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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...

Spotinews recomendation
13.03.17

Hi. From three days ago: the dynamic debut album by Las Rosas. Genre: garage pop/rock. Enjoy! (Spotinews 077) Las Rosas – Everyone Gets Exactly What They WantFiled under: 2017...

Clash review
26.02.17

Nashville upstarts come of age amidst a frenzied cloud of ideas...

The Quietus review
10.03.17

These are parlous days and the time for sitting on the fence is well and truly over. Not least because the longer you’re perched there, the greater the chance of slipping and...

Under The Radar review
24.02.17

Psychedelic indie rock outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have already released eight records since their 2012 debut. Last year's Nonagon Infinity was an introduction for...

Spotinews recomendation
24.02.17

Hi again. The wild new album by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard just arrived. Genre: psychedelic rock. Enjoy! (US version here) King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Flying...

Spotinews recomendation
21.02.17

Hello. From a recent Spotify update: the new album by The Paperhead. Genre: psychedelic pop/rock. Enjoy! The Paperhead – ChewFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Clash review
19.02.17

A chaotic yet interesting return that stretches across 19 tracks...

Spotinews recomendation
12.02.17

Morning. On this sunny day, let’s get going with the new album by singer-songwriter Sallie Ford. Enjoy! (US version here) Sallie Ford – Soul SickFiled under: 2017, Singer...

Spotinews recomendation
12.02.17

Hello again. Are you in need of some fresh psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Meatbodies and enjoy! Meatbodies – AliceFiled under: 2017, Rock

Under The Radar review
27.01.17

Crunchy and resolute, Ty Segall's newest self-titled toaster turns up some unearthed crust and butter that is both satiating and balanced. The 29-year-old's ninth studio offering...

Under The Radar review
25.01.17

When Japandroids were recording their latest album, Near to the Wild Heart of Life, it would have been hard for them to conceive of the environment into which the album would...

Spotinews recomendation
27.01.17

Howdy. Like I wrote before I will be away from home for a week and a half. There will hopefully be updates, but no guarantees. Anyhow, in the third and final update today, here is...

Clash review
26.01.17

Canadian duo break their silence by settling into a happy sense of adult cynicism...

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

Clash review
13.12.16

Staying true to punk rock with no censorship...

Spotinews recomendation
16.11.16

Howdy. The strong new album by Canadian garage rock duo The Pack A.D. is a recent addition to Spotify. Enjoy! (US version here – that also is available for almost all of Europe...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

As evidenced by the any number of articles carried within the pixilated pages of the Quietus, talk of a Polish music scene as some kind of homogenised mass is disingenuous at best...

Clash review
09.11.16

Impresses for all the right reasons...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Andrew Savage works through tough emotions on the title track to the new Parquet Courts record. He questions his own emotional sincerity after a breakup and parses whether his...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

In an era when most bands are afraid to say anything, almost every song on Tacocat's great third album has something to say.  More

Clash review
09.11.16

A softened blow, but a blow, nevertheless...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Every record that Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince have produced together as The Kills has been laden with a palpable tension that simmers between the two writing partners; on 2011...

Clash review
09.11.16

A brave, moving, and empathetic offering...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Between them, the five members of Cheena have committed a solid body of non-Cheena work to tape. Little if any of it suggested they might form the kind of band who would title...

Spotinews recomendation
29.10.16

Morning. I found the intensity of the new Girl Tears album very compelling. Genre: punk. Enjoy! Girl Tears – Woke Against the TideFiled under: 2016, Punk

Spotinews recomendation
24.10.16

Hey. The new album by The Blind Shake is rather intense. Genre: garage punk/rock. Enjoy! The Blind Shake – Celebrate Your WorthFiled under: 2016, Punk, Rock

Clash review
05.11.15

Gleefully psychedelic...

Under The Radar review
13.11.15

One of the most interesting aspects of Melbourne, Australia's King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard is how a seven-piece ensemble manages to produce such winning sounds by...

The Quietus review
22.10.15

??Whether the cunning realisation of unquenchable creative vision or restlessness captured and let loose for the sake of it, releasing three studio albums in as many years can be...

Under The Radar review
28.09.15

If there is anything we've learned about Alison Mosshart over the last decade, it is that she is a damn undeniable star, no matter what setting she's put in. Whether she's dueling...

The Quietus review
22.09.15

By naming his third album Battle Of Brisbane, Matt Kennedy is making a statement. Not that he is shy of taking a stance – his previous two LPs under his Kitchen's Floor guise...