New Artists

Introducing: The Weeknd – Skewed R&B FTW!

R&B is not my usual bag around here but there’s something intriguing about The Weeknd…

Introducing: Avalanche Ammo

Tightly wound riffs, and arrangements are Avalanche Ammo’s technique. Hailing from Kildare, AA is the…

Introducing: just a number 05272011

The latest musical artist trying the mystery route is the oddly named just a number…

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Introducing: Icona Pop – Sweden’s next pop export

Extremely catchy electronic pop from the Swedish duo made up of Aino Jawo and Caroline…

Introducing: SertOne

Some fine, fine instrumental Dilla-tron beats from SertOne out of Liverpool via Portadown on Belfast’s…

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Introducing: Austra – Domino’s new gothic electro signing

Newly signed to Domino, Toronto-based Katie Stelmanis leads the charge in Austra. Along with fellow…

Introducing: Great Lakes Mystery

Gareth Averill has been a drummer with a good lot of bands in Dublin for…

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Introducing: Maverick Sabre – an Irish-raised dub-tinged singer

I’m very impressed with this kid. London-born and raised in Ireland, Michael Stafford is a…

Introducing: Father Longlegs

All the way from Westport, Connecticut, Father LongLegs is the enigmatic work of an individual…

Introducing: Million Young

Sometimes things just don’t work out. Sometimes you just don’t connect. Sometimes, you end up…

Introducing: The Casanova Wave

Having already received some nice blog love already in recent weeks, you may be aware…

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Introducing: Museum of Bellas Artes

To Sweden we fly, for news of the followup to Holy Other’s 7″ on Transparent’s…

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Introducing: Holy Other – Brooding Berlin electronica

Berlin’s Holy Other have been impressing with their brand of ambient brooding electronica. Their debut…

Introducing: Computer Magic

I love it when a fully formed artist pops up on my radar. Computer Magic,…

wearetrees
Introducing: We Are Trees

There’s no denying the Grizzly Bear influence (or more specifically the Daniel Rosen comparison) on…

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Introducing: Adultrock

Before Super Extra Bonus Party’s Gavin Elsted released his debut EP as We Are Losers…

Introducing: Blackbird Blackbird

California man Mikey Sanders may be the only brain behind Blackbird Blackbird but the frequency…

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Introducing: Sacred Animals

Young hopeful, don’t let your mind get twisted in the burn / Remember, it’s easier…

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Introducing: Sun Airway

Let’s take a trip. Away to wherever this music is conceived. It’s a sunny place.…

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Introducing: We Are Losers

Super Extra Bonus Party guitarist Gavin Elsted (DOI: He’s a good friend) has been busy…