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21.04.17

Hey. Here is the spirited debut album by Charly Bliss. Genre: power pop/indie rock. Enjoy! Charly Bliss – GuppyFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Clash review
05.04.17

A superb return from Josh Tillman...

The Quietus review
07.04.17

Like a magician showing you the cards up his sleeve, Josh Tillman wants to wow you with the fact that he’s pulling off a trick as much as he wants to wow you with the trick itself...

Spotinews recomendation
07.04.17

Hey. The first update of the new release week is the grand new album by Father John Misty. Genre: folk/rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Father John Misty – Pure ComedyFiled under...

Under The Radar review
07.04.17

After a number of solo albums as J. Tillman and a stint as Fleet Foxes' drummer, Josh Tillman created Father John Misty to find his real voice. It seems to be paying off as he...

Clash review
29.03.17

A record of two opposing moods...

Spotinews recomendation
25.03.17

Hey. I also enjoyed the cinematic solo debut by Cameron Avery. Genre: pop. Enjoy! Cameron Avery – Ripe Dreams, Pipe DreamsFiled under: 2017, Pop

Under The Radar review
09.03.17

Tim Kingsbury has done pretty well for himself as the bassist (amongst other things) for reigning champions of indie rock, Arcade Fire. With a new Arcade Fire record due, you'd...

Clash review
07.02.17

Slowdive, Mogwai, and Editors super-group given a neo-classical overhaul...

Clash review
23.01.17

The musicianship is of the highest, yet understated, order...

Under The Radar review
13.01.17

Over the past half-decade, The Flaming Lips have given their less obliging fans reasonable cause to hold their breaths and approach new releases with a twinge of trepidation.  More

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16.01.17

Good evening. The new album by The Flaming Lips was added to Spotify three days ago. Genre: experimental rock. Enjoy! (US version here) The Flaming Lips – Oczy MlodyFiled under...

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26.11.16

Hi. The latest album by Elephant Stone – listed as a new release this week because of the CD release – was actually added to Spotify two months ago. Genre: pop. Enjoy! Elephant...

The Quietus review
22.11.16

The Netherlands has a long and quietly glorious tradition of tough-sounding, alternative noise acts. I could name a host of artists that have shaken my tree over the years; acts...

Under The Radar review
18.11.16

In 1991, R.E.M. released the album that cemented their status as the former college radio favorites who became, for a few years, the biggest band in the world.  More

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

On Nada Surf's eighth album You Know Who You Are, Matthew Caws and his veteran band continue to prove that they haven't forgotten what they do best even after 24 years together...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Deftones have milked the tension between vocalist Chino Moreno's tendency towards poppy fey melody and guitarist Stephen Carpenter's tendency towards the heaviest metal imaginable...

Clash review
09.11.16

A revitalised return, packed with renewed energy...

Clash review
09.11.16

Deliberate isolation set against warm emotion...

Clash review
09.11.16

A subtle, intimate and expressive album...

Clash review
09.11.16

Storied supergroup that is definitely not a supergroup fails to live up to the sum of its parts...

Clash review
09.11.16

An engaging return from a much-loved group...

Clash review
09.11.16

A flirtation with the songbook of Serge Gainsbourg...

Clash review
09.11.16

Some high points, but seems to lack a little magic...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

It can be worthwhile and cathartic to wax wistfully upon lingering notions of the future, but sometimes the past in which those ideas were expectantly cultivated may refuse to...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Where do we even begin with Pixies? We know they laid the groundwork for every important grunge and alternative band who succeeded them, while they also notoriously called it...

Under The Radar review
11.12.15

Coldplay's seventh album A Head Full of Dreams is insufferably bland at best and downright offensive at worst. Over the course of 11 tracks, Chris Martin and company repeatedly...

Clash review
11.12.15

Polite noises, sadly without bite...

The Quietus review
26.10.15

Whatever one might think of their idiosyncratic blend of dramatic rock and earworm inducing pop tunes, it's hard not to admire the enduring tenacity of Huddersfield's Scaramanga...

Clash review
22.09.15

Back to basics approach proves a winner...