sabato 30 novembre 2013

NICE SYSTEM (Norvegia)







Canzone: WE SING BA BA BA
Dall'album: IMPRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE OPPOSITE SEX (Radio Khartoum Records, 2001)


Canzone: SARA 0157
Dall'album: IMPRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE OPPOSITE SEX (Radio Khartoum Records, 2001)


Canzone: IN BED ALL DAY
Dall'album: IMPRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE OPPOSITE SEX (Radio Khartoum Records, 2001)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATO:
-IMPRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE OPPOSITE SEX (Radio Khartoum Records, 2001) WOOOW!!!


REVIEW:
http://radiokhartoum.com/nicesystem.htm


NICE SYSTEM

venerdì 29 novembre 2013

MATH AND PHYSICS CLUB (Seattle, U.S.A.)






Canzone: DARLING, PLEASE COME HOME
Dall'album: S/T (Matinée Recordings, 2006)


Canzone: WEEKENDS AWAY
Dall'E.P.: WEEKENDS AWAY (Matinée Recordings, 2005)


Canzone: WHITE AND GREY
Dall'E.P.: MOVIE ENDING ROMANCE (Matinée Recordings, 2005)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-S/T (Matinée Recordings, 2006) WOOOW!!!
-I SHOULDN'T LOOK AS GOOD AS I DO (Matinée Recordings, 2010)
-OUR HEARTS BEAT OUT LOUD (Matinée Recordings, 2013)
-IN THIS TOGETHER (Matinée Recordings, 2016) WOOOW!!!


E.P. CONSIGLIATI:
-WEEKENDS AWAY (Matinée Recordings, 2005) WOOOW!!!
-MOVIE ENDING ROMANCE (Matinée Recordings, 2005) WOOOW!!!
-BABY I'M YOURS (Matinée Recordings, 2007)


RECENSIONI:
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2006_mathandphysicsclub.htm
http://www.debaser.it/recensionidb/ID_14517/Math_And_Physics_Club_Weekends_Away.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2013_mathandphysicsclub_ourheartsbeatoutloud.htm


REVIEWS:
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/9657-math-and-physics-club/
http://www.popmatters.com/review/127118-math-and-physics-club-i-shouldnt-look-as-good-as-i-do/
http://soundblab.com/reviews/album-reviews/9877-math-and-physics-club-in-this-together
http://www.fensepost.com/main/2009/03/22/math-and-physics-club-weekends-away-album-review/
http://www.fensepost.com/main/2009/02/21/math-and-physics-club-movie-ending-romance-album-review/
http://www.popmatters.com/review/math-and-physics-club-baby-im-yours/
http://www.allmusic.com/album/our-hearts-beat-out-loud-mw0002599326


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/math-and-physics-club-mn0000717195/biography


INTERVIEW:
http://www.scaredtodance.co.uk/2012/04/04/math-and-physics-club-interview/


MATH AND PHYSICS CLUB

giovedì 28 novembre 2013

THE NATIONAL (Cincinnati, U.S.A.)






Canzone: ABOUT TODAY
Dal minialbum: CHERRY TREE (Brassland Records, 2004)


Canzone: VANDERLYLE CRYBABY GEEKS
Dall'album: HIGH VIOLET (4AD Records, 2010)


Canzone: AVAILABLE
Dall'album: SAD SONGS FOR DIRTY LOVERS (Brassland Records, 2003)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-S/T (Brassland Records, 2001)
-SAD SONGS FOR DIRTY LOVERS (Brassland Records, 2003) WOOOW!!!
-ALLIGATOR (Beggars Banquet Records, 2005)
-BOXER (Beggars Banquet Records, 2007) WOOOW!!!
-HIGH VIOLET (4AD Records, 2010) WOOOW!!!
-TROUBLE WILL FIND ME (4AD Records, 2013)


MINIALBUM CONSIGLIATO:
-CHERRY TREE (Brassland Records, 2004) WOOOW!!!


