NEW MUSIC

NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – SCHOOL DAMAGE, SPACEY JANE, STILL CORNERS, THE BRAZEN YOUTH, BLACK BELT EAGLE SCOUT, DARK FAIR, PART TIME (FEAT. ARIEL PINK) WILD NOTHING, COSMIC STRIP.

AUGUST 16 UPDATE: New tracks from two Australian bands to start with. Melbourne punk quartet School Damage ‘Meeting Halfway’ and Fremantle garage rock duo Spacey Jane ‘Cold Feet’. They’re joined by Toronto via Hamilton DIY artist linnea Siggelkow aka Ellis ‘The Drain’, the new single from London’s Still Corners ‘The Message’ and Lyme CT art rock trio The Brazen Youth ‘Burn […]

TOP 30 – AUGUST 15, 2018: VOL.10 NO.24

  30. Shallow Water Wild Nothing (USA) From the forthcoming album, ‘Indigo, Captured Tracks. Out Aug 31. Audio Stream   29. Charcoal Black Plastic (USA) From the double A sided single ‘Savage And Charcoal’, Cleopatra Records. Official Video   28. Dick Schaffrath C.A.R. (GER) From the album, ‘Look Behind You’, Self Released Audio Stream   […]

BLACK PLASTIC UNVEIL VIDEOS FOR ‘SAVAGE’ AND ‘CHARCOAL’

American electronic duo Black Plastic released two powerful groove filled new tracks earlier in the week that blend a classic punk snarl with the darkwave synth sounds of the 80s. ‘Savage’, with its siren melodies and slow pulsating arpeggio sees Kevin Grady round on the fuckwit in the White House and the self defeating 24 […]

SAMANTHA GLASS ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, DROPS DARKWAVE INSPIRED SINGLE + VIDEO

Former Madison and now Austin based experimental electronic artist Samantha Glass, the ever developing identity of Beau Devereaux have announced the forthcoming release of their brand new album for Holodeck Records. Nine Memories Between Impression And Imprint. While retaining the allure of abstraction and their penchant for experimentation, it sees the dual identities musically, lyrically and […]

NEW INDEPENDENT HOUSE MUSIC – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – PLANÈTE, LELÚ, FRANCISCO ALLENDES, ROBERTO PEDOTO, SEBB JUNIOR, GROJ, NORTHERN DUSK, DAM FUNK, EWAN RILL & LEO POLL

PLAYLIST UPDATE – 15 AUGUST: Melbourne DJ/producer Planète  joins the fray with the superb Res Cogitans’ from his new EP Continuum as does Belgrade equivalent Lelú with ‘blushing for you Aliras’ from Feet Inna Sand. PLAYLIST UPDATE – 11 AUGUST: There’s a plethora of classic groove laden House around the place at the moment as some […]

R&S UNVEILS VOLUME TWO OF ITS RV TRAX SERIES AS A-SIM DROPS NEW EP

The second edition of the RV Trax series curated by R&S head Renaat Vandepapeliere was released by the label on August 3. We waxed lyrical about the contribution of French duo G-Prod to  Volume One back in February and gave a little background into Vandepapeliere’s salient and ‘indie as fuck’ reasons for creating the series. You can […]

RECORD REVIEW: G-PROD (FRA) – ALCHEMIC

Renaat Vandepapeliere, the founder and co-owner of R&S Records returned to the DJ fray at the age of 60 for a singular purpose. To highlight cutting edge music made by electronic musicians and producers who otherwise wouldn’t get a look in. In addition to spinning their creations he added a new series to the R&S […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC POP: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST; ROBYN RETURNS! NEW ADDITIONS WITH VIDEOS FROM PRINCESS CHELSEA & JAAKKO EINO KALEVI, JOINED BY LOVETECHNIQUE, CHYMES, CONES, GREGOR, DANIEL T., LOWES & PECAS

