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Thursday, May 31, 2007

  Music Links Roundup - Update - May 31st

Some links of interest:

Music site bought by CBS

BBC NEWS | Technology | Music site bought by CBS: connects users who share the same music tastes
Social music site has been bought by US media giant CBS Corporation for $280m (£140m), the largest-ever UK Web 2.0 acquisition.

From the horses mouth: – the Blog: Acquired By CBS

More analysis:

The Guardian: CBS buys for $280m | Technology | Guardian Unlimited Technology

TechCrunch: CBS Acquires Europe’s for $280 million

Duke Listens! Duke Listens! : Weblog: When Old Media buys New Media

Portishead's ATP Nightmare Event

Drowned in Sound - News - First acts confirmed for Portishead's ATP Nightmare

Performing at the annual All Tomorrow's Parties event will be Sparklehorse, Oneida (pictured), Aphex Twin, Black Mountain, Seasick Steve and Julian Cope. Also on the bill are Team Brick, Crippled Black Phoenix and Fuzz Against Junk, from Geoff Barrow's own Invada label.

Latest News from the Cueneiform label: Avant Music News - Blog Archive - Cuneiform Artist News: Part I and Avant Music News - Blog Archive - Cuneiform Artist News: Part II and Avant Music News - Blog Archive - Cuneiform Artist News: Part III

A list of post-metal bands: Post-metal / sludge / avant-garde - Rate Your Music - A list by Alberick

Charles Hayward

interview with legendary ex This Heat member CHARLES HAYWARD Q&A: Fact Magazine

music blog to check: the sky was candy

From blog: More jazz music in the 90s analysis: Blog Archive - THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Five-A

a month early: I am not my Hair: Music: A Mid-Year Report [Long]


Bad Brains | Bad Brains release more album details, plans

The record is titled Build a Nation and is due out June 26, 2007.

Blu Mar Ten

New Blu Mar Ten album titled Black Water due June on Exceptional [alerted via record label email]

Listen to new tracks: [dreamy downtempo electronic music]

2007 sees the arrival of the eagerly anticipated new album 'Black Water' which retains the lushness of previous work while adopting a much more direct approach in it's sound.

Junior Boys

latest news: Pitchfork: Junior Boys' Greenspan Talks New Tunes, High School

Kelley Polar

interview: Kelley Polar - Hi! - Stylus Magazine

# posted by DJ Martian 12:46 AM

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

  Music Links Roundup - Update - May 29th

Some links of interest

some music blogs to check:

Built on a Weak Spot
fluo kids
((((---- Mundo ||rbano ----))))
Outer Space Gamelan
roots and traces: spurensicherung

From Decibel magazine: The Deciblog - The Truest Corner of the Blogosphere

The Collaborative Piano Blog: The Top 50 Classical Music RSS Feeds on Bloglines

Issue 9 now on sale: ROCK-A-ROLLA MAGAZINE - Battles are on the front cover


BATTLES, NEUROSIS, JESU, OXBOW, HYDRA HEAD, FAUST, MODIFIED TOY ORCHESTRA, MELT-BANANA, UNSANE plus loads of album reviews, live action, news and much more.

Welcome to the official website of ROCK-A-ROLLA, a bi-monthly UK magazine covering the best in avant-rock, metal, noise and experimental sounds.

Rock-A-Rolla Magazine: ISSUE 9 OUT NOW!

Relapse Records: on YouTube

Dubstep mix to download: Forensics: Dubsteppers Delight > 26/05/07

Piero Scaruffi interviewed: MUSIC: Piero Scaruffi is the best music reviewer — ever - The Daily of the University of Washington

Link: ♫ Piero Scaruffi's Music Database

The Hype Machine profiled: The Music Fan Behind Hype Machine: Q&A With Anthony Volodkin

Link: Today's Blog Music / The Hype Machine - discover, listen and buy music discussed on the best mp3 blogs


BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Record companies win 41m damages

Online retailer CD-Wow must pay 41m to British record companies after breaking a deal to stop selling illegally imported cheap albums in the UK.

Danish electronic music compilation: DOTSHOP.SE - Various Artists: Rump Compilation

Rump Compilation
Rump Recordings (RUMP002LP)
This item will be released on June 4th, 2007

Danish label Rump's second release is a compilation that showcase that Danish electronica is more vital than ever before. All tracks are previously unreleased and have been carefully selected to fit each other so that the album can be listened to as an entity.


Ace of Clubs [New Luke Vibert Project]

DOTSHOP.SE - Ace Of Clubs (Luke Vibert): Benefist

Demented filthy disco, killer aquatic blue ambience, drill n' bass, to breaking funk and lethal acid from Luke Vibert ***
First Cask (FSK010CD)
June 11th, 2007

Blood Red Throne


Norwegian death metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have set 'Come Death' as the title of their new album, due later in the year via Earache Records.

Aril Brihka

RA: Aril Brihka releases Ex Machina. Music News

We’ve only waited six years. Aril Brikha follows up his classic ‘Deeparture In Time’ with a new LP. ‘Ex Machina’ will be released in late June." on Peacefrog

Blues Control

DOTSHOP.SE - Blues Control: S/T

A hazy spaced world that exists between fuzzed distortion, jabbering electronics, and a lazy, stay-in-bed psychedelic glaze ***

Holy Mountain (50320CD)
June 28th, 2007

Myspace: Blues Control

Circus Maximus

Norwegian progressive metal band announce 2nd album: BLABBERMOUTH.NET - CIRCUS MAXIMUS Completes Work On New Album

The name of the album is 'Isolate' and has this dark approach to it, although we have of course still kept the melodic touch that CIRCUS MAXIMUS is all about.


Crescent Return With Little Waves Album — News — AngryApe on July 9th on FatCat

The Cult


THE CULT has signed with Roadrunner Records, according to The group's first new album since 2001's Atlantic set 'Beyond Good and Evil' will be released Sept. 25 in conjunction with its own New Wilderness imprint. The as-yet-untitled set is being recorded in London with producer Youth.

related: stereogum: New UNKLE (Feat. Ian Astbury) Video - "Burn My Shadow"

The Dead C

DOTSHOP.SE - Dead C: Future Artists

The Dead C return with another uncompromising realization of the finest rock improvisation you'll likely to hear ***
Ba Da Bing! (BING053CD)
This item will be released on June 11th, 2007

Dead Guitars

RED SUN RECORDS online MUSIC store: Dead Guitars - Airplanes

RELEASED: 2007 [June 1st]
LABEL: Echozone

Influences / Similar Artists:
The Convent, The Cure, The Chameleons, Escape With Romeo



With their new album, Digitalism resurrect dance music | Reviews | Guardian Unlimited Music

With their new album, Digitalism resurrect dance music

Every week, Jude Rogers puts on a new release and reviews it in real-time. Today, she listens to Idealism and becomes idealistic about the future of rave

Fujiya & Miyagi

Interview: Radio Free Chicago : RFC Interview: Fujiya & Miyagi

Dave Gahan

2nd solo album: Dave Gahan Readies Second Album - For the autumn

Dave Gahan is set to release he's second album in the autumn.

