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The Quietus review
08.02.17

“We dig repetition / We dig repetition / We dig repetition in the music / And we're never going to lose it / All you daughters and sons / Who are sick of fancy music / We dig...

Under The Radar review
08.02.17

Julie Byrne never strays from her warm murmur and whispers of instrumentation on her sophomore album Not Even Happiness.  More

Spotinews recomendation
08.02.17

Hello. The latest album by singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews was released in the US in 2016. Last month is was finally released and added for Europe as well. Enjoy! (US...

Clash review
08.02.17

Imposing songwriting that conjures a muggy, dank atmosphere...

Under The Radar review
08.02.17

Todd Fancey is partly responsible for some of indie rock's finest pop gems as the guitarist for The New Pornographers. As Fancey, he is partly responsible for bringing back George...

Spotinews recomendation
08.02.17

Morning friends. From a recent Spotify update: the sweet new album by The Bats. Genre: indie pop. Enjoy! The Bats – The Deep SetFiled under: 2017, Pop

Under The Radar review
07.02.17

There's no denying that Run the Jewels' Killer Mike and El-P are a dynamic rap duo, but their new album, Run the Jewels 3, is also notable for the additional artists that they...

Clash review
07.02.17

Slowdive, Mogwai, and Editors super-group given a neo-classical overhaul...

Clash review
07.02.17

Heartache has rarely sounded so sweet...

The Quietus review
06.02.17

"This is the story of three Texas boys busy mindin' their own business When the Angel of the Lord appeared unto them..."Their leader and chief songwriter, one Josh T. Pearson, was...

Under The Radar review
09.02.17

All it takes is a run through opening track "Just As Was Told" to find yourself committed to the full double-album ride of Lift to Experience's remarkable 2001 release, The Texas...

Spotinews recomendation
06.02.17

Good evening. Hard rock, anyone? If yes, please check out the new album by Black Star Riders and enjoy! (Note: My Scandinavian version should link up automatically to your version...

Under The Radar review
06.02.17

Formed in 2012, Washington, D.C.'s Priests have followed up their 2014 EP Bodies and Control and Money and Power with their debut full-length, Nothing Feels Natural.  More

Clash review
06.02.17

Punk-edged return with an emphasis on maturity...

Spotinews recomendation
06.02.17

Hi again. From a recent Spotify update comes the catchy new album by Ron Gallo. Genre: garage/fuzz rock. Enjoy! (US version here) (Note: Two more updates coming later today!) Ron...

Under The Radar review
03.02.17

Mauro Remiddi releases his gorgeous indie dream pop under the moniker Porcelain Raft, and once you hear his glasslike voice move its way through the foggy surface of his music the...

Spotinews recomendation
07.02.17

Morning. Let’s get swept away by the new Porcelain Raft album. Genre: dream pop. Enjoy! Porcelain Raft – MicroclimateFiled under: 2017, Pop

Clash review
03.02.17

An album of subtle progression from the Seldom Seen Kids...

Spotinews recomendation
05.02.17

Hey. I’m back home. Here is a quick update. Much more to come tomorrow. Enjoy the new album by Elbow! (Genre: alternative rock) (US version here) Elbow – Little FictionsFiled...

Clash review
03.02.17

Peter Sagar returns with his most confidently obtuse and complete record yet...

Under The Radar review
14.02.17

We've heard that Peter Sagar is Mac DeMarco's touring guitarist. We know he must be good then. But his lo-fi, boyish, oddly smooth R&B treatments under his rather unpresuming...

Spotinews recomendation
09.02.17

Hey again. The final update of this release week is the moving new album by Homeshake. Genre: soul. Enjoy! Homeshake – Fresh AirFiled under: 2017, Soul

Under The Radar review
03.02.17

British singer Sampha Sisay (or just Sampha) is best known for his spellbinding vocal and production contributions to some of modern pop's upper echelons-from Kanye West to Drake...

The Quietus review
09.02.17

You’d be forgiven for thinking Sampha Sisay was the new saviour of contemporary soul and R&B. Such has been the level of praise heaped upon his long-awaited debut album Process...

Clash review
07.02.17

A reluctant artist delivers an outstanding debut album...

Spotinews recomendation
06.02.17

Howdy. The critically acclaimed debut album by soul singer-songwriter Sampha was added to Spotify three days ago. Enjoy! (One more update coming your way tonight!) Sampha...

Clash review
03.02.17

A courageous return that genuinely inspires...

Clash review
02.02.17

Pop-punks come of age, with some intriguing results...

Spotinews recomendation
09.02.17

Good morning. Let’s get this day going with some punk rock. Enjoy The Menzingers! The Menzingers – After the PartyFiled under: 2017, Punk, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
01.02.17

Hi. Once again the two upcoming posts are made without actually listening to the albums. First we have the latest album by veteran blues-rock artist Delbert McClinton, made in...

Spotinews recomendation
01.02.17

Hello again. Since I’m away from home, my next update will arrive on Sunday when I get back. Anyhow, here is the latest album by Cloud Nothings. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! (US...

Clash review
01.02.17

A terrific return that invites you to find solace in music...

Clash review
31.01.17

An honest, engrossing journey that lives up to the hype...

Spotinews recomendation
30.01.17

Hi. As you know I’m away from home this week. These two updates are made without actually listening to the albums, but here we go. First, enjoy the new live album by Sleater...

Clash review
10.02.17

Capturing the electric elasticity of the live experience...

Spotinews recomendation
30.01.17

Evening. From a recent Spotify update comes the new album by singer-songwriter Mark Eitzel. Read som reviews and enjoy! (US version here) (Next update should arrive in two days...

Clash review
29.01.17

A sparkling debut imbued with undeniable innovation...

Under The Radar review
27.01.17

Crunchy and resolute, Ty Segall's newest self-titled toaster turns up some unearthed crust and butter that is both satiating and balanced. The 29-year-old's ninth studio offering...

Spotinews recomendation
27.01.17

Hi again. Next we have the new album by Horse Thief. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Horse Thief – Trials & TruthsFiled under: 2017, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
27.01.17

Hey. I will be visiting family over the next week and a half. This means updates every third day or so on average. However, in case there should be any trouble with my Internet...