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Hi. From earlier this week: the new album by Generationals. Genre: pop. Enjoy! Generationals – AlixFiled under: 2014, Pop

NME review
15.09.14

Invigorating ambition from recently dropped former major label signings

Under The Radar review
09.09.14

Tennis have made a solid career from their shimmering dream-pop shtick. Since releasing nautically-themed debut Cape Dory in 2011, the husband/wife pairing Alaina Moore and...

Insound review
09.09.14

Tennis is comprised of married couple Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore. The two met in college in Devner, and embarked upon a ten-month sailing voyage that inspired what would...

Insound review
09.09.14

The newly found unreleased album recorded across two winter time sessions at Nikkis favourite recording studio Woodbine Studios in Leamington Spa.

Insound review
09.09.14

Love Inks is a minimalist pop group making music that harkens back to early 80s UK (Marine Girls, Young Marble Giants) and David Lynch's Roadhouse. The group's sleek, needle...

NME review
15.09.14

Ambient but frustrating minimalism from the Texan trio

Under The Radar review
08.09.14

Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg and crew finally follow up the precocious pop of 2010's eponymous Avi Buffalo with a sophomore effort, having spent some time in the hallowed indie halls...

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12.09.14

Hey. The strong new Avi Buffalo album, added for many users earlier this week, is now available worldwide. Genre: pop. Enjoy! (Version for FR, GB and IE here.) Avi Buffalo – At...

NME review
11.09.14

The Californian eccentric's second album is full of glorious madness

Insound review
09.09.14

Avi Buffalo's sophomore album is a quirky yet comforting set of songs driven by refined pop songcraft and sneaky moments of grandeur that stick in the brain. At the ripe old age...

NME review
08.09.14

A promising debut EP full of rancid punk and rickety garage from Manchester newcomers

Insound review
02.09.14

Four-piece indie rock from Sydney, Australia were thrown into the spotlight immediately after they found instant success in early 2012. The band has been a blog favorite and their...

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NME review
26.08.14

Formerly offbeat Swedish duo lose their weirdness on new effort

Insound review
25.08.14

Seth Kauffman is Floating Action. Hailing from the small town of Black Mountain, NC Kauffman channels the collective creative energy that has been birthed and transferred between...

Alt Press review
23.08.14

NME review
10.09.14

Former Weezer bassist delivers much delayed comeback LP

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05.09.14

Good evening. From a recent Spotify update comes the new album by The Rentals. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! The Rentals – Lost in AlphavilleFiled under: 2014, Pop, Rock

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30.08.14

Good evening. From a recent Spotify update comes the new album by The Rentals. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! The Rentals – Lost in AlphavilleFiled under: 2014, Pop, Rock

Under The Radar review
29.08.14

Shockingly, The Rentals' first LP in 15 years may also be their best. Lost in Alphaville finds a happy medium between the heavy fuzz and Moog synths of the group's 1995 debut...

Under The Radar review
22.08.14

It can't be easy for a band like The New Pornographers. Where prog-rock musicians need to create new vistas and compositions to describe them, and comedians need to be funny, when...

Clash review
01.09.14

An almost perfect soundtrack to what’s left of the summer...

NME review
29.08.14

Canadian filth merchants return with an obscenely enjoyable sixth album

Insound review
25.08.14

Brill Bruisers is the first new release in four years from the acclaimed supergroup the New Pornographers, who NPR called “virtually peerless in the world of power-pop and indie...

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22.08.14

Hey again. The new album by Music Go Music is incredibly catchy if you are into this genre (dance-pop). Enjoy! (One review here.) Music Go Music – ImpressionsFiled under: 2014...

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05.09.14

Hey again. The new album by Music Go Music is incredibly catchy if you are into this genre (dance-pop). Enjoy! (One review here.) Music Go Music – ImpressionsFiled under: 2014...

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21.08.14

Hi. The new album by Literature is a very recent addition to the Spotify library. Genre: indie pop. Enjoy! Literature – ChorusFiled under: 2014, Pop

Clash review
18.08.14

Drenched in trademark rosy glow, it’s all tender and consolatory...

Under The Radar review
18.08.14

For post-millennial indie's resident Harvard-educated polymaths, Justin Rice and Christian Rudder—the driving duo behind Bishop Allen—this persistently-upbeat pop project is just...

Insound review
19.08.14

The new Bishop Allen record, Lights Out , is here at last. Here's what went into it: ten years, three full-lengths, twelve EPs, thousands of shows, a move out of Brooklyn, a new...

Under The Radar review
08.08.14

he sixth full-length from Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp is a Rosebuds album only in name. Instead, Sand + Silence might be better understood as the product of a veritable indie...

