Review: The Clameens – Techno EP

Techno is a misleading title for The Clameens’ debut EP. The band is firmly rooted in the four-piece guitar band tradition, without a synth to be seen. Recently signed to Gary Powell of The Libertines’ record label, The Clameens’ are joining the ranks of the next generation’s guitar bands, taking the baton from the likes…

Review: Health – Death Magic

Combining the melodic sensibilities of the new romantic 80s synthpop movement with a harsh, industrial edge and an underlying, unavoidable darkness, listening to the third album from LA’s noise rock standard-bearers Health is something akin to being at a cybergoth disco where everyone is raving to the beat whilst somehow maintaining a thoroughly dejected aura…