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TOP 30: PURO INSTINCT, YUMI ZOUMA, LOGAN TAKAHASHI, NITE JEWEL, MERELY & EVVOL ENTER – PARQUET COURTS TAKE #1
TOP 30: PURO INSTINCT, YUMI ZOUMA, LOGAN TAKAHASHI, NITE JEWEL, MERELY & EVVOL ENTER – PARQUET COURTS TAKE #1

This week the Indie30 chart sees cerebral New York rockers Parquet Courts celebrate the release of their fifth album Human Performance with a number one gong for the rustically upbeat, ‘Berlin Got Blurry’. Puro Instinct debut straight into the...

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GENTLEFORCE RELEASES NEW EPIC
GENTLEFORCE RELEASES NEW EPIC

Experimental Sydney based producer Eli Murray, aka Gentleforce released his new album mid last month, the rather epic Refuge From The Great Sadness. The title reflects a meticulously curated escapism internally created from all consuming melancholy, his take on...

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EVVOL EMBARK UPON PHYSICAL L.U.V.
EVVOL EMBARK UPON PHYSICAL L.U.V.

Hot on the trailings of their impressive debut record from last year, Eternalism, Irish-Australian outfit EVVOL are set to drop a follow up EP, Physical L.U.V. The Berlin based duo of vocalist Julie Chance and multi-instrumentlist producer Jane Arnison...

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CASEYLAND UNVEILS HIS SECRETS
CASEYLAND UNVEILS HIS SECRETS

Caseyland, the project of Virginia based Casey Cichowicz has just released his new single ‘Secrets’, a rather dichotomous track that rests on a languid funky bass line despite the understated and rather pensive nature of the composition around it. Mournful...

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LOGAN TAKAHASHI DEBUTS NOGEO
LOGAN TAKAHASHI DEBUTS NOGEO

“We normally think of ‘technology’ and ‘organic’ as two separate things, but computers are made of crystals and metals and magnets from the earth. That idea is interesting to me.” Logan Takahashi. Next week sees the release of NoGeo,...

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AFTER 5 YEARS PURO INSTINCT RETURN WITH AUTODRAMA
AFTER 5 YEARS PURO INSTINCT RETURN WITH AUTODRAMA

After last year’s excellent single, ‘W.Y.L.’ (Want Your Love) #72 in our 2015 Top 100, we’ve been highly anticipating the news of a new album from L.A’s Kaplan sisters, Piper and Skylar, aka Puro Instinct. Well, we wait no...

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NITE JEWEL TO DROP LIQUID COOL
NITE JEWEL TO DROP LIQUID COOL

L.A’s Nite Jewel releases her much anticipated third album, Liquid Cool this coming June, her first since 2012’s One Second of Love. The first single is the cathartic ‘Boo Hoo’, which sees Ramona Gonzales perfectly capture the record’s theme...

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YUMI ZOUMA ANNOUNCE YONCALLA
YUMI ZOUMA ANNOUNCE YONCALLA

Given that we have pretty much featured everything they’ve released,  the fact that Yumi Zouma’s long awaited debut album Yoncalla is set to drop in May mighty good news. They’ve just shared the first single from it, ‘Keep It...

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TOP 30: PALE DIAN & PEAKING LIGHTS DEBUT WITH BRETT, DJUSTIN, MARIA USBECK & HAPPY MEALS
TOP 30: PALE DIAN & PEAKING LIGHTS DEBUT WITH BRETT, DJUSTIN, MARIA USBECK & HAPPY MEALS

Two yet to be featured new entries this week both expansive in scope and clocking in at over six minutes. The first is from Austin trio Pale Dīan at #11 with the first single, the swirling, intense and heavily Cocteau...

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STARS ALIGN FOR DJUSTIN
STARS ALIGN FOR DJUSTIN

Djustin is the latest in a long line of collaborative bands and projects featuring the erstwhile Labrador Records afficionado Johan Angergård (Acid House Kings, Club 8, The Legends, Pallers, Eternal Death). This time he has teamed up, long distance...

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