NME review
04.08.14

Teen movie fanatics fail to ace the test of providing the perfect soundtrack to a documentary on the subject

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31.07.14

Good morning. This atmospheric new EP by Sóley is a fairly recent addition to Spotify. Genre: contemporary classical/pop. Enjoy! Sóley – KrómantikFiled under: 2014, Classical, Pop

NME review
28.07.14

The Queensland psych explorers can't quite match up to their influences

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28.07.14

Hi. Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis is back with a new album. Read some reviews and enjoy! Jenny Lewis – The VoyagerFiled under: 2014, Singer-songwriter

The Quietus review
06.08.14

Jenny Lewis has never been one to mince her words. Over an intermittent solo career and years spent leading L.A. indie-rock darlings Rilo Kiley, her voice - a silky, versatile...

Alt Press review
01.08.14

Under The Radar review
29.07.14

Jenny Lewis is one of the rare non-pop artists we've had the chance to grow alongside. Some of us were first acquainted with her as far back as her childhood acting roles—she'll...

Insound review
29.07.14

Former Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis announces her first solo album in six years, the follow-up to 2008's Acid Tongue .

NME review
28.07.14

Ryan Adams helps out on an underwhelming outing

NME review
24.07.14

Scottish folk musician follows Jon Hopkins collaboration with more traditional songs

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25.07.14

Hello there. From a recent Spotify update comes the new soundtrack album by folk singer-songwriter King Creosote. Enjoy! King Creosote – From Scotland With LoveFiled under: 2014...

Clash review
24.07.14

His finest solo release to date...

Clash review
24.07.14

Showcasing a clear desire to tinker with the formula...

The Quietus review
12.08.14

You can never predict what's going to be an ear worm. You're unsuspecting and they sneak up on you. And then, before you know it, it's taken over. After a month of listening to...

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08.08.14

Hello. I was away from home yesterday, which meant I wasn’t able to update the blog. Anyhow, here is the new album by Spoon. Genre: rock. Read some reviews and enjoy! (Note: Don’t...

NME review
04.08.14

Four years after their surprise success, the Texan five-piece are back with a cult album in the making

Under The Radar review
01.08.14

With a career spanning almost 20 years, the members of Spoon are gradually emerging as the grand old men of indie rock. For most acts, notching up nearly two decades together...

The Quietus review
22.07.14

You know when celebrities get interviewed about their deep love of a book or album or other piece of media? Often, they'll demonstrate the depth of that love by saying that they...

NME review
21.07.14

Powerful Canadian two-piece return gallant and ambitious on their third album

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23.07.14

Evening. I just got back. Here is a quick update. I’ll be back tomorrow with more updates. Enjoy PS I Love You! (Genre: pop/rock.) (UK version here.) PS I Love You – For Those Who...

NME review
21.07.14

Summer jams meet jangly melancholy on the Toronto band's impressive debut

Under The Radar review
24.07.14

In John Green's The Fault In Our Stars, eye cancer patient Isaac expressed his love for his then-girlfriend Monica by incessantly exchanging the phrase "always," indicating their...

Insound review
22.07.14

Alvvays are two women, three men, a crate of C-86 tapes and a love of jingle-jangle. Convening in Toronto, the group have been making music since since dusk or maybe dawn. As a...

Clash review
21.07.14

A joyous debut from the Toronto troupe…

NME review
18.07.14

For the most part, Ali Love's second album comes on crasser than a sleepover round Miley Cyrus' house

NME review
18.07.14

Glasgow duo make sweet scuzz-pop on vengeful debut

Under The Radar review
03.09.14

On first listen to Honeyblood's infectious self-titled debut, you'd never guess this Glasgow-based group was only a two-piece. More

Punk News review
31.07.14

Honeyblood's self-titled debut was something I thought would remind me about things I tried to forget. Namely, listening to Best Coast for hours on end with an ex that drove me...

Clash review
18.07.14

Displays a duo with innate chemistry...

Spotinews recomendation
16.07.14

Hey. I’m going on vacation again for one week and this time I won’t be able to blog. Anyhow, here is the catchy new album by Army Navy. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! Army Navy – The...

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14.07.14

Evening. Let’s start the week with some psych-pop. Enjoy Wunder Wunder! (US version here.) Wunder Wunder – Everything InfiniteFiled under: 2014, Pop

Under The Radar review
25.08.14

Australia's latest psychedelic export comes in the form of Wunder Wunder the work of producers Aaron Shanahan and Benjamin Plant who recently relocated to L.A. More

NME review
21.07.14

Austrialian duo's Californian homage is spoilt by awkward arrangement

Under The Radar review
18.07.14

Australia's latest psychedelic export comes in the form of Wunder Wunder, the work of producers Aaron Shanahan and Benjamin Plant who recently relocated to L.A.  More