Album review

Clue To Kalo - Come Here When You Sleepwalk

In common with the excellent Icelandic group Múm and a bunch of artists on the Plug Research and Morr Music labels, Adelaide's Mark Mitchell is part of a new digital generation who take more inspiration from late-'80s indie, particularly dreampop, than the usual electronic curriculum. Feyness is a constant threat, but Mitchell's British debut generally tiptoes clear of whimsy, mixing up the guitar loops, squitting beats and genteel vocal angst in a way which becomes insidious. An introspective companion piece to the barnstorming Manitoba album (see p 120).

Rating: 3 / 10


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

Reviewed: Kate Bush, Hammersmith Apollo, August 27, 2014


There is a song on "Aerial", Kate Bush's eighth and possibly best album, called "Bertie". "Here comes the sunshine," it begins, "Here comes that son of mine/Here comes the everything/Here's a song and a song for him." Nine years later, here, perhaps is a show for him: an unexpected comeback; a...