The Horrorist The Horrorist - Attack Decay

Record Label: Out of Line
Release date: 29th Jun 2007

Neil Landstrumm

Released this week, available at Boomkat: NEIL LANDSTRUMM, Restaurant Of Assassins

review: ((((---- Mundo ||rbano ----)))): Neil Landstrumm

"Restaurant Of Assassins" Neil Landstrumm has left his techno roots behind for this rather excellent new album for Planet Mu, honing his low - end dexterity for a collection of far - flung dubstep / rave / hardcore variations that cumulatively make for quite possibly the finest release in his long and illustrious career to date

Listen on myspace:

Michael Mayer

RA: Speicher CD3. Music News

Michael Mayer and Jörg Burger compile the third mix CD in the Speicher series. ‘Speicher CD3’ will be released in mid-June.

The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation

Ad Noiseam: The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation - Doomjazz Future Corpses!

Ad Noiseam adn81
to be released on June 5th, 2007

The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation is the new free-form, drone metal / jazz atler-ego of The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble, the band formed by Jason Kohnen (aka Bong-Ra) and Giedon Kiers. A recording of the ensemble's best live session, “Doomjazz Future Corpses!” focuses on mesmerizing, doom-ridden drones and melodies, combined with the jazzy grooves and melodies of the cello and saxophones. An highly suffocating journey through the deep realms of murky drone jazz / metal, heavy and unfettered.


Murcof Announces Rare UK Shows — News — AngryApe

the release of Cosmos, his third long-player, which The Leaf Label will be delivering in September. According to Leaf, the new material is his 'most powerful, mesmerising release yet.'

The Secret Meeting The Secret Meeting ( Curve + Collide ) - Ultrashiver

Otherworldly Beautiful Noise...The Secret Meeting is a collaboration between kaRIN & Statik of the underground Electro / Darkwave band Collide and the multi-talented Dean Garcia, one half of pioneering Dark Rock / Electronic legends Curve.


September Collective

DOTSHOP.SE - September Collective: All the Birds Were Anarchists

New project by Barbara Morgenstern, Stefan Schneider and Paul Wirkus.
Mosz (MOSZ014CD)

Simian Mobile Disco

RA: Simian Mobile Disco release debut album. Music News

Attack Decay Sustain Release' is released on Wichita on June 18, 2007.

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM's 'In Glorious Times' Available For Streaming

Sonar Base

DOTSHOP.SE - Sonar Base: Sonar Bases 4 - 10

Futuristic skeletal electro power
June 4th, 2007

The World On Higher Downs - the world on higher downs - land patterns due in July on Plop


The World On Higher Downs [influences: Steve Reich, Slowdive, Stars of the Lid, Cocteau Twins, Labradford, Tortoise, Tarentel, Eluvium, Matmos, Mirror, Larsen, Encre, Fridge, Loscil]

# posted by DJ Martian 11:43 PM
  Uncut - New Issue

New issue of Uncut features the boring Rolling Stones on the front cover.

However there is a free Progressive Rock CD featuring artists such as Van Der Graaf Generator and Steve Hillage.

# posted by DJ Martian 5:47 PM
  2007 Albums

My 2007 Albums A - Z tracking list on has been updated. Now featuring 1001 releases.

2007 A - Z Albums Tracking List - a starting guide to new & forthcoming album releases

also: 2007 Expected list [241 artists]

Artists that are expected to release new albums in 2007 - awaiting announcements of album titles and release dates. [No doubt some will be delayed till 2008 !]

# posted by DJ Martian 12:13 AM

Friday, May 25, 2007

  The Wire - New Issue

New issue of The Wire featuring Wiley on the front cover

The Sea And Cake
Invisible Jukebox: Neil Campbell
Kassin + Moreno + Domenico
Cross Platform: Modified Toy Orchestra
Tomas Korber
Jozef van Wissem

# posted by DJ Martian 12:00 PM
  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 25th

Some links of interest: blog carries on with the best jazz music of the 90s:

Blog Archive - THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Three and Blog Archive - THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Four

Pitchfork Feature: The Month In: Grime / Dubstep by Martin Clark

Norwegian BM music history: A History Of Norwegian Black Metal

music webzine NineHertz dedicated to stoner / doom / sludge rock & metal



New album in August: KINGBLIND: Music, Art & Entertainment: 05/01/2007 - 06/01/2007

Liars announce details of a brand new release. Out on Mute on August 28th 2007, ‘Liars’ will be available on CD, white vinyl and download."

The National

Drowned in Sound - News - The National: November dates announced

10 Stoke Sugarmill
11 Nottingham Rescue Rooms

2 Glasgow ABC
3 Sheffield Leadmill
4 Manchester Academy 2
6 Birmingham Irish Centre
7 London Shepherd's Bush Empire
9 Bristol Anson Rooms
10 Portsmouth Pyramid Rooms


The album streaming: Neurosis: Given to the Rising

This album is currently ranked Number 7 of 2007 on

Neurosis - Given to the Rising

The Red Chord

BLABBERMOUTH.NET - THE RED CHORD: New Album Details Revealed

Metal Blade Records has revealed the details of THE RED CHORD's new album "Prey for Eyes", due in Europe on July 23


New experimental atmospheric Norwegian BM band: BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SJODOGG Signs With OSMOSE PRODUCTIONS

Norwegian black metallers SJODOGG, who feature in their ranks members of ENTHRAL, CREST OF DARKNESS and THE FLESH, will release their full-length debut, 'Landscapes of Disease and Decadence' this fall through Osmose Productions.

Listen on myspace: - impressive !


