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Clash review
05.12.16

Multi-national trio return with signs of mixed progression...

Spotinews recomendation
03.12.16

Hey there. The new album by singer-songwriter Peter Doherty is a keeper. Enjoy! Peter Doherty – Hamburg DemonstrationsFiled under: 2016, Singer-songwriter

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...

Spotinews recomendation
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...

Under The Radar review
23.11.16

On their sixth album, Stay Together, Kaiser Chiefs follow in their frontman Ricky Wilson's footsteps with their own makeover. They emerge as an arena-ready '80s pop band along the...

Clash review
22.11.16

Lyrically debauched but musically broad and welcoming...

Spotinews recomendation
10.11.16

Hey. Let’s end the release week on a strong note. Enjoy American Wrestlers! (Genre: indie rock) (US version here) American Wrestlers – Goodbye Terrible YouthFiled under: 2016, Rock

Under The Radar review
08.12.16

American Wrestlers' Goodbye Terrible Youth tackles the most difficult obstacle for any young, lo-fi, "bedroom pop" act: learning how to make your sound bigger and clearer without...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

There's a split second at the outset of any form of improvisation, musical or otherwise, in which you can feel space breathe. There may be a division of performers and audience...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

You've probably heard Hinds' brand of fuzzy garage pop a thousand times before. The Madrid-dwelling quartet's ramshackle, lush melodies hark back to historic indie merchants such...

Clash review
09.11.16

An enthralling, poetic document...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

To signal its new musical direction, Shearwater updated its Facebook page with a photo of a gray DeLorean fitted with a flux capacitor. Nowadays, it seems as if every musician on...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Some of indie rock's most notable acts have married couples at their core: The White Stripes, Yo La Tengo, Low. All of these (barring perhaps the Stripes) have a record of...

Clash review
09.11.16

Half a Fiery Furnace continues her pop-rock journey...

Clash review
09.11.16

Atmospheric indie with a whole lot of soul after a period of reflection...

Clash review
09.11.16

Let's just see where they go from here...

Clash review
09.11.16

Moments of hope amongst some dirges to test the faith...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

When a band dusts off an unreleased collection of music for a new album, there's often two thoughts that can come to mind. First, there's excitement to hear these long-lost (or...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Truth be told, it was difficult to care when a prolific SXSW put Sunflower Bean on the tongue of seemingly every critic in existence. If there's an underground music niche that...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Ra Ra Riot emerged in 2008 after their live show established a sizable buzz. Featuring violinist Rebecca Zeller and cellist Alexandra Lawn, as well as the untouchable tenor of...

Clash review
09.11.16

Consistently fascinating and wholly unique...

Clash review
09.11.16

A mixed return from an ever-creative force...

Clash review
09.11.16

A staggering, cathartic album...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

After original frontman Daniel Blumberg departed Yuck between the 2011 debut and 2013's follow-up Glow & Behold, the London four-piece carried on and promoted guitarist Max Bloom...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

More Rain starts with silence. Then the patter of rain on tarp slowly reintroduces us to Matthew 'M' Ward's lightly graveled croon for the first time in four years. And as he...

Clash review
09.11.16

An evolution of the Wirral five piece’s psychedelic indie sound...

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...