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NME review
18.08.14

Baltimore band lack cohesion on their fourth LP

Insound review
yesterday

Albumin is the band’s first album since 2010’s acclaimed Electric Tarot: Hello Paradise, and their first for Bella Union, initiating a new chapter in a story marked by triumph and...

NME review
18.08.14

Dan Michaelson produces forlorn Americana to rival The National on heartbroken fifth

NME review
18.08.14

Brian Jonestown Massacre's tambourine player can't quite match the levels of his day job

NME review
18.08.14

Brave and unsettling tunes that land between Rufus Wainwright and Perfume Genius

Insound review
18.08.14

This Hollywood three-some are currently freezing their behinds off in Detroit recording the follow up to their debut album with Jim Diamond (The White Stripes/Greenhornes). Be on...

Spotinews recomendation
17.08.14

Evening. From earlier this summer: the charming debut album by Swedish artist Anna Ahlund. Genre: psych-pop. Enjoy! Anna Ahnlund – OmnejdFiled under: 2014, Pop

BBC review
17.08.14

Authoritatively compiled 60-track collection of RnB classics.

Spotinews recomendation
16.08.14

Good evening friends. Why not give the new album by The Pharmacy a try? It’s quite good. Genre: psych pop/rock. Enjoy! The Pharmacy – SpellsFiled under: 2014, Pop, Rock

Punk News review
15.08.14

Some albums leave that mark on you, something forever etched, imprinting words that showed why music is and will always be...a science, an art, a labor of love...and simply put...

Punk News review
15.08.14

Out of all of those initial punk bands I got into in late middle school/ early high school around 1995, the guys in Blink-182 seemed the most like me. Sure, they were a bit older...

Punk News review
15.08.14

In the summer of 1994, most impressionable teenagers were still getting over Kurt Cobain killing himself and taking grunge with him, wondering what would come along next and fill...

Spotinews recomendation
15.08.14

Hi again. The new album by singer-songwriter Mirel Wagner is now available all over Europe and in the US. Read some positive reviews and enjoy! (Version for FR, GB and IE here...

TapeFear recommendation
14.08.14

An unsettlingly beautiful ambient journey from Lawrence English.

Punk News review
14.08.14

Shame on me! SHAME! ON! ME! I completely forgot how awesome this album is. Literally all 17 songs are fantastic. Stranger Than Fiction didn't come without controversy though...

Punk News review
14.08.14

When it comes to those bands who punk followers should be bowing down to, The Offspring leap off the page. They paved roads in the '90s for the movement to walk through and it's...

Punk News review
14.08.14

It's October 2005 and I'm in a log cabin called the Olde Club in Swarthmore, Pa. watching the Mountain Goats perform. Singer/songwriter John Darnielle is enjoying some of the best...

Punk News review
14.08.14

The Good, the Bad and the Argyle wasThe Bouncing Souls' debut record. Released in 1994 following a few seven inches here and there, the record featured 12 songs, including two...

Spotinews recomendation
14.08.14

Hi. This potent debut album by Application was added to Spotify earlier this summer. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! (One review here.) Application – System ForkFiled under: 2014...

Punk News review
13.08.14

"Does the word 'duh' mean anything to you?" Lagwagon were the first band signed to Fat Wreck Chords, and along with founder Fat Mike's NOFX as well as No Use for a Name and...

Punk News review
13.08.14

1994 was a defining moments for rock music, particularly the nascent alternative forms pop punk, grunge and emo. East Bay's pride and joy, Green Day, released their major label...

The Quietus review
13.08.14

The act of creation in art is fascinating in the way you can potentially go from nothing to something of value in a very short space of time. In the field of improvised music, it...

Under The Radar review
13.08.14

Let's get this out of the way right at the beginning; Adult Jazz sound like the prodigy child of Dirty Projectors and alt-J. But that's not enough. Their album, Gist Is, is a...

The Quietus review
14.08.14

It feels like Gist Is came out of nowhere, fully formed. Full of wonder and joy – it's both texturally ravishing and textually fascinating: songs, in other words, that tackle big...

Spotinews recomendation
13.08.14

Hey. Punk rock anyone? If yes, please check out the new album by Black Wine and enjoy! Black Wine – Yell BossFiled under: 2014, Punk, Rock

NME review
13.08.14

Another solid effort from the persistently exciters shoegazers

Punk News review
12.08.14

Punk in Drublic was one of the most crucial records, not only for NOFX's career, but also for the EpiFat years and for being one of those albums (even though it was released on...

Punk News review
12.08.14

By his own admission, Johnny Cash was invisible in the 1980s. His albums were not selling, and he found himself on the outside looking in at the Nashville establishment. He still...

Punk News review
12.08.14

Weezer made it safe for nerds in rock music in the '90s. Rock and roll has always been a cool man's game. Elvis' sexy hip shakin', Mick Jagger's stage swaggering, Robert Plant's...

Punk News review
12.08.14

Fans that have only paid attention to Henry Rollins over the past few years probably only think of his spoken-word material. Witty and acerbic, Rollins has traveled the world for...

Insound review
12.08.14

First live album from the Memphis rockers, recorded at Atlanta’s Terminal West at the end of November 2013. Over 2 hours of music, 32 tracks on 2-CD jewel case. The album’s...

Insound review
12.08.14

Dilated Peoples' new album Directors of Photography.