Sleep Letters – Holding Cell 7″

Hailing from Vancouver, SLEEP LETTERS are an electronic duo consisting of synth-cinema composer BARTEL and drummer Geoff. This looks like their debut 7″, coming in an edition of 300 on white vinyl from Non-Participant Records. Continue reading “Sleep Letters – Holding Cell 7″”

Graham Repulski – My Color is Red 7″ EP

GRAHAM REPULSKI drops his debut 7″ on the fairly new Big School Records which is based out of Philadelphia. “My Color is Red” is his first release since his full-length album “Into An Animal Together” in the summer. Continue reading “Graham Repulski – My Color is Red 7″ EP”

Kam Kama – The Tiled House EP

Kam Kama of Bloomington, Indiana are about to release their debut EP. It’s titled “The Tiled House” and it’s being released through Sister Cylinder records. Kam Kama began playing shows in October of 2010. Over the past few years then they have cultivated a synth-heavy post-punk sound packed tightly with layer upon layer of haunting melodies and cathartic despair. Their dark and melancholic sound will be agreeable to any fans of Joy Division, The Smiths, or Echo and The Bunnymen. Continue reading “Kam Kama – The Tiled House EP”

Feathers – Hunter’s Moon

Female four-piece Feathers (unintentional alliteration!) hail from my hometown of Brisbane, Australia. Having essentially had three incarnations over their half-decade existence, it has been interesting to witness their evolution. First starting out as a trio, then losing a drummer, picking up a new drummer and a bass-player, the progression of the band is inevitable. Yet as they release new album Hunter’s Moon through ace local label Bon Voyage, Feathers are intent to showcase how far they have come – and as a time capsule highlighting the genesis of the band up to today, the album succeeds admirably. Continue reading “Feathers – Hunter’s Moon”