Stöj Snak – Life, Death And Everything In Between LP (Various Labels)

What started as a solo outlet, gradually became an engaging folk-punk band. Niels Højgaard Sørensen started Stöj Snak with the sole purpose to deliver raging acoustic compositions up on the plate, filled with engaging storytelling, which is mainly hearable through delicate lyrics. The group suddenly grew up into the quartet, empowered by the addition of… Read More Stöj Snak – Life, Death And Everything In Between LP (Various Labels)

V/A – Lamp Light The Fire: A Compilation Of Quiet(ER) Songs Vol. 3 (Engineer Records)

Sometimes it feels so good to slow things down a little bit, so what’s a better occasion than to write a couple of lines about Lamp Light The Fire, a compilation release that mainly focuses on acoustic music. This compilation comes out every couple of years and covers artists who are or were the part… Read More V/A – Lamp Light The Fire: A Compilation Of Quiet(ER) Songs Vol. 3 (Engineer Records)

The Feelgood McLouds – Life On A Ferris Wheel CD (Wolverine Records)

It’s been a while since I covered some Celtic punk music, and now is more than an appropriate time to do so. Life On A Ferris Wheel is the latest offering to the broader audiences by The Feelgood McLouds, German Celtic punk group hailing from Saarbrücken. The group managed to release a debut single named… Read More The Feelgood McLouds – Life On A Ferris Wheel CD (Wolverine Records)

Junglelyd – S/T LP (Sounds of Subterrania)

Junglelyd is a Danish electronic quintet heavily inspired by some unique genres that shaped modern Latino music for quite a while. Firstly, this very distinctive group has started as a solo outlet of Kenneth Rasmussen, Danish DJ (also a member of Mantra Soundsystem), who aimed to interpret contemporary outlook of southern American electronic music. With… Read More Junglelyd – S/T LP (Sounds of Subterrania)

North Alone – Punk Is Dad CD (Country Bumpkin Records / Mad Drunken Monkey)

Manuel North is a German folk-punk solo artist, also known as North Alone. Besides his responsibilities on lead vocals and acoustic guitar, Manuel is almost always accompanied by So-Kumneth Sim, who’s performing on fiddle. North Alone has been also composed of additional musicians such as Chris Knoke on electric guitar, Michael Groom on bass guitar,… Read More North Alone – Punk Is Dad CD (Country Bumpkin Records / Mad Drunken Monkey)

V/A – My World Is Upside Down LP + 7” (PDV Records)

My World Is Upside Down is a soundtrack for a documentary movie directed by Petra Seliškar. The movie has been entirely inspired by songs, poems, work, and life of Frane Milčinski – Ježek, a multidisciplinary artist mainly known for his work as a writer, actor, comedian, and performer. His courage to criticize even the unnoticeable… Read More V/A – My World Is Upside Down LP + 7” (PDV Records)

Mimika Orchestra – Divinities Of The Earth And The Waters DLP (PDV Records)

Divinities Of The Earth And The Waters is a secondary full-length album by unique international phenomena called Mimika Orchestra. The orchestra was found in 2010. by Mak Murtić, Croatian saxophonist and composer who lives in Zagreb and this distinctive group includes dozen of experienced musicians who mastered their craft in a wide array of various… Read More Mimika Orchestra – Divinities Of The Earth And The Waters DLP (PDV Records)

The World/Inferno Friendship Society – All Borders Are Porous To Cats LP (Alternative Tentacles)

The world would be such a boring place without entertainful music of The World/Inferno Friendship Society. Their vicious crossovers comprised of punk rock, soul, klezmer, gypsy etno music, flamenco, disco, twist, and even jazz music are far beyond its time mainly because of the skillful musicianship of all the involved musicians who were or they’re… Read More The World/Inferno Friendship Society – All Borders Are Porous To Cats LP (Alternative Tentacles)

The Menzingers – Hello Exile LP (Epitaph Records)

Hello Exile is a sixth record by The Menzingers, a well-known pop-punk quartet formed in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 2006. Since then, the band recorded some great albums such as A Lesson In The Abuse Of Information Technology, Chamberlain Waits, On The Impossible Past, Rented World, After The Party, but also a dozen od extended plays… Read More The Menzingers – Hello Exile LP (Epitaph Records)

Nellcote – Disturbance In A Quiet Summer Night CD (Geenger Records)

Nellcote is a very good alternative quartet from Zagreb which expresses themselves through some impressive music since 2010. Their music is the ideal soundtrack for cold autumn days while you’re daydreaming by the window with a cup of coffee or tea in your hands. The aim of the band is hearable right with the first… Read More Nellcote – Disturbance In A Quiet Summer Night CD (Geenger Records)