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Under The Radar review
today

Stellular, the sophomore album by former Pipettes singer and Mark Ronson-collaborator Rose Elinor Dougall, comes a full seven years after her solo debut, Without Why. More

Clash review
today

The musicianship is of the highest, yet understated, order...

Spotinews recomendation
today

Hey. I really enjoyed the new album by Michael Chapman. Genre: folk/rock. Enjoy! Michael Chapman – 50Filed under: 2017, Folk, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
yesterday

Morning. The new album by The Proper Ornaments is another very recent addition to the Spotify library. Genre: pop. Read some reviews and enjoy! (US version here) The Proper...

The Quietus review
20.01.17

The pig has several connotations. Most civilisations and cultures have seen them as arbiters of fertility, virility, strength and abundance. The Buddhist tradition swings the...

Clash review
20.01.17

A stunning album with a neat, natural feel...

Spotinews recomendation
21.01.17

Hello. From yesterday’s Spotify update, here is the new album by Throwing Snow. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Throwing Snow – EmbersFiled under: 2017, Electronic

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20.01.17

Hey again. The second update today is the sweet new album by Cherry Glazerr. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! Cherry Glazerr – ApocalipstickFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Under The Radar review
20.01.17

We've come a long way in the five short years since Foxygen's breakout release, Take the Kids Off Broadway: a gloriously all-over-the-place disc of psych-pop and endearingly lo-fi...

Clash review
today

An irreverently theatrical work, succinct yet overwhemingly grandiose...

Clash review
19.01.17

Deconstructed club music that veers towards the uncomfortably identikit...

Clash review
19.01.17

A worthy apprentice to the crown of pop creativity...

Clash review
19.01.17

The elder statesman of grime offers a celebration of everything that he has achieved...

Under The Radar review
17.01.17

Toronto-based Austra's third album, Future Politics, pushes their modus of uptempo mystic darkwave permeated by airy goth song. At home in the frosty confines continuing to...

Spotinews recomendation
20.01.17

Hi. I didn’t have time to update the blog yesterday, so instead I give you two updates today. First we have the new album by Austra. Genre: synthpop. Enjoy! Austra – Future...

Clash review
19.01.17

A first-rate slice of danceable isolation...

Spotinews recomendation
17.01.17

Hello friends. Are you in need of some positive energy? If yes, please check out the new album by Half Japanese and enjoy! (Genre: indie rock) Half Japanese – Hear the Lions...

The Quietus review
16.01.17

It is hard to imagine these days, with rock and all its variations becoming limp mainstays in popular culture, that there was a time when the genre was in vital opposition of...

Spotinews recomendation
15.01.17

Hello. The most notable album release of the year so far is the new album by The xx. Genre: pop. Enjoy! The xx – I See YouFiled under: 2017, Pop

Spotinews recomendation
14.01.17

Hey. From yesterday comes this new collaborative cover album by Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White...

Under The Radar review
13.01.17

Over the past half-decade, The Flaming Lips have given their less obliging fans reasonable cause to hold their breaths and approach new releases with a twinge of trepidation.  More

Spotinews recomendation
16.01.17

Good evening. The new album by The Flaming Lips was added to Spotify three days ago. Genre: experimental rock. Enjoy! (US version here) The Flaming Lips – Oczy MlodyFiled under...

Spotinews recomendation
13.01.17

Hi. I’m back. Sorry for taking some extra days off, but I really needed it. Anyhow, the first update of 2017 is the new album by Bonobo. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Bonobo...

Clash review
17.01.17

Jazz-heavy, experimental, but flushed with emotion...

Clash review
12.01.17

There's only one President...

Clash review
12.01.17

Pop music that’s both bang on target and way too wise for the chart...

The Quietus review
11.01.17

Having come to life when the Austrian capital was something of a hub for new strands of glitchy electronica at the turn of the century (see Fennesz), instrumental trio Radian have...

The Quietus review
10.01.17

With fourteen interchangeable members Robocobra Quartet breach convention not simply in the nominal sense. Since forming in Belfast’s Sonic Arts Research Centre back in 2014...

Clash review
10.01.17

Get your year off to a smooth start...

Clash review
09.01.17

Emphasising the pop in pop-punk, but at the expense of creativity...

Under The Radar review
03.01.17

The latest ambient work from sound wizard Brian Eno is one long examination of the spaces in between. The practical intention appears to be to hang on to high range note accents...

Clash review
04.01.17

A tranquil, beguiling listen that arrives with real purpose...

Under The Radar review
03.01.17

The latest ambient work from sound wizard Brian Eno is one long examination of the spaces in between. The practical intention appears to be to hang on to high range note accents...

Clash review
03.01.17

Scott Hansen underlines his artistic strength and creative dexterity...

Under The Radar review
26.12.16

Rhino revisits Stevie Nicks' solo debut in a three-disc set that, in addition to the album proper, explores its creation and a concert from the short solo tour that followed its...

Under The Radar review
23.12.16

On The Dream Synopsis EP, The Last Shadow Puppets deliver a quartet of diverse cover tunes that sidestep their stylistic orchestral rock, framed by a couple of reworked tracks...

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The Quietus review
19.12.16

I don’t know about you, but when I heard that Thalia Zedek had formed a band with guys from Karate and Neptune, the resultant titanic catharsis is not the kind of fruit that I...

Clash review
19.12.16

Doing what comes naturally, sound-tracking tumultuous times...