Author: Simon Winkler

Panda Bear, ‘Buoys’ review

Panda Bear is not a trained scuba diver. But there he was, on tour with his Animal Collective bandmates, wearing a snorkel and gazing down into the vast Pacific ocean off the East Coast of Australia. He remembers it vividly as...

Two People, ‘First Body’ review

Two People are Phoebe Lou and Joey Clough and First Body is an introduction to their shared sonic world. The duo reveal their patient craft and mastery of mood with a carefully restrained palette of sounds. These songs unfold in...

Toro Y Moi, ‘Outer Peace’ review

Toro Y Moi is a master of mixing emotion and motion. His futuristic pop songs are finely tuned, engineered for maximum impact in any context: dancefloor abandon or reflective home listening. Outer Peace showcases the best of...

Selling, ‘On Reflection’ review

Some products sell themselves. Gold Panda and Jas Shaw are both acclaimed producers, known for their technical skills and innate gift for melodic and textural dance music. So when they combine forces for a new album, the only...