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French For Rabbits

French For Rabbits – In The End I Won’t Be Coming Home: EP Review

French For Rabbits have just released their new EP titled In The End I Won't Be Coming Home. The 13th Floor's Eddie Kitchin has...
Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird – Outside Problems (Loma Vista/Concord)

Andrew Bird...his 15th solo album, Outside Problems, is a cheering and improvisational album that plays freely in the auditory outdoors. The obvious relation to last...
Troy Kingi

Troy Kingi & The Room Service – Time Wasters: Soundtrack to Current Day Meanderings...

Troy Kingi serves up number seven in his 10-10-10 series. The genre this time? He calls it “ambient instrument vibe”. Those who manage to keep...
Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton – Higher (Mercury Nashville)

Following up 2020’s Grammy winning album Starting Over might be a daunting task for some artists, but for Chris Stapleton his new Higher sounds...
The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones – Hackney Diamonds (Universal)

If this is the last time, Mick & Keith have made it respectable. Actually Hackney Diamonds is more than just respectable; it may be...
Chrome Dreams

Neil Young – Chrome Dreams (Reprise)

Forty-six years after it was originally meant to be released, Neil Young’s Chrome Dreams finally sees the light of day. Yes, Neil’s Archive Series just...
Brother Sister

Brother Sister – On A Roll (13th Floor E.P. Review)

Brother Sister are On A Roll with this, their third EP. Yes, the Thomson trio are back with their own take on 80s-inspired synth-pop. One...
Pretenders

The Pretenders – Relentless (Parlophone)

The Pretenders, or more accurately, Chrissie Hynde, has just released Relentless, the “bands’” 12th studio album, one that finds the 72-year old rocker in...
Model Home

Model Home …And Nobody Made A Sound (Papaiti Records)

Model Home is a self-proclaimed “sad songs quartet” from Christchurch. Now that they released their debut album, they have every reason to cheer up. …And...
Office Dog

Office Dog – Spiel (Flying Nun)

Office Dog is a band fronted by Kane Strang, the Dunedin-based musician who has already made a name for himself with a series of...