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Patrick Schimmel
Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Another one of my recommendations from last year: Light up Gold, made in 2012, released in 2013 when PC moved to larger record label What's Your Rupture? 12. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold, What's Your Rupture?, January 15th, Punkrock/Indie/Post-Punk On their breakthrough record, Parquet Courts has shown to be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Gelderland is on fire! After last year's awesome record by Automatic Sam, I predict that this year's Villa Zeno's record is going to be at least just as good. The video is shot on the rooftop of 'Museum het Valkhof' in Nijmegen. Villa Zeno - Self Made Woman Album: Unreleased/... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Oh Canada! New Timber Timbre material, again great! Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
After the disappointment of the Black Keys' single, glad to hear Wavves and Cloud Nothings are collaborating. A song of both today: Oh yeah, before I forget, new solo Cloud Nothings album is out today! Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Newcastle producer Slime releases impressive mixtape and this is a key track. Nice mixture of low-key british electro with some nicely flavoured Hiphop, right? download here: Slime Ft. Jeremiah Jae - Patrica's Stories Album: In The Brick House (Mixtape) (2014) Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
And..... 2 more. More tracks in the youtube channel! 14. Jonathan Wilson – Fanfare, Bella Union, October 17th 2013, Singer/Songwriter, Psychedelica, Psychedelic Rock, Folk Another big big breakthrough LP. Jonathan Wilson, former producer, pioneer of the retro movement in California, out with what could turn out to be ‘the’ milestone... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Tough choices, new The Horrors material (, new Interpol tracks (those are really great; and Tame Impala covering MJ ( final choice of the day: TV Girl and Monster Rally cooperating on this fun and warm song. TV Girl & Monster Rally - Average Guy (Blame) Album: Unreleased/Beyond The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Great track from one of the best albums you can listen to right now. Who is joining to see them live, 20th of April in Nijmegen? Sleepy Sun - 11:32 Album: Maui Tears (2014) Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
The best out of Februari: Miss anything? Let me know! The War on Drugs – Red Eyes Avid Dancer – Stop Playing With My Heart Dum Dum Girls – Rimbaud Eyes TV Girl & Monster Rally – Average Guy (Blame) Breton – National Grid Sleepy Sun – Maui Tears Real... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Here are two more of my favourite albums of 2013,two that just had to be in there for me, both not really indie/unknown anymore, but hey, still under-valued, so here we go. 16. Danny Brown – Old, Fool's Gold Records, October 8th, Hiphop/Alternative Hiphop This list cannot do without some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
As a fan of their previous work, which had a slightly bigger edge and roughness to it, I still very much like this LP. And this is a golden track of that wonderful record. Breton - National Grid Album: War Room Stories (2014) Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Warm, Hazy, Dreamy tune by Sand Circles. I put this on every single day. Sand Circles - Stellar Waves Album: Midnight Crimes (2011) Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Moss. Again. Great. Best Dutch album of the year perhaps? (By the way there is a new and awesome Afghan Whigs track, be sure to check that one out aswell) Moss - Bruised Album: We Both Know The Rest Is Noise (2014) Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Uncontested vibe and melancholy, synthpop in its most beautiful form, with a video to match. Polica - Warrior Lord Album: Shulamith (2013) Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
We have arrived at my 20 most listened to/favourite/addictive albums of 2013. This time around, numbers 20-17. I must say it has become a really nice list when I look at it. It gets better and better. I'd like to add that this is (ofcourse) mainly based on my personal... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Somewhat late, but here are my favourite 20 tracks from december. Links to the youtube channel on the right: Enjoy! The Black Angels – Evil Things Metronomy – I’m Aquarius St. Vincent – Birth in Reverse Menace Beach – Fortune Teller Pear Shape – Carousel Night Panther - Fire Fuzz... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Nowadays I'm not much into the singer/songwriter genre anymore, but this is just freakin' beautiful. Yellow Red Sparks - Mr. Wonderful Album: Yellow Red Sparks (2013) Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Who is this Dutch guy popping up on Coachella and SXSW festival programs? I don't care, but his music and art are stunning. Young & Sick - Continuum Album: Unreleased Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Below, is the next part of the list, again 15 albums I love, this time numbers 35-21. After the band and title (italic), are in the following order: Label, Release Date, Genre and the titles to a few highlight tracks. Up next, soon and in more detail the 20 best.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
10 days in the year, this is the most beautiful thing I've heard so far. Beautifully subtle and intense at the same time. These Northern Americans know what they are doing. Northern American - Wander Album: Happiness Hungover (2014) Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
For me ‘listing time’ is Januari, not around Christmas. I mean, the year is not even over. So...... here we go. 2013, musically for me was a year of many different flavors. Hip-hop’s resurrection continued, with the increasing popularity of decent Hip-hop acts like A$AP Rocky, Lamar and more experimental... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
MØ - Pilgrim (Digitalism Remix) Album: Not Released Going into the new year with a bang thanks to this awesome remix by Digitalism, of a song by yet another great Scandinavian indie-pop artist. Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Ears Are For Feeling
Christmas is over, time to review the year. I started writing about, and describing the best 20 albums of 2013. Which is quite a task, there was so much interesting and beautiful music. Anyways, one of the definite highlights, I realized, is Jagwar Ma's album Howlin'. And listening to that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2013 at Ears Are For Feeling
It's almost christmas, but here are still the best 20 new tracks i've come across on the world wide web from november. Indie from all corners and genres. On first place is Sunboy. An american duo, giving off a Tame Impala-like feel, combining neo-psych with typical indie rock, to end... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at Ears Are For Feeling
Long-lost indie greats Throwing Muses are back in 2013 with an amazing blend of poetry/fiction and post-punk music. Yes that's right, this record comes with a book, written by lead-singer Kristin Hersh. Throwing Muses - Static Album: Purgatory/Paradise (2013) Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2013 at Ears Are For Feeling