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)

Night Slaves – I CS (Swimming Faith Records)

We covered a couple of Night Slaves records a while ago. Therefore, you might be familiar with this industrial/synth-pop duo based in Buffalo, New York. Whoever touched the base of their sound, acknowledges these creative individuals are profoundly into goth aesthetics and dark ambient atmosphere. However, dominant synth-pop sequences, industrial noises, and theatric vocals are… Read More Night Slaves – I CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Spit Kink – Yes To Everything CS (Swimming Faith / Feral Kid Records)

Spit Kink is one of the latest additions to the Swimming Faith Records roster. This project involves Laura Loogie and Kid Spitholomeaux, alter ego of John Toohill, known for being the unstoppable creative force behind the label. Spit Kink differs from the remaining portion of the Swimming Faith catalog, mainly because it encompasses all the… Read More Spit Kink – Yes To Everything CS (Swimming Faith / Feral Kid Records)

Night Slaves – Three And A Half LP (Swimming Faith Records)

Three And A Half is the latest contribution to the broader audiences and the most advanced album by the Night Slaves. Besides conventional roles by John Toohill and David Kane, the group developed up into the quintet by adding Lucy Bell on vocals, Kelly Mordaunt on synth, and Ryan McMullen on guitar. Night Slaves are… Read More Night Slaves – Three And A Half LP (Swimming Faith Records)

Night Slaves – III LP (Swimming Faith Records)

Previously, I wrote an article about Patient Zero, earlier works by Night Slaves, presented through two compelling industrial compositions. III comes out right after the release of Patient Zero, but it liberates an entirely diverse material full of surprises. John Toohill and David Kane imagined Night Slaves as ultimate sonic weaponry to express themselves in… Read More Night Slaves – III LP (Swimming Faith Records)

Night Slaves – Patient Zero CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Night Slaves is a characteristic duo from Buffalo, New York. The group comprises of John Toohill (Swimming Faith Records, Science Man, Alpha Hopper, Spit Kink, Cobra Cobra, Johns…among many others) and Dave Kane, an eccentric local artist who creates distinctive music for decades. These two formed Night Slaves sometime in 2015 and instantly started recording… Read More Night Slaves – Patient Zero CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Horse Lords – The Common Task LP (Northern Spy Records)

The Common Task is a brand new album by Horse Lords, a very creative group of musicians coming from Baltimore, Maryland. The quartet has started its musical voyage in 2010, and so far has released numerous amount of excellent full-length recordings, such as a Horse Lords LP in 2012, Hidden Cities LP in 2014, Interventions… Read More Horse Lords – The Common Task LP (Northern Spy Records)

Junglelyd – S/T LP (Sounds of Subterrania)

Junglelyd is a Danish electronic quintet heavily inspired by some unique genres that shaped modern Latino music for quite a while. Firstly, this very distinctive group has started as a solo outlet of Kenneth Rasmussen, Danish DJ (also a member of Mantra Soundsystem), who aimed to interpret contemporary outlook of southern American electronic music. With… Read More Junglelyd – S/T LP (Sounds of Subterrania)