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Spotinews recomendation
19.12.16

Hi. I’m taking a break for at least a week. I will be back sometime next week with my top albums of 2016 list. Now, here is the interesting concept cover album by The Devil Makes...

Spotinews recomendation
18.12.16

Howdy folks. One more from earlier this year: the latest album by Spain. Genre: folk/indie rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Spain – CarolinaFiled under: 2016, Folk, Rock

Clash review
16.12.16

New rules within the multi-faceted dimensions of footwork...

Clash review
16.12.16

A mixed but nonetheless arresting return from the London MC...

Spotinews recomendation
16.12.16

Hi. The impressive electronic debut album by composer Anna Meredith is another notable release that slipped under my radar earlier this year. Enjoy! (US version here) (Note: Next...

Under The Radar review
15.12.16

LVL UP in an anachronistic sense are heirs poised to inherit Sub Pop's "Shins mantle," a classic pop act overlapping into the Venn diagram of commercialism.  More

Spotinews recomendation
15.12.16

Hello. I enjoyed the unique sound on this recent album (October release) by the Mary Halvorson Octet. Genre: jazz. Enjoy! Mary Halvorson Octet – Away with YouFiled under: 2016...

Clash review
14.12.16

Disco godfather returns, with some mixed results...

Under The Radar review
14.12.16

It's intrinsically difficult to review a holiday album given that it's intended to be listened to for only two months per year. The provenance for David Bazan's began in 2002...

Spotinews recomendation
14.12.16

Hey. Eleven months ago the stylish new album by Anderson .Paak was released. Genre: soul. Enjoy! (US version here) Anderson .Paak – MalibuFiled under: 2016, Soul

Clash review
13.12.16

A dizzying album with a whirlwind flow...

The Quietus review
20.12.16

You’d be forgiven for wondering just what exactly Letherette have been exposed to in that studio of theirs, given that Last Night On The Planet is only their second actual LP...

Clash review
13.12.16

Staying true to punk rock with no censorship...

Spotinews recomendation
13.12.16

Hey. Here’s another goodie from all the way back in April. Genre: desert blues. Enjoy Bombino! (Version for BE, LU and NL here. US version here.) Bombino – AzelFiled under: 2016...

Spotinews recomendation
12.12.16

Evening. Over the next two weeks I will try to add a few albums that for various reasons slipped under my radar. First we have this beautiful album by Ngaiire. Genre: soul. Enjoy...

Spotinews recomendation
11.12.16

Hi. From a couple of months back: the new album by Marie Davidson. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Marie Davidson – Adieux Au DancefloorFiled under: 2016, Electronic

Spotinews recomendation
09.12.16

Hey again. Anthony Child was a new discovery for me (new album released today). Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! (Note: Next update will be on Sunday.) Anthony Child – Electronic...

Clash review
09.12.16

A nuanced, technically impeccable mix...

Clash review
08.12.16

Canadian producer abandons EDM nightmares for a mature new album...

Clash review
08.12.16

German bangs the drum for Jimmy Edgar’s Ultramajic label...

The Quietus review
08.12.16

In the introduction to Black Quantum Futurism, Theory and Practice, compiled by her close colleague Rasheedah Phillips, Moor Mother (aka Camae Ayewa) quotes the opening lines from...

Spotinews recomendation
08.12.16

Hello. For the final update of the release week, we once again go back to early last month. Genre: electronic. Enjoy Illum Sphere! Illum Sphere – GlassFiled under: 2016, Electronic

The Quietus review
07.12.16

Much modern dance music lives in a hermetically sealed loop of producer/DJs making music for other producer/DJs, fulfilling an avaricious demand for stylistically and sonically...

Spotinews recomendation
06.12.16

Hey. The latest album by Scandinavia was added to Spotify one month ago. Genre: pop/rock. Read this review and enjoy! Scandinavia – World PowerFiled under: 2016, Pop, Rock

Clash review
05.12.16

A transcendent dose of ultra-heavy psych...

The Quietus review
09.01.17

Ok, some Semiotics 101 for you. Take a look at this cover for the self-titled debut album from London based doomlords, Sex Swing. Take an opportunity to study it for a minute or...

Clash review
05.12.16

Multi-national trio return with signs of mixed progression...

Under The Radar review
05.12.16

Even though Donald Glover's been in the spotlight for nearly a decade now, trespassing across careers in comedy, writing, and music, he is only now really discovering his voice...

Clash review
06.12.16

A talent re-born, this offers light at the end of 2016's long, dark tunnel...

Clash review
05.12.16

A beautiful, intelligent debut album...

Clash review
05.12.16

A creative, if somewhat bloated, return that will demolish the charts...