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Under The Radar review
10.10.14

In an interview just before the release of their official debut full-length, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic, Foxygen's lead singer Sam France said, "On our...

Clash review
10.10.14

Sweet, intimate and tender, ‘Trick’ is a tempting treat…

Under The Radar review
13.10.14

The Boxer, 2010's solo debut from Bloc Party's Kele Okereke, had all the hallmarks of a one-off, stop-gap release. With Okereke's full-time band becoming increasingly electronic...

NME review
10.10.14

The husband-and-wife duo return with a cleaner, funkier sound

Clash review
13.10.14

Less ayahuasca haze, more intergalactic kitsch…

XLR8R review
09.10.14

Chicago's Jamal Moss, who operates as Hieroglyphic Being and under a host of other aliases, has lately enjoyed a peak in popularity. For years, Moss worked in relative obscurity...

Under The Radar review
09.10.14

While Brooklyn duo Dinosaur Feathers claim acts as diverse as Harry Nilsson and Drake as influences, on second album Control this supposed manifold of era-defining sounds is...

Punk News review
09.10.14

Moose Blood definitely verge on the poppier side of the emo genre -- or what people would call "emo-revival." Or maybe what some strange people would call "weiner rock" or "fake...

Alt Press review
17.10.14

Punk News review
09.10.14

Manilow: unpretentious, unapologetic, raucous post-punk that has drawn comparisons to artists as diverse as Wire, Sonic Youth, Television and Bauhaus. This London three-piece may...

Clash review
09.10.14

Tracks that will shine in front of large festival crowds…

Clash review
09.10.14

Has one of hip-hop’s ultimate superheroes finally met his match?

The Quietus review
09.10.14

EP #2040 by Strange UEP#2040 is just about one of the most astonishing things I've heard all year. Ever since I first got it I've needed it three times a day. To get me off the...

XLR8R review
08.10.14

Formerly operating under the name Al Tourettes, London-based artist Alec Storey began creating music as Second Storey in 2013 with his Margosa Heights EP. The four-track release...

NME review
08.10.14

The Danish nihilists obliterate their past on brutal third album

Clash review
15.10.14

Woefully lacking in coherency, and fails as its makers’ next evolution…

Alt Press review
14.10.14

Spotinews recomendation
09.10.14

Hey. The intense new album by Iceage was recently added to Spotify. Genre: alternative rock/post-punk. Enjoy! Iceage – Plowing Into the Field of LoveFiled under: 2014, Rock

Under The Radar review
08.10.14

Connections are growing into a distinctive sound, away from the classic-era Guided By Voices vibe they cultivated early on. More

Punk News review
08.10.14

San Francisco-based singer/guitarist Kevin Tecon's played in a host of post-punk and shoegaze bands, but the one with the most obvious correlation to his current project was Veil...

Punk News review
07.10.14

Single Mothers are full of negative qualities. Lyrically, it's obvious. But music-wise, it's totally the opposite. Remember "Winter Coats" from these dudes? One of the most jacked...

Clash review
07.10.14

Returning with a record that’s even better than her impressive debut

Under The Radar review
07.10.14

Radiohead drummer Philip Selway's first solo outing, 2010's Familial, contained none of the ruthless musical invention and exploration that had been paying his bills for the...

Spotinews recomendation
07.10.14

Hey. From a very recent Spotify update: the fine new album by Allo Darlin’. Genre: indie pop. Enjoy! (US version here.) Allo Darlin’ – We Come from the Same PlaceFiled under: 2014...

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

Siavash Amini's beautiful What Wind Whispered to the Trees will be my album to drown out every storm.

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

Anenon's sophomore sax infused electronic LP.

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

A brilliant acoustic led Daedelus album.

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

Blissful minimal clicks and glitch for frosty mornings.

XLR8R review
06.10.14

Steven Ellison has been preoccupied with death for a long time. Before his latest LP as Flying Lotus, he released Until the Quiet Comes—a title which seems pretty self-explanatory...

Under The Radar review
14.10.14

Steve Ellison, better known as Flying Lotus, makes music that sounds like a melodic car crash of ideas. Each song finds jazz, hip-hop, R&B, forward-thinking electronica, and pop...

The Quietus review
06.10.14

As far as survivors from the heady days of New York's downtown arts scene go, few can claim to have remained contemporary for as long as Stuart Argabright. His now-solo project...

Under The Radar review
06.10.14

It is rare to find universal goodwill for a musician like that which Johnny Marr receives. More

NME review
06.10.14

Trademark licks and provocative lyrics combine as former Smiths man finds his niche on second solo album

Clash review
06.10.14

What's 13 years between albums when the comeback is this good?