AUGUST 9 UPDATE: A even dozen absolute drop dead gorgeous electronic pop exhibits added since the last update with Melbourne’s Gregor and L.A.’s Daniel T., two artists we featured earlier in the week getting things started with ‘A Song About Holding Hands’ and ‘Heat-Wave’ respectively. Also from Los Angeles we think are the ultra mysterious Das Cope. Just […]

TOP 30 – AUGUST 8, 2018: VOL.10 NO.23

30. Heat-Wave Daniel T. (USA) From the forthcoming album, ‘Heliotrope’, Cascine. Audio Stream    29. Withdrawn Queen Of The Meadow (USA/FRA) From the forthcoming album, ‘A Room To Store Happiness’, Only Lovers Records. Out Oct 5. Audio Stream A Room to Store Happiness by Queen Of The Meadow Official Video    28. First […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC & EXPERIMENTAL: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – JAKE SCHROCK, TERR, STEVE HAUSCHILDT, JORI HULKKONEN, EARTH TRAX & NEWBORN JR AND DJRUM

PLAYLIST UPDATE – AUGUST 7:  Added since the last  update: Dallas electronic producer Jake Schrock, our outgoing album of the week artist  begins proceedings with the stunning closer ‘Cerebral Shelter’ off his debut album Tropical Depression for Holodeck Records. Barcelona based Brazilian DJ/Producer Daniela Caldellas aka Terr with ‘Neuromancer’ off her new EP of the same name through […]

DANIEL T. ANNOUNCES HELIOTROPE & DROPS HEAT-WAVE

Los Angeles based DJ/Producer Daniel Terndrup aka Daniel T., has announced the release of his debut album Heliotrope. The sun kissed first single is ‘Heat-Wave’ a shimmering piece of disco/house named after his radio show and weekly party night at Gold Diggers. The fastidious record collector and prolific remixer formerly constituted one half of Cosmic Kids alongside […]

GREGOR UNVEILS TOUCHING FIRST SINGLE FROM SILVER DROP

Melbourne pop troubadour Gregor has announced the upcoming release of his debut album Silver Drop and unveiled its earnest and heartfelt first single, the  ‘A Song About Holding Hands’. Lush woozy synth, an engaging bass hook and a slow stilted beat provide the perfect platform for Gregor’s tender deadpan vocals to awkwardly attach deep emotion […]

NATHAN MICAY DEBUTS ON WHITIES

Toronto producer Nathan Micay otherwise known as Bwana, has produced a gorgeously widescreen two tracker under his own name for London label Whities. The deep house inspired ‘First Casualty’ is an exuberant exhibit of delicate defiance while ‘Beginning Ballads’  gradually and in ethereal fashion veers towards a tough yet smooth techno finish. Micay has described […]

LOSLESS PRODUCE BEAUTY IN IMPERFECTION ON KEYOU EP / SET TO RELEASE LOCATORS ON SMB

When deep thinking St. Étienne electronic duo Losless set to work on their recently released three track EP Keyou they were determined as always to allow the inevitable imperfections that come from organic approaches to the performing and recording to survive the production process more or less intact. Since Benjamin Charriere and Etienne Laurent formed […]

PATRICIA KOKETT’S RITUALISTIC DIABEL EP

Lithuanian electronic and techno experimentalist and all round sonic adventurer Gediminas Jakubka has released his debut EP Diabel under his Patricia Kokett guise to follow up his compilation cassette Artefakt released in February. Diabel contains three original ritualistic and dual paced creations which include the incredible ‘Mmuo’, the Igbo word for ghost or spirit along […]

NEW VIDEO: GROOV MEKANIK TAKES US ABOVE THE CLOUDS

Adelaide artist, DJ and producer Robert Koster aka Groov Mekanik, released his stunning ‘Above The Clouds’ back in March, a muscular mixture of ambient and melodic techno which continues to floor us with how effortlessly it conveys a sense of simultaneous urgency and reassurance. It made up one half of the digital EP Data From […]