2019 has been an absolutely hectic year for the TMA crew due to the challenges of adult life, so the site has been predominantly inactive, but there have been many significant releases that must be acknowledged.
The much anticipated new Alcest release nestled in my post box and I knew immediately that the day was indeed a good day. Neige and Winterhalter have returned with another beautifully written album with a slight move back to the feel and sounds of the wonderful debut full length ‘Souvenirs d’Un Autre Monde’. The few harsh vocals evident on the previous release ‘Les Voyages De L’Ame’ have given way to a completely clean delivery and with a voice like Neige’s, why on earth not? Continue reading →
Alcest are a band whose output improves with each release, Alcest make beautiful rock music. If you like large soundscapes, melody, a black metal ‘influence’ but also some ‘shoegaze’ thrown in then you might be somewhere explaining what Alcest are all about! Continue reading →
Duncan Patterson has been a fixture of the alternative music scene for around 20 years. I love all his work. The early Anathema catalogue, Antimatter, Ìon and now Alternative 4 have all shown a real talent for varied styles of Alternative Music. Continue reading →