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Spotinews recomendation
25.05.17

Hello there. And the final update of this release week is the moving new album by Land of Talk. Genre: indie rock. Read some positive reviews and enjoy! Land of Talk – Life After...

Under The Radar review
25.05.17

Land of Talk, the brainchild of Quebecois Elizabeth Powell, digs fresh and deep on the band's first album since 2010's Cloak and Cipher. We forgot how much Powell could rock in...

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

Spotinews recomendation
23.05.17

Hi. The quirky new album by Daniel Romano was recently added to Spotify. Genre: folk/pop. Enjoy! (US version here) Daniel Romano – Modern PressureFiled under: 2017, Folk, Pop

Spotinews recomendation
22.05.17

Hi. Just one update today: the new album by folk singer-songwriter Chastity Brown. Enjoy! Chastity Brown – Silhouette of SirensFiled under: 2017, Folk, Singer-songwriter

Under The Radar review
17.05.17

Borrowing from the repetitive minimalism of Philip Glass and the ambient stylings of Brian Eno, Penguin Cafe's Arthur Jeffes carries on the tradition that began with his father's...

Clash review
17.05.17

An incendiary debut and call to arms from the New Jersey horrorcore duo...

The Quietus review
15.05.17

The question of what exactly is techno has puzzled observers ever since 2 Unlimited bragged of their “techno, techno, techno, techno” back in 1993. Is it steely dance-floor...

Spotinews recomendation
12.05.17

Hey there. It’s a new release week. First find: the new album by Girlpool. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! Girlpool – PowerplantFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Under The Radar review
13.05.17

Girlpool's debut LP, 2015's Before the World Was Big, was something of a declaration of character. The then-Los Angeles duo announced themselves as being openly vulnerable and...

Under The Radar review
11.05.17

Altar has all the makings of a brilliant release. The Gift, an established, yet somewhat obscure, DIY band hooked up with revolutionary producer Brian Eno and renowned engineer...

Spotinews recomendation
01.05.17

Howdy. The excellent debut album by Little Cub is a very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! Little Cub – Still LifeFiled under: 2017, Electronic, Pop

The Quietus review
27.04.17

There is something about London’s bruised cultists Part Chimp that has always harboured both jaw-shattering awe and tightrope-teetering ridiculousness. The unapologetic, from-the...

Spotinews recomendation
26.04.17

Hey. From a fairly recent Spotify update comes the new album by The Relationship. Genre: rock. Enjoy! The Relationship – Clara ObscuraFiled under: 2017, Rock

Clash review
25.04.17

A gripping, edge-of-your-seat experience... on accordion!

Under The Radar review
20.04.17

Craig Finn has a way of making the connection from ordinary moments to extraordinary meanings. When we first met him in Lifter Puller and then in The Hold Steady his more-is-more...

Spotinews recomendation
14.04.17

Hello again. Next we have the smooth new album by singer-songwriter Andrew Combs. Enjoy! (US version here and version for AT, CH and DE here.) Andrew Combs – Canyons of My...

Under The Radar review
10.04.17

Buzz has long been building around London four-piece The Big Moon, and their debut demonstrates it wasn't misplaced enthusiasm. The album starts already revved up, the all-female...

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...

The Quietus review
31.03.17

You might be familiar with the ‘Africa is a country’ crypto-meme, likewise the blog of the same name, which serves as sarcastic rebuttal to Eurocentric ignoroids who treat a...

Spotinews recomendation
31.03.17

Hello again. Saltland is a solo project by Rebecca Foon. Her remarkable new album was just added to Spotify. Genre: ambient/experimental rock. Enjoy! (Note: I’m on the road...

Clash review
29.03.17

A record of two opposing moods...

Clash review
29.03.17

Refined and polished return, but still bass-driven and dancefloor-ready...

Spotinews recomendation
05.04.17

Evening friends. Two update are now coming your way. First: from last week, the latest album by Soulwax. Genre: alternative/electronic. Enjoy! Soulwax – From DeeweeFiled under...

Clash review
27.03.17

Former Pavement man Scott Kannberg delivers an all-round good time...

Under The Radar review
29.03.17

Doris and the Daggers is ex-Pavement guitarist Scott Kannberg's sophomore release as Spiral Stairs, eight years after the spectacular debut The Real Feel. While it may not be...

Spotinews recomendation
25.03.17

Hello there. Jay Som is a project by singer-songwriter Melina Duterte. Her new album arrived some days back and I like it. Enjoy! (US version here) Jay Som – Everybody WorksFiled...

Clash review
24.03.17

A stark and honest document, laced with compassion...

Spotinews recomendation
21.03.17

Hello. The music by German pop duo Milky Chance may be too catchy for some listeners, but it was a nice change of pace for me. Their new album was added two days ago. Enjoy! (US...

Spotinews recomendation
17.03.17

Hey. Melodic death metal, anyone? If so, check out the latest album by Wolfheart and enjoy! (US version here) Wolfheart – TyhjyysFiled under: 2017, Metal

Spotinews recomendation
13.03.17

Hi. From three days ago: the dynamic debut album by Las Rosas. Genre: garage pop/rock. Enjoy! (Spotinews 077) Las Rosas – Everyone Gets Exactly What They WantFiled under: 2017...

Clash review
13.03.17

A thrilling second album from a band who demand to be taken seriously...

Spotinews recomendation
12.03.17

Morning. The great debut album by Swedish band Wormwood is a fairly recent addition to Spotify. Genre: melodic black metal (with a touch of folk). Enjoy! (Note: Thanks to a reader...