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Spotinews recomendation
25.11.14

Hi. This charming new album by The Voyeurs was added to Spotify not that long ago. Genre: rock. Read some reviews and enjoy! (Note: For the next few weeks I will write about...

Spotinews recomendation
24.11.14

Hey. From a fairly recent Spotify update comes this interesting, experimental new album by Holögrama. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! Holögrama – WavesFiled under: 2014, Electronic...

The Quietus review
24.11.14

With their debut Nachash, British progressive metal band Krokodil (not to be confused with the now-defunct 60s Swiss prog/krautrock act of the same name) have immediately...

Spotinews recomendation
20.11.14

Hello friends. Anyone in the mood for some psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Rhyton and enjoy! Rhyton – KykeonFiled under: 2014, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
19.11.14

Hi. The new album by Ariel Pink is a trip like no other this year. Genre: experimental pop. Enjoy! Ariel Pink – Pom PomFiled under: 2014, Pop

Under The Radar review
24.11.14

Ariel Pink cuts a pretty divisive figure in indie music circles. His work over the last decade has oscillated wildly between beautiful weird wisps of '70s soft rock and off-kilter...

Under The Radar review
24.11.14

Even those who detest Ariel Pink's think piece-baiting persona will likely admit that, on some level, the L.A. pop savant is an important artist. New generation ironists Mac...

Spotinews recomendation
16.11.14

Howdy folks. From a fairly recent Spotify update comes the new album by The Paperhead. Genre: psych-pop. Enjoy! The Paperhead – Africa AvenueFiled under: 2014, Pop

Spotinews recomendation
15.11.14

Hey. When I wanted to write about this mini-album/EP earlier this week, it was missing in some countries. Today it was available worldwide though. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy...

The Quietus review
12.11.14

Short for "folklore" and Cornish for "moon", the title of this second album by the mysterious Kemper Norton invokes both dream and myth. Like Carn, their first album released last...

Spotinews recomendation
09.11.14

Hello again. Let’s go on a trip with Magic Castles. Genre: psychedelic rock. Enjoy! Magic Castles – Sky SoundsFiled under: 2014, Rock

The Quietus review
07.11.14

Pink Floyd have served as a bête noire for generations of bands in opposition to one thing or another, but as even John Lydon (famously once the wearer of a home-made "I hate Pink...

Under The Radar review
25.11.14

Have Pink Floyd, never the most beloved band in certain music critic circles, finally beaten the industry and signed off with an unreviewable album? After all, it is the critic's...

Clash review
21.11.14

A terrifically tedious affair of absolutely no consequence…

Clash review
07.11.14

A second album of huge, infectious energy…

Spotinews recomendation
14.11.14

Hello friends. I was a fan of their latest album and now they are back with another strong effort. Enjoy Hookworms! (Genre: noise/psych rock.) Hookworms – The HumFiled under: 2014...

Under The Radar review
11.11.14

Hookworms' debut, Pearl Mystic, was widely feted-our friends at Drowned in Sound named it Album of the Year-so interest is high the second time around. For most fivesomes made up...

The Quietus review
23.10.14

The Heads have just reissued their second album, the ferocious frazzle of Everyone Knows We Got Nowhere. Paul Allen left the band a while ago, and at first he spent time building...

Spotinews recomendation
21.10.14

Good morning friends. Psychedelic folk anyone? If yes, please check out the wonderful new album by Weyes Blood and enjoy! Weyes Blood – The InnocentsFiled under: 2014, Folk

Spotinews recomendation
31.10.14

Good morning friends. Psychedelic folk anyone? If yes, please check out the wonderful new album by Weyes Blood and enjoy! Weyes Blood – The InnocentsFiled under: 2014, Folk

The Quietus review
14.10.14

Ides Of Gemini have begun to carve a niche. To date, the trio, comprised of music journalist Jason Bennett on guitars, his partner and former Black Math Horseman frontwoman Sera...

Under The Radar review
10.10.14

In an interview just before the release of their official debut full-length, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic, Foxygen's lead singer Sam France said, "On our...

NME review
10.10.14

The husband-and-wife duo return with a cleaner, funkier sound

Clash review
13.10.14

Less ayahuasca haze, more intergalactic kitsch…

Under The Radar review
03.10.14

Over the course of Taiga's 11 superlative tracks, Danilova has set the stage for a new phase in her career as Zola Jesus. More

Clash review
15.10.14

Theatrical, confessional and, perhaps for the first time, totally unafraid...

NME review
10.10.14

Babra Streisand and James Blake meet on Nika Roza Danilova's gloomy fifth

Spotinews recomendation
06.10.14

Hi. First update of the week is the solid new album by Zola Jesus. Genre: electronic/pop. Read this review and enjoy! (A US version should, as usual, be added one day later.) Zola...

The Quietus review
02.10.14

Last night a Finnish freak-tronica band saved my life... Well, in actual fact it was a night four years ago, around the time of their last full length release Ullakkopalo, when I...

NME review
01.10.14

Good vibes underwritten with barbed bite from the carefree Cali five piece

Under The Radar review
27.10.14

It takes a lot these days for the standard guitar/bass/drums/singer set-up to make an impact. The oldest rock and roll format is also the most overused, with seemingly every kid...

The Quietus review
29.09.14

Calling any band timeless can betray either wishful thinking or willful ignorance if one isn't careful, but Bristol's own long running contributors to the biker/psych/drone...

NME review
24.09.14

Kyle Thomas is feeling autobiographical and fun on this scuzzy return

Under The Radar review
03.11.14

The first riff on Black Moon Spell (on the title track, no less) is proof that Kyle Thomas (aka King Tuff) is gunning for a space among the guitar heroes. More

Spotinews recomendation
28.09.14

Morning. This new album has now been added in a few missing areas. Genre: rock. Enjoy King Tuff! (Version for FR, GB and IE here.) King Tuff – Black Moon SpellFiled under: 2014...

Spotinews recomendation
15.09.14

Hey. The new album by the Allah-Las arrived to Spotify today. Genre: pop/rock. Read this review and enjoy! (Note: A US version should be added tomorrow and the album should...

NME review
23.09.14

The LA crate-diggers lack the warmth and excitement of their debut on follow-up effort

Spotinews recomendation
14.09.14

Hi. The final update of the week is this dynamic electronic album by Lemonade. Enjoy! (US version here.) Lemonade – Minus TideFiled under: 2014, Electronic

Punk News review
08.09.14

Cayetana could not have picked a better bunch of songs for their debut LP. Nervous Like Me embodies many of the snippets we've seen from them in the past yet it proceeds to fully...

NME review
03.09.14

Brilliant and mad debut full-length effort from the Melody's Echo Chamber guitarist

Insound review
02.09.14

Bureau B reissues Cluster's 1994 album One Hour . "Cluster's hiatus between Curiosum and Apropos Cluster in 1990 lasted for almost 10 years. Roedelius and Moebius spent this time...

NME review
01.09.14

Former Yeasayer and Caribou collaborator refuses to be pigeonholed on boundary-exploring fourth album

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Hi. The new album by Sinkane is a very, very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: soul/pop/rock. Read some reviews and enjoy! (Note: This album is split up in many different...

Spotinews recomendation
02.09.14

Hi. The new album by Sinkane is a very, very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: soul/pop/rock. Read some reviews and enjoy! (Note: This album is split up in many different...

NME review
26.08.14

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

Insound review
19.08.14

After three LPs and a clutch of 45s, Southern Indiana's Apache Dropout have loosened an adherence to the divine mono sound and forged a scaly stereo technique for Heavy Window...