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26.02.17

Howdy. Here’s the solid new album by Old 97’s. Genre: alt-country rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Old 97’s – Graveyard WhistlingFiled under: 2017, Folk, Rock

Clash review
26.02.17

Nashville upstarts come of age amidst a frenzied cloud of ideas...

The Quietus review
25.02.17

Stormzy, just like Kano, has fooled most if not all of us. The latter, prior to the release of last year's Made in the Manor, released a succession of tracks – ‘Three Wheel-Ups...

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25.02.17

Hey there. The powerful new album by folk/soul singer-songwriter Rhiannon Giddens is a fresh addition to the Spotify library. Enjoy! Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom HighwayFiled under...

The Quietus review
24.02.17

It’s difficult to explore the music of Children of Alice without immediately thinking about Broadcast, and not because it occupies a similarly liminal space where the esoteric...

Under The Radar review
24.02.17

Ever prolific and avant garde, Jamie Stewart's ongoing noise-pop experiment Xiu Xiu follow up last year's chillingly excellent Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks with their...

The Quietus review
24.02.17

Letherette – Where Have All The People Gone? (Ninja Tune) Aaron DrainFirst seeing the light of day in the form of a limited edition cassette back in November, Letherette’s...

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24.02.17

Hello. Entrance is the handle used by Guy Blakeslee. He is now back with his first solo album in a long time. Genre: folk/rock. Enjoy! Entrance – Book of ChangesFiled under: 2017...

Clash review
24.02.17

Supreme bass abstraction from two potent voices...

Under The Radar review
24.02.17

Psychedelic indie rock outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have already released eight records since their 2012 debut. Last year's Nonagon Infinity was an introduction for...

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24.02.17

Hi again. The wild new album by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard just arrived. Genre: psychedelic rock. Enjoy! (US version here) King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Flying...

Clash review
24.02.17

A cesspit of thick masculine riffage and uncompromising grit...

Clash review
24.02.17

Welcome return for undervalued combo...

Under The Radar review
24.02.17

It's been a minute since Los Campesinos! have put out any new music. The last time we got a sampling of new Los Campesinos! tunes was when the band decided to release a Christmas...

The Quietus review
24.02.17

In the last several years, Stephen "Thundercat" Bruner has proven himself an invaluable player in LA's genre-busting musical ferment, lending his gleefully showy bass playing to...

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23.02.17

Hey again. The second post today is the latest album by Mind Over Mirrors. Genre: ambient. Read some reviews and enjoy! Mind Over Mirrors – Undying ColorFiled under: 2017, Ambient

The Quietus review
23.02.17

After the frantic, frenetic emotionality of 2015’s Cory Arcane, Kangding Ray’s sixth album – HYPER OPAL MANTIS – by necessity sounds like a stocktaking and consolidation of his...

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22.02.17

Hi. There are two updates coming your way today. First we have the new album by Son Volt. Genre: alt-country rock. Enjoy! Son Volt – Notes of BlueFiled under: 2017, Folk, Rock

Clash review
22.02.17

Beats and pieces from the humbly skewiff scourge of the discotheque...

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21.02.17

Hello. From a recent Spotify update: the new album by The Paperhead. Genre: psychedelic pop/rock. Enjoy! The Paperhead – ChewFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Clash review
21.02.17

A fascinating glimpse into the songwriter's psychopathology...

Clash review
21.02.17

Dave Longstreth's next step represents a drastic re-imagining of possibilities...

Under The Radar review
24.02.17

Calling Dirty Projectors an experimental band, as they are commonly labeled, tells us everything and nothing about output ranging from obscure cultural references to guitar driven...

The Quietus review
24.02.17

What would indie guitar music sound like if it took on the futuristic production techniques of modern R&B, hip hop and pop music? It is an intriguing question but one that few...

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20.02.17

Hi again. Some of you may remember alt-country singer-songwriter Nikki Lane from a blog post back in 2014. Now she is back and the new album is terrific. Enjoy! (US version here...

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20.02.17

Hey again. Let’s continue with the positive energy. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy Mozart’s Sister! Mozart’s Sister – Field of LoveFiled under: 2017, Electronic, Pop

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19.02.17

Hi again. I quickly fell in love with the retro-tinged debut album by pop singer-songwriter Molly Burch. Recommended listening. Enjoy! Molly Burch – Please Be MineFiled under...

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19.02.17

Hi. The new release week begins with a relaxed post-rock/ambient album. Enjoy Grails! Grails – Chalice HymnalFiled under: 2017, Ambient, Rock

Under The Radar review
19.02.17

Snapping with flashlight disco, percussive tropicalia, palpable visuals, and devastating pomp, Jens Lekman opens the curtains to life's generous swimming pool with his signature...

Clash review
24.02.17

Both light and shadow tackled with deft grace and detail...

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24.02.17

Hello. A highly notable release this week is the new album by pop singer-songwriter Jens Lekman. Enjoy! Jens Lekman – Life Will See You NowFiled under: 2017, Pop, Singer-songwriter

Clash review
19.02.17

A chaotic yet interesting return that stretches across 19 tracks...

Clash review
17.02.17

Ought frontman completes a confused but engaging solo album...

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16.02.17

Morning. The final update of this release week is the latest album by singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop. I like it. Enjoy! (Version for FR, GB and IE here) Jesca Hoop – Memories Are...

Clash review
16.02.17

An impulsive, compulsive mix from one of techno’s coolest customers...

Under The Radar review
16.02.17

Manchester four-piece Dutch Uncles make twisty art-rock with a unique style, incorporating elements of prog and Talking Heads-esque post-punk into their sound. More