Minotaur Shock in RA (Posted By Harry)

Minotaur Shock in RA Minotaur Shock ‘Orchard‘ (Melodic) Written by Tony Naylor What a deeply strange record this is. Over the last ten years, David Edwards has produced glitchy, mellifluous electronica for 4AD and Melodic, while moonlighting on numerous projects. Most recently he has provided electronic percussion for Perfume Genius and mixed tracks for new … Continue reading

Download [Via XLR8R] Minotaur Shock “Saundersfoot” [Gold Panda Remix] (Posted By Harry)

Minotaur Shock ‘Saundersfoot’ (Gold Panda Remix). Minotaur Shock ‘Orchard’ Electronic/Alternative LP/CD                      (Melodic)   @minotaurshock XLR8R Words: Elissa Stolman “Bristolian producer Minotaur Shock (a.k.a. David Edwards) has returned to his home label, Melodic, after a lengthy hiatus following a couple of records for 4AD, in order to unleash his fourth LP, Orchard … Continue reading

Patterns Live Review in NME (Posted By Harry)


Patterns Live Review in NME. Patterns ‘Induction’ Leftfield Pop (Melodic) NME LIVE REVIEW:

New Signing at Melodic Records: Michael A Grammar (Posted By Harry)

New signing at Melodic: Michael A Grammar. Michael A Grammar  ‘Vitamin Easy’ (Melodic) Out on 4th June 2012. “Michael A Grammar are four young men residing in Nottingham. The songs on this, their debut Vitamin Easy EP, were written, recorded and produced over the course of a summer in hometown Brighton by childhood friends Joel … Continue reading

Dark Dark Dark/ Youth Lagoon/ Class Actress/ Patterns/ The Longcut/ Standard Fare Tour Dates (Posted By Harry)

Youth Lagoon 'The Year Of Hibernation' (LEFSE )

Dark Dark Dark/ Youth Lagoon/ Class Actress/ Patterns/ The Longcut/ Standard Fare Tour Update Dark Dark Dark 22-Mar-12 Tours France @ Le Temps Machine 23-Mar-12 Paris France @ Teatre de la Cite 24-Mar-12 Lyon France @ Marche Gare 25-Mar-12 Coustellet France @ La Gare 26-Mar-12 Montpellier France @ Rockstore 27-Mar-12 Bayonne France @ Le Musee … Continue reading

New Albums & Singles Releases 23.01.12

New Albums & Singles Releases 23.01.12 (in no particular order) [Artist/Title/Label/Genre/Format] New Album Releases 23.01.12 01. V/A ‘Internal Affairs’ (Horizons Music) Drum & Bass CD 02. Chairlift ‘Something’ (Young Turks) Alternative/ Leftfield Pop CD 03. Michael Chapman ‘Rainmaker’ (Light In The Attic) Classic Singer Songwriter/ Folk CD 04. Karen Dalton ‘1966’ (Delmore Recordings) Classic Folk-Blues/ … Continue reading

Standard Fare Album Review// Bearded Magazine (Posted By Harry)

Standard Fare 'Out Of Sight, Out Of Town' (Melodic)

Out of Sight, Out Of Town/ Standard Fare Bearded Magazine Review Out Of Sight, Out Of Town // Standard Fare (Melodic/Thee SPC) Bearded Magazine Written By Karen Louise Davies “Comprising of Danny How (singer/guitarist), Emma Cooper (singer/bassist) and Andy Beswick (drums) – Sheffield-based indie-pop band Standard Fare offer an addictive mix of uplifting and melodic … Continue reading

Rough Trade Shops ‘Top 100 Albums of the Year 2011’ (Posted By Harry)

Rough Trade Shops Logo

Rough Trade Shops Albums of the Year 2011 Top 100 Everyone loves a list, Nick Hornby knew it and wrote a book based on them, and now Rough Trade have produced a very fine list, and it’s always nice to see artists that we distribute for, in the list. Here at SRD, we’ll be posting … Continue reading