Welcome to TheBlend - [x] Discover new music and listen online with Spotify. Bringing you albums and reviews from selected sites across the web. More...
Spotinews recomendation
22.04.17

Hey again. From yesterday, the splendid new album by Justin Walter. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! Justin Walter – Unseen ForcesFiled under: 2017, Ambient, Electronic

Under The Radar review
21.04.17

Joe Goddard cuts the kind of record that disbands physical limitations. Granted the Londoner's already got a strong track record, with his defining work from Hot Chip and The 2...

Clash review
19.04.17

A detached and sterile return that simply fails as an engaging spectacle...

Spotinews recomendation
17.04.17

Hello there. Actress is Darren J. Cunningham. His slick new album was added to Spotify three days ago. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Actress – AZDFiled under: 2017, Electronic

Under The Radar review
15.04.17

It's been three years since Little Dragon blessed the scene with an album, 2014's Nabuma Rubberband, and honestly, it has felt like much longer. The brilliant Swedish indietronica...

Clash review
21.04.17

Teetering on the edge of commercial viability, whilst preserving their unconventional charm...

Clash review
12.04.17

An introspective return from the fascinating British electronic project...

Under The Radar review
07.04.17

No one in recent memory has crushed a late-night TV performance the way Future Islands did with "Seasons (Waiting on You)" on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2014, in...

Spotinews recomendation
09.04.17

Morning. There is a new album by Future Islands out? Sure, count me in. Genre: synthpop. Enjoy! Future Islands – The Far FieldFiled under: 2017, Electronic, Pop

Clash review
07.04.17

Industrial experimentalism that treads a pretty glorious path...

The Quietus review
12.04.17

Chris Clark has certainly had a busy couple of years. Since his last eponymous full-length was released in 2014, the Berlin-based producer has released a steady drip-feed of EPs...

Clash review
07.04.17

Building nebulous structures from a paean of underground electronica...

Under The Radar review
05.04.17

Herein, Margaret Chardiet celebrates a decade of her solo noise/industrial project's noxious squall with an album that seeks to facilitate the listener's mind transcending their...

Spotinews recomendation
04.04.17

Hey there. From three days ago comes the new album by Lydia Ainsworth. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! (US version here) Lydia Ainsworth – Darling of the AfterglowFiled under: 2017...

Clash review
04.04.17

A self-assured statement of artistic and personal freedom...

Clash review
31.03.17

Tired and unoriginal, Jay Kay's return borders on the offensive...

Under The Radar review
07.04.17

For those who never stopped spinning the group's turn-of-the-Millennium classics, the emergence of Automaton—Jamiroquai's first since 2010—comes as a mixed blessing.  More

Under The Radar review
31.03.17

Recorded live over two days in London, In The Same Room is the glowing starter sparks of Domino Documents, Domino Records' new imprint, its documentary-on-sound homage to music's...

The Quietus review
07.04.17

'Does the soul exist in modern society?' asks Jean Seberg's character in Godard's film A Bout de Suffle. LA resident, Julia Shamas Holter asks the same question and makes the...

Under The Radar review
31.03.17

It's hard to figure out the duo of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, known simply as Goldfrapp. It's also hard not to like them.  More

Clash review
12.04.17

Claustrophobic washes of sound that conjure some black magic...

Spotinews recomendation
07.04.17

Hello again. I saved a notable album for my final update of the release week. Genre: electronic. Enjoy Goldfrapp! (US version here) Goldfrapp – Silver EyeFiled under: 2017...

Clash review
29.03.17

Refined and polished return, but still bass-driven and dancefloor-ready...

Spotinews recomendation
05.04.17

Evening friends. Two update are now coming your way. First: from last week, the latest album by Soulwax. Genre: alternative/electronic. Enjoy! Soulwax – From DeeweeFiled under...

The Quietus review
25.03.17

In Tyler Hubby’s illuminating 2016 documentary, Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present, there is a moment where the late musician speaks about his early work and declares: “I...

Clash review
25.03.17

A hugely eclectic album that embraces the chaos...

Spotinews recomendation
25.03.17

Hello there. Jay Som is a project by singer-songwriter Melina Duterte. Her new album arrived some days back and I like it. Enjoy! (US version here) Jay Som – Everybody WorksFiled...

The Quietus review
25.03.17

It’s been slightly more than two years since Desperate Journalist’s self-titled debut, and my haven’t they grown. It’s more of the same to be fair, though there’s an assuredness...

Spotinews recomendation
21.03.17

Hey. A notable new album this release week was the latest effort by Depeche Mode. Genre: alternative/electronic. Enjoy! Depeche Mode – SpiritFiled under: 2017, Alternative...

Under The Radar review
25.03.17

It's rare for any musician from the '80s to smoothly transfer its appeal past that era without seeming like they're trying too hard to update themselves. The alternative is...

The Quietus review
18.03.17

Your favourite voraciously prolific cottage industry of errant noise art reveals its latest fugitive deformity. Now comprised of founding member Nate Young, John ‘Inzane’ Olson...

Under The Radar review
31.03.17

With Undertow, Michigan lifers Wolf Eyes turn in their best in a decade, scraping off past aural gunk to reveal an icy unease owing as much to Terje Rypdal and Ligeti as to their...

Spotinews recomendation
17.03.17

Hello friends. The new album by electronic artist Nathan Fake is a recent addition to the Spotify library. Enjoy! (Note: After listening to some more tracks, I’m adding...

Clash review
17.03.17

A superb debut album from a producer unwilling to compromise his vision...

Spotinews recomendation
11.03.17

Hello again. Indie pop, anyone? If yes, check out the slick new album by Tennis and enjoy! (US version here) (And there is a new playlist: Spotinews 077, where I post samples from...

Under The Radar review
25.03.17

The formula that seems to work for the husband and wife duo Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore is to set out to sea and become inspired to make a record. Their first, Cape Dory, was...

Clash review
09.03.17

A superb collaboration between two dance heavyweights...

Clash review
09.03.17

A heady mix of global resonance to take you to new universes...

Spotinews recomendation
07.03.17

Hi again. The new album by Lusine was added to Spotify some days back. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Lusine – SensorimotorFiled under: 2017, Electronic

The Quietus review
24.02.17

It’s difficult to explore the music of Children of Alice without immediately thinking about Broadcast, and not because it occupies a similarly liminal space where the esoteric...

Clash review
02.03.17

A strange, lovely and at times genuinely unnerving album...

Under The Radar review
24.02.17

Ever prolific and avant garde, Jamie Stewart's ongoing noise-pop experiment Xiu Xiu follow up last year's chillingly excellent Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks with their...