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Music sending Bloop into a spin. Discoveries, conversations and verdicts on the most interesting sounds.

HO9909

Bloop List – new music undercurrents – 04/04/2018

Many things have been getting in the way of getting this latest Bloop list published. Easter’s chocolate overdose being one. Also, the majority of our...
Indietracks announcement

Latest announcement confirms Indietracks’ best line-up to date

Derbyshire based festival Indietracks, nestled in the hills of the county and set on a steam railway museum, has long been a Mecca for...
Eels

The Opposite of Sad: A conversation with Eels

“To me it’s the opposite of sad. To me the sad part would be if that message wasn’t there and you’re just going to...
Mart Avi

The underground sounds of East and West collide at Tallinn Music...

Estonian capital, Tallinn, has a history as a pan-European playground, an intersection of greater powers vying for its wonders – Soviet, Danish, Swedish, Polish,...
sound 7

Album review: Sound 7 – Sound 7

2017 was a bad year for Detroit, Michigan's prolific singer/songwriter (and my friend and occasional music collaborator), Chris Oliver.  While his wife and mother...
Vive la Void

Bloop list – new music undercurrents – 23/03/2018

I’ve heard four separate world leaders compared to Hitler this week, without any irony. Admittedly one accusation of Hitlerness came from a guy who...
Grawl!x

Album review: Grawl!x – Appendix

Appendix is the third installment of an album trilogy from Derbyshire multi-instrumentalist James Machin, in his Grawl!x guise and ends the trio of releases...
Donzii

Bloop List – new music undercurrents – 16/03/2018

Are we in the middle of a new cold war? Is that what’s happening? This has nothing to do with new music or this list...
half waif

Bloop list – new music undercurrents – 09/03/2018

This is the first new music list to appear as the site goes live. Everything on the site so far has been so underground...
Peggy Gou releases new EP on Ninja Tune

Bloop list – new music undercurrents – 02/03/2018

Bloop is drowning under a literal tidal flow of incredible new music each week.This new weekly list will highlight the pick of this musical...