RECENSIONI:
http://www.storiadellamusica.it/indie_pop/pop_noir/the_national-sad_songs_for_dirty_lovers(brassland_records-2003).html
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2005_national.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2007_national.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2010_national.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2013_thenational_troublewillfindme.htm


REVIEWS:
http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-national-mw0000333656
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/5718-sad-songs-for-dirty-lovers/
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/5719-alligator/
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/10242-boxer/
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/14203-high-violet/
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/18030-the-national-trouble-will-find-me/
http://pennyblackmusic.co.uk/MagSitePages/Review.aspx?id=3621


BIOGRAFIA:
http://www.ondarock.it/rockedintorni/national.htm


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-national-mn0000474150/biography


INTERVISTA:
http://xl.repubblica.it/articoli/the-national-lintervista-con-la-band-dellohio/4303/


INTERVIEW (with Matt Berninger):
http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/style/articles/2013-10/31/matt-berninger-glasses-and-fashion-interview


THE NATIONAL

mercoledì 27 novembre 2013

MARGO GURYAN (New York, U.S.A.)






Canzone: LOVE SONGS
Dall'album: TAKE A PICTURE (Bell Records, 1968)


Canzone: DON'T GO AWAY
Dall'album: TAKE A PICTURE (Bell Records, 1968)


Canzone: SUNDAY MORNING
Dall'album: TAKE A PICTURE (Bell Records, 1968)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-TAKE A PICTURE (Bell Records, 1968) WOOOW!!!
-25 DEMOS (Franklin Castle Recordings, 2001)
-THE CHOPSTICKS VARIATIONS (Oglio Records, 2009)


COMPILATION CONSIGLIATA:
-THOUGHTS (RPM Records, 2002) WOOOW!!!



RECENSIONE:
http://www.rocklab.it/2005/08/29/guryan-margo-take-a-picture/


REVIEWS:
http://www.allmusic.com/album/take-a-picture-mw0000101897

http://www.allmusic.com/album/25-demos-mw0000013760
http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-chopsticks-variations-mw0000823761
http://www.allmusic.com/album/thoughts-mw0000363722


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/margo-guryan-mn0000573049/biography


INTERVIEW:
http://www.adequacy.net/2011/10/interview-with-songwriter-margo-guryan/


MARGO GURYAN

martedì 26 novembre 2013

RYE COALITION (New Jersey, U.S.A.)






Canzone: AMPLIFICATION OF THE QUEEN BEE
Dall'album: THE LIPSTICK GAME (Gern Blandsten Records, 1999)


Canzone: HONKY, PLEASE!
Dall'album: ON TOP (Tiger Style Records, 2002)


Canzone: THE PROSTHETIC AESTHETIC
Dall'album: THE LIPSTICK GAME (Gern Blandsten Records, 1999)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-HEE SAW DHUH KAET (Gern Blandsten Records, 1996)
-THE LIPSTICK GAME (Gern Blandsten Records, 1999) WOOOW!!!
-ON TOP (Tiger Style Records, 2002)
-CURSES (Gern Blandsten Records, 2006)


REVIEWS:
http://www.allmusic.com/album/hee-saw-dhuh-kaet-mw0000050250
http://www.allmusic.com/album/lipstick-game-mw0000669282
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/6883-on-top/
http://www.allmusic.com/album/curses-mw0000536966


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/rye-coalition-mn0000234630/biography


INTERVIEW:
http://fakewalls.com/blog/2011/2/9/band-spotlight-rye-coalition.html


RYE COALITION

lunedì 25 novembre 2013

MINOTAUR SHOCK (Bristol, Regno Unito)






Canzone: THROUGH THE PUPILS OF GOATS
Dall'album: ORCHARD (Melodic Records, 2012)


Canzone: MY BURR
Dall'album: AMATEUR DRAMATICS (Audio Dregs Records, 2009)


Canzone: THE DOWNS
Dalla compilation: RINSE (Melodic Records, 2003)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-CHIFF-CHAFFS & WILLOW WARBLERS (Melodic Records, 2001) WOOOW!!!
-MARITIME (4AD Records, 2005)
-AMATEUR DRAMATICS (Audio Dregs Records, 2009)
-ORCHARD (Melodic Records, 2012) WOOOW!!!


