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Nick Bollinger reviews a new long-player from Christchurch’s most soulful export Ladi6; a set of outsider perspectives from former Chicago street-singer Willis Earl Beal; and talks to American singer-songwriter Neko Case about her highly personal new album.

Artist: Ladi 6
Songs: Diamonds, Ikarus
Composer: Tamati/Park/Haru
Song: Burnin'
Composer: O'Bryant/Tamati/Weaver
Song: Hold Tight
Composer: Tamati/Park/O'Bryant/Dyne
Song: Dust
Composer: Tamati/O'Bryant
Song: Ready To Fly
Composer: Tamati/Luafutu/Park
Album: Automatic
Label: Question Music

Artist: Willis Earl Beal
Songs: Burning Bridges, Ain't Got No Love, Everything Unwinds, Nobody Knows, Coming Through, Disintegrating, Blue Escape
Composer: Beal
Album: Nobody Knows
Label: XL Recordings

Artist: Neko Case
Songs: City Swan, Man, Wild Creatures, Nearly Midnight Honolulu, Where Did I Leave That Fire, Night Still Comes
Composer: Case
Album: The Worse Things Get The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight The More I Love You
Label: Anti-