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Clash review
26.05.17

A bolshy stadium-ready debut...

Spotinews recomendation
24.05.17

Hello. The dynamic debut album by Pumarosa was recently added to Spotify. Genre: psych pop/rock. Enjoy! (US version here) Pumarosa – The WitchFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Clash review
12.05.17

Eschewing trend and conveyer belt production for something individual...

Under The Radar review
11.05.17

Amelia Murray is exactly what bedroom pop has been crying out for. Too often, records of this ilk-centered around fleeting shoegaze guitar lines and hushed musings on seclusion...

Under The Radar review
08.05.17

No one can accuse Blondie of not trying its hardest to create an album that fits into some aspects of the current musical atmosphere. The iconic group enlists a glittering list of...

Clash review
28.04.17

The album you never knew you needed...

Spotinews recomendation
26.04.17

Hey again. I enjoyed the new album by singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow. It was added some days back. Enjoy! Sheryl Crow – Be MyselfFiled under: 2017, Singer-songwriter

The Quietus review
25.04.17

When you become a father certain things become apparent: you’re not young any more; night clubs are now things that happen largely to other people; and a significant percentage of...

Spotinews recomendation
21.04.17

Hey. Here is the spirited debut album by Charly Bliss. Genre: power pop/indie rock. Enjoy! Charly Bliss – GuppyFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Under The Radar review
21.04.17

Americana is a collection of comfortable rock 'n' roll songs detailing Ray Davies' relationship with, and travels across, America. When he does satire it's too safe and detached...

Spotinews recomendation
25.04.17

Hi. The new album by veteran singer-songwriter Ray Davis was a pleasant surprise. Enjoy! (Note: I’ll be back tonight with another update.) Ray Davies – AmericanaFiled under: 2017...

Spotinews recomendation
20.04.17

Hey. It feels appropriate to end a quiet release week with a quiet new album. And it’s her first album in eight years. Enjoy singer-songwriter Leslie Mendelson! Leslie Mendelson...

Clash review
10.04.17

A brave return with mixed results...

Spotinews recomendation
09.04.17

Hi. Soul singer-songwriter Jeb Loy Nichols was a sweet new discovery for me. His latest album arrived two days ago. Enjoy! (US version here) Jeb Loy Nichols – Country HustleFiled...

Spotinews recomendation
09.04.17

Hi again. A quick announcement: I enjoyed the new San Fermin album. Genre: indie rock/chamber pop. Enjoy! (US version here) San Fermin – BelongFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Clash review
12.04.17

Brooklyn group's return underlines that bigger isn't always better...

Clash review
31.03.17

Tired and unoriginal, Jay Kay's return borders on the offensive...

Under The Radar review
07.04.17

For those who never stopped spinning the group's turn-of-the-Millennium classics, the emergence of Automaton—Jamiroquai's first since 2010—comes as a mixed blessing.  More

Clash review
31.03.17

The songwriter and producer shares her intimate thoughts and fears…

Spotinews recomendation
07.04.17

Evening. This new album by Tei Shi was a very pleasant surprise for me. Genre: soul/pop. Good stuff. Enjoy! (US version here) Tei Shi – Crawl SpaceFiled under: 2017, Pop, Soul

Spotinews recomendation
09.03.17

Morning. The inspired debut album by singer-songwriter Gabriella Cohen was released in Australia and New Zealand last year. Now it has been re-released worldwide. Enjoy! Gabriella...

Under The Radar review
19.02.17

Snapping with flashlight disco, percussive tropicalia, palpable visuals, and devastating pomp, Jens Lekman opens the curtains to life's generous swimming pool with his signature...

Clash review
24.02.17

Both light and shadow tackled with deft grace and detail...

Spotinews recomendation
24.02.17

Hello. A highly notable release this week is the new album by pop singer-songwriter Jens Lekman. Enjoy! Jens Lekman – Life Will See You NowFiled under: 2017, Pop, Singer-songwriter

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

Clash review
09.02.17

Syd Tha Kud develops a new model of creativity, and a superb new album...

Clash review
07.02.17

Heartache has rarely sounded so sweet...

Spotinews recomendation
27.01.17

Hey. I will be visiting family over the next week and a half. This means updates every third day or so on average. However, in case there should be any trouble with my Internet...

Under The Radar review
23.01.17

Stellular, the sophomore album by former Pipettes singer and Mark Ronson-collaborator Rose Elinor Dougall, comes a full seven years after her solo debut, Without Why. More

Spotinews recomendation
22.01.17

Morning. The new album by The Proper Ornaments is another very recent addition to the Spotify library. Genre: pop. Read some reviews and enjoy! (US version here) The Proper...

Under The Radar review
20.01.17

We've come a long way in the five short years since Foxygen's breakout release, Take the Kids Off Broadway: a gloriously all-over-the-place disc of psych-pop and endearingly lo-fi...

Spotinews recomendation
25.01.17

Hello there. The ambitious new album by Foxygen was recently added to Spotify. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! Foxygen – HangFiled under: 2017, Rock

Clash review
23.01.17

An irreverently theatrical work, succinct yet overwhemingly grandiose...

Clash review
19.01.17

A worthy apprentice to the crown of pop creativity...

Spotinews recomendation
05.12.16

Hello. From last month: the new album by soul-pop singer-songwriter Dawn Richard. Enjoy! Dawn Richard – RedemptionFiled under: 2016, Pop, Singer-songwriter, Soul

Spotinews recomendation
01.12.16

Hi again. The final update of the release week is the cool new album by Jay Daniel. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Jay Daniel – Broken KnowzFiled under: 2016, Electronic

Under The Radar review
29.11.16

The Aged brothers, who are the duo behind inc. no world, are known for their stellar musicianship and soft, soulful touch. On As Light As Light, the duo's second full-length, the...