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4AD is a London-based record label, founded in 1979 by Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Ken.
4AD in Features
Music − Interview | posted 17.11.2011
The Inner Vision
Like no other, Joker is bridging the gap between dubstep and hip hop with his so called »purple sound«. Finally, his long anticipated debut album The Vision came out these days. We met Joker to discuss dubstep, rap, video games and stolen TV’s.
4AD in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 17.02.2017
Bing & Ruth
No Home Of The Mind
In the cosmos of piano based post-classical music of recent times, Bing & Ruth have kept their special position with »No Home Of The Mind« to this day.
Music − Review | posted 24.03.2014
On »Singles«, the Baltimore-based synth-poppers Future Islands are using an unusually clean New-Wave-romance to dance away world-weariness and heartaches.
Music − Review | posted 30.05.2013
Trouble will Find Me
It’s probably the most personal record by The National – presumably because they have finally found themselves on their sixth studio album.
Music − Review | posted 20.09.2012
Efterklang are searching for airiness and find it in the songs on their fourth album. What’s special: their melodies are not as old as the hills, as it’s the case with other Indie-colleagues.
Music − Review | posted 16.03.2012
There’s an absentminded, aimless naivety entrenched in the current record by the Canadian elve-singer Grimes. There’s not much to experience on »Visions«, really.
Music − Review | posted 04.07.2011
Melancholy, sorrow and aggression: all these things can be interpreted into the deep basses and playful synths of this impressive and very atmospheric album.
Music − Review | posted 17.06.2011
Justin Vernon stepped up, trying to solve the impossible task to record a follow-up to For Emma, Forever Ago. The self-titled album Bon Iver gets as close to a solution as possible.
Music − News | posted 02.03.2020
Clear Path Ensemble
Debut on Cosmic Compostions
Cory Champion from New Zealand has released a self-titled album under the name Clear Path Ensemble on Cosmic Compositions. The vinyl edition is available exclusively from us.
Music − List | posted 31.03.2020
10 All Time Favs
The guitarist Jeff Parker is no newcomer to the music scene. And yet you get the feeling he’s just starting out. But he already wrote music history as part of Tortoise. Now his new album »Suite for Max Brown« has been released on International Anthem. For this occasion we have asked Jeff Parker to choose 10 records that have shaped, improved and formed him.
Music − News | posted 03.02.2020
Exclusive Edition: »How Do You Feel«
With »How Do You Feel« Tidal Waves releases the last of four albums by the Nigerian band Ofege on February 14. The record will exclusively from us available in a Brown Vinyl Edition.
Music − Review | posted 24.03.2020
On his new album »Manes« the Belgian clarinetist Ben Betrand combines classical music with electronic effects.
Music − List | posted 25.02.2020
Malcolm Catto of The Heliocentrics
10 All Time Favs
The Heliocentrics have just released »Infinity Of Now«. The album has the potential to inspire future musicians. Malcolm Catto, however, has first revealed to us the records that have shaped, improved and formed him.