Fontaines D.C. – Skinty Fia

Fontaines D.C. – Skinty Fia_FRONT_SftDSAs summer soars, time slows down and the steady stream of interesting releases comes to a standstill. So it’s a good time to write about Fontaines D.C.’s third, an album we left on the shelf for dull moments like these. Continue reading

Sounds from the Dark Side top albums of 2022 (until now)

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Let’s have a look at what interested us musically in the first half of the year.

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Messa – Close

Messa_front_cover_SftDS_webPatched up denim vest. Check. Slayer tour t-shirt. Check. Grown out hair. Check. Devil horns hand sign. Check. Pants and combat boots. Check. Now let’s spin some metal! Or, are we? Continue reading

Album Year List (2021)

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Hey all! Did you hear about this pandemic going on? It’s another year of social distancing and lockdowns we’re about to end in the hope that 2022 will finally be better and bring some light at the end of that two-year tunnel. In the meantime, we’ve been doing what we do best and that’s sitting inside and listening to music. Old music, new music, you name it and we’ve listened to it. We also wrote some words about a couple of new records and, as we do every year, have compiled two lists of albums we think you should check out, which you can find below. Enjoy.

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Grouper – Shade

Grouper_Shade_Cover_SftDSIt’s December in the Northern Hemisphere so if we have any sun we usually go about our daily lives among the long shadows. Living in the shade is sort of romantic for a while so now we only need a soundtrack that goes along with that. Good thing Grouper’s latest album carries the title Shade… right.    Continue reading