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Clash review
yesterday

An EP of substantial depth and raw passions…

The Quietus review
21.10.14

On their ninth album …And You Will Us By The Trail Of Dead are steadily continuing their journey towards being a Normal Rock Band, but remain unable to quite finish it. As far...

Clash review
21.10.14

These songs arrive with passionate hearts fit to burst...

Clash review
20.10.14

The closest we’re likely to get to a new Sonic Youth album…

Spotinews recomendation
yesterday

Morning. I really liked the new album by rock singer-songwriter Thurston Moore. Enjoy! Thurston Moore – The Best DayFiled under: 2014, Rock, Singer-songwriter

Alt Press review
16.10.14

Punk News review
yesterday

Mineral and Zookeeper are two different kinds of beasts in Chris Simpson's stable. Mineral's where he charts forth his aggression and helps fly the emo flag high. Zookeeper on the...

Punk News review
14.10.14

We Were Promised Jetpacks have always been hard hitters. They've always found a way to be unique and it's not only in their sound, but it's how they go about doing their own thing...

Alt Press review
08.10.14

Under The Radar review
22.10.14

You're reading a Weezer review. Ergo, you're a geek, you spend time on the Internet, and you know what a troll is. Well, Rivers Cuomo has stopped trolling his fans: this is a...

Under The Radar review
06.10.14

It is rare to find universal goodwill for a musician like that which Johnny Marr receives. More

NME review
06.10.14

Trademark licks and provocative lyrics combine as former Smiths man finds his niche on second solo album

Under The Radar review
29.09.14

The Rural Alberta Advantage are best seen live, where their acoustic crescendos and Nils Edenloff's Jeff Mangum-esque vocal acrobatics impress most. More

NME review
29.09.14

After five years away, the Wimbledon singer is sucked into London's murky underworld on his enthralling third album

Clash review
29.09.14

A profound and purgative experience…

The Quietus review
24.09.14

The last few years must have been cathartic for Mike Doughty. Despite the fact that this is now his 9th solo album (depending on what you count), Doughty is mainly known as the...

Punk News review
23.09.14

Cope signified a definitive landmark in Manchester Orchestra's career. It proved the crowning statement that defined what past albums such as Simple Math and Mean Everything To...

NME review
22.09.14

Sun and surf gets left behind on The Drums third album

Under The Radar review
23.09.14

The third record is the proving ground. Great debuts are a dime a dozen and surpassing the sophomore slump is an impressive feat, but the third time's the charm for a reason. More

Clash review
22.09.14

Sunshine melodies, so long…

Spotinews recomendation
19.09.14

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

Clash review
15.09.14

Filled with choruses made for stadium sing-alongs...

NME review
29.09.14

A dated and ham-fisted debut from the Llandudno quartet

NME review
15.09.14

Invigorating ambition from recently dropped former major label signings

NME review
10.09.14

A questionable diversion into funk and ska makes The Kooks of the past almost unrecognisable on their fourth album

Spotinews recomendation
09.09.14

Hi. Here is the new album by David Vandervelde. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! David Vandervelde – Shadow SidesFiled under: 2014, Pop, Rock

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...

Spotinews recomendation
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

After a decade away, the noisy Toronto duo are back to give modern technology a glorious kicking

The Quietus review
01.10.14

Since its release in 2004, fans of Death From Above 1979 have been hoping the duo would get back in the studio to follow-up their acclaimed debut, You're A Woman, I'm A Machine...

Under The Radar review
09.09.14

Death From Above 1979 pick up right where they left off...uh, holy shit, 10 years ago. More

Under The Radar review
05.09.14

Death to Interpol. Death to all neo-baritone-core. Death to The National. Death to Editors. If you really wanted to take a leaf out of Joy Division's book, you all should've...

The Quietus review
18.09.14

There is one line on El Pintor, Interpol's fifth new album that cuts right to the quick. Paul Banks, summoning a falsetto mightier than anything we've heard from him before...

Spotinews recomendation
10.09.14

Hi. I’m not sure what to write in this space (never been much of a fan of this band). Anyhow, enjoy the new Interpol album! (Genre: indie rock.) (Edit: After listening to a few...

Insound review
09.09.14

El Pintor is Interpol's fifth and most exhilarating studio album. It's a driving, relentless record, taut and epic in equal measure. In contrast with previous records, Interpol...

Insound review
02.09.14

Announcing Overjoyed , the first album in 13 years from legendary punk band Half Japanese. One of the most influential bands of all time, Jad Fair and Half Japanese spearheaded...

NME review
08.09.14

Kurt Cobain-endorsed group reconvene for stellar return

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Hey. The new album by veteran rock band Half Japanese arrived this week. Enjoy! Half Japanese – OverjoyedFiled under: 2014, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Hey. The new album by veteran rock band Half Japanese arrived this week. Enjoy! Half Japanese – OverjoyedFiled under: 2014, Rock

Insound review
02.09.14

They certainly weren’t clear when twin brothers Amedeo and Simone Pace and Kazu Makino first found themselves playing and writing together back in the mid-­- 90s. At a time when...

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Morning. The unconventional new album by Blonde Redhead was added for me today. Genre: alternative/pop. Enjoy! (Edit: I have now listened to the album. Unconventional, yes, but...

NME review
03.09.14

The New York sophisticates take a battling approach to convention on ninth studio album

Spotinews recomendation
03.09.14

Morning. The unconventional new album by Blonde Redhead was added for me today. Genre: alternative/pop. Enjoy! (Edit: I have now listened to the album. Unconventional, yes, but...

Clash review
01.09.14

Hideously bloated double LP that forgets to pack any worthwhile ideas...

NME review
08.09.14

Craig Nicholls returns with a double LP of Nirvana-indebted goodness

NME review
26.08.14

The self-described 'surf-doom' trio follow their musical forebears down a very dark path

Insound review
26.08.14

Sourced soon after the re-release of L'Amour, Romantic Times is the 1985 follow-up - a familiar blond posing on the sleeve, a familiar, tortured voice pouring his heart out over...

Insound review
25.08.14

J Mascis' Tied to a Star is the follow up to his acclaimed Sub Pop debut Several Shades of Why. The album, led by the songs "Every Morning" and "Wide Awake," was recorded and...

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Hi. The new album by singer-songwriter J Mascis was added to Spotify some days ago. Read a bunch of reviews and enjoy! (Version for FR. GB and IE here.) J Mascis – Tied to a...

Spotinews recomendation
30.08.14

Hi. The new album by singer-songwriter J Mascis was added to Spotify some days ago. Read a bunch of reviews and enjoy! (Version for FR. GB and IE here.) J Mascis – Tied to a...

Under The Radar review
29.08.14

Here's J Mascis with another batch of understated and partly unplugged tunes for Sub Pop. Mascis surprised everyone with the intimacy of 2011's Several Shades of Why.  More

NME review
29.08.14

The Dinosaur Jr mastermind continues his break from fuzz to delve back into acoustic folk

The Quietus review
27.08.14

The first words you're likely to hear in relation to J Mascis' Tied To A Star are, "acoustic" and "country folk". Indeed, this album, co-produced with Dinosaur Jr. collaborator...

Insound review
25.08.14

Montreal’s Elephant Stone was formed in 2009 by sitarist/bassist Rishi Dhir. As one of the most highly sought out sitar players in the international psych scene, he has recorded...

Alt Press review
23.08.14

NME review
10.09.14

Former Weezer bassist delivers much delayed comeback LP

Spotinews recomendation
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

Spotinews recomendation
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...