COMPILATION CONSIGLIATA:
-RINSE (Melodic Records, 2003)


RECENSIONE:
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2005_minotaurshock.htm


REVIEWS:
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/5314-chiff-chaffs-and-willow-warblers/
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/5315-maritime/
http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/27315/Minotaur-Shock-Amateur-Dramatics/
http://www.musicomh.com/reviews/albums/minotaur-shock-orchard
http://www.leonardslair.co.uk/rinse.htm


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/minotaur-shock-mn0000098580/biography


INTERVIEW:
http://www.themilkfactory.co.uk/st/2012/08/interview-minotaur-shock-rural-electronics/


MINOTAUR SHOCK (David Edwards)

domenica 24 novembre 2013

THE CZARS (Denver, U.S.A. - 1994-2004)






Canzone: ZIPPERMOUTH
Dall'album: BEFORE... BUT LONGER (Bella Union Records, 2000)


Canzone: SONG TO THE SIREN
Dall'album: SORRY I MADE YOU CRY (Bella Union Records, 2005)


Canzone: ANY YOUNGER
Dall'album: BEFORE... BUT LONGER (Bella Union Records, 2000)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-THE LA BREA TAR PITS OF ROUTINE (Autoprodotto, 1997)
-BEFORE... BUT LONGER (Bella Union Records, 2000) WOOOW!!!
-THE UGLY PEOPLE VS. THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE (Bella Union Records, 2002)
-GOODBYE (Bella Union Records, 2004) WOOOW!!!
-SORRY I MADE YOU CRY (Bella Union Records, 2005)


COMPILATION CONSIGLIATA:
-BEST OF (Bella Union Records, 2014) WOOOW!!!


RECENSIONI:
http://www.debaser.it/recensionidb/ID_12765/The_Czars_Before_But_Longer.htm
http://www.debaser.it/recensionidb/ID_9186/The_Czars_Goodbye.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2006_czars.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2014_czars_bestof.htm


REVIEWS:
http://www.allmusic.com/album/beforebut-longer-mw0000068154
http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-ugly-people-vs-the-beautiful-people-mw0000214206
http://www.allmusic.com/album/goodbye-mw0000699534
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/1709-sorry-i-made-you-cry/
http://www.musicomh.com/reviews/albums/czars-best


BIOGRAFIA:
http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Czars


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-czars-mn0000784410/biography


INTERVISTA (con John Grant):
http://www.ondarock.it/interviste/johngrant.htm


INTERVIEW (with John Grant):
http://cwas.hinah.com/interview/?id=38


THE CZARS

sabato 23 novembre 2013

THE RURALS (Devonshire, Regno Unito)






Canzone: GET IT RIGHT
Dall'album: NETTLE SOUL (Peng Records, 2006)


Canzone: BETTER PLACE
Dall'album: FARMING GROOVES (Peng Records, 2008)


Canzone: UP TO YOU
Dall'album: NETTLE SOUL (Peng Records, 2006)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-S/T (Idea Records, 1999)
-HEADSONGS (Peng Records, 2000) WOOOW!!!
-SWEETER SOUNDS (Peng Records, 2001)
-FARMYARD FLAVOURS (Viva! 2001)
-EMOTIONAL FEELINGS (Peng Records, 2002)
-REINTERPRETATIONS (Peng Records, 2003)
-MESSAGES (Peng Records, 2004) WOOOW!!!
-A RURAL LIFE (Peng Records, 2005)
-NETTLE SOUL (Peng Records, 2006) WOOOW!!!
-THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER (Peng Records, 2007)
-10TH CHAPTER (Peng Records, 2008)
-FARMING GROOVES (Peng Records, 2008)
-RURAL SOUL (Peng Records, 2010)
-OCEAN (Peng Records, 2011) WOOOW!!!


REVIEWS:
http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/the_rurals/headsongs/
http://exclaim.ca/Reviews/DanceAndElectronic/rurals-sweeter_sounds
http://www.amazon.com/Farmyard-Flavours/dp/B00005NFCP
http://www.vcdq.com/forum/topic23730.html
http://www.popmatters.com/review/rurals-messages/
http://www.prefixmag.com/reviews/the-rurals/a-rural-life/14602/
http://www.prefixmag.com/reviews/the-rurals/nettle-soul/15771/
http://blog.nu-soulmag.com/?p=130
http://blog.nu-soulmag.com/?p=933
http://www.spiritofhouse.com/reviews/music-reviews/album240711.html


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/andycompton/biography


INTERVIEW:
http://blog.nu-soulmag.com/?p=78


THE RURALS (Andy Compton & Marie Tweek)

venerdì 22 novembre 2013

MATMOS (San Francisco, U.S.A.)






