After having released their critically acclaimed debut 'Native Speaker' in 2011, and hot off the heels of their 12" 'In Kind // Amends', Braids have returned with new album 'Flourish // Perish' on Full Time Hobby.
Features Raphaelle Standell-Preston of Blue Hawaii.
The album demonstrates the band's exploration of dance music, and a more introspective, electronic approach to songwriting. Sonically, the songs are delicate and tight, yet they thoughtfully open up to the rich lushness reminiscent of their older material.
For fans of Cocteau Twins, Bjork and Four Tet.
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Rodion Rosca grew up and got his musical education in Cluj, on the Romanian / Hungarian border, during the relatively 'open' years of 1965-1972, before Ceacescu's regime cracked down viciously on the cultural opportunities (and freedoms generally) available to the...
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Debut UK album from Polaris-nominated Toronto indie collective Hooded Fang. 'Tosta Mista' is a whirlwind of garage indie pop, drawing inspiration from 60s garage, with surf guitars and relentless drum breaks. This collection of songs on love and heartbreak is...