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Spotinews recomendation
06.04.17

Howdy. Let’s go with another solo debut, this time by singer-songwriter Richard Edwards. Enjoy! (Note: I’ll back tonight with one more update.) Richard Edwards – Lemon Cotton...

Spotinews recomendation
25.03.17

Hey. I also enjoyed the cinematic solo debut by Cameron Avery. Genre: pop. Enjoy! Cameron Avery – Ripe Dreams, Pipe DreamsFiled under: 2017, Pop

Clash review
08.02.17

Imposing songwriting that conjures a muggy, dank atmosphere...

Clash review
24.11.16

Unfocused, inconsistent and underwhelming...

Clash review
10.11.16

A stereoscopic soundscape of dream-like electronics...

Clash review
22.05.15

Soulful versatility with the tunes to match...

Under The Radar review
10.03.15

It's an odd decision for Carl Barât to be releasing what is essentially his second solo album not long before the release of the eagerly anticipated album from his perennially...

Under The Radar review
04.03.15

If 2009's Elvis Perkins in Dearland was the sound of a folk artist striving for a bigger stage, I Aubade is his subsequent retreat. Back to the comfort of brittle acoustic...

The Quietus review
10.02.15

The low growl with which Duke Garwood's voice hums out of the speakers is enough to send even the brightest of souls into a shadowed soul search. It's rare when a voice alone...

The Quietus review
05.02.15

On the cover of At Least For Now, Benjamin Clementine stands in a shadowy profile with a Granny Smith cupped in his right hand, as if Magritte's Son Of Man had finally plucked the...

NME review
29.09.14

The emo pin-up reinvents himself with shades of Britpop and Bowie

Punk News review
17.09.15

Prior to the disbandment of My Chemical Romance, two songs (“Zero Zero” and “Millions”) surfaced on the internet by vocalist Gerard Way. They were demo versions of songs that...

NME review
16.06.14

Iceage tour buddies and collaborators step out of the fellow Danes' shadow

Under The Radar review
21.08.14

Sounding a bit like PiL had it been fronted by Strummer rather than Lydon, Lower play gothy, "angular" post-hardcore presumably intended to be enigmatically atmospheric. More

Clash review
04.04.14

Open to a bit of risk-taking without losing a sense of self...

Insound review
18.02.14

Bootstraps is a singer/songwriter/alt-rock band formed in LA, fronted by Jordan Beckett. Liza Richardson award winning music supervisor and KCRW DJ, calls Bootstraps her, "Secret...

Insound review
04.02.14

Augustines self titled sophomore album.

The Line of Best Fit review
13.02.14

Augustines return with their second album, a triumph over tragedy.

NME review
10.02.14

A self-conscious play for stadium-rock ascension

Insound review
25.06.13

For Years , the debut album from Airheard aka Rob McAndrews marks the four year transition from student producer to international touring musician, playing to vast audiences...

Resident Advisor review
03.07.13

Airhead has long played second fiddle to James Blake. He collaborated with the pop star before he was famous, and now tours with him as his guitarist. His understated explorations...

Spotinews recomendation
08.05.13

Morning. The new album by Kisses is a very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! (Note: The release date is next week, but Spotify got this one early. US...

Spin review
15.04.13

A ton of thoughtful, expert pop-country jams overshadowed by one viral disaster

BBC review
27.02.13

Dancefloor joy and broken hearts on Vandross’ third album.

Spin review
13.12.12

Pop's unlikeliest radio killer gets ambitious, sprawling, and splendidly weird.

NME review
05.11.12

Robbie uses nursery rhymes as the hook for this comeback

BBC review
20.08.12

Virginian singer mixes brazen sex chatter with revealing insights on album five.

NME review
16.08.12

Lies between Ryan Tedder and a Hovis advert

AudioCred review
15.08.12

Los Angeles duo Kisses return with their first new song since 2010?s Heart of the Nightlife, an overlooked little indie pop record. It looks like they’re all set to continue with...

NME review
10.07.12

This track is all about the music video

Insound review
03.04.12

Adam Cohen, the son of the legendary Leonard Cohen, will unveil Like a Man, a “strikingly personal album” of ten intimate songs that is “truly fit to bear the family name.” These...

Pitchfork review
18.01.12

On this debut LP, the young New York City native Alec Feld-- whose voice wouldn't sound out of place on a Wolf Parade or Animal Collective anthem-- creates synth music with a...

Resident Advisor review
20.04.12

Expensive Looks is moniker of Brooklynite Alec Feld. His debut effort Dark Matters, released by New York label Group Tightener, sees the young producer explore a broad range of...

Insound review
18.01.12

Alec Field grew up in New York on a steady diet of Chicago house, disco, old Motown stuff and a smattering of his parents' psych records, as well as "trashy '90s dance." Dark...

Spotinews recomendation
03.10.11

Hello again. The new album by Siskiyou is another fresh addition today. Genre: folk. Enjoy! (See you tonight!) Siskiyou – Keep Away The Dead Filed under: 2011, Folk