Lo Fat Orchestra – Neon Lights LP (Sounds Of Subterrania Records)

Another batch of vinyl records recently arrived from the tireless Sounds Of Subterrania Records from Hamburg, Germany. This particular record label is not a stranger to these pages, and I previously had a chance to review some of their incredible records. The label is famous for its diversity and innovation in vinyl packaging, so this… Read More Lo Fat Orchestra – Neon Lights LP (Sounds Of Subterrania Records)

Hemendex – Reset 2 CD (Geenger Records)

Here’s another retrospective review as part of digging through the rich history of Geenger Records. This prolific Croatian label released this particular recording ten years ago, but this extended play still sounds relevant today, in times when the new wave is receiving another well-deserved revival treatment. Hemendex (broken English phrase for ham and eggs) is… Read More Hemendex – Reset 2 CD (Geenger Records)

Mark Schwaber – Everything Around Me LP (Jack London Records)

Mark Schwaber is back with another tremendous full-length material. For those who somehow missed this highly experienced musician, Schwaber is widely known for his studio works with some renowned names such as Lloyd Cole, Shadows Fall, Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr), Fred Maher (Lou Reed), Joan Wasser (Joan as Policewoman), Matthew Sweet, and Mary Lou… Read More Mark Schwaber – Everything Around Me LP (Jack London Records)

Hiraki – Stumbling Through These Walls LP (Nefarious Industries)

It has been a while since I wrote about a band like this. Whoever talked about music with me got the idea that love for noise rock and post-hardcore music lurks somewhere inside. Therefore, this band came like a bit of pleasant surprise that unquestionably made my day. Hiraki is a powerful Danish trio that… Read More Hiraki – Stumbling Through These Walls LP (Nefarious Industries)

And The Bear – This Is The Darkness I Used To Tape CD (Valvolare Records)

And The Bear is quite an interesting musical outlet, entirely operated by Alexandre Manuel, a French multi-instrumental artist who has been active on the music scene since 1998. Since his beginnings, Alexandre participated as a musician in several groups, such as Hourplug, Am I Right, and The Quiet Collective, mainly by being a vocalist or… Read More And The Bear – This Is The Darkness I Used To Tape CD (Valvolare Records)

Buddy Junior – Portal CS (Cherub Dream Records)

Buddy Junior is a San Francisco based shoegaze pop group comprised of Jared LeNar, who works in collaboration with Harvey LeNar. Monika Jang fills in for all the drumming duties, while the group constantly switches the members on synths. The group previously released a debut single-sided debut EP named Marietta, comprised of five ear-appealing tunes.… Read More Buddy Junior – Portal CS (Cherub Dream Records)

Night Slaves – II CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Night Slaves moved forward with this particular material. It’s a proper continuation of their debut cassette EP that contains some remarkable evolvements towards darkwave aesthetics. This material represents their second EP recording that pushed things to a bit more dynamic sound, decorated with loads of notable improvements. Unlike their debut, this one has lost that… Read More Night Slaves – II CS (Swimming Faith Records)