Press Cycles: Drop Nineteens / Hard Light

Apple Music really really really wants me to love Drop Nineteens. Every time I’m listening to something ‘gazey and their recommendation algorithm kicks in, nine times out of ten it’s something by the seminal ’90s Boston outfit – either “Kick The Tragedy” or “Winona”, of course. Somehow the software knew that I never listened to […]

For Fans Of: Lush at Bandcamp Daily

Bandcamp’s editorial department might have been gutted recently, but it’s some comfort to know that what remains is still putting out good content, at least for the moment. For example, last week they published this piece that used the recent Lush reissues as a starting point to guide readers through some very good and thoughtful […]

Be Forest / Audiotree Live

If Italian trio Be Forest are no longer – a reasonable thing to infer from the fact that their socials have been quiet since 2021 – they leave behind three solid records released over a decade, the most recent of which, 2019’s Knockturne, is as fine an example of icily atmospheric post-punk as you’ll find […]