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Under The Radar review
11.04.17

It's normal for precocious young talent to first emulate those who have inspired them to follow in their footsteps.  More

Spotinews recomendation
12.04.17

Hi there. From a recent Spotify update comes the impressive new album by Happyness. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Happyness – Write InFiled under: 2017, Rock

Under The Radar review
05.04.17

Herein, Margaret Chardiet celebrates a decade of her solo noise/industrial project's noxious squall with an album that seeks to facilitate the listener's mind transcending their...

Clash review
05.04.17

A mixed melting pot of fresh ideas...

The Quietus review
18.03.17

Your favourite voraciously prolific cottage industry of errant noise art reveals its latest fugitive deformity. Now comprised of founding member Nate Young, John ‘Inzane’ Olson...

Under The Radar review
31.03.17

With Undertow, Michigan lifers Wolf Eyes turn in their best in a decade, scraping off past aural gunk to reveal an icy unease owing as much to Terje Rypdal and Ligeti as to their...

The Quietus review
13.02.17

Another Noveller record: what's not to like? Sarah Lipstate's sound has entered our conscious this past few years. We could even view it as a trademark. We know what we get and we...

Spotinews recomendation
15.02.17

Howdy. The latest album by Noveller is another winner. Genre: ambient/rock. Enjoy! Noveller – A Pink Sunset for No OneFiled under: 2017, Ambient, Rock

The Quietus review
10.02.17

‘The Light at the End (Effect)’, the final track on Wake In Fright – the third record by New York duo Uniform – opens with a sample from Philip Ridley’s 1990 film The Reflecting...

Clash review
10.02.17

A sensual and mature debut...

Spotinews recomendation
14.02.17

Hey. The impressive debut album by Lowly arrived some days back. Genre: pop. Enjoy! (US version here) Lowly – HebaFiled under: 2017, Pop

Under The Radar review
27.01.17

Crunchy and resolute, Ty Segall's newest self-titled toaster turns up some unearthed crust and butter that is both satiating and balanced. The 29-year-old's ninth studio offering...

Clash review
05.12.16

A beautiful, intelligent debut album...

Spotinews recomendation
04.12.16

Hi. The new album by Italian post-punk band Soviet Soviet is a very recent Spotify addition. Enjoy! Soviet Soviet – EndlessFiled under: 2016, Rock

Clash review
28.11.16

Aussie psych-rocker returns with colourful yet largely anonymous display ...

The Quietus review
10.11.16

Today, love as a word, as a descriptor of a feeling, has been transformed and devalued by metrification and quantification, from an untouchable essence to a commodity status in...

Clash review
09.11.16

Leaking scrambled and encrypted frequencies...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Long-running Los Angeles duo Pedestrian Deposit are virtually peerless when it comes to tension. They have a reputation for oscillating unpredictably between fine-tuned restraint...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Nino Pedone – aka Shapednoise – has accumulated an enviable discography during his relatively short career. Previous releases on Hospital Productions, Opal Tapes, Stroboscopic...

AudioCred review
09.11.16

SoLBLoMMa is a quirky electro-pop artist from Sweden. She received much attention for her song ”(Come Count The) sheep (with Me)” released 2013.That song is about how the sheep...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

It's an easy and inaccurate shortcut to assume that Roly Porter has "come a long way" since the split of his seminal dubstep duo Vex'd in the late 2000s. That's not intended as a...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

2016 sees Samuel Kerridge return to Regis' Downwards imprint with Fatal Light Attraction, a double LP born out of a live A/V show in collaboration with Andrej Boleslavský and...

Clash review
09.11.16

A daring, molten, confrontational return...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Imagine a world where Van Halen, Les Harrys, the odd Muppet (let's say Beaker) and Pat Butcher all go round to Bernie Worrell's and get hammered. Along the way they have a...

Clash review
09.11.16

Perhaps their most potent work...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Whisper it, but it looks like noise is back in business after a couple of aimless years, during which it seemed dually threatened by a mainstream co-opting harshness by watering...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Will Toledo, the young creator of Car Seat Headrest, used to prefer anonymity, releasing 11 self-recorded albums on Bandcamp without pretense or assignation of image. His...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Experiments by their very nature are bound to be riddled with failure. This is why they’re great. Sometimes it’s worth watching one of your favourite artists fail to deliver a...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Ever since the release of Deerhoof vs. Evil in 2009, the normally rambunctious San Francisco ensemble has seemed somewhat restrained. The improvisation that punctuated Milk Man...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

The duo of AJ Cookson and Matthew Rozeik have been steadily firing out recordings since 2009, consistently wobbling between different shades of synth-driven darkness reflected in...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

In early 2015, film director Rodney Asker released the documentary feature The Nightmare, which focused on the stories of eight people who suffer from sleep paralysis. A little...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

In applying live drums to a noise-based set-up, it can sometimes sound as though the musicians involved are attempting to nail down water. Noise is pliable, malleable. It oozes...

Clash review
09.11.16

A progressive shift from their debut...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

It's been constant flux for Cymbals Eat Guitars since they seemingly came out of nowhere in 2009 with the excellent Why There Are Mountains.  More