One of my fav modern electro artists from Norway:

profile: MIC Norway: Skatebård

Bård Aasen Lødemel aka Skatebård, is one of the most prolific artists on the scene of retro electro with three EP released this spring alone, on three different labels. Vuelo EP was out on radius records in early April, while German label Supersoul Recordings released Marimba/Pagans a month later. Most recently Skatebård’s own label Digitalo Enterprises released his Love Attack EP on may 15t. Meanwhile his tune Love Attack Vocal is rotating, or streaming, very frequently in clubs and on spring prancing ipods.

Sonic Youth

More news on this reissue: Sonic Youth Prepare Deluxe Daydream Nation Album — News — AngryApe


Alerted via ..: it's a trap! | 05.24.2007 2 new Superfamily tracks on myspace:

I wonder how quickly a British or American record label will sign them up for a territorial licensing deal? Lazy A&R people I am making your job so easy ! This band have so much natural talent !

# posted by DJ Martian 12:32 AM

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 23rd

Some links of interest:

Music blogs to check:

On An Overgrown Path
Music 000001

90s Jazz music: looks back at jazz music in the 90s: Blog Archive - THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part One and Blog Archive - THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Two

related: Perfect Sounds: My 90s Jazz List, with comments and some honorable mentions

Monthly Metal column: Pitchfork Feature: Column: Show No Mercy by Brandon Stosuy

review of this redux Seefeel album Lives and dramas of a long-distance milkman: SEEFEEL: Quique (Redux Edition) (Too Pure)


Paul Hartnoll

First review of this album i have seen: ireallylovemusic - paul hartnoll - the ideal condition

Edward Ka-Spel

Side-Line: The Legendary Pink Dots leadsinger offers new solo album

New Violators

Norway's New Violators have a new track: devilish eyes on myspace: [alerted via It's A Trap]

80s reference points this time around: lloyd cole & the Commotions, U2, Icicle Works, James, Echo & The Bunnymen and Railway Children.

Orbital Orbital - Live At Glastonbury 1994 - 2004


Portishead organise ATP Nightmare Before Christmas at Butlins, Minehead in England: Portishead To Curate A Nightmare Before Christmas 2007 — News — AngryApe

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez

Interview: Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Chats Projects, Mars Volta

The angular axeman speaks to about forthcoming solo effort, additional projects, and Mars Volta record.

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

New Video: BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM: 'Helpless Corpses Enactment' Video Posted Online


Superfamily's album available to purchase as download tracks on emusic: Superfamily - Warszawa, MP3 Album Music Download at eMusic

# posted by DJ Martian 12:33 AM

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

  The Race - Ice Station

Another excellent discovery this week ! The Race

Chicago's The Race released an album: Ice Station this month [May 15th] on flameshovel records. The Race include Joshua Eustis from Telefon Tel Aviv

Their grandoise epic art-pop-rock sound recalls these esteemed artists: The Go-Betweens, The Woodentops, The Notwist, Mobius Band, Furniture, Xiu Xiu.

Listen to 4 new tracks on myspace:

A crisp modern production, interesting sound arrangements, an addictive rhythmic beat. The title track Ice Station reminds me so much of The Woodentops meets The Go-Betweens

Those that enjoyed The Notwist - Neon Golden [Neon Golden by The Notwist : Reviews and Ratings - Rate Your Music] album in 2002 would love The Race as they share a similar quirky melodic electronic art-pop-rock sound.

Flameshovel Records: The Race

Current line up of The Race (as described by Craig Klein): Craig Klein - vocals, guitar: See above. Alfredo Nogueira - guitar, vocals: From New Orleans, LA. (Al)Fredo moved here after the hurricane. He has a band called Endian, recently did a soundtrack for the film Low and Behold, plays with all sorts of people in Chicago and might be the greatest chef in the world of rock and roll. Joshua Eustis - keyboard, vocals: Also from New Orleans. One half of Telefon Tel Aviv, Recording Engineer, Producer of all kind of projects, DJ and tech support. Josh is also a master of impressions. ItÕs uncanny. Jeremy Parker - bass: From Chicago. One of my oldest friends. He showed me my first guitar chord way back when and has played with me for several years now. Kevin Duneman - drums: The pride and joy of Waverly, Iowa. Kevin has played on many records and toured with a lot of bands - L'altra, Telefon Tel Aviv, Slicker, Early Day Miners and Ativin to name a few. Most people know Kevin is a great dancer, but they donÕt know he was the winner of dance-off at a place called the UNI Dome.

For UK readers the album is available at Boomkat: The Race - Ice Station

# posted by DJ Martian 11:17 PM
  Terrorizer - New Issue

New issue of Terrorizer magazine on sale Thursday 24th May. Turisas are on the front cover.

Terrorizer #158 May 2007

Feature Highlights:

Fear Candy 42: 20 Tracks!

#158 - Fear Candy Track Listing

1 -- Turisas -- Cursed Be Iron --5:02
2 -- Paradise Lost -- Sedative God --3:59
3 -- Akercocke -- Summon The Antichrist --5:13
4 -- Mistress -- Do You Love The Way I Love You --4:13
5 -- Immolation -- Passion Kill --3:41
6 -- Cephalic Carnage -- Endless Cycle Of Violence --3:51
7 -- U.D.O. -- Master Of Disaster --4:14
8 -- Thus Defiled -- Astaroth (The Art Of Balance In Darkness) --8:03
9 -- The Young Gods -- Freeze --2:37
10 -- Carnal Forge -- Numb (The Dead) --2:53
11 -- Sadist -- Tearing Away --3:50
12 -- The Angelic Process -- Burning In The Undertow Of God --6:49
13 -- Octavia Sperati -- The Final Rest --3:24
14 -- Black Funeral -- Gamaliel The Obscene --2:46
14 -- Man Must Die -- Waster --4:14
16 -- Sonic Syndicate -- Denied --3.54
17 -- Justonefix -- Genetic Fix --1.35
18 -- Allerjen -- Demise Of The Prophecy --2:29
19 -- Shellshock -- In For The Kill --4:26
20 -- Andensum -- Just Another Reason --2:31

# posted by DJ Martian 12:34 PM
  2007 Albums

My 2007 Albums A - Z tracking list on has been updated. Now featuring 906 releases.

2007 A - Z Albums Tracking List - a starting guide to new & forthcoming album releases

also: 2007 Expected list [233 artists]

Artists that are expected to release new albums in 2007 - awaiting announcements of album titles and release dates. [No doubt some will be delayed till 2008 !]

