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The Pier review
16.05.17

Sacred Sound offers the listener a complete, cohesive musical experience from start to finish. In addition to their own unique and individualistic styles, the album also contains...

The Pier review
16.05.17

Watch the World offers a breath of fresh air for Three Legged Fox, as the bulk of the album takes a pivot to more contemporary, chorus-driven tracks, all-the-while experimenting...

The Quietus review
15.05.17

The question of what exactly is techno has puzzled observers ever since 2 Unlimited bragged of their “techno, techno, techno, techno” back in 1993. Is it steely dance-floor...

Under The Radar review
15.05.17

David Grellier is a busy man, juggling several projects at once. Of these, the French musician is probably best known for his work under the College name, particularly after "A...

Under The Radar review
15.05.17

Over the course of three (and a half with the inclusion of Occult Architecture Vol. 1) previous albums, Moon Duo have found a fascinating middle-ground between out-there...

Spotinews recomendation
14.05.17

Howdy folks. The final update of this release week is the cozy new album by Diagrams. Genre: folk/pop. Enjoy! (Note: My next update will most likely arrive on Saturday.) Diagrams...

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14.05.17

Hi again. From a very recent Spotify update comes the new album by Overlake. Genre: dream pop/indie rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Overlake – FallFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

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14.05.17

Hey. Next up we have the new album by folk singer-songwriter Will Stratton. Enjoy! Will Stratton – Rosewood AlmanacFiled under: 2017, Folk, Singer-songwriter

Clash review
27.05.17

A low key gem packed with delightful folk-hewn moments...

Spotinews recomendation
13.05.17

Hi again. I agree with the critics, the new album by singer-songwriter Paul Weller is one of the best of the year so far. Recommended listening. Enjoy! Paul Weller – A Kind...

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13.05.17

Hi. Since I’m going away for five days on Monday, I will add some extra updates today and tomorrow. Here is the new album by Ellen Allien. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Ellen Allien...

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13.05.17

Hello. Let’s continue with the new album by Elf Power. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! Elf Power – Twitching in TimeFiled under: 2017, Rock

Under The Radar review
12.05.17

The odd pairing of Amanda Palmer (performer of street theater, solo artist, and member of The Dresden Dolls) and Edward Ka-Spel (The Legendary Pink Dots) has created an equally...

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12.05.17

Hi again. The impressive debut album by jazz singer Jazzmeia Horn was just added to Spotify. Enjoy! (US version here) Jazzmeia Horn – A Social CallFiled under: 2017, Jazz

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12.05.17

Hey there. It’s a new release week. First find: the new album by Girlpool. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! Girlpool – PowerplantFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Under The Radar review
13.05.17

Girlpool's debut LP, 2015's Before the World Was Big, was something of a declaration of character. The then-Los Angeles duo announced themselves as being openly vulnerable and...

Clash review
12.05.17

Eschewing trend and conveyer belt production for something individual...

The Quietus review
12.05.17

Following on from Thee Hypnotics, Black Moses and his acclaimed Revue, the hollerin’ and testifyin’ figure of Jim Jones has come to be rock & roll’s very own Dr Who as he now...

Clash review
11.05.17

So much more than a summer sensation...

Under The Radar review
11.05.17

Amelia Murray is exactly what bedroom pop has been crying out for. Too often, records of this ilk-centered around fleeting shoegaze guitar lines and hushed musings on seclusion...

The Quietus review
11.05.17

There’s something thrilling about musicians who go beyond sound to create their own aesthetic universe; musicians who cushion themselves in culture and stylistic choices to the...

Under The Radar review
11.05.17

Altar has all the makings of a brilliant release. The Gift, an established, yet somewhat obscure, DIY band hooked up with revolutionary producer Brian Eno and renowned engineer...

Spotinews recomendation
11.05.17

Hi. The new album by Delia Gonzalez arrived six days ago. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! (Note: One more update coming later today.) Delia Gonzalez – Horse Follows DarknessFiled under...

The Quietus review
11.05.17

Few bands shapeshift as capably as Atlanta, Georgia’s Black Lips. Quintessential garage rock chameleons, they have filtered far-flung influence across seven transmogrifying...

Under The Radar review
10.05.17

Alexis Taylor is best known as a member of Hot Chip, but the British musician has also released solo albums, and he's now released the same solo album twice.  More

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10.05.17

Howdy. From a recent Spotify update comes the new album by alt-country singer-songwriter John Moreland. Enjoy! John Moreland – Big Bad LuvFiled under: 2017, Folk, Singer-songwriter

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09.05.17

Hi again. Next we have the sweet new album by Icelandic pop singer-songwriter Sóley. Enjoy! Sóley – Endless SummerFiled under: 2017, Pop, Singer-songwriter

Clash review
09.05.17

The iron-throated singer perfects his psych-pop approach...

Under The Radar review
08.05.17

No one can accuse Blondie of not trying its hardest to create an album that fits into some aspects of the current musical atmosphere. The iconic group enlists a glittering list of...

Spotinews recomendation
08.05.17

Hello. Juana Molina continues to evolve her electronic/folk sound. Enjoy! (US version here) Juana Molina – HaloFiled under: 2017, Electronic, Folk

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07.05.17

Hey. Let’s go for some Sunday jazz with the solid new album by Diana Krall. Enjoy! (US version here) Diana Krall – Turn Up The QuietFiled under: 2017, Jazz

Under The Radar review
05.05.17

Happiness never sounded as haunting as it does on the new Perfume Genius record, No Shape. Everything, including contentment, comes at a cost, and those emotional debts will leave...

Spotinews recomendation
07.05.17

Howdy folks. Just a single update today, but it’s a good one. Genre: chamber pop. Enjoy Perfume Genius! Perfume Genius – No ShapeFiled under: 2017, Pop