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Spotinews recomendation
28.05.17

Hello. The new album by Swarming Branch was added to Spotify two days ago. Genre: pop. Enjoy! Swarming Branch – Surreal NumberFiled under: 2017, Pop

Spotinews recomendation
27.05.17

Hello friends. It’s a very hot day here in Sweden. Why not take some time to relax with this debut album by Cende. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! Cende – #1 Hit SingleFiled under: 2017...

Under The Radar review
26.05.17

North American audiences—if they're old enough—might respond hesitantly with "The Only One I Know" if the U.K.'s The Charlatans are brought up. That song from 1990 is arguably the...

Clash review
01.06.17

A colourful return that matches their much-loved catalogue...

Spotinews recomendation
26.05.17

Hello. Let’s get the release week going with the stellar new album by alt-country singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle. Enjoy! (US version here) Justin Townes Earle – Kids in the...

Clash review
26.05.17

A bolshy stadium-ready debut...

Clash review
25.05.17

An enthralling, highly meditative guitar exploration...

Spotinews recomendation
25.05.17

Hi again. Next we have the new album by White Hills. Genre: psychedelic/space rock. Enjoy! White Hills – Stop Mute DefeatFiled under: 2017, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
25.05.17

Howdy. On the final day of this release week, I have a bunch of updates coming your way. First, the groovy debut album by soul singer-songwriter Nick Hakim. Enjoy! (US version...

Spotinews recomendation
25.05.17

Hello there. And the final update of this release week is the moving new album by Land of Talk. Genre: indie rock. Read some positive reviews and enjoy! Land of Talk – Life After...

Under The Radar review
25.05.17

Land of Talk, the brainchild of Quebecois Elizabeth Powell, digs fresh and deep on the band's first album since 2010's Cloak and Cipher. We forgot how much Powell could rock in...

Spotinews recomendation
24.05.17

Hello. The dynamic debut album by Pumarosa was recently added to Spotify. Genre: psych pop/rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Pumarosa – The WitchFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
23.05.17

Evening. From four days ago: the charming new album by singer-songwriter Deb Talan. Enjoy! Deb Talan – Lucky GirlFiled under: 2017, Singer-songwriter

Spotinews recomendation
23.05.17

Hi. The quirky new album by Daniel Romano was recently added to Spotify. Genre: folk/pop. Enjoy! (US version here) Daniel Romano – Modern PressureFiled under: 2017, Folk, Pop

The Pier review
23.05.17

To start, this isn’t a reggae album despite debuting #3 on the iTunes Reggae Chart. What the album does have is plenty of stripped down rock with soul, folk, hints of blue-grass...

Under The Radar review
23.05.17

After her previous band Grass Widow's breakup, Hannah Lew formed Cold Beat in 2014. With two albums and several singles already under their belt, Chaos by Invitation is their...

Under The Radar review
23.05.17

Philadelphia-bred Alex Giannascoli (aka (Sandy) Alex G) has been slyly releasing albums from his bedroom on Bandcamp since the ripe old age of 17.  More

The Quietus review
27.05.17

Right in the middle of (Sandy) Alex G’s new album Rocket, the chorus of ‘Sportstar’ repeats the words “I play how I wanna play; I say what I wanna say.” It’s a sentiment that...

Clash review
25.05.17

The songwriter's most well-rounded, diverse, and unrelenting body of work yet...

Clash review
23.05.17

Techno pushed closer to the edge as well as the coffee table...

Spotinews recomendation
22.05.17

Hi. Just one update today: the new album by folk singer-songwriter Chastity Brown. Enjoy! Chastity Brown – Silhouette of SirensFiled under: 2017, Folk, Singer-songwriter

Spotinews recomendation
20.05.17

Hey. I’m back. The first update of the new release week is the latest album by singer-songwriter Jane Weaver, a new discovery for me. Enjoy! Jane Weaver – Modern KosmologyFiled...

Under The Radar review
19.05.17

New York City's !!! claim their many years on the road have made them older and wiser. But older and wiser doesn't always mean better.  More

Clash review
24.05.17

NYC’s supreme party-harders dial in a limp, flaccid excuse for a ChkChkChk record

Clash review
19.05.17

Pushing the boundaries of footwork while accepting fresh influences...

Spotinews recomendation
25.05.17

Hey. From six days ago comes the impressive second album by Jlin. Genre: experimental electronic. Enjoy! (US version here) Jlin – Black OrigamiFiled under: 2017, Electronic...

The Quietus review
19.05.17

Radio 4 listeners tuning into Desert Island Discs on the morning of Sunday January 15 2017 probably weren’t expecting to be hit with the nuclear-force rhythmical intensity of Jlin...

Clash review
19.05.17

A lengthy, exploratory take on IDM ambience...

Clash review
19.05.17

“Michael Mayer’s magic, he wears a magic hat…”

Under The Radar review
19.05.17

Given John Darnielle's love of death metal, we knew Goths' day would come. What we didn't expect is the canvas to be so pop-forward. Goths is vivid and light on its toes, as it...

Under The Radar review
18.05.17

Compiling a best of collection is a tall task for any band. Doing so for a band with an eclectic and shapeshifting sound that has endured through three decades is nearly...

Under The Radar review
17.05.17

Borrowing from the repetitive minimalism of Philip Glass and the ambient stylings of Brian Eno, Penguin Cafe's Arthur Jeffes carries on the tradition that began with his father's...

Clash review
17.05.17

An incendiary debut and call to arms from the New Jersey horrorcore duo...

The Quietus review
17.05.17

‘The universe is information’On Hand in Hand, Felicia Atkinson is fascinated by information, in all its heterogeneity. It’s a fascination that has pervaded her recent work and...

Under The Radar review
16.05.17

For legendary composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, the value in creative engagement is bending and transitional, derived from different inspirations at each new point of departure.  More

Under The Radar review
16.05.17

Every outing with Wooden Wand—stage name for James Jackson Toth—is an adventure. His music ranges all over the place, centering around a mix of folk, country, and rock, but not...

The Pier review
16.05.17

To say Passafire had big shoes to fill and heightened expectations from their fans in follow-up to their release of Vines in 2013 would be an understatement. With each release...