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Hi. Just one update today: the new album by folk singer-songwriter Chastity Brown. Enjoy! Chastity Brown – Silhouette of SirensFiled under: 2017, Folk, Singer-songwriter

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20.05.17

Hey. I’m back. The first update of the new release week is the latest album by singer-songwriter Jane Weaver, a new discovery for me. Enjoy! Jane Weaver – Modern KosmologyFiled...

Under The Radar review
11.05.17

Amelia Murray is exactly what bedroom pop has been crying out for. Too often, records of this ilk-centered around fleeting shoegaze guitar lines and hushed musings on seclusion...

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09.05.17

Hi again. Next we have the sweet new album by Icelandic pop singer-songwriter Sóley. Enjoy! Sóley – Endless SummerFiled under: 2017, Pop, Singer-songwriter

Under The Radar review
08.05.17

No one can accuse Blondie of not trying its hardest to create an album that fits into some aspects of the current musical atmosphere. The iconic group enlists a glittering list of...

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08.05.17

Hello. Juana Molina continues to evolve her electronic/folk sound. Enjoy! (US version here) Juana Molina – HaloFiled under: 2017, Electronic, Folk

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07.05.17

Hey. Let’s go for some Sunday jazz with the solid new album by Diana Krall. Enjoy! (US version here) Diana Krall – Turn Up The QuietFiled under: 2017, Jazz

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26.04.17

Hey again. I enjoyed the new album by singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow. It was added some days back. Enjoy! Sheryl Crow – Be MyselfFiled under: 2017, Singer-songwriter

Clash review
24.04.17

A sparkling display of near ambient psychedelia...

Under The Radar review
24.04.17

Nearing a 20-year music career, Leslie Feist has proven herself to be a force of nature since the release of her debut record Monarch in 1999. Flaunting raspy vocals and an...

Clash review
03.05.17

A moment of stark beauty from an enthralling artist...

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28.04.17

Hi. After six long years, she is back. Enjoy singer-songwriter Feist! (US version here) Feist – PleasureFiled under: 2017, Singer-songwriter

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20.04.17

Hey. It feels appropriate to end a quiet release week with a quiet new album. And it’s her first album in eight years. Enjoy singer-songwriter Leslie Mendelson! Leslie Mendelson...

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
10.04.17

A masterfully crafted musing on one’s life so far…

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12.04.17

Hi again. Seven years after her debut album, singer-songwriter Karen Elson is finally back again. Good stuff. Enjoy! Karen Elson – Double RosesFiled under: 2017, Singer-songwriter

Clash review
10.04.17

A brave return with mixed results...

Under The Radar review
10.04.17

Buzz has long been building around London four-piece The Big Moon, and their debut demonstrates it wasn't misplaced enthusiasm. The album starts already revved up, the all-female...

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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...

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31.03.17

Hello. A new release week is here. My top choice is the new album by singer-songwriter Aimee Mann. Enjoy! (US version here) (Note: I’ll be back later today for one more update...

Clash review
31.03.17

The songwriter and producer shares her intimate thoughts and fears…

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07.04.17

Evening. This new album by Tei Shi was a very pleasant surprise for me. Genre: soul/pop. Good stuff. Enjoy! (US version here) Tei Shi – Crawl SpaceFiled under: 2017, Pop, Soul

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...

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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...

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30.03.17

Hi again. The final update of this release week is the moving new album by folk singer-songwriter Sera Cahoone. Read this review and enjoy! Sera Cahoone – From Where I...

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27.03.17

Hello again. The second update today is the new album by singer-songwriter Samantha Crain. I like it. Enjoy! (Note: The album I link to should automatically link up with your...

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27.03.17

Howdy folks. There are two updates coming your way today. First we have the catchy new album by pop punk band The Dollyrots. Enjoy! The Dollyrots – Whiplash SplashFiled under...

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24.03.17

Hey. From last week: the sweet new album by singer-songwriter Pieta Brown. Enjoy! Pieta Brown – PostcardsFiled under: 2017, Singer-songwriter

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12.03.17

Hey. Next up we have the new album by inventive singer-songwriter Valerie June. Enjoy! (US version here) Valerie June – The Order of TimeFiled under: 2017, Singer-songwriter

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10.03.17

Howdy. I love it when my top album of the week is by one of my favorite artists and also available worldwide. Singer-songwriter Laura Marling delivers another winner. Good stuff...

Under The Radar review
25.03.17

Laura Marling's Semper Femina—a Latin phrase taken from Virgil's Aeneid which roughly means "always a woman"—is a superb showing of contemporary folk music. Like in her previous...

Clash review
25.03.17

A superb meditation on the feminine...

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02.03.17

Hello again. For the final update of the release week I saved something special. Vagabon is Laetitia Tamko and this is her debut album. Genre: art pop/indie rock. Enjoy! Vagabon...

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25.02.17

Hey there. The powerful new album by folk/soul singer-songwriter Rhiannon Giddens is a fresh addition to the Spotify library. Enjoy! Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom HighwayFiled under...

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20.02.17

Hi again. Some of you may remember alt-country singer-songwriter Nikki Lane from a blog post back in 2014. Now she is back and the new album is terrific. Enjoy! (US version here...

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19.02.17

Hi again. I quickly fell in love with the retro-tinged debut album by pop singer-songwriter Molly Burch. Recommended listening. Enjoy! Molly Burch – Please Be MineFiled under...