# posted by DJ Martian 12:04 AM

Monday, May 21, 2007

  The Angelic Process - Weighing Souls With Sand

This is a key defining album of 2007 ! The Angelic Process - Weighing Souls With Sand

The Angelic Process - Weighing Souls With Sand

Weighing Souls With Sand by The Angelic Process : Reviews and Ratings - Rate Your Music

On myspace: The Angelic Process the track Million Year Summer from the new album: Weighing Souls With Sand is phenomenal, an engulfing vortex of swirling atmospherics, powerful heavy sludgey droning soundscapes. This is grade A+ music that sonically transcends.

The track is like putting Neurosis, Isis, Sigur Ros, My Bloody Valentine, Xinlisupreme, Sunn O))), Swans and Jesu in a sonic blender- i.e a combination of ambient sludge metal, shoegazer, noise rock and post-rock.

A brief, but prominent review of the album in the monthly Show No Mercy column at Pitchfork:

Pitchfork Feature: Column: Show No Mercy

The Angelic Process: Weighing Souls With Sand [Profound Lore]
Great, shoegazing husband/wife duo from Georgia who make epic doom with fragility, lots of ambient prettiness, sustain: You can hear both Swans and My Bloody Valentine in "Million Year Summer"-- and not just because the one-sheet name checks them. The Angelic Process are one of those groups, like Jesu (who you can hear in the vocal treatment of "The Resonance Of Goodbye") that could certainly enjoy a real crossover into more indie waters. (For instance, how about that Sigur Rós sound on "Dying in A-Minor"?)

For US readers available to order at Midheaven: The Angelic Process - Weighing Souls With Sand

***Formed in 2001, and hailing from Athens Georgia, the husband-and-wife duo of K.ANGYLUS and MDRAGYNFLY have been known to create some of the most mesmerizing and moving music within this specialized musical realm. Garnering already a huge response with the 2006 reissue of their Coma Waering masterpiece (Paradigms Recordings), a recording that is actually four years old, Profound Lore presents that album's follow-up, Weighing Souls With Sand. The overall emotional pedigree that Weighing Souls With Sand presents is simply overwhelming, and utterly suffocating. Sound-wise picture a wall-of-sound through the fuzzy celestial grace of My Bloody Valentine, the tribal ritualistic pulsations of Neurosis, the emotional fervor and bloodletting of Swans, and the powerful grace of Jesu, and you'll get a glimpse of what THE ANGELIC PROCESS offer. And then some. STREET DATE - 5/15/2007

Official website: The Angelic Process

# posted by DJ Martian 10:51 PM

Sunday, May 20, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 20th

Some links of interest:

updated: Musical Perceptions: The Top 51 52 Classical Music Blogs

article on contemporary classical music: Score in a minute | OMM | The Observer



Feature Interview: Tim Jonze meets New York four-piece Battles | Rock | Guardian Unlimited Music

On record, New York four-piece Battles sound like an army of glam-rock robots gargling sheet metal. How did they do it? With the help of silence, Stravinsky and Stanley Kubrick, they tell Tim Jonze


From Norway: DOTSHOP.SE - Elegi: Sistereis

Dark modern classical meets acoustic-doom meets bone-chilling blood-drenched Lynchian soundtracks.

Miasmah (MIACD005)
June 11th, 2007

Stuart Moxham & Louis Philippe

Ex Young Marble Giant member returns ! :::::DARLA.COM v3.0...STUART MOXHAM & LOUIS PHILIPPE - The Huddle House CD (Wonder (UK):


New Order

it's not over yet? New Order Online - New Order did not split

A source close to the band told NewOrderOnline that the news about the split is false, New Order still exists despite what New Order's bassist said. Peter Hook can leave the band, but this doesn't mean the end of New Order.

Paradise Lost

BLABBERMOUTH.NET - PARADISE LOST Guitarist Discusses New Album, Illegal Music Downloading


Album streaming: PELICAN // CITY OF ECHOES


New album alerted via: :::::DARLA.COM releases:::::

SHRIEKBACK - Glory Bumps CD (Malicious Damage (UK): MD623

EXCLUSIVE. We're very proud to announce the arrival of Shriekback's eleventh album, and their second on Malicious Damage [following 2005's highly acclaimed Cormorant]. Glory Bumps is in many ways more recognisably the descendant of Shriekback's mid-80's 'alt-rock' classic Oil and Gold than any since. Anthems, hooligan choruses, big guitars, brass, a smattering of Psychobilly and, as usual, shed-loads of words. Glory Bumps has a curious tangential relationship with Barry Andrews' and Martyn Barker's recent improvised album Monstrance, a collaboration with XTC's Andy Partridge - Glory Bumps uses a number of loops created from the Monstrance album ['because they were there'] as well as Martyns' inimitable live drums and real-time guitar contributions from Andy. Barry co-produces with Stuart Rowe, who was one of the engineers from Monstrance. However there is no doubt that this is a Shriekback album 100% - as you will hear. Wendy Partridge who has sung backing vocals on every Shriekback album since 1986 features as does Barry's son Finn Andrews (of The Veils) who lends his intense vocals to the happy-clappy title track. The album's title is a reference to the goosebumps experienced by fundamentalist Christians when the amount of misery prevalent in the world presages, or so they believe, their abrupt assimilation into the bosom of their Lord although we suspect that, on the day of the Rapture, Shriekback will not be amongst them. PERSONNEL Barry Andrews: vocals, keyboards, Finn Andrews: backing vocals, Martyn Barker: drums and percussion, Andy Partridge: guitars, Catharine Shrubshall: brass and woodwind, Mark the Harp: blues harp, Ben Smith: Trombone, Stuart Rowe: guitars, Finn Wilkinson & Mia Griffiths: kids choir Produced by Barry Andrews & Stuart Rowe, Mixed & mastered by Stuart Rowe CD in embossed gold foil pack with lyric sheets tracklisting: Glory Bumps, The Bride Stripped Bare, Bittersweet, Hooray for Everything, Amaryllis in the Sprawl, Squanderer, Mahalia, Burying the Bunny, Yarg 7, Devils' Onions.

