Archive for June, 2012

COUSINS – SECRET WEAPON

Aaron Mangle is the mastermind behind Halifax’s garage darlings known as COUSINS. The line-up is a shifting cast of Mangle, Pat Ryan and Leigh Dotey with others coming and going as needed. The cheerful trio (or duo or quartet) make feelgood rock ‘n’ roll that seems as nostalgic as neon-framed sunglasses, 35mm slides and cassette [...]

Canyons – When I See You Again

Australian duo Canyons are some kind of phenomenon. They could easily be pinned down as ‘electro’, but there’s a whole lot more to love than just banging four-to-the-floor. Although When I See You Again came out last year, we couldn’t resist featuring it (a little late) with thanks to the amazing new music video directed by [...]

Human Tetris – Insanity

Moscow-based 4-piece Human Tetris are at the forefront of Russia’s burgeoning indie scene. Sounding like the long-lost Soviet children of Ian Curtis, there’s a post-punk sensibility that draws instant comparisons to Interpol and Editors. Their stellar new record, Happy Way in the Maze of Rebirth, is available as a free download. Artist: Human Tetris Title: [...]