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Review: Portrayal – To the Black Sea

‘To the Black Sea’, Portrayal’s only full album to date, is full of dreamy synth pop, post-rock and melancholic darkwave melodies. Indiebeat named this two-man band from Shrewsbury UK (since 2013) the ‘B...
 
8.5
 
 
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Review: This Empty Flow – Magenta Skycode

It is quite challenging to define the music made by This Empty Flow. With lots of melancholy and slow dreamlike riffs, they offer an authentic realm of music to their audience along with very touching and meaningful lyrical con...
 
8.6
 
 
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Review: The Mayan Factor – In Lake’Ch

The Mayan Factor started as a local band from Maryland, USA. In its original line-up (aside from changing guitarist Brian Scott in 2008 for Johnny Burke), it existed from 2002 to 2011, the year in which singer Ray-Ray (Ray Schu...
 
8.8

 
 
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Review: The Slow Readers Club – Cavalcade

I absolutely love this band from Manchester, who rock very catchy, often uplifting tunes surrounded by a cloud of old fashioned shoegaze doom and gloom. Front man Aaron Starkie has a great voice, also when singing live, and is ...
 
9.0