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new music 2023

Belle And Sebastian – Late Developers : relaxed and loose pop-rock; #inflencesexposed
Billy Nomates – Cacti : very diverse, highly intriguing, modern pop/rock
Circa Waves – Never Going Under : big-swing arena rock/pop
CVC – Get Real : well-executed upbeat bar-rock
Gaz Coombes – Turn The Car Around : very diverse, very fun
Grmln – Dark Moon : nice sounding guitar pop
Iggy Pop – Every Loser : occasionally pretty ok
Moby – Ambient 23 : very very impressive; relaxing and soothing
Space Mirrors – Majestic Tapes : proggy free-jazz-y ‘space rock’
Subways, the – Uncertain Joys : oft-awful; #terribleautotune

Ryuichi Sakamoto – 12 : delicate and sensitive emoting…
Bad Ends, the – The Power and the Glory : garage-jangle delights (sometimes); #athens
C.I.A., the – Surgery Channel : interesting noise-rock; #ty
Ghost Woman – Anne If : lo-fi and fun LA garage rock; #paiselyunderground
Arcs, the – Electrophonic Chronic : groovy, fun, 70s-AM rock; #plusNashville #widescreen
Barbara Blue – From The Shoals : funky. horny ‘Beale St Blues’
Bass Drum of Death – Say I Won’t : dynamic and diverse high-energy garage rock
Fucked Up – One Day
Glyders – Maria’s Hunt
Guided By Voices – La La Land : interesting, hook-filled rock; #moreproggy

Heavy Blanket – Moon Is
Hotel Lux – Hands Across the Creek
Illiterate Light – Sunburned
Italia 90 – Living Human Treasure
Japan Blues – Japan Blues Meets the Dengie Hundred
Joe Henry – All The Eye Can See
John Cale – Mercy
King Tuff – Smalltown Stardust
Laissez Fairs, the – Singing In Your Head : nice, LA-ish psych-pop/rock
Mac Demarco – Five Easy Hot Dogs : ho-hum stoner jazz-rock

Megadose – Heating Up
Melaine Dalibert – Magic Square : very mellow modern classical; #airplane
Mother Hips, the – When We Disappear
Murder Capital, the – Gigi’s Recovery : tight, moody, Irish modern rock
Måneskin РRush! : super over-the-top r&r via #Italy
Orchestra Gold – Medicine
Polaroid Notes – Cloud Anthems
Pure Adult – II
Quinn XCII – The People’s Champ
Tubs, the – Dead Meat : jangly, ’80s college rock’ sounds

We Are Scientists – Lobes : now ho-hum 80s synth pop
White Reaper – Asking For A Ride : light and easy indie-rock/power-pop



Babe Rainbow – Levitation Sessions (live)
Cory Wong – The Power Station Tour (West Coast)



All Them Witches – Baker’s Dozen : bluesy swampy psych collection
Graham Colton – Singles : chardonnay campfire adult pop
va – Aladdin’s Rockin’ Cave: 30 Rockin’ R&B Platters from Aladdin Records 1947-1960
va – Uncut: There’s A World [Feb 2023]
Psychic Temple – Plays Music for Airports : very interesting
Nightmares On Wax – Re-Imagineering Meditation Mix



Black Market Karma And Friends – Friends In Noise EP
Man…or Astro-Man – Distant Pulsar EP
Tabiitaabii – Umbrella EP : a bit uneven but some real genius here…; #airplane