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Understated Classics #34: Stray by Aztec Camera

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The next understated classic is “Stray” by Aztec Camera. Released in 1990, it features two hit singles and the cover’s my favourite colour: green.

Understated Classics #33: Embrya by Maxwell

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The next entry in the understated classic series is Embrya by Maxwell, perfect for summer evenings!

Album Digest June 2016

Album Digest June 2016 features albums by Roxette, Tegan & Sara, Flume, and Islands. Overall it’s a pretty poppy collection of albums this month.

Second Toughest In The Infants (Superdeluxe)

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Underworld’s second album gets a spangly remaster and a wodge of bonus tracks. Here’s my review.

Everything Everything “Get To Heaven”

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A short review of “Get To Heaven” by Everything Everything.

Album Digest June 2015

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Album Digest June 2015 features five fantastic albums from Hot Chip, Jamie xx, Blanck Mass, Holly Herndon, and The Orb.

Understated Classics #30: Our Aim Is to Satisfy by Red Snapper

The thirtieth understated classic is Our Aim Is To Satisfy by Red Snapper, an album of downtempo electronic beauty.

Understated Classics #29: Let It Come Down by Spiritualized

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Let It Come Down by Spiritualized is the 29th entry in my understated classics series. It’s an album that never fails to make me feel better when I’m down.

Understated Classics #28: The Meadowlands by The Wrens

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The Meadowlands by The Wrens is number 28 in the understated classics. If you’re living life and you really mean it, this is the record for you.