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June 9, 2017

Read Big Thief’s great review on Pitchfork

Brooklyn quartet Big Thief have release their new album 'Capacity' via Saddle Creek and receive a great review from Pitchfork. "Capacity is a remarkable record, one that proves that Big Thief are not a one…
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Music
June 1, 2017

Drowned in Sound Reviews: The Great Escape 2017

At this year's 11th edition of The Great Escape we had the pleasure to see some of our bands give great performances. Here's what Drowned in Sound had to say about them: Eat Fast: "The opening band…
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Alice Coltrane
Music
May 8, 2017

“Higher state of consciousness: how Alice Coltrane finally got her dues”

  Last Friday Luaka Bop released Jazz artist Alice Coltrane's World Spiritual Classics: Volume I: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda. The album is a collection of  devotional music from the ashram albums that were…
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MusicWatch
April 19, 2017

The Year I Hung Out With Lou Reed At University

In 1961, Garland Jeffreys was only a freshman at the University of Syracuse. Little did he know he would encounter Velvet Underground's frontman Lou Reed in the cafeteria and start spending time with him. "No…
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Horsebeach
Music
March 30, 2017

Horsebeach Track By Track On ‘Beauty And Sadness’

  Led by Ryan Kennedy, Manchester based project Horsebeach recently released their anticipated new album 'Beauty And Sadness'.  In a recent interview with Gold Flake Paint the brand new album has been described as an…
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Wayne Snow
Music
March 23, 2017

Wayne Snow Releases Debut Album This Friday

Wayne Snow releases his debut album 'Freedom TV' via Tartelet Records this Friday.   The debut draws together "themes of liberty & struggle"  and is "characterised by falsetto acrobatics and Afro-Caribbean grooves." Produced with Max…
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best new music
Music
March 21, 2017

New Additions To The ROM Best New Music Playlist

Listen to Republic Of Music's Best New Music Spotify playlist below. This weeks new additions include Noga Erez - 'Toy', Sea Bed -'Silent Song', Theme Park -  'I'll Do Anything' and Jerry Williams - 'I'm…
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ListenMusicWatch
March 15, 2017

First Listen on NPR Music: Jacaszek’s upcoming new album ‘KWAITY’

Michal Jacaszek's new album 'KWAITY' is available to listen to on NPR Music. Click here to listen to the full album. "The album triggers a sense of nostalgia. Like floating through an antique store, it…
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secret company
Music
March 9, 2017

Secret Company Release Their Debut Album ‘The World Lit Up And Filled With Colour’ This Friday

Secret Company release their debut album 'The World Lit Up And Filled With Colour' this Friday. Out via So Recordings the album features the singles ' 'Saviour' and 'Alive'.  To celebrate the album launch the…
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Music
March 7, 2017

The Hundredth Anniversary Release ‘Sea State Pictures’ This Friday

This Friday The Hundredth Anniversary release 'Sea State Pictures' VIA Faking Jazz Together Records. The band will be playing an album release show this Friday at The Hope and Ruin in Brighton. For more info…
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