Ride, the shoegazing band from England, broke up in 1996.

Recently reformed, the band released their first new song in 21 years!

“Charm Assault” came out a week ago. The day after, Ride also gave us the song “Home is a Feeling”.

“Charm Assault”

“Home is a Feeling”

Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L, yes Monday once again.


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*The Survival Code “One” (London, England)
*Ian Turner vs Tony T “#1” (Germany)
*Sinplus “One And The Same” (Losone, Switzerland)
*Justice “Randy” (Paris, France)
*Vito “Masquerade” (Newcastle Upon Tyne, England)
*Saturday Nite Fish Fry f/Ania Soul “Black Rose…” (Ontario)
*The Winachi Tribe “Lay Your Guns…” (Warrington, England)
*Rachel Loren “Broken” (New York City)
*Electric Floor “Bluedive” (Conenza, Italy)
*Perpacity DVL “The Edge Of Everything” (Denmark/U.K.)
*The Starling Radicals “V.I.P.” (South Wales)
*New Kingston “Kingston Fyah” (Kingston, Jamaica)
*Joel Gion “Tomorrow” (San Francisco)
*Alle Farben “Bad Ideas” (Berlin, Germany)
*Switzerland “Starting Out” (Dublin, Ireland)
*Danny Warsnop “Anyone But Me” (U.K./Nashville)
*Cassady Southern “Feet On The Ground” (Sydney, AU)
*Lee Fields & Expressions “Make This World” (Brooklyn, NY)
*Sallie Ford “Get Out” (Portland, Oregon)
RAMONES SONG OF WEEK: (Joey Ramone) “New York City”
*Vertigo “Get Away” (Brisbane, Australia)
*Ron Oneal “Pull Up In Da Wraith” (N.Y.C.)
*New Model Army “Weak And Strong” (Bradford, England)
*High Tiny Hairs “BCNA” (Montblanc, Tarragona)
*Ten Fé “Twist Your Arm” (London, England)
*Equinox f/Dementio13 “Goodbye” (United Kingdom)
*Howe Gelb “Relevant” (Tucson, Arizona)
*Ezrato f/Stella Rhymes “Noir” (Launceston, Tasmania)
*Dakota “Icon” (Netherlands)
RAMMSTEIN SONG OF WEEK: Mein Herz Brennt (BN mix)


Pixx, a 21 year-old British singer, will debut with Age of Anxiety in June.

Borrowing the album’s title from W.H. Auden’s final poem, “I Bow Down” is the early single.

“I Bow Down”

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey with a new song, “Love”, an ode to the theme of most of her oeuvre.


Maggie Rogers

Maggie Rogers’ debut EP Now That the Light is Fading features “Alaska”, a song that went viral in 2016.

This Maryland native combines folk and electronica on this 5-song introduction that also includes the new single “On and Off”.


“On and Off”

Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L, our Monday fix of new music.


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*Turbobier “Verliebt in einen Kiwara” (Vienna, Austria)
*Eiya Looper “Trade” (Lyon, France)
*Howe Gelb f/ Lonna Kelly “Terribly So” (Tucson, AZ)
*Vonny & Clyde and HSR f/Terri B “Show Me”(rx) (Hamburg)
*Peter Rangelov “Hard To Get” (Bulgaria)
*The Desert Sea “All Mine” (Sydney, Australia)
*Daniel Ash “Freedom I Love” (Northampton, England)
*Amaral “Cazador” (Zaragoza, Spain)
*The Plastic Attraction “No Foresight” (Perth, Australia)
*Ida Elena “The Butterfly” (Rome, Italy)
*Sofia Talvik “Clothe Yourself…” (Göteburg, Sweden)
*The Sorted “Summer Makes Us So High” (AU/Los Angeles)
*Louie James “Bebop Rockin’” (Seaside Heights, New Jersey)
*Exotic Adrian Street “I’m In Love With…” (Brynmawr, Wales)
*Chrissi Poland “Angel Weep For Me” (New York City)
*Gasoline Lollipops “Love Is Free” (Colorado)
*Drew Miller “Dos Guitarras” (Glasgow, Scotland)
*Luke Elliot “Trouble” (New Jersey)
*Rachel Mason “Heaven” (Los Angeles)
*BeWider “Shaping Lights” (Utrecht, Nederland)
*Halfwait “Fly Away” (Sydney, Australia)
*Police Officer f/ Doctor “Konspiracy” (Jamaica)
RAMONES SONG OF WEEK: “She’s A Sensation”
*James Kruman “Mahalo Mahalo” (Manchester, England)
*Manuel Sex Drive “Seven Figures” (Phoenix, AZ)
RAMMSTEIN SONG OF WEEK: “Frosch I’m Brunnen”
*Sunset City “Can I Go Back” (Gold Coast, Australia)
*Mosley Bar “Two Apart” (West Lancashire, England)
*Rafael & Energia “Bailamos Allons Danser” (Dominican Rep)

Troi Irons

Troi Irons is a young musician out of L.A.

She can sing, she can play and her first EP Turbulence is only the beginning.

