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Single Review: Eades — ‘Forgive My Mind’

Single Review: Eades — ‘Forgive My Mind’

Eades 'Forgive My Mind' Bam Bam Records By now it's not exactly a secret we're big fans of Leeds' very own Eades. They released their killer ep, 'Microcosmic Things' in July and now they're back with their second single since then, 'Forgive My Mind.'  By now, Eades...

Single Review: Mary Valley — Blue-Haired Girl

Single Review: Mary Valley — Blue-Haired Girl

Mary Valley 'Blue-Haired Girl' Independent Mary Valley are three sisters who grew up on a farm in the appropriately-named Mary Valley in Queensland, Australia, up near the northern tip of the country, just below Papua/NewGuinea.  Maya plays guitar and sings. Vivi...

Single Review: Mal the Oddity — Alone With You

Single Review: Mal the Oddity — Alone With You

Mal the Oddity 'Alone With You' Independent Mal the Oddity might win the award for Best Artist Name of 2020.  He's Brooklyn native, he still resides in the borough, and this is his fourth release of 2020, and his sound has slowly evolved from a more hip-hop based...

Single Review: BYFYN — I Love Me Too

Single Review: BYFYN — I Love Me Too

BYFYN 'I Love Me Too' Independent BYFYN is Ellie Isherwood, and here she releases a delicious piece of retro synth pop.  'I Love Me Too' and its accompanying visuals could be Madonna in 1984 if Madonna could ever have been non-materialistic.  Having seen the visuals,...

Single Review: Two Tribes — Cruel Sensuality

Single Review: Two Tribes — Cruel Sensuality

Two Tribes 'Cruel Sensuality' Independent Hailing from London (the one in the UK, not Ontario), Two Tribes are an emerging electropunk trio, and 'Cruel Sensuality' is their new single in advance of their forthcoming ep, which is slated to drop early in 2021.  There is...

Single Review: Haich Ber Na — 0594 Help

Single Review: Haich Ber Na — 0594 Help

Haich Ber Na '0594 Help' HQI Haich Ber Na is a London-based producer, artist, and DJ. His music is generally provocative electronic sounds, but here, on '0594 Help,' he has launched himself in a new direction, with this funky as fuck backbeat mixed with crunching...

Single Review: H.B. Neilsen — ‘Heavy Bloom’

Single Review: H.B. Neilsen — ‘Heavy Bloom’

H.B. Neilsen 'Heavy Bloom' Independent Sometimes the great thing about this gig is that I come across artists I never would've come across, and I get to hear music I wouldn't otherwise be exposed to.  H.B. Neilsen is one of those.  He comes with a fascinating...

Single Review: Rachael Sage — ‘Cave’

Single Review: Rachael Sage — ‘Cave’

Rachael Sage 'Cave' MPress Records 'Cave' is the newest single from Rachael Sage's stunning recent album, Character.  We here at The Typescript are big fans of that album. She originally wrote this song when she was in college, but she only rediscovered it in 2018 as...

Albums

Emily Edrosa — Another Wave is Coming Out

Emily Edrosa — Another Wave is Coming Out

Emily Edrosa Another Wave is Coming Out Park the Van Records Another Wave Is Coming Out, the debut LP from songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emily Edrosa, is a jangly, sardonic organism with the power to envelop you. On the cover Edrosa sports a white tshirt and a...

Single Review: Mary Valley — Blue-Haired Girl

Single Review: Mary Valley — Blue-Haired Girl

Mary Valley 'Blue-Haired Girl' Independent Mary Valley are three sisters who grew up on a farm in the appropriately-named Mary Valley in Queensland, Australia, up near the northern tip of the country, just below Papua/NewGuinea.  Maya plays guitar and sings. Vivi...

Classic Album: Mark Lanegan — Whiskey for the Holy Ghost

Classic Album: Mark Lanegan — Whiskey for the Holy Ghost

Mark Lanegan Whiskey for the Holy Ghost Sub Pop Whiskey for the Holy Ghost was Lanegan's second solo album, arriving in 1994, four years after his solo début, The Winding Sheet.  In 1994, he was still better known for his regular job, frontman of Seattle grunge icons,...

Henriette Sennenvaldt — Something Wonderful

Henriette Sennenvaldt — Something Wonderful

Henriette Sennenvaldt Something Wonderful Paper Bag Records Henriette Sennenvaldt is, at least right now, better known as the co-founder of the experimental Danish band, Under Byen (which is Danish for Under the City).  They were an interesting group, taking on...

Julian Calendar — Crimson Static #4

Julian Calendar — Crimson Static #4

Julian Calendar Crimson Static #4 Independent Charlotte, NC's Julian Calendar are back with their fourth and final instalment of their Crimson Static series this month.  I have to admit, I'm a little saddened to see the end of this series of four eps.  We listened to...

P.J. O’Connor — Television’s Golden Age

P.J. O’Connor — Television’s Golden Age

P.J. O'Connor Television's Golden Age Rank Stranger P.J. O'Connor's début solo album was released to the world today.  Having been a member of several cult-status NYC bands back in the day (Radio4, the Bogmen), and a session musician (Gordon Gano), here he steps to...

Plants and Animals — The Jungle

Plants and Animals — The Jungle

Plants and Animals The Jungle Secret City Plants and Animals' début album, from back in 2008, is an historic document now, the last gasp of the Montréal scene of the early 00s, the one that gave us bands like Wolf Parade, We Are Wolves, Suuns, The Dears, Stars, the...

Jeff Tweedy — Love is the King

Jeff Tweedy — Love is the King

Jeff Tweedy Love is the King dBpm Jeff Tweedy is probably more sanguine than you are at this moment in time, or maybe he's just conveying that message right now.  Either way, I welcome it.  Tweedy, better known, perhaps, as the frontman of Wilco, has released a new...

Julian Calendar — Crimson Static #4

Julian Calendar — Crimson Static #3

Julian Calendar Crimson Static #3 Independent Charlotte, NC's Julian Calendar have been releasing new music over the past several months in 4-song ep chunks under the title Crimson Static.  #1 was released in July, and #2 saw the light of day in September.  #3 is...

Secret Stare — Secret Stare

Secret Stare — Secret Stare

Secret Stare Secret Stare Stem Secret Stare was formed by Erin Emslie (Hunx and his Punx, The Time Flys) and Will Rockwell-Scott (Mooney Suzuki, Wolfmother.  And whilst Emslie and Rockwell-Scott are perhaps better known for kinda scuzzy garage rock, here they turn the...