There is a nihilistic, nocturnal brand of psychedelia with Menesses that could be explained with thei krautrock rhythms, guitars overdriven into furiously combusting engines.
Una Torfa enters the Icelandic music scene with a bang with the LP “Flækt og týnd og einmana”.
Even though it’s Perunggu’s full-length debut album, there’s something comfortingly familiar about “Memorandum”.
Mabe Fratti has become one of the most reliable sources of forward-thinking and constantly evolving music that sticks to the “beauty” aspect at the same time.
Prominent songs, hymns and anthems that accompany the ongoing protests after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.
“Oscillator, VCA and all these envelopes”.
One of the best traditions of Uruguayan music is that of mixing local sounds and genres with international trends and influences.
Hồ Trâm Anh’s “The Poetry of Streetlights” is my best Vietnamese album this year. So beautiful, so emotional.
Sound-wise, her 11 tracks are situated in the alternative/dream pop area, or you could say they seem like surrounded by the mist, even her vocals seem to be hidden within it.
While she’s been playing dream pop for a long time, the dreamy feeling is the norm here. And the dreaminess is also in the lyrics (all in English): “Wish I could look in your eyes/ And let loose all that we hide”.
“The Poetry of Streetlights” redefines the concept of dream pop, at least in the context of the Vietnamese music, and what’s more important it shows Hồ Trâm Anh’s beautiful soul.
While it’s not available on streaming platforms for reasons she has explained here, you can stream this album on her website. (Nam Tran)
Stream “The Poetry of Streetlights” LP.
While Colombia’s main rhythms for export are cumbia, currulao and reggaetón, joropo music is mostly overlooked.
And then suddenly – out of nowhere – the Danish composer and songwriter Lasse Aagard drops his first solo-record, like a bomb in my silly adult life.