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Kelly Lee Owens: Kelly Lee Owens (CD, Smalltown Supersound, March 2017)

What a superbly accomplished, refreshing, and generally delightful debut album. This floats effortlessly between lush minimal-ish tech house and dream pop, all swooning synths and aethereal vocals, underpinned by a clicky beat and delicately enhanced by little blips and bloops which I feel the need to describe as “graceful”. It’s the little details that really make this […]

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Grouper: A I A (2CD, Kranky, April 2012)

I’d never quite got Grouper (aka Liz Harris) before. I remember the fuss about 2008’s Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill, and at the time I didn’t quite see the attraction. After taking the plunge with this double album, though, I’m a fully paid-up fan. Let’s start with the more conventional half, Alien Observer: […]