Canzone: SPONDEE
Dall'album: A CHANCE TO CUT IS A CHANCE TO CURE (Matador Records, 2001)


Canzone: LAST DELICIOUS CIGARETTE
Dall'album: THE WEST (Deluxe Records, 1999)


Canzone: FOR THE TREES
Dall'album: THE CIVIL WAR (Matador Records, 2003)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-S/T (Vague Terrain Records, 1997)
-QUASI-OBJECTS (Vague Terrain Records, 1998)
-THE WEST (Deluxe Records, 1999) WOOOW!!!
-A CHANCE TO CUT IS A CHANCE TO CURE (Matador Records, 2001) WOOOW!!!
-THE CIVIL WAR (Matador Records, 2003) WOOOW!!!
-THE ROSE HAS TEETH IN THE MOUTH OF A BEAST (Matador Records, 2006) WOOOW!!!
-SUPREME BALLOON (Matador Records, 2008)
-THE MARRIAGE OF TRUE MINDS (Thrill Jockey Records, 2013)
-ULTIMATE CARE II (Thrill Jockey Records, 2016)


RECENSIONI:
http://www.debaser.it/recensionidb/ID_3763/Matmos_The_West.htm
http://www.unmute.net/recensioni/m/matmos.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2003_matmos.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2006_matmos.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2008_matmos.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2013_matmos_themarriageoftrueminds.htm
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2016_matmos_ultimatecareII.htm


REVIEWS:
http://www.allmusic.com/album/matmos-mw0001009812
http://www.allmusic.com/album/quasi-objects-mw0000043092
http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-west-mw0000803623
http://www.allmusic.com/album/a-chance-to-cut-is-a-chance-to-cure-mw0000116152
http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-civil-war-mw0000321100
http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-rose-has-teeth-in-the-mouth-of-a-beast-mw0000723700
http://www.allmusic.com/album/supreme-balloon-mw0000786635
http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-marriage-of-true-minds-mw0002409684
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/21017-ultimate-care-ii/


BIOGRAFIA:
http://www.ondarock.it/elettronica/matmos.htm


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/matmos-mn0000388762/biography


INTERVISTA:
http://www.ondarock.it/interviste/matmos.htm


INTERVIEW:
http://thequietus.com/articles/06234-matmos-interview-the-marriage-of-true-minds


MATMOS (Drew Daniel & M.C. Schmidt)

giovedì 21 novembre 2013

THE RULING CLASS (Stoccolma, Svezia)


Canzone: SLEEPING BEAUTY
Dall'E.P.: TOUR DE FORCE (Shelflife Records, 2008)


Canzone: UMBRELLA FOLDS
Dall'E.P.: TOUR DE FORCE (Shelflife Records, 2008)


Canzone: MARIAN SHRINE
Dall'E.P.: TOUR DE FORCE (Shelflife Records, 2008)


E.P. CONSIGLIATO:
-TOUR DE FORCE (Shelflife Records, 2008) WOOOW!!!


REVIEW:
http://www.panicmanual.com/2008/05/29/tweeview-the-ruling-class/


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.shelflife.com/catalogue/LIFE1005.html


THE RULING CLASS

mercoledì 20 novembre 2013

MASTERS OF THE HEMISPHERE (Georgia, U.S.A.)






Canzone: ALL YOUR WINNING NUMBERS
Dall'album: PROTEST A DARK ANNIVERSARY (Kindercore Records, 2002)


Canzone: RULES OF LIFE
Dall'album: PROTEST A DARK ANNIVERSARY (Kindercore Records, 2002)


Canzone: ANYTHING, ANYTHING
Dall'album: PROTEST A DARK ANNIVERSARY (Kindercore Records, 2002)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-S/T (Kindercore Records, 1999) WOOOW!!!
-I AM NOT A FREEMDOOM (Kindercore Records, 2000)
-PROTEST A DARK ANNIVERSARY (Kindercore Records, 2002) WOOOW!!!
-MAYBE THESE ARE THE BREAKS (Kindercore Records, 2011)


COMPILATION CONSIGLIATA:
-THE COMPLETE MASTERS OF THE HEMISPHERE (Modern Country Records, 2011) WOOOW!!!


