Month: May 2018

Sola Rosa Moves Into New Spaces (Interview)

Originally appeared on https://www.13thfloor.co.nz/sola-rosa-moves-into-new-spaces-interview/ Sola Rosa (aka Andrew Spraggon) is back with a new ep, In Spaces, building on his reputation for creating a wild fusion of genres – everything from hip-hop and jazz, to neo-soul, Latin and funk. This time he’s employing a few Euro-industrial elements as well.

DMA’s – For Now (I Oh You)

Originally featured at http://www.13thfloor.co.nz With a sound palette that borrows heavily from Oasis, Paul Weller, Ocean Colour Scene, and Stone Roses, Sydney’s DMA’S might just be the best Australian Brit-Pop band you never heard of.

Belly – Dove (Belly Touring LLC)

First featured at http://www.13thfloor.co.nz It’s been 23 years since Tanya Donelly and crew walked away from their highly successful indie pop venture, Belly. Finally, they’ve found the guts to return, bringing with them a sweet but mature version of their younger selves that’s way more than just simply palatable. It’s

Ry Cooder – The Prodigal Son (Fantasy Records)

Originally featured at http://www.13thfloor Has one of the greatest guitarists found God or is he just borrowing a pew and a couple of psalm books? At 71, he may be getting on but going backwards to move forward has always been Ry Cooder‘s creative direction. New album The Prodigal Son

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