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Tom Bancroft’s In Common

Tom Bancroft’s In Common

Vanguard Online March 1, 2019 0

Tom Bancroft’s In Common sounds like a collaboration between Sufjan Stevens, Stereolab, a bunch of flower power hippies and an Indian folk group. As collaborations go there could be far worse. The Sufjan Stevens

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Proem: Until Here for Years

Proem: Until Here for Years

Vanguard Online February 13, 2019 0

Difficult to know with precision where this fits into the pantheon of broken fractured soundscapes, a la Warp Records, but Proem has certainly done a good job of shuffling itself into a nice little

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‘Euringer’ by Euringer

‘Euringer’ by Euringer

Vanguard Online October 30, 2018 0

I have spent the last few days allowing the gentle tinkling of various pianists gently trickle over my mind and through my soul. I knew that was going to come to an end when I

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Alexandra Stréliski – Inscape

Alexandra Stréliski – Inscape

Vanguard Online October 30, 2018 0

I’m not sure why, but for me this year, its been the year of the piano, and the piano album in particular. I’ve reviewed Chilli Gonzalez, Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer and now Alexandra

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Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer: ‘Adrift’

Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer: ‘Adrift’

Vanguard Online October 29, 2018 0

Adrift is an extended suite for two pianos. Ten out of ten for hooking me in. This short jazzy piano number is addictive.  At the beginning there are the gentlest of lingering piano notes,

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Equador – Treble Oh

Equador – Treble Oh

Vanguard Online October 27, 2018 0

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Oscar Jerome adds Hackney date for February 2019

Oscar Jerome adds Hackney date for February 2019

Vanguard Online October 27, 2018 0

  South London artist, Oscar Jerome, is sharing the Glenn Astro re-working of ‘Do You Really’.This new mix of the track arrives courtesy of the Berlin-based, Ninja Tune alumni, Glenn Astro – speaking about

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Japanese metal – give it a minute, its not half bad

Japanese metal – give it a minute, its not half bad

Vanguard Online October 17, 2018 0

Its almost art-metal, at times it feels like they’re playing over Portishead

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Ashcroft Orientated Rock

Ashcroft Orientated Rock

Vanguard Online October 10, 2018 0

Another serving of Ashcroft orientated rock for 2018. There’s all the Ashcroft trademarks to keep existing fans satisfied: passion, commitment, catchy chords and riffs, dreamy tail-offs with string accompaniment. This album has a more

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Lauren Laverne talks to Oscar Jerome at Goldsmiths University

Lauren Laverne talks to Oscar Jerome at Goldsmiths University

Vanguard Online October 2, 2018 0

Lauren Laverne on BBC Six Music recently did a show live from Goldsmiths University student union. Oscar Jerome was one of the guests on the show, a day after his show at Village Underground,

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