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Reykjavík, IcelandOf Monsters And Men: Iceland’s Next Big Sound
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Of Monsters And Men: Iceland's Next Big Sound

January 30, 2012
Back in March of 2011 we noticed that a scrappy Icelandic folk rock band called Of Monsters and Men was getting warm reviews on the blog circuit based on only a few songs. They had lovable hooks and a...
Birmingham, United KingdomUK’s Lady Leshurr Speeds To The Top
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UK’s Lady Leshurr Speeds To The Top

While I get crunk like everybody else do when Azealia Banks' "212" comes in after a David Guetta/Rihanna remix, I gotta say, if I wanna put my money on a girl who has her head on straight and is gonna get all "Nicki-Minaj-in-2012" (and they best be...
Hung Over With THE KOXX
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Hung Over With THE KOXX

클릭 THE KOXX are changing the face of Korean music. The quintet's unabashed partying, punk rock, and lady-killing ways have been taking fans (namely, female ones) by storm in Seoul and beyond, transforming an industry where pop music has historically...
Anachromie by KELLS
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Rating: 3

Anachromie by KELLS

"Female-fronted metal" isn't just a metal band with a frontwoman -- there are plenty of those  -- it's its own sort of genre. The term tends to connote clean, even operatic female vocals working as a...
Santiago, ChileLa Bala by Ana Tijoux
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Rating: 4

La Bala by Ana Tijoux

Featuring lots of blood, bullets, and corrupt colonels, the lyrics on Ana Tijoux's new album read something like a Gabriel Garcia Márquez novel. Except the album isn't set in some sleepy colonial town,...
Alor Setar, MalaysiaLive Your Life by Yuna
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Rating: 5

Live Your Life by Yuna

Today we got our first intimation of what MTV Iggy Best New Band finalist Yuna has been working on with Pharell Williams. "Live Your Life," the lead single from Yuna's forthcoming self-titled album,...
Brooklyn, United StatesPorcelain Raft — Strange Weekend
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Rating: 4

Porcelain Raft — Strange Weekend

Mauro Remiddi’s solo work, which he writes and performs as Porcelain Raft, floats with urgency – yeah, it’s a contradiction I’m still working out. The Italian-born wanderer, lately of Brooklyn, favors...
K-Pop Predicciones/K-Pop Previsões
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K-Pop Predicciones/K-Pop Previsões

Read it in English En todos los países, el K-pop parece estar surgiendo en popularidad ahora. Tal como películas coreanos capturaron la atención del mundo hace una década,  ahora el K-pop tiene fans por toda Asia, los Estados Unidos, Europa, y hasta...