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Ride – Weather Diaries [2017]

Ride – Weather Diaries [2017]

Ride have announced details of their long-awaited new album ‘Weather Diaries’. The shoegazers’ first record in over 20 years finally has a release date and tracklist. The four-piece, considered to be pioneers of shoegaze, last released a full-length record, ‘Tarantula’, back

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March 24th, 2017

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The Charlatans – Different Days [2017]

The Charlatans – Different Days [2017]

The Charlatans announce new album ‘Different Days’. It features contributions from New Order, Verve, Smiths, Paul Weller, Ian Rankin & many more. The Charlatans have announced plans for new album ‘Different Days’ – featuring a plethora of ...

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March 22nd, 2017

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Secret Shine – There Is Only Now [2017]

Secret Shine – There Is Only Now [2017]

UK-based shoegaze/dream-pop band Secret Shine is back with There Is Only Now, the album melds the textured guitar drive of shoegaze with the heightened, diaphanous drift of dream-pop. Back in the early 1990s, Secret Shine was courted by and joined the roster of the renowned ...

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March 21st, 2017

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The Jesus and Mary Chain – Damage and Joy [2017]

The Jesus and Mary Chain – Damage and Joy [2017]

Nineteen years after their last album, the Jesus and Mary Chain pick up where they left off, offering their usual mix of feedback-spiked rockers and stoned ballads on Damage and Joy.  Whether they’re playing 15-minute gigs or taking 19 years between albums, the Jesus and ...

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March 20th, 2017

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Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick [2017]

Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick [2017]

On Apocalipstick, their sophomore album, the Los Angeles rock trio, Cherry Glazerr, fronted by Clementine Creevy, have offered their fiercest recordings yet, full of shredding jams, furious howls, and self-aware swagger. In the few short years since Cherry Glazerr released ...

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March 18th, 2017

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Sodastream – Little By Little [2017]

Sodastream – Little By Little [2017]

Sodastream’s new record, Little by Little, shows no sign of age. It’s folk that avoids shoving a periscope up its whimsical fundament, social reflection that eschews philosophical pretension, careful orchestration devoid of artistic indulgence. Sodastream was — and now is ...

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March 15th, 2017

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Porcelain Raft – Microclimate [2017]

Porcelain Raft – Microclimate [2017]

On his third full-length as Porcelain Raft, Mauro Remiddi continues to put out sumptuous dream-pop that’s easy to mistake as style over substance. With Microclimate, Remiddi grows as a songwriter/arranger while refining the subtlety of his approach. The third ...

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March 15th, 2017

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Blonde Redhead – 3 O’Clock EP [2017]

Blonde Redhead – 3 O’Clock EP [2017]

Blonde Redhead’s Rather Beautiful ‘3 O’Clock’ EP: An expansive, yet remarkably personal document. EP is out via Wa Kuru Records in collaboration with the Italian label Ponderosa. The four tracks on the EP are shaped by the Blonde Redhead’s 2016 ...

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March 13th, 2017

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The Shins – Heartworms [2017]

The Shins – Heartworms [2017]

The Shins’ Heartworms is an understated and charming production of orchestral rock, surfy riffs cresting summery melodies and experimental streaks of reverb. It even includes a couple of just-about-danceable dashes of synth-heavy trips glowing with a glammy new-wave ...

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March 12th, 2017

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Las Rosas – Everyone Gets Exactly What They Want [2017]

Las Rosas – Everyone Gets Exactly What They Want [2017]

Las Rosas are a band made up of members with previous experience in the bands Wild Yaks and Harlem. That means that Everyone Gets Exactly What They Want sounds totally confident and together, even though it is their debut full-length. Neat and clever garage-pop from New ...

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March 11th, 2017

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Jay Som – Everybody Works [2017]

Jay Som – Everybody Works [2017]

On her first proper album as Jay Som, Melina Duterte, 22, solidifies her rep as a self-made force of sonic splendor and emotional might. If last year’s aptly named Turn Into compilation showcased a fuzz-loving artist in flux—chronicling her mission to master bedroom ...

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March 8th, 2017

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Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains – Solide Mirage [2017]

Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains – Solide Mirage [2017]

Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains – Solide Mirage: indiepop gets political. A firm step on the way to cementing a solid, humanist vision. There are a few tracks on Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains fifth album that saunter past the five minute mark, but even the ...

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March 5th, 2017

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Froth – Outside (briefly) [2017]

Froth – Outside (briefly) [2017]

Outside (briefly) is the sound of a band that’s truly found its voice, and in many ways feels like Froth’s proper debut. Across the ten songs, the band dialled back the noise and psych-pop found on their previous LPs to reveal delicately beautiful melodies, intricately

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February 28th, 2017

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Modern English – Take Me To The Trees [2017]

Modern English – Take Me To The Trees [2017]

“Take Me to the Trees” is the first new album from Modern English in 30 years that features four-fifths of the original lineup: Robbie Grey (vocals), Michael Conroy (bass guitar), Gary McDowell (guitar), and Steve Walker (keyboards). Doubtlessly, the release of ...

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February 26th, 2017

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Wire – Silver/Lead [2017]

Wire – Silver/Lead [2017]

Influential post-punk bank Wire continues to show no signs of slowing down with the March 31st release of its 15th album, Silver/Lead. It arrives on the 40th anniversary of the band’s debut performance, and follows in the footsteps of 2016’s solid mini-LP Nocturnal Koreans. ...

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February 25th, 2017

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Shintaro Sakamoto – Love If Possible [2016]

Shintaro Sakamoto – Love If Possible [2016]

Shintaro Sakamoto, former Yura Yura Teikoku guitarist, continues lap steel-dappled explorations of melancholy, funky kitsch on Love If Possible. In Japan, the dream of the ’90s is alive. Or parts of it are, anyway, with CDs still making up the majority of music sales and a ...

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February 22nd, 2017

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