Album of the Month: November 2021

3. LOTIC – WATER 2. SNAIL MAIL – VALENTINE MASTODON – HUSHED AND GRIM

RECENT CREAM by Monroe (VOL 2)

12 new good tunes for people who like good music. Picked by yours truly, Sam Monroe. NOVA TWINS – Antagonist 2. KIIMI – Trust 3. RINA SAWAYAMA – Enter Sandman 4. ZORNHEYM – Slumber Comes in TIme 5. VERONICA MAGGIO – Daddy Issues 6. MASTODON – Gigantium 7. […]

Slayyyter – Troubled Paradise

A lucky thing for Slayyyter is that she can write good pop songs, because all in all Trouble Paradise is pretty silly. But I’m weak for good hooks, fun, sexy lyrics and self confidence – as everyone should be. Throatzillaaa (yes, that’s the name of the song), Venom, […]

ALBUM OF THE MONTH: Agnes – Magic Still Exists

I give you Agnes! And she gives us Magic Still Exists – 35 minutes of disco pop magic. Every beat, sound, melody and chorus hits you at the right spot.  It’s been almost 10 years since Agnes last record came out, and out of nowhere she releases this […]

Black Dresses – Forever in Your Heart

Best new punk album in a while, even though this album on the surface is in a totally different universe than everything we usually associates to punk rock. But beyond superficial things like instruments and looks, it’s the same. Young people being rebellious, doing what the fuck they […]

RECENT CREAM by Monroe (VOL 1)

12 new good tunes for people who like good music. Picked by yours truly, Sam Monroe. Take a good listen, you will thank me! MAGDALENA BAY – Hysterical Us 2. THE BUG (feat. Irah) – Demon 3. GHOST – Hunter’s Moon 4. SELF ESTEEM – Fucking Wizardry 5. […]

Self Esteem – Prioritise Pleasure

“You’re in a bad mood, you can think, hey, wait a minute, we’re alive!” Joe Strummer once said and I think that’s a good roundup of Prioritise Pleasure, the newest album by English pop artist Rebecca Taylor aka Self Esteem. Every song on Prioritise Pleasure has something unexpected […]

Illuminati Hotties – Let Me Do One More

In a parallel universe – a perfect world where there are no wars, bigots, R Kelly’s or deathcore bands – Illuminati Hotties instead released an EP, and in that parallel universe this would be my review of that EP:  ”POOL HOPPING EP:  Tracklist:  1. Pool Hopping  2. MMMOOOAAAAAYAYA  […]