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OGOD - A month of Nintendo inspired music

'Running through to the end of February, ETCETER4 will release one song per day under the project name OGOD (OneGameOneDay). Each of the songs make up OGOD are inspired from sounds found in Nintendo video...

St. Vincent also won a Grammy the other night, you know

Say, did you hear that St. Vincent won the Grammy award for Best Album That Kanye Isn't Pissed About the other night?

Saint Marie re-releases two gloriously mellow EPs by Snow in Mexico

Snow in Mexico are an Italian duo (Massimiliano Cruciani and Andrea Novelli) based in Rome, who recently signed to the hallmark of shoegazing and dreampop quality that is Saint Marie Records. Following this, Saint Marie...

Various Artists - New Emperors

'New Emperors is a sampler of the brightest and best new and emerging artists on the My Little Empire roster, including: Max Jury, Tenterhook, Our Mother, Sykes, Corbu, We Came From Wolves and My Sad...

The Alternative Top 40 Winter 2015

'RRP is proud to be one of the blogs hosting the Alternative Top 40 - Winter 2015, run by Universal-Horse. The Alternative Top 40 is a great way of discovering music you might not have...

Marika Hackman announces debut album - "We Slept At Last"

'Marika Hackman has announced details of her debut album: We Slept At Last will be released on February 16 through Dirty Hit, and is available for pre-order now.'

Buy the 93-track TopShelf Records 2014 sampler and support MSPCA

Topshelf Records is kicking off the new year with a brand new 93-track digital sampler, including several new and unreleased songs. Proceeds from the album will go to MSPCA.

The Unthanks - Mount The Air

Now here's a beautiful thing to brighten up an Autumn or Winter's evening. Mount The Air is the first single from the new album of the same name by The Unthanks.

The House of Love - Plans

'To celebrate the release of **Live At The Lexington 13.11.13**, The House of Love are offering an exclusive free download of Plans. Plans appeared as a bonus track on the vinyl edition of **She Paints...

The Decemberists - Make You Better

Maybe it's just because I haven't really been following the band for a while and that absence making my heart grow fonder, but Make You Better sounds like a really strong return for The Decemberists....

Astronauts release new EP - "Four Songs"

Having made the happy mistake of writing slightly too many brilliant songs to fit on one album, Dan Carney has taken four compositions that didn't fit onto Hollow Ponds and turned them into the Four...

Belle & Sebastian - The Party Line

Stop everything, carefully place valuables and breakables on the nearest level surface, and drop everything else, because Belle & Sebastian have released a first taste of forthcoming album Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance, that's...

The Alternative Top 40 - Autumn 2014

RRP is proud to be one of the blogs hosting the Alternative Top 40, run by Universal-Horse. The Alternative Top 40 is a great way of discovering music you might not have heard elsewhere.

Neighbour - Taste Me

Taste Me is the new track from Kettering Britpoppists and dreamy-sound makers Neighbour. Its breathy vocals and an easy vibe that's somewhere between baggy and Britpop give it an early 90s reviving feel.

Dutch Uncles - In n Out

In n Out comes with a groove and synth clashes that wouldn't sound out of place about half way through the first tape of an early Now That's What I Call Music compilation, while also...

Hunck - Something Missing

Something Missing's sad, lonely guitars and melancholy lyric are just right for when you want to capture that feeling of alienation and a sense that all is not quite well

Rabble Rouser - Rabble Rouser EP

Since forming in 2013, Melbourne indie band Rabble Rouser have been trying to "locate the common ground between Kanye West, Yoni Wolf and Led Zeppelin"; it's a quest for what might well be mythical territory,...

LGM One - Record Store EP

'LGM One are a band that deliver what they promise: I can confirm the existence of both hooks (both inviting and plentiful) and energy (relentless).'

Empathy Test - Throwing Stones

Taking the tempo down just a touch from the tracks on Losing Touch, Throwing Stones keeps the same gorgeous wraparound sound. The slower pace allows Adam Relf's synths to linger just a little bit longer,...

Yellow Creatures - The Year of Everything & Nothing EP

Yellow Creatures are a post-punk band from Newcastle. Their sound is not too easy to pin down, but based on their new release - The Year of Everything & Nothing EP - I'm going to...