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Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)
Justin Vernon's version of the cinematic John Prine track was originally recorded for a tribute album but is now being released as a b-side to 'Towers'.
The Sound of 2012-nominated Odd Future vocalist gets sentimental on this slow jam.
On Compton Bay
Firstly it's Compton, Southampton, not Compton, LA. Secondly, as far I'm aware, Will Ozanne is neither a Crip nor a Blood. He is, however, a master of dreamy, synth-based electronica.
Born to Lose
Distorted guitars, industrial double-kick pedal beats and theatrical backing vocals continue to push this shoegaze outfit into the realms of Marilyn Manson-style glam metal.
This is trippy, psychedelic electro at its gloomiest.
I Might Drown
This slice of wildly dramatic piano pop was a highlight from Music Liberation's 2011 review recap.
On this track, A$AP follows the hip-hop tradition of creating an alter ego to exorcise the darker side.
The Dublin three-piece mix early Supergrass' pop-punk with the explosive riffs of QotSA and Black Sabbath.
Ride to Freedom
Analogue synths dominate on this forthcoming b-side.
After giving gay film R-rating despite no sex or violencefilm
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