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An Autumn For Crippled Children - Eternal

Been sitting on this now old-news album for a while, often feels like the better an album is, the harder I find it to review. Such is the case with *Eternal*, the latest from Netherlands’ black gaze band An Autumn For Cripped Children. The album is absolutely beautiful, replete with waves of shimmering dream pop, pretty piano melodies, fuzzy guitar lines that hazily evoke a tremulous black metal past. Insistent, majestic post-rock beats abound. And of course incomprehensible black metal s...

Datalog - Haarp

A pleasant album by producer Datalog based out of Brooklyn, New York. Haarp is an album of bubbling, cheerful electronic music. Previously a keyboardist with rock band The Upwelling, Conor Heffernan is now focusing his efforts on the Datalog project. Four on the floor kick drums are a theme through the album that kick off with opening track Gampi, but methinks the album is more home listening than dance floor fodder. It would also be at home in a wine bar, cocktail lounge or dinner pa...