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NME review
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The Queensland psych explorers can't quite match up to their influences

NME review
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Bristol crew aim for the epic but fall slightly short

NME review
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Straight to the point synth-rock thrills

Clash review
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A more than worthy gesture from a distinctive, engrossing voice...

Spotinews recomendation
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Hi. Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis is back with a new album. Read some reviews and enjoy! Jenny Lewis – The VoyagerFiled under: 2014, Singer-songwriter

NME review
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Ryan Adams helps out on an underwhelming outing

Insound review
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After a busy five years touring with Portland band Blind Pilor, Kati Claborn, sitting on a pile of tunes, enlisted Erik Clampitt to form Hook and Anchor. The band’s debut is...

Spotinews recomendation
26.07.14

Good evening. The new album by Fallujah is a must listen for fans of the genre (progressive death metal). Enjoy! (US version here.) Fallujah – The Flesh PrevailsFiled under: 2014...

Spotinews recomendation
26.07.14

Hey. From last week: the sweet new album by Luluc. Genre: folk. Enjoy! (Version for FR, GB and IE here.) Luluc – PasserbyFiled under: 2014, Folk

Spotinews recomendation
24.07.14

Hey again. The cozy new album by La Hell Gang is a very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: stoner rock. Enjoy! (US version here.) La Hell Gang – Thru Me AgainFiled under: 2014...

NME review
24.07.14

Former next big things step out of the shadows with final offcuts compilation

NME review
24.07.14

Scottish folk musician follows Jon Hopkins collaboration with more traditional songs

Spotinews recomendation
25.07.14

Hello there. From a recent Spotify update comes the new soundtrack album by folk singer-songwriter King Creosote. Enjoy! King Creosote – From Scotland With LoveFiled under: 2014...

Clash review
24.07.14

His finest solo release to date...

The Quietus review
24.07.14

"I want to bash my brains out, bleed all over your drugs and watch you smoke 'em up as I drift off to the inevitable," states a critic called Martin Ken, in what appears to be the...

The Quietus review
24.07.14

The neon city and the sprawling desert might seem like the most diametrically opposed of things, but instead of being poles apart, the two can come to represent the long line that...

Clash review
24.07.14

Showcasing a clear desire to tinker with the formula...

Insound review
24.07.14

Over the years, Ela Stiles has built a name for herself as an adept musician in Sydney’s often strange and varied music scene. Moving beyond her work in local favourites Songs...

Insound review
24.07.14

Bitch Prefect are a pop group, three years old and they’ve learned how to walk. The singers are complaining, the guitars are rhyming and the backbeat is on the dance floor. Two...

Punk News review
23.07.14

Krokodil Rock, the sophomore album from "Middle-of-Nowhere, Illinois" band Dripping Slits, finds them ready for the ultimate party- complete with booze, reptiles, and of course...

The Quietus review
23.07.14

Like a saucer-eyed, hedonistic corollary to the "bag of sharpened secrets" that was Marc Almond's recent Dark London album, this third record by Greek born, London-resident Othon...

NME review
23.07.14

World music and African rhythms inform the oddballs' latest

Punk News review
22.07.14

I remember reading Punknews way way back, when I was still at secondary school, and seeing a story about a band called Museum Mouth giving away their demo, much to my...

The Quietus review
22.07.14

Over fifteen releases (on almost as many different labels), NYC noise duo York Factory Complaint have thematically covered a decent amount of territory, taking in topics from the...

The Quietus review
22.07.14

You know when celebrities get interviewed about their deep love of a book or album or other piece of media? Often, they'll demonstrate the depth of that love by saying that they...

Insound review
22.07.14

New Atlantis Records is proud to announce Solarists , the second full-length album by Haitian Rail. This record brashly charts the common spaces between creative noise rock and...

Insound review
22.07.14

Gentle Giant have been asked numerous times over the years by loyal fans of their music to provide high end audiophile 5.1 mixes of their recordings.It was not until the acclaimed...

Insound review
22.07.14

Freeman is Aaron Freeman's first album of original material since disbanding Ween and getting sober, but it's not a record mired in its maker's private struggles. It's a...

Insound review
22.07.14

A mix of dreamy reverb-tinged guitars and synthesizers, Field Mouse blends the hard edges of indie rock with the warmer stylings of dream pop and shoegaze. Their songs lure you in...

Insound review
22.07.14

Will to Be Well is the new studio album by Dalhous, their second for Blackest Ever Black. This double LP reflects writer-producer Marc Dall's continued interest in the life and...

Insound review
22.07.14

Following 2011's The Hearts of Empty , Liverpool-based band Dakota Suite, led by Chris Hooson in collaboration with David Buxton, are back with another superb album on Karaoke...

Insound review
22.07.14

Hip hop legend Cormega's back with his first new album since 2009's Born And Raised. Mega Philosophy is exactly what it says in the title?a summing up of 'Mega's point of view...