Welcome to TheBlend - [x] Discover new music and listen online with Spotify. Bringing you albums and reviews from selected sites across the web. More...
Clash review
19.01.17

Deconstructed club music that veers towards the uncomfortably identikit...

Under The Radar review
17.01.17

Toronto-based Austra's third album, Future Politics, pushes their modus of uptempo mystic darkwave permeated by airy goth song. At home in the frosty confines continuing to...

Spotinews recomendation
20.01.17

Hi. I didn’t have time to update the blog yesterday, so instead I give you two updates today. First we have the new album by Austra. Genre: synthpop. Enjoy! Austra – Future...

Clash review
19.01.17

A first-rate slice of danceable isolation...

Spotinews recomendation
15.01.17

Hello. The most notable album release of the year so far is the new album by The xx. Genre: pop. Enjoy! The xx – I See YouFiled under: 2017, Pop

Spotinews recomendation
13.01.17

Hi. I’m back. Sorry for taking some extra days off, but I really needed it. Anyhow, the first update of 2017 is the new album by Bonobo. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Bonobo...

Clash review
17.01.17

Jazz-heavy, experimental, but flushed with emotion...

Clash review
12.01.17

Pop music that’s both bang on target and way too wise for the chart...

The Quietus review
11.01.17

Having come to life when the Austrian capital was something of a hub for new strands of glitchy electronica at the turn of the century (see Fennesz), instrumental trio Radian have...

Under The Radar review
03.01.17

The latest ambient work from sound wizard Brian Eno is one long examination of the spaces in between. The practical intention appears to be to hang on to high range note accents...

Clash review
04.01.17

A tranquil, beguiling listen that arrives with real purpose...

Under The Radar review
03.01.17

The latest ambient work from sound wizard Brian Eno is one long examination of the spaces in between. The practical intention appears to be to hang on to high range note accents...

Clash review
03.01.17

Scott Hansen underlines his artistic strength and creative dexterity...

Clash review
16.12.16

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

Clash review
14.12.16

Disco godfather returns, with some mixed results...

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

Clash review
08.12.16

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

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...

Clash review
05.12.16

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

The Quietus review
01.12.16

In the 1910 novel Howard's End, EM Forster suggested his own solution to the question of what is life. "Only connect," he wrote, meaning not only that we should connect the dots...

Spotinews recomendation
01.12.16

Hi again. The final update of the release week is the cool new album by Jay Daniel. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Jay Daniel – Broken KnowzFiled under: 2016, Electronic

Under The Radar review
30.11.16

STRFKR hits cosmic heights—quite literally—on its psychedelic/celestial fourth album, Being No One, Going Nowhere. In the last decade or so, the Portland group has been...

Clash review
29.11.16

Sullen, HD-ready elegies transformed into something more...

Under The Radar review
29.11.16

The Aged brothers, who are the duo behind inc. no world, are known for their stellar musicianship and soft, soulful touch. On As Light As Light, the duo's second full-length, the...

Clash review
29.11.16

French production pair offer a disco-coated cosmic trip...

Spotinews recomendation
29.11.16

Hello. From a recent Spotify update comes the smooth new album by Rainbow Arabia. Genre: electropop. Enjoy! (Edit: I just now noticed I didn’t update the blog yesterday. Sorry...

Under The Radar review
28.11.16

Since the universal acclaim that created 2002's incredible Neon Golden, it could easily be argued that the long-running German band The Notwist's audience has taken them for...

Clash review
24.11.16

Fresh spins on some of Bundick's least resonant work...

Under The Radar review
22.11.16

Making a shimmery pop album seems like the natural progression for Two Door Cinema Club, a band that's apparently been chomping at the bit to go full nu-disco for the last three...

The Quietus review
17.11.16

Moby's angry. Softly spoken, vegan Moby is angry. He's angry about the things you'd expect, from the environment to the warmongering big-wigs, and he's letting it all out. No Twin...

Spotinews recomendation
17.11.16

Hey. The final update of this release week is actually one from last week. I’m talking about the new album by Ulrich Schnauss. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! (US version here...

The Quietus review
16.11.16

Moby's angry. Softly spoken, vegan Moby is angry. He's angry about the things you'd expect, from the environment to the warmongering big-wigs, and he's letting it all out. No Twin...