Molly Sarlé – Karaoke Angel

As one third of Mountain Man Molly Sarlé showed something of what she could do with her voice. Words like ‘heavenly’ or ‘reflective’ get floated around when referencing the artist’s work with that band. These are accurate descriptions, but they can lead the mind to things which are often flighty or light of substance. Fans…

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Alex Cameron – Miami Memory

The album artwork for Miami Memory shows a shirtless Alex Cameron. The artist is pictured in front of a wall plastered with photos, postcards and paintings. Sky scrapers, sea shells, polaroids depicting sections of naked flesh. One small image shows the singer, dancing. Another photo shows half of the face of Cameron’s actor/artist partner, Jemima…

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Hana Vu – Actress

Set against golden horns and dancy clicks, Hana Vu investigates personal compromise for the sake of professional success on her new song, ‘Actress’. Vu hails from Los Angeles, which to many outsiders seems like the perfectly formulated setting for this philosophical conundrum. At just 19 years of age, the artist is already showing her depth…

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Cheekface – Wedding Guests

Cheekface, Cheekface, Cheekface. Here we are again as the trio of Greg Katz, Amanda Tannen and Mark Edwards return with another song that knowingly smiles at the bitter-sweet stuff of life. ‘Wedding Guests’ speaks perfectly to the experience of the time we spend between delivery room and funeral home. Lyrically, Katz cracks funnies to express…

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KOKOKO! – Buka Dansa

Last week Kokoko! released their better-than-good remix of The Chemical Brothers ‘Eve of Destruction’, introducing the uninitiated to The Congolese collective, who have been working outside of the mainstream for some time. The band’s most recent album Fongola blends agit-punk, Soukous and western EDM to produce a sound that sits above all genre definition, and…

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