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Crevice — In Heart

March 6, 2018 Mike D 0

Let us introduce you a new Irish malt from the city of Cork in south-west Ireland of course, Crevice! Strong taste, airy melodies and the expected winds that carry thrills from the Atlantic ocean and crush

Belau — Redefine

March 6, 2018 Jonathan Rose 0

Hungarian downtempo act Belau promotes their sound as “chillwave,” but their latest single is evidence that they’re more than that. The chillwave label brings to mind homogeneous synth-soaked self-loathing sounds by acts like Washed Out,

Noise Journal playlist: March 3

March 3, 2018 Mike D 1

“‘There must be some kind of way outta here,’ said the joker to the thief,” wrote Bob Dylan a few decades ago. Seems as if those words were written today, and it appears that urban

Noise Journal Playlist: February 3

February 3, 2018 Mike D 0

PROLOGUE: 2018 AD, Planet Earth: “Dear Earthlings, Dear Earth: Have you ever wondered what would happen if all of the geniuses, the artists, the scientists–the smartest, the most creative and most talented people in the

Mary And The Ram (MATR) – The Cross

January 18, 2018 Mike D 2

Another totally angular and intensely interesting record launches next week as York’s Mary And The Ram drop their The Cross single via Anonymous Records. This is the first release from the British alternative duo, alternative in all,

2017 golden bullets: The maxi-singles

January 12, 2018 Mike D 0

They say first love is forever, and who hasn’t fall in desperate love with that small vinyl? “Daaaaad, the turntable is going mad!” “Yes [LOL] and ‘switch it to 7,’ Mike”, hehehe that thing!!! A maxi-single

Twenty of our favorites from 2017

January 1, 2018 Mike D 0

I believe that lists are good as long as the collector doesn’t rank the artists, and as well as the list is actually…a playlist for the readers to check and enjoy the content. I can’t

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

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

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: 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

Xeresa — Reality

November 13, 2017 Mike D 0

Earlier this summer, Xeresa dropped their new self-titled 12 track LP, an ambitious project led by Nicolas Pierre Wardel, who does vocals, bass, guitars and programming, with contributions by Tom Lugo’s and Chris Webber’s on guitar, and featuring

Noise Journal Playlist: November 11

November 10, 2017 Mike D 0

Here’s a nice little playlist for you, curated by the prolific blogger Mike Dimitriou.   Composer, producer, futurist, based in Paris / France, Emmanuel Mario feat legendary ex-Stereolab singer Laeticia Sadier, Australasie sound as the

Artist of the week: Hologram Teen

October 11, 2017 Mike D 1

“I make electronic, motorik disco,” says Morgane Lhote, formerly keyboardist during the golden age of Stereolab (Emperor Tomato Ketchup LP) in the mid-1990s! After a long swim in alternative electronic pop culture, the Los Angeles artist launched Hologram

The Blue Hour — Always

October 2, 2017 Mike D 0

Seattle’s The Blue Hour will drop their new record Always on October 27. A magical offering of 11 tracks, it comes on the trail of their Kyoto Song single, a beautiful rendition of The Cure classic.

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