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NME review
21.07.14

Going solo leaves Elly Jackson free to indulge in lush neo-disco - laced with anxiety

NME review
21.07.14

Powerful Canadian two-piece return gallant and ambitious on their third album

Spotinews recomendation
yesterday

Evening. I just got back. Here is a quick update. I’ll be back tomorrow with more updates. Enjoy PS I Love You! (Genre: pop/rock.) (UK version here.) PS I Love You – For Those Who...

NME review
21.07.14

Summer jams meet jangly melancholy on the Toronto band's impressive debut

Under The Radar review
today

In John Green's The Fault In Our Stars, eye cancer patient Isaac expressed his love for his then-girlfriend Monica by incessantly exchanging the phrase "always," indicating their...

Insound review
22.07.14

Alvvays are two women, three men, a crate of C-86 tapes and a love of jingle-jangle. Convening in Toronto, the group have been making music since since dusk or maybe dawn. As a...

Clash review
21.07.14

A joyous debut from the Toronto troupe…

NME review
21.07.14

Pumped-up riffs and swagger from Bath's own blues brothers

NME review
21.07.14

Still going strong 20 years in, Berlin trio serve up another ambient listen

NME review
21.07.14

Fun Lana Del Rey-isms on debut from actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Dan 'The Automator' Nakamura

Under The Radar review
21.07.14

It feels criminal that this collaboration between the frequently-phenomenal Deltron 3030/Handsome Boy Modeling School producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and Mary Elizabeth...

NME review
18.07.14

Fuzzy UK pair hit a whole new level of loss on melancholy new EP

NME review
18.07.14

For the most part, Ali Love's second album comes on crasser than a sleepover round Miley Cyrus' house

NME review
18.07.14

Super Furry Animal and accomplice produce a debut awash with joyful Sixties fantasies

The Quietus review
21.07.14

What with Super Furry Animals being one of the most brilliantly consistent bands on the planet, every solo release is met with unfair anticipation and a smidge of dread. Since...

NME review
18.07.14

International trio push boundaries with field recordings, bass music and indie torch songs

NME review
18.07.14

19-year-old Las Vegas resident excels on funky-house and ballad-strewn debut

NME review
18.07.14

Glasgow duo make sweet scuzz-pop on vengeful debut

Clash review
18.07.14

Displays a duo with innate chemistry...

Punk News review
17.07.14

"Weird Al" Yankovic and I go way back. When I started becoming interested in breaking away from my parents' music and getting my own cassettes -- 3rd grade, 1989/1990 -- the first...

NME review
17.07.14

Anonymous NYC producer finds inspiration in mid-noughties British indie

Punk News review
17.07.14

On I Used to Be So Young, produced by Anti-Flag's Chris #2 and released on A-F Records, The Homeless Gospel Choir (also known as Dan Zanetti from Pittsburgh, PA) deals with a...

The Quietus review
16.07.14

There's a scene in Total Recall (the good one from 1990) where a supposedly deluded (yet unfeasibly built) construction worker played by Arnold Schwarzenegger is surprised by the...

Alt Press review
16.07.14

Punk News review
22.07.14

Joyce Manor is straight to the point. Always were. Always will be. Never Hungover Again doesn't deviate from that plan. It sticks to their stylistic guns but also decides to foray...

NME review
21.07.14

Cali punks pay homage to Green Day and The Replacements on third album

Punk News review
16.07.14

With the passing of Tommy, all four of the original Ramones are gone. That hardly means we've heard the last from everyone's favorite cretins. There have been two Joey solo albums...

Punk News review
16.07.14

If you're familiar with Dead Ending, then you know how much punch as a hardcore/punk supergroup they pack. Hardcore vocalist Vic Bondi of Articles of Faith is on vocals leading...

NME review
16.07.14

Chicago upstarts provide full throttle rock'n'roll exhilartion on UK debut

Spotinews recomendation
16.07.14

Hey. I’m going on vacation again for one week and this time I won’t be able to blog. Anyhow, here is the catchy new album by Army Navy. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! Army Navy – The...

Punk News review
15.07.14

Haters gonna hate, but for a '90s So Cal punk fan like me, a new Pennywise album is something to be celebrated. Yeah, their songs all sound pretty similar and some of their albums...

Alt Press review
15.07.14

Under The Radar review
15.07.14

Greg Cartwright finds a new home on Merge for the latest incarnation of Reigning Sound, and continues his heart-on-the-sleeve, southern-fried mining of '50s and '60s R&B, '60s...

Spotinews recomendation
15.07.14

Hello. The new album by Reigning Sound is a delight. Genre: rock. Enjoy! Reigning Sound – ShatteredFiled under: 2014, Rock

Insound review
15.07.14

Mood Indigo is the new surrealist and poetic film by acclaimed director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Minds, Science of Sleep). Based on Boris Vian''s novel...

Insound review
15.07.14

Hard Believer is the eagerly-awaited new studio album from Fink: Fin Greenall (vocals/guitar), together with Tim Thornton (drums/guitar) and Guy Whittaker (bass). It will be their...

NME review
21.07.14

Fink's eight studio album sees musical maverick playing it safe

Insound review
15.07.14

When Driver Friendly first met in high school in North Houston, Texas their friendship quickly turned from hanging out after school to writing songs in a garage and playing shows...

Alt Press review
17.07.14

Insound review
15.07.14

On a front porch in Philadelphia in early 2004, Anand Wilder and Maxwell Kardon sat with a guitar and a banjo and busily fingerpicked to keep their hands from freezing. After a...

Insound review
14.07.14

Inspired by their favorite classic Jamaican Dub and Lovers Rock albums, Extra Classic have worked to create a "Showcase" style LP for the second Extra Classic release. In the...

Insound review
14.07.14

Formed just over a year ago by guitarist Ross Dolan, vocalist Laura Dolan, Nick Vogelpohl (bass) and Nate Wagner (drums) Electric Citizen have had a busy year turning heads and...