REVIEWS:
http://www.allmusic.com/album/masters-of-the-hemisphere-mw0000260385
http://www.allmusic.com/album/i-am-not-a-freemdoom-mw0000087440
http://www.allmusic.com/album/protest-a-dark-anniversary-mw0000216833
http://www.allmusic.com/album/maybe-these-are-the-breaks-mw0002225399


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/masters-of-the-hemisphere-mn0000325704/biography


INTERVIEW:
http://www.pghmusicreport.com/2011/10/show-preview-interview-masters-of.html


MASTERS OF THE HEMISPHERE

martedì 19 novembre 2013

THE RUBY SUNS (Auckland, Nuova Zelanda)






Canzone: THERE ARE BIRDS
Dall'album: SEA LION (Sub Pop Records, 2008)


Canzone: CINCO
Dall'album: FIGHT SOFTLY (Sub Pop Records, 2010)


Canzone: TANE MAHUTA
Dall'album: SEA LION (Sub Pop Records, 2008)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-S/T (Memphis Industries Records, 2006)
-SEA LION (Sub Pop Records, 2008) WOOOW!!!
-FIGHT SOFTLY (Sub Pop Records, 2010)
-CHRISTOPHER (Sub Pop Records, 2013)


RECENSIONI:
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2008_rubysuns.htm
http://sentireascoltare.com/recensioni/ruby-suns-the-fight-softly/
http://www.distorsioni.net/canali/dischi/christopher


REVIEWS:
http://www.allmusic.com/album/sea-lion-mw0000502605
http://www.allmusic.com/album/fight-softly-mw0001960069
http://www.allmusic.com/album/christopher-mw0002469234


BIOGRAFIA:
http://sentireascoltare.com/articoli/the-ruby-suns/



BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-ruby-suns-mn0000563121/biography


INTERVIEW:
http://www.tinymixtapes.com/features/ruby-suns


THE RUBY SUNS

lunedì 18 novembre 2013

MANTLER (Toronto, Canada)






Canzone: TOGETHERNEST
Dall'album: LANDAU (Tomlab Records, 2004)



Canzone: AUTHOR
Dall'album: MONODY (Tomlab Records, 2010)



Canzone: STRONGER THAN ACTION ALLOWS
Dall'album: LANDAU (Tomlab Records, 2004)



ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-SADISFACTION (Tomlab Records, 2002)
-LANDAU (Tomlab Records, 2004) WOOOW!!!
-MONODY (Tomlab Records, 2010)


RECENSIONE:
http://sentireascoltare.com/recensioni/mantler-monody/


REVIEWS:
http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/5093-sadisfaction/
http://www.allmusic.com/album/landau-mw0000568258
http://www.allmusic.com/album/monody-mw0001959925


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mantler-mn0000670843/biography


MANTLER (Chris A. Cummings)

domenica 17 novembre 2013

ROYAL CITY (Ontario, Canada - 1999-2004)






Canzone: BAD LUCK
Dall'album: ALONE AT THE MICROPHONE (Rough Trade Records, 2003)


Canzone: SPACY BASEMENT
Dall'album: ALONE AT THE MICROPHONE (Rough Trade Records, 2003)


Canzone: AND MIRIAM TOOK A TIMBREL IN HER HAND
Dall'album: ALONE AT THE MICROPHONE (Rough Trade Records, 2003)


ALBUM CONSIGLIATI:
-AT RUSH HOUR THE CARS (Three Gut Records, 2000)
-ALONE AT THE MICROPHONE (Rough Trade Records, 2003) WOOOW!!!
-LITTLE HEART'S EASE (Rough Trade Records, 2004)


RACCOLTA DI B-SIDES E OUTTAKES CONSIGLIATA:
-S/T (Asthmatic Kitty Records, 2009)


RECENSIONE:
http://www.ondarock.it/recensioni/2009_royalcity.htm


REVIEWS:
http://www.allmusic.com/album/at-rush-hour-the-cars-mw0001224764
http://www.allmusic.com/album/alone-at-the-microphone-mw0000595418
http://www.allmusic.com/album/little-hearts-ease-mw0000340391
http://www.allmusic.com/album/royal-city-mw0000818242


BIOGRAPHY:
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/royal-city-mn0000359009/biography


INTERVIEW (with Aaron Riches):
http://www.thefreelancewriter.ca/samples/music/Aaron_Riches-Interview-Comes_with_a_Smile-2002.pdf


ROYAL CITY