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Interview: Holy Motors ramp up the reverb on ‘Slow Sundown’

by Editor | 7th March 2018

Reverent of reverb and evangelical about vintage gear, Tallinn quintet Holy Motors are attracting much praise of late. Their seductively opiated songs, spun out of twanging guitars and sewn together by the lonesome vocals of singer Eliann Tulve, have drawn comparisons to classic dream-pop artists such as Mazzy Star, although their widescreen sense of scale […]

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Talinn’s Tommy Cash refuses to walk the line

by Editor | 30th January 2018

The Baltic republic of Estonia celebrates its centenary this year. During that time the country’s most globally renowned musical figure is undoubtedly the composer Arvo Pärt, whose experiments with ‘holy minimalism’ have proved hugely influential in the world of classical music. ‘Holy’ and ‘minimal’ are not words you could easily apply to the music of […]

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Maryn E. Coote

by Editor | 9th May 2017

Experimental soul singer and composer Maryn E. Coote, previously known as Marju Kuut, flew Soviet Estonia with her son in the 1980s, a time when hundreds of her albums and recordings were destroyed. Now she’s based in Stockholm and has released a compilation of old material together with new songs through Washington label PPU. “Maskeraad” is a LP dedicated to raise funds for her […]

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Reverent of reverb and evangelical about vintage gear, Tallinn quintet Holy Motors are attracting much praise of late. Their seductively opiated songs, spun out of twanging guitars and sewn together by the lonesome vocals of singer Eliann Tulve, have drawn …

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Talinn’s Tommy Cash refuses to walk the line

by Editor | 30th January 2018

The Baltic republic of Estonia celebrates its centenary this year. During that time the country’s most globally renowned musical figure is undoubtedly the composer Arvo Pärt, whose experiments with ‘holy minimalism’ have proved hugely influential in the world of classical music. ‘Holy’ and ‘minimal’ are not words you could easily apply to the music of […]

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