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March 29, 2010

Brains, Wellington-via-Dunedin racketeers, are on the verge of releasing their mini-album Constant Love Forever, possibly on an increasingly prominent Auckland label. Salient’s Daniel Hewitt got intimate with Matt and Hugh of Brains. With sexy results. Here’s what happened: Daniel: What do you expect to get out of Wellington, if anything? Matt: I don’t expect the […]

March 15, 2010

Beach House make their Sub Pop debut. Yay. This album works best alone in your room when feeling that simple desire to bliss out and maybe experience some synesthesia. I must say, Teen Dream has been inspiring some pretty sweet images to permeate my head—all painful goodbyes and nostalgic longing; yeah, this is certainly a […]

March 8, 2010

Liars perpetuate their status as one of the most unpredictable and almost-certain-to-please bands around with their latest album Sisterworld. Liars have clearly always employed the maxim ‘make it new’—this being extremely obvious when you look at their stylistic shifts and explorations of different genres with each release; starting with their somewhat ‘straight-forward’ dance-punk debut, They […]