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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...

Spotinews recomendation
12.03.17

Hello again. As promised here is a third Sunday update. Genre: folk/indie rock. Enjoy Ha Ha Tonka! (Don’t forget to subscribe to the new playlist: Spotinews 077) Ha Ha Tonka...

Spotinews recomendation
11.03.17

Hello friends. Check out the new album by singer-songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill. It was added to Spotify yesterday. Enjoy! (Note: Spotinews 077) Cindy Lee Berryhill – The...

Clash review
09.03.17

A superb collaboration between two dance heavyweights...

Clash review
09.03.17

A heady mix of global resonance to take you to new universes...

Clash review
03.03.17

A superb new album from the Vancouver crew...

Spotinews recomendation
01.03.17

Hi again. Get your feet moving with the new album by Dude York. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! Dude York – SincerelyFiled under: 2017, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
28.02.17

Hey. I only have time for a quick update today. From three days ago comes the new album by singer-songwriter Sarah Bethe Nelson. Enjoy! Sarah Bethe Nelson – Oh, EvolutionFiled...

The Quietus review
25.02.17

Stormzy, just like Kano, has fooled most if not all of us. The latter, prior to the release of last year's Made in the Manor, released a succession of tracks – ‘Three Wheel-Ups...

Clash review
02.03.17

A highly creative album that should satisfy his increasingly broad fanbase...

Clash review
24.02.17

Supreme bass abstraction from two potent voices...

The Quietus review
25.03.17

Despite there being a difference of nearly four decades in generational terms, when Rob “Pinch” Ellis first invited On-U Sound maestro and post-dub overlord Adrian Sherwood as a...

The Quietus review
15.02.17

Produced by Graham Sutton formerly of avant legends Bark Psychosis, Coldharbourstore’s Wilderness has been an astonishing 12 years in its gestation and eventual release. Revolving...

Spotinews recomendation
12.02.17

Morning. On this sunny day, let’s get going with the new album by singer-songwriter Sallie Ford. Enjoy! (US version here) Sallie Ford – Soul SickFiled under: 2017, Singer...

Spotinews recomendation
12.02.17

Hello again. Are you in need of some fresh psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Meatbodies and enjoy! Meatbodies – AliceFiled under: 2017, Rock