Listen to new tracks on myspace:

The Skull Defekts

DOTSHOP.SE - The Skull Defekts: Blood Spirits & Drums Are Singing

Conspiracy Records (CONRE052CD)
June 18th, 2007

Inspired by bands like Section 25, Lungfish, PiL, 23 Skiddoo, Arthur Russel, Cabaret Voltaire, A Certain Ratio, Brain Bombs, dub, noise, funk, and tribal ritual drumming – The Skull Defekts are kings of their own sound

Smashing Pumpkins

Listen to the new single: New Music: 'Tarantula' by Smashing Pumpkins - -

Sunset Rubdown

New Album in October: INDIEBLOGHEAVEN: Jagjaguwar to Release Sunset Rubdown "Random Spirit Lover" in October

# posted by DJ Martian 9:39 PM

Thursday, May 17, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 17th

Some links of interest:

Changes at Xfm: GIGWISE, XFM Axes All Daytime DJs

XFM is to axe all of its daytime DJs in a shake-up that will see listeners choose the playlist for a six hour period.

I can't see this working as there still would be people in the studio deciding what should be played from the listeners' suggestions, and what about pluggers subverting the process?

Artist News:


BLABBERMOUTH.NET - ABSU: New Lineup, Album Details Revealed

We have begun composing and arranging the material for what will be known as the self-titled album, simply called 'Absu'.

'In 2002, four out of 16 tracks were written; two of them we're keeping while the other two we're abandoning.

'We will begin recording in the latter part of autumn 2007 or early 2008 anticipating a release before June 2008 for Osmose Productions/The End Records.'

Animal Collective

Animal Collective Reveal Strawberry Jam Details — News — AngryApe due September

Dave Ball

Ex Soft Cell: Side-Line: Some Bizarre releases Dave Ball solo album

The Duskfall

BLABBERMOUTH.NET - THE DUSKFALL: Video Footage From Recording Studio Available

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have set 'The Dying Wonders of the World' as the title of its fourth album, due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records.


Faust: Fauster Pussycat! PLAYLOUDER UK Tour:

Jun 1st - Bristol Venn Festival (with Colin Potter of Nurse With Wound and Geoff Leigh of Henry Cow)

Jun 2nd - Coventry Taylor Johns House

Jun 3rd - London Corsica Studios (with Colin Potter of Nurse With Wound and Geoff Leigh of Henry Cow). Charles Hayward support.

Jun 5th - Leeds Irish Centre

Jun 6th - Liverpool Liverpool Barfly

Jun 8th - Glasgow Glasgow Barfly

Jun 9th - Edinburgh Borgo

Jun 12th - Leicester Pickled at Charlotte

Jun 13th - London The Luminaire: SOLO NIGHT SPECIAL (under c) by Faust members

Jul 27-29th - Germany - Schiphorst Avant Garde Festival


Future plans: BLABBERMOUTH.NET - KHOMA Working On New Ideas


Album release date announced: FatCat Records : News: Múm New LP And Festival Dates Announced due out 24th September 2007.

Smashing Pumpkins

Album Cover: GIGWISE, Smashing Pumpkins Unveil Bloody Album Artwork

# posted by DJ Martian 11:31 PM

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 16th

Some links of interest:

Free Canadian Music CD with this week's NME: NME.COM | Magazine - Post details: NME 19.05.07 Plus, a free CD. 15 tracks from the Canadian new music scene

Punkt 07

Festival in Norway: Welcome to Punkt 07

Jon Hassell returns to Punkt 07, and so do Nils Petter Molvær and Sidsel Endresen. Among the many new artists this year are Kammerflimmer Kollektief, Sweet Billy Pilgrim, Solveig Slettahjell, Jaki Liebezeit & Burnt Friedman, Hans Appelqvist, Robin Guthrie and David Toop, to name a few. Check out the program section for a full overview of what we believe is the best and most coherent Punkt program so far.

Details: Program information - Punkt 07


Behemoth > Features: BEHEMOTH - This Album Is Going To Be Huge!

Gui Boratto

Pitchfork Forkcast: Video: Gui Boratto: "Beautiful Life"


Album Stream: Music News - Dungen Tio Bitar Stream: Silent Uproar

The National

Drowned in Sound - Features - Coming out fighting: The National talk to DiS about their new Boxer LP


BLABBERMOUTH.NET - NILE: 'Ithyphallic' Artwork, Final Track Listing Revealed

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

Igloo Magazine :: Profiles :: HANS-JOACHIM ROEDELIUS :: Music expresses itself

THE legendary Hans-Joachim Roedelius needs little introduction for those familiar with the history of electronic music. From his early work with Kluster/Cluster to his collaborations with Brian Eno, Roedelius has shown no signs of slowing his innovation. We caught up with the master to pick his brain about life, the universe, and everything following the release of his most recent opus, Snapshots/Sidesteps, out now on Psychonavigation Records.

Cristian Vogel's New Project

Cristian Vogel's Band Night Of The Brain Ready Debut Album — News — AngryApe

Cristian Vogel's new band Night Of The Brain have completed work on their first album, which will be surfacing on June 4th.

# posted by DJ Martian 12:07 AM

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 15th

Some links of interest:

Now Available: Smallfish Records - MANUEL GOTTSCHING - "E2-E4 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION" - CD

Ian Curtis

The cult of Ian Curtis - Independent Online Edition > Features:

Anton Corbijn's eagerly-awaited biopic of Joy Division's lead singer opens at Cannes this week. It's just the latest example of the extraordinary fascination that's grown up around the short-lived star, says Andy Gill



They have decided to end.

official Aereogramme announcement:


BLABBERMOUTH.NET - ANATHEMA Frontman: 'We Undoubtedly Have Our Best Music Ahead Of Us'


Battles interview: Drowned in Sound - Features - Battles' Tyondai Braxton talks Mirrored, and the "neutrality" of his band's music

Taylor Deupree

Grooves Magazine - Taylor Deupree Interview


New Fridge material online - album The Sun out soon - Semtex Magazine music news


Pitchfork: Exclusive: Lindstrom Preps LateNightTales Mix

Lindstrøm's forthcoming entry into the LateNightTales mix series, out this July on Azuli Records


Metal Storm - Månegarm - New Track Posted Online

Ulrich Schnauss

Front cover of the new album: Ulrich Schnauss - Goodbye

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

link to mp3 download: scenepointblank: New Sleepytime Gorilla Museum Song Online

Sonic Syndicate > News: SONIC SYNDICATE - New Album Available For Streaming On MySpace [Swedish melodic death metal]


# posted by DJ Martian 12:22 AM

Monday, May 14, 2007

  Album Streaming: Paradise Lost - In Requiem

The new Paradise Lost album In Requiem is streaming track by track on myspace:

This must be their best album since Draconian Times in 1995

Info on

Paradise Lost - In Requiem

# posted by DJ Martian 1:47 PM

Friday, May 11, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 11th

Some links of interest:

MOJO Honours List Nominations via


The Go! Team

The Go! Team New Album: The Go! Team News on This Is Fake DIY - no title yet but due in September.


kode9: Mix for Sonar Festival

Mix for Sonar Festival
Here is the tracklist to a mix of my favourite tunes from the last year, some new, some old, I just finished for the Sonar Festival in Barcelona in June. . .I'll post a link to the steam when i get it. It will be available on the free CD on the front cover of Go! magazine in Spain during June.