Expect many great musical moments from her to come, but begin with “Today”, a song of suicide.

(Free download from her website if you join her “Turbulence Club”)



In May of 2017 we will have a new Blondie album, their 11th, 41 years after their debut.

Deborah Harry and Chris Stein explored and expanded their songwriting on Pollinator by collaborating with other musicians.

“Fun” is the early single co-written with David Sitek of TV on the Radio.

Aimee Mann

The truly wonderful Aimee Mann will give us her 9th album at the very end of March.

Mental Illness has been 5 years in the making and she simply gets better and better. How we adore her.

“Goose Snow Cone” is the opening track.

“Goose Snow Cone”

Real Estate

Real Estate come forth with a new album, In Mind, in March.

Since their last album Matt Mondanile, one of the founding members has left to concentrate on his band Ducktails.

Pleased that the band’s melodic sounds continue as heard in the first single “Darling”.


Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L with another version of my fave SHE Show.


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*Kate Tempest “Brews” (Southeast London)
*Amaral “500 Vidas” (Zaragoza, Spain)
*Jamie- Lee “Visions” (Berlin, Germany)
*rekkorder f/ Nina Lucia) “Nephilim” (Hamburg, Germany)
*Lauren Carter “American Dream” (W. Hollywood, CA)
*Nadia “Lost” (Poland)
*Essie “Electric Wires” (Melbourne, Australia)
+IAMEVE “Starman” (Los Angeles, CA)
*Hanitra Ranavo “Avia” (Madagascar)
*Kamaliya “Aphrodite” (Ukraine)
*Susan Hwang “Use Me” (New York City)
*Go Satta “Ann’s Rhapsody” (Plymouth, England)
*Little Sparrow “Final Countdown” (Manchester, U.K.)
*Nicole Sabouné “Lifetime” (Stockholm, Sweden)
+Dallas Frasca “Success Is The Best Revenge” (Melbourne)
*Jones “Bring Me Down” (London, England)
*Jesika von Rabbit “Going Down” (Joshua Tree, CA)
*Peyton “Shatter” (Perth, Australia)
*Ammoye “Revolution” (Clarendon, Jamaica)
*Saphira “Funk Me Up” (Sargans, Switzerland)
*Kate Tempest “Pictures On A Screen” (Southeast London)
*Katharina Busch “One Day” (Zürich, Switzerland)
*Lola Demo “When You Talk Dirty” (Ithaca, Greece)
*Howlite f/ Alison Thom “Storm Chaser” (Melbourne)
*Jim Button “Naked” (Hamburg, Germany)
*Lisa Who “Alles Ist Gut” (Germany)
*Mandasue Heller “”I’m Feelin’ So Blue” (Manchester, U.K.)
*Genoveva “Chasing Lights” (Skopje, Macedonia)
+Meri Amber “She’s Blue (Eiffel 65 Parody)” (Sydney, AU)
*Miracle Flair “Great Spirit” (St. Gallen, Switzerland)

Depeche Mode

Protests songs are slowly emerging. We will feature them here as them become available.

Depeche Mode will include “Where’s the Revolution” on their album Spirit in March.

A bit lyrically mundane but the spirit is there and this is only the beginning.

Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L, a musical viwpoint from Berlin.


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*Rayne “Subject A” (Sunderland, U.K.)
*They Called Him Zone “Only You” (Bradford, England)
*Epica “Beyond The Matrix” (Netherlands)
*The Last Shadow Puppets “Totally Wired” (Sheffield, England)
*The Swamp Stompers “February” (Lismore, Australia)
*Dubmatrix f/ Longfingah “Liberaton” (Toronto, Canada)
*Ballerina Black “Telepathy” (Los Angeles)
*Sounds Of Sputnik “New Born”(OMD RMX) (Moscow, Russia)
*Renno “Perfect Is Dead” (Tel Aviv, Israel)
*DJ Combo & DJ Raphael f/Anna del Rose “Trying” (Poland)
*Maschine “Night And Day” (Brighton, England)
*Erika Bach “She Eats Mandarines” (Ithica, Greece)
*Andy J Gallagher “Because We Are” (Essex, England)
*Dallas Frasca “You Are Beautiful” (Melbourne, Australia)
*Pardon Moi “Addiction” (Berlin, Germany)
*Elbow “Magnificent (She Says)” (Bury, England)
*Larry Heard “Can You Feel It” (C.C. Symphoniq67mix) (Italy)
*Jim Button “Just A Little Less” (Hamburg, Germany)
*Portugal. The Man “Noise Pollution” (Wasilla, Alaska)
*Saphira “A Moment Like This” (Sargans, Switzerland)
*Dowser “Gravity Says I” (Melbourne, Australia)
*Akoma “Humanity” (Silkeborg, Denmark)
*The Last Exposure “Human” (Sydney, Australia)
*One Day Elliott “Estella” (Kent, England)

Super Bowl


Austra’s new album, Future Politics, incorporates a variety of electronic styles.

We must also note that this Toronto-based band wrote Future Politics before the events of the last half of 2016.

“I Love You More Than You Love Yourself” is the gorgeous single.