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RECORD REVIEW: ASTRAGAL (USA) – EP II
RECORD REVIEW: ASTRAGAL (USA) – EP II

Houston postpunk/shoegaze outfit Astragal, intelligently named after the semi-autobiographical novel, L’Astragale, the first of three by French-Algerian author and fierce libertarian Albertine Sarrazin, released their second EP earlier this month, simply titled II. The trio announced their presence three...

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MALIHINI DELIVER HOPEFULLY AGAIN; WATCH NEW VIDEO FOR DELUSIONAL BOY
MALIHINI DELIVER HOPEFULLY AGAIN; WATCH NEW VIDEO FOR DELUSIONAL BOY

Last wee saw Rome based duo Federica Caiozzo and Giampaolo Speziale aka Malihini release their accomplished and dexterous debut album Hopefully Again. Although deeply emotive and intimate with its shared conversational like vocals, musically the duo have managed to...

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“ACT YR AGE”, THE NEW SINGLE BY TEEN BODY FROM THEIR UPCOMING LP DREAMO
“ACT YR AGE”, THE NEW SINGLE BY TEEN BODY FROM THEIR UPCOMING LP DREAMO

Brooklyn quartet Teen Body wowed us with their superb debut Get Home Safe back in 2016 and are set to follow it up with a new long player Dreamo in April. Thus far they’ve released two tracks from it...

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NEW INDEPENDENT POSTPUNK SHOEGAZE POST ROCK inc. DARK, COLD & SYNTHWAVE MOTORIK & KOSMISCHE MUSIK
NEW INDEPENDENT POSTPUNK SHOEGAZE POST ROCK inc. DARK, COLD & SYNTHWAVE MOTORIK & KOSMISCHE MUSIK

Last Friday we updated our Post Punk / Shoegaze / Post Rock inc Dark/Cold/Synth Wave Motorik & Kosmisiche Musik playlist and it all kicks off with a sparkling new track ‘La Poussière’ from Automelodi, the Montreal synthwave duo led by Xavier...

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BE FOREST RETURN WITH KNOCTURNE
BE FOREST RETURN WITH KNOCTURNE

Pesaro trio Be Forest today released the expansive yet disciplined Knocturne, their first full length album in five years. A fuller more lush affair than their previous effort Earthbeat, which contained the excellent ‘Captured Heart’ and ‘Colours’, there’s a...

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BARRIE ANNOUNCE THEY ARE HAPPY TO BE HERE
BARRIE ANNOUNCE THEY ARE HAPPY TO BE HERE

Brooklyn pop quintet Barrie are set to release their debut album this coming May titled Happy To Be Here. With a string of sensational, über cool singles released last year behind them including the amazing ‘Canyons’ which parked itself...

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DREAMY DEBUT FROM CATHEDRAL BELLS
DREAMY DEBUT FROM CATHEDRAL BELLS

Last Friday saw the release of the self titled debut EP from Cathedral Bells, the new DIY pop project from ex-Dear Tracks member Matt Messore. Reminiscent of Black Marble in a less spiky and more hazy sense, Messore pulls...

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IN LONG FORM: OUR BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART TWO)
IN LONG FORM: OUR BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART TWO)

Read Part One here Our feature on Alister Douglas, his band Blush Response and the release of their debut Hearts Grow Dull was initially was going to be a one part feature, a potted history if you like of...

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NEW INDEPENDENT POST-PUNK / MOTORIK / KOSMISCHE / DARKWAVE / COLDWAVE / SHOEGAZE / POST-ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST.
NEW INDEPENDENT POST-PUNK / MOTORIK / KOSMISCHE / DARKWAVE / COLDWAVE / SHOEGAZE / POST-ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST.

PLAYLIST UPDATE: It’s been an eternity since we last wrote a written update of our New Independent Post-Punk/ Motorik/ Kosmische/ Darkwave/Coldwave/Shoegaze/Post-Rock Spotify playlist. We’ve decided to streamline these write-ups to ensure we get the word out quicker about the...

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TĘSKNO TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, MI
TĘSKNO TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, MI

Photo Credit: Bartek Wieczorek via K MAG Tęskno (Longing), the Warsaw duo of vocalist Joanna Longić and pianist, composer and arranger Hania Raniszewska have re-released their heart string pulling chamber pop inspired single ‘Kombinacje’ (Combinations) for streaming in the...

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