BLABBERMOUTH.NET - MANES: 'How The World Came To An End' E-Card Available

ecard: Manes


A new Slam album: RA: Slam release Human Response. Music News

Scottish institution Slam return to their techno roots on their fourth studio album. 'Human Response' arrives at the end of June.

..see link for mp3 download:
To celebrate the release of 'Human Response', RA is offering a track from the album as an exclusive download to readers – the trippy 'We're not here'. Check it out.

Human Response' tracklist

1. Subject Invisible
2. No One Left To Follow
3. Weekday Mourning
4. Looking North
5. Ghost Song
6. We Medicate
7. Reluctant Traveller
8. Azure
9. Staccato Rave
10. We’re Not Here
11. Memoir

Slam 'Human Response' is released on Soma on June 25, 2007.

Robert Wyatt

Domino Signs Robert Wyatt -

# posted by DJ Martian 1:59 PM
  Introducing Norway's: Monomen - New Wave Inspired Electronic-Rock


Norway's Monomen will release their debut album on May 21st on the Norwegian label Trust Me Records

A new track from the album: Drum of Glass can be listened to on myspace. A supreme slice of new wave inspired electronic rock. Once you have listened to it once you want to hit replay again and again.

a crisp production, dramatic vocals, bass guitar, rippling synths

Reference points: early Simple Minds, Magazine, John Foxx, New Order, The Comsat Angels, The Sound, The Opposition, Modern English.

On their myspace profile: Influences

SuperNintendoBladerunnerUnderworld etfckingcetera.

Monomen are so young I believe the band members are only 18 years old, yet their confident electronic-rock sound is accomplished as say a band such as Trans Am with over a decades worth of recording experience.



Kristian Rangnes, vocalist and (probable) head-of-style-council in Monomen, describes the band as four friends who have hung out, picked up playing their respective instruments over their young lives, plugged in and started jamming. Kristian (who also plays the guitar as well as his beloved vintage Roland synthesizers) is accompanied by Kim Skråmo (bass and synthesizers), Tobias Kristiansen (guitar, synthesizers and drums) and Vidar Torget (guitar).

Norwegian music blogger: For the Eardrums: New songs by Monomen is also impressed with Monomen

With Monomen's obvious talent they should strive to follow fellow Norwegian electronic rockers 120 Days with greater international recognition.

If I was an A&R scout for a label such as Mute Records I would sign Monomen for UK and North American licensing deals today !

# posted by DJ Martian 1:37 PM

Thursday, May 10, 2007

  Earplug - Issue 94

Issue 94 of Earplug

May 10 - 23
Earplug is a twice-monthly email magazine, delivering a handpicked selection of news, sounds, videos, and original features to the international electronic-music community.

# posted by DJ Martian 5:59 PM
  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 10th

Some links of interest:

Pitchfork Feature: The Month In: Techno by Philip Sherburne

New edition of this book: Richard Cook's Jazz Encyclopedia - Richard Cook - Penguin UK

Book: Paperback | 129 x 198mm | 704 pages | ISBN 9780141026466 | 31 May 2007 | Penguin

Pink Industry

A must download: a fine esoteric weird ethereal post-punk album from 1983: MUTANT SOUNDS: Pink Industry-Low Technology,LP,1983,UK

On listen again [until late friday]: BBC - Radio 3 - Jazz on 3 - Cheltenham Jazz Festival Live Show

Jez Nelson presents a special live edition of the show featuring music from John Hollenbeck's eclectic outfit The Claudia Quintet and legendary trombonist Bob Brookmeyer's Quartet; plus Gilad Atzmon's Electroacoustic Quartet and solo piano from Jason Moran.

Changes at Launches Video - Aims To Be The MTV Of Web 2.0 Age and YouTube = Video!


Pedro Carneiro

sirr | ecords:

Improbable Transgressions is a double cd presenting a unique proposal of the internationally acclaimed classical and contemporary percussionist Pedro Carneiro.

Listen to a track:

PEDRO CARNEIRO: IMPROBABLE TRANSGRESSIONS SIRR028 (double CD) Features contributions by The Convolution Brothers, Chris Brown, Ivan Franco, Brandon Labelle, Stephan Mathieu João Pedro Oliveira, André Sier, Cristian Vogel and Ralf Wehowsky.

Dark Tranquillity

New ecard to listen to: DARK TRANQUILLITY : fiction : CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS


New Deadbeat album: DOTSHOP.SE - Deadbeat: Journeyman’s Annual

Scape (SC46CD)
May 21st, 2007

Matthew Dear

Interview: MATTHEW DEAR: Fact Magazine


Norway's Elegi To Release Album For Miasmah — News — AngryApe

Fujiya & Miyagi

Watch the video: EAR FARM: Fujiya & Miyagi - "Ankle Injuries" video and MP3


The new Interpol album cover: via stereogum: Our Love To Admire Cover

Interpol - Our Love to Admire


New microsite for Katatonia: Katatonia's Live Consternation

Piano Magic

New Piano Magic album: DOTSHOP.SE - Piano Magic: Part Monster

Green Ufos (GREEN030CD)
May 28th, 2007

'Part Monster' is the new and seventh album by PIANO MAGIC, an English band which strangely enough has four French members, all living in London.


New Rothko album titled: Eleven Stages Of Intervention rothko - the band - news

Eleven Stages Of Intervention is now available on the internet via Smallfish, Rough Trade, Norman Records and Boomkat and a few other places. I don't yet have a definite date as to when it will be in the shops, sorry.

It's on the excellent Bip_Hop label and the catalogue number is Bleep36. it's distributed by Cargo in the UK

# posted by DJ Martian 1:56 PM

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 8th

Some links of interest:

Another Xfm branded station in the UK this time for South Wales: Xfm wins south Wales radio licence | Radio |

Radio - News - BBC Radio gets new popular music controller - Digital Spy

Lesley Douglas has been appointed controller, BBC popular music in addition to her current post as controller for BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music.

