European Album of the Week

GORILLAZ (ENGLAND)

GORILLAZ (ENGLAND)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : A brand new studio album from Gorillaz titled The Now Now will be released by Parlophone Records on 29th June.  The Now Now is 11 all-new songs from the World’s Most Successful Virtual Act*, produced by Gorillaz, with James Ford and Remi Kabaka, and recorded entirely at Studio 13, London in […]

MOODOID (FRANCE)

MOODOID (FRANCE)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : Interview with Pablo Padovani from Moodoid :   ¬ MOODOÏD, “ étymologiquement ”, c’est l’expression d’une humeur étrange, d’un “ mood ” bizarroïde qui nous entraîne sans prévenir, dans lequel on se surprend à jouir de tous les écarts soniques. ¬ Pour PABLO PADOVANI – son fondateur & tête pensante – […]

GURR (GERMANY)

GURR (GERMANY)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : It’s safe to say Gurr have had a busy year. Aside from beating off stiff opposition (The XX, Laura Marling & King Krule) to win the much coveted IMPALA European Album of the Year Award, the German duo have toured relentlessly – a sold-out headline tour and support tours with Kraftklub […]

BURGER WORLD : GERMANY (GERMANY)

BURGER WORLD : GERMANY (GERMANY)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : Interview with Timo Weismann from Hamburg Music :   THE NOW SOUND OF GERMANY’S UNDERGROUND!!! VOLUME 5 OF THE BURGER WORLD SERIES COMPILING THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST BURGER STARS FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD!!! Joint release with Hamburg Music!!! www.instagram.com/hamburgmusic 01 BALAGAN – Aggressive 02 Gurr – Moby Dick 03 my […]

GRUFF RHYS (WALES)

GRUFF RHYS (WALES)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : Interview with Gruff Rhys :   “I’d made a note of the name after driving past a sign when I was on tour in 2014. Cut to a few years later and the studio where I recorded the album was being knocked down just a week after I finished to make […]

VIRGINIA WING (ENGLAND)

VIRGINIA WING (ENGLAND)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : Interview with Alice from Virginia Wing :   Our favourite records are the perfect counterbalance of the considered and the superficial. Whether it’s Madonna, Talking Heads or Holger Czukay – we enjoy these artists in the background with friends or profoundly and alone. Virginia Wing both understand and embrace this concept […]

STANLEY BRINKS (FRANCE)

STANLEY BRINKS (FRANCE)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : After releasing a pair of playful records alongside of The Wave Pictures, and two albums of folk shanties and old-time calypso with Norway’s folk troupe The Kaniks, Stanley Brinks’ next release for Fika Recordings is back to being a solo affair, albeit with collaborator and long time muse Clemence Freschard alongside […]

VAGUE (AUSTRIA)

VAGUE (AUSTRIA)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : Interview with Simon Dallaserra from VAGUE :   On June 1st 2018 the Vienna and Berlin based band VAGUE will release their new album Land. It is a highly diverse and ambitious piece of art. While still carrying the guitar-driven signature sound of the previous works, the band created a record, […]

THE MARRIED MONK (FRANCE)

THE MARRIED MONK (FRANCE)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : C’est un retour inespéré qu’on n’attendait plus. Groupe culte des années 1990 et 2000, The Married Monk (MM pour les afi cionados) revient dix ans après son cinquième album, Elephant People (2008), dont on craignait à force d’attendre son successeur qu’il clôture une discographie exemplaire. Formé par Christian Quermalet, chanteur et […]

ORVAR SMARASON (ICELAND)

ORVAR SMARASON (ICELAND)

ABOUT THE ALBUM : Interview with Orvar Smarason :   Finally the time has come for múm’s Örvar Smárason to release his 1st solo album. „Light Is Liquid“ is made up of eight precious electronic pop songs that show him both as a gifted songwriter and producer.It’s an update of the sound that made múm […]

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