February 2014

This is the month for Valentines, for the last of the cold season, and the springing of hot music. See and stream below for the latest releases of February.

templeLove Da / Heavenly Recordings
Temples – Sun Structures

“It’s cosmic space music – it should be played in an empty Death Star”, Noel Gallagher (ex-Oasis head – well, just in case)

neil flin

Lester Recordings
Neil Finn – Dizzy Heights

The ex-Split Enz and Crowded House frontman’s first solo album in 13 years explores his own soundscape with psychedelic, rock, synth and broken voice.

 

maximo parkLove Da / Daylighting
Maximo Park – Too Much Information

The 5th album of the British alternative band shares intimacy with beats and guitar riffs.

nina perssonLove Da / Lojinx
Nina Persson – Animal Heart

The lady of the Cardigan plays solo and shows us a proper indie-pop album.

jezabelsLove Da / PIAS
Jezabels – The Brink

The second album of the Australia alternative rock star easily sweeps up their homeland again and they are ready to launch on the rest of the world.

illum shere

Ninja Tune
Illum Sphere – Ghosts Of Then And Now

Ryan Hunn, aka Illum Sphere, runs one of the hottest club In Manchester Hoya:Hoya and in the meantime delivers us his depute album extending the vocabulary of electronic music.

marissa nadlerBella Union
Marrisa Nadler – July

The sixth album of the elegance folk musician once again reaches out to our souls. For 10 years, her works claim her the true title of “Artist”.

young fathersBig Dada
Young Fathers – Dead

The ambitious group of 3 young men who are from Edinburgh, Liberia and Nigeria fuels rap, hip-hop, electronica, Massive Attack and African beats.

soul jazz orchestraStrut
The Souljazz Orchestra – Inner Fire

Light up the torch and prepare to dance all night to the musical journey of the most wonderful Latin/Jazz/Afro-beat band in the world.

suzanne vegaCOOKING VINYL
Suzanne Vega – Tales From The Realm Of the Queen Of Pentacles

The  first album in 7 years. With delicate lyrics and a voice of purity and boldness, Vega is a traveler, a stoic monk, a teenage punk and a witch-doctor telling us stories of the world and the people living in.

nostalgia 77Tru Thoughts
Nostalgia 77 – Journey Too Far

No band so far has made a sound embracing the groove and psychedelia so intriguing and so balanced that draws us again and again to their fifth journey, of which, could be one of too far.

cheetahsLWichita Recordings
Cheatahs – Cheatahs

So reminiscent of 90’s Shoegazes, a depute worth your notice when the upcoming act are busy touring around Dinosaur Jr., FIDLAR and the other hot bands.

reverend and makers

COOKING VINYL
Reverend And The Makers – Thirty Two

The band from Sheffield, England that toured with Oasis releases their forth album.

champsPIAS
CHAMPS – Down Like Gold

The brothers from Isle of Wight take us slowly back in time with the melodic touches of folk-pop music and their thrilling harmony of voices.

seth lakmanCOOKING VINYL
Seth Lakeman – Word Of Mouth

Nominee of  the Mercury Music Prize, Seth Lakeman made an album based on interviews with everyone from rail workers to witness of a rehearsal for the D-day landings.

foreignerEar Music
Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is

 

get t he blessing

Naim Jazz
Get The Blessing – Lope & Antilope

Formed with members of the Potishead and saxaphone/trumpet players influenced by Ornette Coleman, the trip-jazz group won the BBC Jazz Award with their depute and  deliver the best album yet.

juan water

Captured Tracks
Juan Wauters – N.A.P. North American Poetry

Juan disguises his philosophy in his naive, garage outfit.

tower of light0_Felte
The Tower Of Light – The Tower Of Light

harth_Exile On Mainstream
Kristian Harting – Float

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