How she has achieved this promotion is rather strange. 6 Music is underwhelming, rather lacklustre with a blando duplicated playlist plus a conformist and over familiar safe selection of 70s/80s/90s music.

What's wrong with 6 Music is weak creative leadership at the top and Lesley Douglas is where the problem lies.

more on Norwegian music in 2007: MIC Norway: Strong Norwegian presence at Wacken and Roskilde.

Reminder, Futuresonic festival starts this Thursday in Manchester: Futuresonic |||

Ulrich Schnauss

Streaming 3 tracks: Obscure Sound - Indie Music Blog - Ulrich Schnauss Releases a Welcoming “Goodbye” so progtronica and expansive

# posted by DJ Martian 11:52 PM

Monday, May 07, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 7th

Some links of interest:

Now on listen again: BBC - Radio 1 - Mary Anne Hobbs

A fantasic 2 hours listening: [in particularly the Lusine mix]

Mary Anne digs out gems from JME, Ceephax Acid, Beastie Boys & Kode 9, plus Ghostly International's Lusine ushers in an ethereal leftfield mix.



BLABBERMOUTH.NET - AMORPHIS: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metallers AMORPHIS have set 'Silent Waters' as the title of their upcoming album.


BLABBERMOUTH.NET - BYZANTINE Finishes Tracking Songs For 'Oblivion Beckons'

West Virginia's forward-thinking thrashers BYZANTINE have completed tracking for the band's forthcoming record, 'Oblivion Beckons', which will see a September release through Prosthetic Records.

Dillinger Escape Plan

Drowned in Sound - News - Dillinger Escape Planning a new record, due in the autumn

Field Music

Interview: PopMatters Music Feature | Fingers Crossed: An Interview With Field Music

Grand National

Grand National have announced their second album: A Drink And A Quick Decision

Worldwide digital release June 18th - Worldwide physical release September 10th

Listen to new music on: Grand National sounding like a mash up of Junior Boys, early Tears for Fears, O.M.D


Comments // News // Lambgoat: Nachtmystium signs w/ Century Media

We're proud to announce today that we've officially signed a two-album deal with Century Media Records for North America.' The band is also in the process of finalizing European and Asian deals with Candlelight Records.

New Order

New Order Online - New Order split up - this time for good? - does anyone believe this? there will a different story in less than 6 months !

Nostalgia 77

[] Articles - Interview - Nostalgia 77

Born in ’77 Ben Lamdin has managed to build up quite a career over the years. From hip-hop over funk, but lately Ben Lamdin – be it under the ‘Nostalgia 77’ moniker or the live band ‘N77 Octet’ - finds himself more at ease at the jazz ends of the spectrum. And rather successful.


BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SCULPTURED: New Album To Feature Appearance By WINDS Keyboardist


Drowned in Sound - News - Sennen: new single and album, plus live shows...

UNKLE UNKLE Announce War Stories due July 24th

War Stories tracklisting:

1. Intro
2. Chemistry
3. Hold My Hand
4. Restless (feat. Josh Homme)
5. Keys To The Kingdom (feat. Gavin Clark)
6. Price You Pay
7. Burn My Shadow (feat. Ian Astbury)
8. May Day (feat. The Duke Spirit)
9. Persons & Machinery (feat. Autolux)
10. Twilight (feat. 3D)
11. Morning Rage
12. Lawless
13. Broken (feat. Gavin Clark)
14. When Things Explode (feat. Ian Astbury)

# posted by DJ Martian 11:16 PM
  Top 1000 Albums of 2007 @

Top 1000 Albums of 2007 @ has been updated.

# posted by DJ Martian 9:10 PM

Thursday, May 03, 2007

  Music Links Round Up - Update - May 3rd

Some links of interest:

MIC Norway profile Superfamily from Oslo: MIC Norway: Superfamiliy’s Warszava. who are just about to release their second album.

Norway’s contribution to high-pitched engulfing pop is called Superfamily. Their second album Warszawa is due to be released on May 21. -Followed by a grand release party at Oslo’s Park Theatre Venue.

Yet another Norwegian band ! first introduced to me via Avi @ It's a trap

It's a bit difficult to pigeon hole Norway's Superfamily I hear elements of Arcade Fire, World Party, Talking Heads and Irish band from the late 80s/ early 90s A house.

Superfamily's profile in the UK is next to zilch at the mo, they deserve greater recognition. Their uptempo anthemic pop-rock sound has a twist of humour, check the videos on their myspace profile !

myspace: Superfamily

Paul Lester profiles Norway's I was a King: No 95: I Was A King | Music | Guardian Unlimited Music


Rock / Metal round up


BLABBERMOUTH.NET - New AKERCOCKE Track 'Summon The Antichrist' Online Now

The Foreshadowing


Candlelight Records has announced the signing of Italian gothic-doom band THE FORESHADOWING. The group's full-length debut, 'Days of Nothing', will be released in Europe on October 22.



Monolithe III is scheduled for release in early 2008 via Appease Me....


BLABBERMOUTH.NET - NEUROSIS: 'Given To The Rising' Mini-Documentary Available



The album should be released in September 2007 [through U.K. label Peaceville Records].'

The Old Dead Tree

French atmospheric metal band: BLABBERMOUTH.NET - THE OLD DEAD TREE To Enter Studio In July

THE OLD DEAD TREE's as-yet-untitled new CD is tentatively due in the fall via Season of Mist.

The Project Hate



BLABBERMOUTH.NET - TIAMAT Bassist Discusses Upcoming Album

# posted by DJ Martian 11:58 PM
  2007 Albums Update

My 2007 Albums A - Z tracking list on has been updated. Now featuring 808 releases.

2007 A - Z Albums Tracking List - a starting guide to new & forthcoming album releases

also: 2007 Expected list [234 artists]

Artists that are expected to release new albums in 2007 - awaiting announcements of album titles and release dates. [No doubt some will be delayed till 2008 !]

# posted by DJ Martian 11:07 PM

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

  Back in Blogging Action - Music Links Round Up - Update

Welcome back, a few days later than expected !

I have cleared the week's backlog, initially @ djmartian's bookmarks tagged with "music" on

A few things first:

The countdown of the results of the ILM 2006 Poll has commenced:

ILX: ***What's that coming over the hill? It's the 2006 ILX ALBUMS POLL RESULTS*** and ILX: ***Put Ya Hands Up for the 2006 ILX TRACKS POLL RESULTS***

Jazz in the 90s, documented by critic Tom Hull: That '90s List - Tom Hull

April 2007 albums recap: Drowned in Sound - Features - A Month In Records: April 2007

Ian Curtis Film To Be Premiered At Cannes — News — AngryApe

The forthcoming Ian Curtis film will be premiered at Cannes Film Festival this year, ahead of its general release in September.



