Author: Matt Ganfield

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RIOT’s Release Radar #013

Here's a question for the times. Is it better to be in lockdown alone? Or with one other person? Week one is all margaritas and movies nights, but what happens after the honeymoon period? When it's…

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Album Review: Marlin’s Dreaming // Quotidian

The New Zealanders strive for loftier heights on their sophomore album. Marlin's Dreaming may not be a mainstay in the UK's music press. With several sold-out tours of their home continent under th…

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RIOT Introducing #004: Loose Fit

Until very recently, Loose Fit have been a secret Australian commodity. The Sydney 4-piece released their debut EP earlier this month; consisting of 5 tracks that are bursting with deadpan danceabilit…

Garden Song

RIOT’s Release Radar #011

Ok, we are still in lockdown, but fuck it - it's sunny and this can't be taken for granted. Sit in your garden, stand on your balcony, or just stick your head out of the window and get those tanlines …

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EP Review: Do Nothing // Zero Dollar Bill

In the space of 6 months or so, Do Nothing have emerged from relative obscurity; after releasing their debut single over two years ago. Leaking tracks at such a leisurely pace and vying for press a…

Yakima

RIOT Introducing #003: Yakima

Glasgow band Yakima create dreamy distorted tunes with tender melodies, harking back to Psychedelic Dream-pop of the 1990s. The 4-piece have caught the attention of some well-loved names in Indie; …

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RIOT Release Radar #008

Let's see, what's been going on in the news this week. Nope, can't think of any stories that have particularly stolen the headlines. I guess we all just lay low and look forward to the summer's festiv…

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RIOT Release Radar #007

Coronavirus is still causing mayhem across the world. SXSW festival has been cancelled as a precaution to prevent the virus spreading, meaning that thousands of artists have lost money, publicity and …