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Patrick Schimmel
Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Today's pick sounds a lot like the indie-rock we saw at the beginning of the zeroes, high tempo, very good sense of rhythm, like Editors or The Cinematics. But... now we have a lovely female voice, a synth-pop kind-of voice, finishing it all off perfectly. Another duo-band that has definitely... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Ears Are For Feeling
Indie-Rock meets Post-Rock, well sort-of. This track actually has so much going on. Vocally, Lyrically and Guitar-wise. It's different everytime I put it on. Love it. Just a great all-round track by Young Statues from their new LP, which excels in depth. Still this is a daily pick and for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ears Are For Feeling
Time for some artistic electro. This artist is specialized in setting that spooky setting with electronics. Unbelievable vibes. Some people might say: is this even music? Well I would love this to be the soundtrack to almost everymovie I could think of. So yes. This is music. This is electronic... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Ears Are For Feeling
This is my first experience with this band and I like it. Apparently they have taken a turn form their previous (which I can definitely recommend aswell) and have become more pop-orientated. I would normally not be a fan of this, but in this case I don't mind it. And... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
You could assume that London Calling is all about british bands, well that's not the case. not anymore at least. Still DMA's were by far the most britpop-like band scheduled in Paradiso. Think The Verve or Oasis. Clearly blowing the audience of their feet with their somewhat surprising stage presence.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Onfortunately, Arcade Fire's we exist didn't win an EMA. (What A Surprise) So I guess I'll just have to continue spreading the word about good, yet underappreciated music. Today, a band is returning with new material. A band I truly love. Dutch Uncles. Their math-like off-beat synth-pop is more intense... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
A nice adittion to the line-up of London Calling 14 was Gap Dream. And he definitely proved the audience a point. He proved that he can keep the attention of an audience across all of his tracks, without rushing things and showing variation. He was building the tracks brick by... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
We're Back! This has been raging on my mp3-player for the last week. All the way from Tokyo. December - Neobifrost Album: Torso (2014) Lable: Weary Bird Records Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
A quick pick before I am off to London Calling. A track by a band featured on that festival which I am definitely looking forward to. See you on sunday! Wild Smiles - Fool For you Album: Single/ Free Download; http://wildsmiles.co.uk/free-download/ Lable: Sunday Best Recordings Playlist Updates: Youtube Favorites: Mushy... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
There's a lot going on, on this stormy day. First off, Sleater-Kinney is back, with a LP on the way. So in honor of these Indie-greats, an older track by them in the Favorites playlist on the Youtube Channel. Furthermore, autumn makes me think back of summer, festivals and the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
D.D Dumbo is an artist so original (he's playing solo, yes solo) that it is hard to compare him to anything else. I'm just getting an Alt-J feel, that's all I can say, which is a positive thing for sure. He is featured on London Calling within a few weeks.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Found this in one of those somewhat more deserted corners of the internet. And this doesn't belong there. Chill-modus on! The Highest Violet - No End In Sight Album: The Highest Violet (2014) Label: Self-Released Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
My 20 favourite Indie tracks I've come across on the web during august. Enjoy! Full Playlist here. Some Aussie Synths on 1. Check out their EP! 1.Collarbones - Burnout 2.Dorsal Fins - Monday Tuesday 3.Coves - Beatings 4.Bad Breeding - Age of Nothing 5.The Kevin Costners - Bigger But Better... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
I moved this weekend and I quickly realized one weekend of "Golden Oldies" on the radio is enough for me. So let's get back to some better music. I went to new Doornroosje almost two weeks ago. First gig, first day of the new building, I went to check out... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
A While ago I posted Pin Tweaks' material. and this sort of reminds me of that. Lots of echo, synth and strong lyrics. I'm talking about the new Dorsal Fins track 'Monday Tuesday'. Synthpop seems to be having its second youth. No complaints here. Especially when the songs have enough... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
halfway through the new year is a good time to reflect. the 4 best LPs of 2013: 1. Splashh - Comfort 2. Beach Fossils - Clash the Truth 3. Bibio - Silver Wilkinson 4. Julia Holter - Loud City Song Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
After a few nice and intersting remixes by Lxury, now it's time for some "self-made material". And this EP released on GrecoRoman records has some interesting vibes to it. Lxury might be one of those great acts finishing off a festival day for the next few years. Lxury - Permanent... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
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You can never have enough records, so let us do an alphabet of records I think you should buy or at least listen. All vinyl records ofcourse. A Automatic Sam - Sonic Whip First one is Dutch (Nijmegen) band Automatic Sam's 2013 record Sonic Whip. An action-packed record and to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Here you go. More names to be announced, more playlists on the right. Thanks for the views and subscriptions. and more updates ofcourse: Favorites: Shura - Touch September: The Ukiah Drag - Dirt Trip From the Past: Sebadoh - Got It Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
I still owed you guys EAFF's best of july. (Also I started on a London Calling (Amsterdam) playlist for the coming edition.) So here they are. Allah Las has impressed with the liveliness of their instrumental songs and how well they mix with their song that do include vocals. No... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Back Again! Sharing a track of a band that needs no introduction (I think),since this one is a potential legend. That's all. Death from Above 1979 - White is Red Album: The Physical World (2014) Label: Last Gang Records Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
A quick update: great track I've come across. Defintely an act to watch out for. Ruby Fray - Barbara Album: Grackle (September 2014) Label: K Records And some updates... Soundcloud Favorites: The Men - Bataille August 2014: Superhumanoids - Feel Good Hit Of The Summer Interpol - Ancient Ways Youtube... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
Check out the vibe on this track, can't believe these guys started out as a garage band, this is sublime. Definitely keeping an eye on this London duo. Pin Tweaks - Girl on the Wire Album: Unreleased Lable: Unsigned. ( https://www.facebook.com/PinTweaksMusic ) Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
While I do not agree with the course this festival is taking, I have made a playlist with my recommendations for this weekend's edition. 15 of 'em! Enjoy! Like to see a thematic, collective or other festival playlist with my recommendations? let me know! And ofcourse more playlist updates(Youtube/Soundcloud): Favorites... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling
How about another summer anthem? The star of this Indie-Pop band is rising and if this is a taste of what the album is going to be like, i reckon it is rising fast. Generationals - Gold Silver Diamond Album: Alix (September 2014) Label: Polyvinyl Records Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Ears Are For Feeling