Kozelek is many things: prolific, tactless, at times ignorant. What Kozelek is not is subtle. Kozelek’s career has had something of a renaissance since 2014’s seminal album Benji, released…

Lil Pump fails spectacularly to make his commercial transition

There has been something notably unsettling about Lil Pump’s rise. Maybe it’s record label vultures watching with glee as seventeen-year-old Pump cuts into his Xanax birthday cake, his constant attempts…

Skee Mask keeps pushing techno forward on his 808BB EP

Modern techno music is accused of being too serious almost constantly. Critics of the genre cite its masculine atmosphere and dark, brooding tone which renders it unenjoyable. However, when producers…

The Mountain Goats miss the mark with latest single ‘Younger’

Younger’s six-minute runtime entirely defies the expectations indie rock mainstays The Mountain Goats have crafted thus far. So too does the tracks more expansive and fleshed out sound, the antithesis…