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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

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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
19.05.17

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

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...

The Pier review
16.05.17

Sacred Sound offers the listener a complete, cohesive musical experience from start to finish. In addition to their own unique and individualistic styles, the album also contains...

The Pier review
16.05.17

Watch the World offers a breath of fresh air for Three Legged Fox, as the bulk of the album takes a pivot to more contemporary, chorus-driven tracks, all-the-while experimenting...

The Quietus review
15.05.17

The question of what exactly is techno has puzzled observers ever since 2 Unlimited bragged of their “techno, techno, techno, techno” back in 1993. Is it steely dance-floor...

Under The Radar review
15.05.17

David Grellier is a busy man, juggling several projects at once. Of these, the French musician is probably best known for his work under the College name, particularly after "A...

Under The Radar review
15.05.17

Over the course of three (and a half with the inclusion of Occult Architecture Vol. 1) previous albums, Moon Duo have found a fascinating middle-ground between out-there...

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14.05.17

Howdy folks. The final update of this release week is the cozy new album by Diagrams. Genre: folk/pop. Enjoy! (Note: My next update will most likely arrive on Saturday.) Diagrams...

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14.05.17

Hi again. From a very recent Spotify update comes the new album by Overlake. Genre: dream pop/indie rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Overlake – FallFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

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14.05.17

Hey. Next up we have the new album by folk singer-songwriter Will Stratton. Enjoy! Will Stratton – Rosewood AlmanacFiled under: 2017, Folk, Singer-songwriter

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13.05.17

Hi again. I agree with the critics, the new album by singer-songwriter Paul Weller is one of the best of the year so far. Recommended listening. Enjoy! Paul Weller – A Kind...

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13.05.17

Hi. Since I’m going away for five days on Monday, I will add some extra updates today and tomorrow. Here is the new album by Ellen Allien. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Ellen Allien...

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13.05.17

Hello. Let’s continue with the new album by Elf Power. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! Elf Power – Twitching in TimeFiled under: 2017, Rock

Under The Radar review
12.05.17

The odd pairing of Amanda Palmer (performer of street theater, solo artist, and member of The Dresden Dolls) and Edward Ka-Spel (The Legendary Pink Dots) has created an equally...

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12.05.17

Hi again. The impressive debut album by jazz singer Jazzmeia Horn was just added to Spotify. Enjoy! (US version here) Jazzmeia Horn – A Social CallFiled under: 2017, Jazz

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12.05.17

Hey there. It’s a new release week. First find: the new album by Girlpool. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! Girlpool – PowerplantFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Under The Radar review
13.05.17

Girlpool's debut LP, 2015's Before the World Was Big, was something of a declaration of character. The then-Los Angeles duo announced themselves as being openly vulnerable and...

Clash review
12.05.17

Eschewing trend and conveyer belt production for something individual...

The Quietus review
12.05.17

Following on from Thee Hypnotics, Black Moses and his acclaimed Revue, the hollerin’ and testifyin’ figure of Jim Jones has come to be rock & roll’s very own Dr Who as he now...