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Spotinews recomendation
15.04.17

Howdy. This rich new album by alt-country singer-songwriter Lillie Mae was just added to Spotify. Enjoy! Lillie Mae – Forever and Then SomeFiled under: 2017, Folk, Singer...

Spotinews recomendation
03.03.17

Morning. The first update of the new release week is the latest effort by Kneebody. Genre: experimental jazz. Enjoy! Kneebody – Anti-HeroFiled under: 2017, Experimental, Jazz

The Pier review
10.02.17

There are few bands this decade that have been as prolific and consistent as Fortunate Youth. Since their 2012 debut album Irie State of Mind, Fortunate Youth has continuously...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

A couple of months ago we received a transmission from the future, via producer Rabit and multimedia artist Chino Amobi. Titled The Great Game: Freedom From Mental Poisoning, it...

Clash review
09.11.16

A fun if slightly safe new collection...

Clash review
09.11.16

An album that continually surprises...

Clash review
09.11.16

An exercise in forced reductionism...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Like generations of Sahawari people, Aziza Brahim grew up in refugee camps after her pregnant mother fled the Moroccan occupation of the Western Sahara in 1976. As far back as the...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. If you like dreamy synthpop, this is the album you've been waiting for. Even Postiljonen's breakup songs give sensual shrugs of commanding confidence...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Only a few months after releasing an album with his world music collective Fool's Gold, lead singer Luke Top's is back with his solo debut Suspect Highs, a surprising step back...

Clash review
09.11.16

Kaytranada’s transition from DIY-producer to artiste spans funk, soul and even disco...

The Pier review
09.11.16

Roots of Creation has been tearing up the live circuit for years, but Livin Free is the New Hampshire-based band’s first studio album in about a decade. Just as likely to mix in a...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Though William Tyler's fingerpicking has always suggested open vistas, ragged coasts, and endless plains, the streamlined Modern Country summons the undying hum and manmade...

The Pier review
09.11.16

Named after The Gladiators’ 1978 song “Jah Works”, the eponymous Baltimore-based band deliver a worthy roots album for their 10th release. Believe is a soothing and spiritual set...

Clash review
09.11.16

Teklife veteran broadens his voice in new, daring ways...

AudioCred review
19.11.15

“Strangers is the perfect example of how your surrounding environment seeps into your song writing and ultimately shapes the way sound as a band. When we lived in cold dark place...

Under The Radar review
02.11.15

Empress Of (aka Lorely Rodriguez)'s music is empowering in every sense of the word; sure, it's easy to get swept away by the chilling vocals or mercurial house beats that trace...

Clash review
25.09.15

...vital electronic music with a true, emotional backbone

Punk News review
02.09.15

Wild Moth's Over, Again was an album I felt deserved more fanfare in 2013. These San Francisco rockers have a pretty big appeal via their eclectic blend of post-punk, shoegaze and...

Punk News review
05.08.15

Elway have a charm to them that's fit for fans of The Menzingers and The Lawrence Arms. A lot of this is built on Tim Browne's delivery as his vocals really elaborate on the...

Punk News review
03.08.15

John Nolan seems far away from all the turmoil of the old Taking Back Sunday and Straylight Days. I expected the former to be bigger and better when he came back but it's been a...

Under The Radar review
28.07.15

Maribou State occupies the no man's/everyman's land between electronic and acoustic sounds. Like its compatriots, Metronomy, the duo springs from the English countryside with a...

Under The Radar review
22.07.15

This Finnish-born, Berlin-based musician claims to have self-titled his first full-length so that people will learn how to properly spell his name. More

Punk News review
16.07.15

Brooklyn's Aye Nako make it obvious upfront that they put just as much weight into personal politics as they do the heady influence of Daydream Nation. The difference between...

Punk News review
01.07.15

I was very curious about the direction that Swedish punks Twopointeight would take for their third LP, especially upon hearing Brian Fallon would be producing and co-writing, with...

Punk News review
15.05.15

1971: a sludge punk trio of self described "Denim Daddies of the North West" whose music is a very interesting mix of hard rock along with hardcore and melodic punk to varying...

The Quietus review
06.04.15

On the surface we may be living in a shiny digital world full of exponential growth and leading edge science. Some way to the left of the information super highway is a brick road...

Punk News review
30.03.15

On their latest release, Axis of Awesome, The Bomb continues to pump out the same tuneful punk music they have on every release since Arming came out in 1999 and we’ve come to...

The Quietus review
20.03.15

Spoek Mathambo probably wouldn't call Drake a f**t. He and Die Antwoord, both heralded as products or authentic representatives of a restless post-Apartheid youth, have undeniably...

Clash review
13.03.15

A warm tribute to persistance...