Alog profiled: MIC Norway: Alog –Amateur

Alog, one of the most incongruous and original acts of modern-day Norwegian music released their seventh album Amateur this week.

The Field

The Field - Interview - Stylus Magazine

Paul Hartnoll

Drowned in Sound - News - Paul Hartnoll: debut solo album and live dates

Former Orbital man Paul Hartnoll is to release his debut solo album, The Ideal Condition, on June 4.

Huntsville : Interview: Huntsville

Huntsville took some time during their recent tour to answer some questions about their fantastic new album For the Middle Class, out now on Rune Grammofon.


CMJ News Story: In-Depth Interpol Album Details

Tracklist For Our Love To Admire:

01. Pioneer To The Falls
02. No I In Threesome
03. The Scale
04. The Heinrich Maneuver
05. Mammoth
06. Pace Is The Trick
07. All Fired Up
08. Rest My Chemistry
09. Who Do You Think?
10. Wrecking Ball
11. The Lighthouse

Pitchfork Forkcast: New Music: Interpol: "The Heinrich Maneuver" [Stream]

Direct link for stream: Interpol's New Song Is Bi-Coastal -

decorate decorate are from Copenhagen, Denmark and obviously inspired by Interpol: their debut album Normandie is due for release in May 21st.

Junior Boys

Watch the video: Pitchfork Forkcast: Video: Junior Boys: "In the Morning"

LCD Soundsystem

Watch a new video: stereogum: New LCD Soundsystem Video - "All My Friends"


New MoHa! album details: Rune Grammofon RCD 2064 - MoHa!: Norwegianism


..: it's a trap! | 04.25.2007 New Supersilent: [my most anticipated experimental album of the year]

The new Supersilent album '8-9' is confirmed for release on 8-9' September 24.


Front 242 Singer Starts Side Project -

Front 242 front man Jean-Luc De Meyer is getting conceptual with a new band.

De Meyer joins programmer Len Lemeire (Implant) and drummer Jan D'Hooghe (Viva La Fete) in 32Crash. The trio, whose debut, Humanity is set for a June release from Alpha Matrix. The EP, which features remixes from Front 242 and others, is a concept-based piece of sci-fi futurism that's probably best left described by the label:

Prins Thomas

Interview: PRINS THOMAS: Fact Magazine

Prins Thomas, real name Thomas Hermansen, first came to our attention, and probably yours, through his collaborations with fellow Norwegian Hans-Peter Lindstrom. Their self-titled album of 2005 both pre-empted and precipitated the disco/Balearic revival which is now so all-enveloping, and this summer sees the arrival of ‘Reinterpretations’ – which, you may already have gathered, is a suite of reworkings and alternative versions of the tracks which featured on the original LP.

Virus / Ved Buens Ende


Carl-Michael "Czral" Eide comments:

"As for myself, I am finished writing the material for the next VIRUS album. It will contain much of the material meant for what was to become the next VED BUENS ENDE record that I wrote.

"VIRUS is very much in the same vein as VBE. The same style and genre, at least in regards to the experimental parts of what we did back in the 'Written in Waters' days. It's allmost like a continuation of VBE.

"We'll start the recordings quite soon. I hope it'll be finished early winter this year. Or late autumn. Maybe out in January '08. We're signing a deal with Season Of Mist Records.

Note expect another update tomorrow.

# posted by DJ Martian 11:41 PM

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Drum n Bass DOA: Dogs on Acid Drum&BassArena Kmag
Electro / House / Techno DJ Mag hyponik Mixmag RA Resident Advisor XLR8R
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Experimental: a closer listen | A home for instrumental and experimental music. Avant Music News Brainwashed Cyclic Defrost Freq Headphone Commute Heathen Harvest 2.1 | Illuminating the Post-Industrial Underground Paris Transatlantic Sound and Music | We are sound The Squid's Ear Terrascope Online The Wire
Gothic: net goth org UK
Industrial / Synth Pop: Release Music Magazine Side-Line
Jazz: All About Jazz: News All About Jazz Dalston Sound | A music blog Free Jazz The Jazz Mann JJA News » Insights and updates from the Jazz Journalists Association Jazzwise Magazine LondonJazz Polish-Jazz BBC Radio 3 - Jazz on 3 Jazz Music Archives Crazy Jazz
Metal: Apeshit Blabbermouth BW & BK Decibel Magazine INVISIBLE ORANGES - THE METAL BLOG: MetalBite Metal Hammer The Metal Observer Metal Storm MetalSucks Terrorizer
Music Reviews - Metal Chronicles of Chaos Metal Invader Metal Reviews Metal Storm - Reviews

Canada Based Music Websites Cokemachineglow .
Ireland The Last Mixed Tape Nialler9 State Magazine
Other European Based Music Websites: Chain D.L.K. Cool Music Central KindaMuzik Musique Machine
Scandinavian Music: It's a trap! Music Norway EN Nö MUSIC

London Centric: Delta 9 hyponik Prog rock and avant-garde gigs in London Promoters: Eat Your Own Ears ICA London Musicians Collective Lumin no.signal

UK Based Music Websites: The Afterword - Barcode - Bearded Magazine - Clash Music - CMU Daily - Music | Dazed - DIY - Drowned in Sound - Dummy - Echoes And Dust - FACT magazine: - GIGWISE - The Guardian - Music - Guardian blog - music - The Independent | Music - Kerrang! - themilkfactory - Louder Than War - MOJO - MusicOMH - Music Tank - Music Week - No Ripcord - Record of the Day - - SoundsXP - SUBBA CULTCHA - TLOBF.COM - Uncut - Xfm
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US Based Music Websites The A.V. Club - Music * - Alternative Music * babysue * Billboard * brooklynvegan * | new music first * * Delusions of Adequacy * Drawer B * Dusted * dusted in exile * Evilsponge * Glide Magazine * Ink19 * Magnet Magazine * Pitchfork * Best New Music | Pitchfork * PopMatters * Prefix * * ReGen Magazine * Scene Point Blank * Silent Uproar * Spin * Sputnikmusic * Stereogum * Tiny Mix Tapes * Under the Radar * URB Magazine

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