Favourite Albums of 2016

And yet again the brain-scrambling exercise of narrowing down our favourite albums released in 2016 has been successfully navigated. Much gnashing of teeth ensued, spreadsheet cells shifted frequently and the dust surrounding the shallow process of rating albums against one another has finally settled. Over at Post To Wire, our Americana music site, we’ve already ranked our 40 favourite albums that fall under that wide stylistic … Continue reading Favourite Albums of 2016

NEW MUSIC: Arbor Labor Union – Volume Peaks

Taken from their new LP I Hear You, out on Sub Pop, here’s Arbor Labor Union‘s clip for the single Volume Peaks. Tough, gritty, rolling guitar dirges that dig in and stretch out. They’re a mangled mess of post punk, post rock, indie rock and freewheeling’ jam band psych grooves. Dig it. Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Arbor Labor Union – Volume Peaks