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Pavo Pavo – Ran Ran Run

If Walt Disney lived on a diet of sugar and told his staff to buy synths, he would probably create the same type of music Brooklyn’s Pavo Pavo are making. Ran Ran Run is a combination of Disney whimsy, but …

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Les Big Byrd – I Woke Up in a Dream

If I had to analyse this band’s moniker, I would guess that it’s a French band with a Muppet and psychedelia fixation. The group is from Sweden. I don’t know if they like Muppets There IS a psychedelic influence in …

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Music Alliance Pact – May 2015

Click the play button icon to listen to individual songs, right-click on the song title to download an mp3, or grab a zip file of the full 19-track compilation through Dropbox here. MALTA: Stagedive Malta Mistura – Issa Tard Wisq …

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Nature Ganganbaigal – Expedition

My mind has been blown. To smithereens Really, when you listen to a track awash with ambient drones, haunting chants interspersed with a horse head fiddle, I will assure you that your jaw will drop. Nature Gaganbaigal is a composer …

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Sorcha Richardson – Petrol Station

There’s nothing I like more than a song with observational lyrics. By that term I mean a singer who observes life and documents the findings in a song. I blame britpop for this. Sorcha Richardson’s Petrol Station is about the …

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Sick Sad World – Alone All The Time

I used to be cool but now I’m alone all the time. When you open a track with a line like this I’m going to take notice. Sick Sad World’s Alone All the Time is the type of song that …

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Moses Sumney – Seeds

Do you remember that back in 2005 (wow, was it really ten years ago?) all media publications would go insane over musicians who had an acoustic guitar, atmospherics and a weird voice? Some called the genre freak folk, others psyche …

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Zahed Sultan – Democrazy

There’s only one way to listen to Zahed Sultan’s Democrazy, and that’s in a Cadillac. Preferably one that is breaking every single speed limit in every country. You could throw in a leather jacket and shades in the process. This …

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Tired Lion – I don’t think you like me

Looks like the media is finally realising that Australia has billions of great bands! This week it’s Tired Lion. “I don’t think you like me” is grungy, has great sounding guitars and wouldn’t be out of place on MTV in …

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Waelder – Kwer

I remember a few years ago I was completely enthralled by Balam Acab. There was something primitive about the sound, and yet it was also futuristic. I personally thought no other artist could manage to do so. German-Austrian group Waelder …

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