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Review of Young Knives live at Sound Control, Manchester

Young Knives have returned to their roots for the release of ‘Sick Octave’, their (Kickstarter funded) fifth studio album.  A playful, experimental and catchy record that manages to encapsulate the Young…

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George Pringle live at The Social, London

George Pringle Golfo Dei Poeti album recital review

On Saturday, George Pringle played her first show in three years. It couldn’t have come at a more inconvenient time for me. I was camping with my friends in Shropshire at…

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Empire of Fuzz indie compilation for free download

Exploding in Sound records have released a new compilation entitled Empire of Fuzz. It features indie tracks, some good, some not so good, but all refreshing at a time when claiming…

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Bad new music to steer clear of in 2013

First things first, Happy new year! We survived mayan apocalypse, the four horsemen of 2012 and Jedmas. Unfortunately it seems the worst is yet to come. We’re in the thick of…

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Jack Robert Hardman releases christmas single

To our delight, House of Tracks favourite Jack Robert Hardman is celebrating the festive season with a single release. But don’t think this is going to be a cheesy, cringe worthy ordeal;…

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All hail Panzer Dragoon

After swimming through the various oceans of Nostalgia playing Sonic & Allstars racing Transformed I felt it was time to convince the rest of the world that Panzer Dragoon is something…

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Halo 4 review

It’s likely that if you know about Halo 4 or are in the slightest bit into games or has been playing on Xbox live you’ll have no doubt been drowned in…

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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed review

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is one of those games many people will walk past in the shop and think it’s a 20min knockoff, a Mario kart clone balanced for kids…

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All hail Spotify, the future’s cloudy

As a youth, I spent a lot of time in record shops. If I heard a good track on the radio; I would make time to visit either my local HMV…

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Kid Koala at O2 Academy Islington, London review

I still remember listening to John Peel play Drunk Trumpet on Radio 1 and thinking that this sounds like nothing else. I caught the train to Tempest records in Birmingham the…

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All Hail assorted pretty music videos

After accidentally spending the afternoon browsing through dozens of animations and music videos looking for inspiration for something I was working on it occurred to me that everyone else should see…

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The new urban sport of Gym Trial Surfing

With a certain major sporting contest set to hit the UK this week; it dawned on me how minor sporting contests are getting over-shadowed. However, this might not be such a…

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Man Like Me at Club NME Koko Camden live review

Having lived in Kings Cross London for three months already, I have only just taken the initiative to visit my local venue, KOKO. Tonight was Club NME headlined by Man Like Me and…

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