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Now, here’s a good idea. Combine the two brightest electronic disco-dance bands in Ireland at the moment on one 7″. Synth Eastwood will release the multi-faceted collaborative vinyl which will feature a track each from I Am The Cosmos and Ships (Both bands share a member in Cian Murphy), artwork by John Cowhie (Goodtime) on… Read more »

Posted on May 2nd, 2012

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An experimental gospel no wave soul pulp band, slurping Francophilia – Gainsbourg and Dutronc, Saint Just and Fanon, Badiou and Baurdillard – Black Power – Nina Simone, Public Enemy, James Baldwin, Fred Hampton, DJ Premier, and Fela Kuti – and Southern Gothic – William Faulkner, Nick Cave and Flannery O’Connor – into a stew thicker… Read more »

Posted on February 27th, 2012

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The band that brought you a ‘Friend Crush’ return with a second single that sounds like Feist making some New York disco. The band’s singer Samantha Urbani made the music video with co-direction by Aurora Halal. ‘I’m His Girl’ is available as a download or 7″ through Lucky Number. Listen to their cover of ‘My… Read more »

Posted on October 19th, 2011

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A contender for the best record label in the world that started life as a blog, Transparent have released Therapies Son, Purity Ring, Keep Shelly In Athens, Museum Of Bellas Artes, Holy Other, Perfume Genius and Washed Out in the past and have now lined up Disclosure’s single ‘Carnival’ – a killer bass-heavy tune with… Read more »

Posted on May 3rd, 2011

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To Sweden we fly, for news of the followup to Holy Other’s 7″ on Transparent’s release series. Museum of Bellas Artes are a trio of electro-pop creators from Stockholm. Both songs on this 7″ are glowing: A-side ‘Watch The Glow’ has a killer bounce and fly-away chorus while B-side ‘Who Do You Love’ (my favourite)… Read more »

Posted on October 6th, 2010

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