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Spotinews recomendation
17.01.17

Hello friends. Are you in need of some positive energy? If yes, please check out the new album by Half Japanese and enjoy! (Genre: indie rock) Half Japanese – Hear the Lions...

Under The Radar review
13.01.17

Over the past half-decade, The Flaming Lips have given their less obliging fans reasonable cause to hold their breaths and approach new releases with a twinge of trepidation.  More

Spotinews recomendation
16.01.17

Good evening. The new album by The Flaming Lips was added to Spotify three days ago. Genre: experimental rock. Enjoy! (US version here) The Flaming Lips – Oczy MlodyFiled under...

Under The Radar review
23.12.16

On The Dream Synopsis EP, The Last Shadow Puppets deliver a quartet of diverse cover tunes that sidestep their stylistic orchestral rock, framed by a couple of reworked tracks...

Under The Radar review
15.12.16

LVL UP in an anachronistic sense are heirs poised to inherit Sub Pop's "Shins mantle," a classic pop act overlapping into the Venn diagram of commercialism.  More

Under The Radar review
14.12.16

It's intrinsically difficult to review a holiday album given that it's intended to be listened to for only two months per year. The provenance for David Bazan's began in 2002...

Clash review
13.12.16

Staying true to punk rock with no censorship...

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
06.01.17

Despite seeming wholly dysfunctional, Pete Doherty releases a lot of music, either with his group Babyshambles, or with his original iconic group, The Libertines. Hamburg...

Clash review
13.12.16

Libertine alone provides much to cherish...

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...