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Spirettes — Spirettes EP

December 22, 2017 Jonathan Rose 2

After recording their last album in a barn, Spirettes (formerly Katey Sleeveless) are out with their debut studio album. The trio–Kate Perdoni (guitar), Kellie Palmblad (bass), and Emily Gould (drums)–is yet another great act coming

We Are Parasols — Inertia

December 22, 2017 Mike D 1

Portland’s We Are Parasols is out with its brand new Inertia LP on No Movement Records. The three gang members are D. (the witch) on vocals and bass, Jerman on pianos, synths, programming, samples and

Noise Journal Playlist: December 17

December 17, 2017 Mike D 0

Strange and bitter days in the land where Jesus lived. Bombs, dead, fanatics, and the western “civilized” nations making crazy profits off of the people’s abjection. Who’s going to hell and who’s in heaven? A

Autumn — The Fall (single)

December 15, 2017 Mike D 1

Calling all all dear old-school and modern new-wavers, gothics, silk-and-perfumed black leatherettes, poets, and ethereal creatures! Here’s another pretty good one: Autumn is out with a new three-track single, The Fall, on Sett Records. The Minneapolis act

Noise Journal Playlist: December 10

December 10, 2017 Mike D 0

Occasionally in December, I take to the streets, my soul comforted by the winter silence. The traces of snow are my past…or somebody else’s future? In the city I dwell, where all is programmed to

Watch Clark — First Week of Winter

December 4, 2017 Mike D 0

Seattle’s Watch Clark is out with its second album, First Week of Winter. I’m really, really keen on their genre which has given me the chills so many times, made me sweat so much in clubs,

Noise Journal Playlist: December 2

December 2, 2017 Mike D 0

Noise Journal wishes a good month to everybody dear–the cold Christmas month when the western, “civilized” world is getting ready to celebrate the birth of that dude who, if he saw what religion and the

Bruno Merz – Breathe Less

December 1, 2017 Mike D 0

Now this one’s a pretty talented and elegant singer-songwriter from New Zealand who’s currently based in the UK., Bruno Merz recently released his new Breathe Less single, following October’s Whisper Turn, which itself followed 2014’s Highways LP.

Artist of the week: The Telescopes

November 29, 2017 Mike D 0

For 30 years, Stephen Lawrie has been creating edgy music under the moniker, The Telescopes. He’s widely viewed as a pioneer in the broad alternative scene, with a sound reminiscent of Suicide, The Velvet Underground, and The

Noise Journal Playlist: November 25

November 25, 2017 Mike D 0

Hello dears: This is the Noise Journal weekend playlist, created by the stuff (damn!). On Thanksgiving Day we were locked into the roof office (1st floor) of the enterprise observing the dystopia created by the

Artist of the week: The Veldt

November 22, 2017 Mike D 2

With the release of their latest soulgaze effort, Thanks to the Moth and Areanna Rose, The Veldt further cements their place as originators in a landscape full of imitators. From their days on the North Carolina hardcore

Noise Journal Playlist: November 19

November 19, 2017 Mike D 0

Hello ppl, this weekend’s playlist include some of the best songs I heard over the last week, and some I played on my Loud Cities radio show. All are in the alternative vein, and I hope

Artist of the week: Astrobal

November 15, 2017 Mike D 0

Due to the upcoming release of Astrobal‘s Memories of Stars on Nov. 24 via Karaoke Kalk, we’re pleased to introduce the Parisian astral music producer (given name: Emmanuel Mario). He burst onto the scene in his native France through

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