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4AD (Musicians)
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
Joker
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
Future Islands
Singles
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
The National
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
Piramida
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
Grimes
Visions
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
Zomby
Dedication
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
Bon Iver
Bon Iver
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.
Recent Articles
Music Portrait | posted 04.11.2021
Chillhop Music
The Magic of Passive Listening
Chillhop is music for a world where everyone listens, but no one pays attention. The Dutch label is nevertheless successful — and knows why.
Music News | posted 01.10.2021
Girlwoman
Das Große Ganze
Now it’s all about »Das Große Ganze". The songwriter Girlwoman from Bielefeld releases her debut on Staatsakt. Exclusively at HHV Records there’s a limited Red Vinyl Edition available.
Music Review | posted 31.10.2021
Bremer/McCoy
Natten
Jazz is more hip than it has been for a long time. The output is large, the return mediocre. But with »Natten« Kopenhagen’s Bremer/McCoy deliver a fantastic work.
Music News | posted 17.09.2021
Ross From Friends
Green Vinyl Edition: »Tread«
On November 5, 2021, the new album »Tread« by Ross From Friends will be released on Brainfeeder. Exclusively on HHV Records, there will be a limited green vinyl edition.
Music Column | posted 19.11.2021
Records Revisited
Autechre – Chiastic Slide (1997)
With their fourth album as Autechre, the two Mancunians said goodbye to the reference set and began their singular journey into unheard sound and massive grooves.