Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It wouldn’t be a Back Before Dark blog post if it wasn’t a week behind everyone else! I got a bit obsessive and insisted on going back to listen to all of the albums to make sure I was happy with the selections. With a bit more than half of the year […]

Alvvays

New Music Round-Up, June 10th 2017

Five of my favourite tracks added to the Back Before Dark: New Music playlist in the last week as well as the album of the week from Chastity Belt. Pictured: Alvvays Songs Alvvays – In Undertow Alvvays announced their return this week with their second album Antisocialites out on September 8th. The […]

Fins Ara

New Music Round-Up, June 1st 2017

Note: I’m spending the weekend at Open Ear (far, far away from laptops and wi-fi) so this is a mini New Music Round-Up to hold you over until I come back! Five of my favourite tracks added to the Back Before Dark: New Music playlist in the past week plus a quick […]

Chromatics

New Music Round-Up, May 27th 2017

Five of my favourite tracks added to the Back Before Dark: New Music playlist in the last week as well as the Album of the Week, a Soulwax DJ mix and a gig recommendation for good measure! Pictured: Chromatics Songs High Sunn – Ramen Waitress High Sunn began as the dreampop […]

Sheer Mag

New Music Round-Up, May 20th 2017

A small selection of some of my favourite additions to the Back Before Dark: New Music playlist during the last week. This week’s album of the week is Nick Hakim’s Green Twins and – to apologise for not posting during the week – there’s a new Back Before Dark mixtape for […]

New Music Round-Up, May 13th 2017

A recap of some of my favourite songs added to the Back Before Dark: New Music playlist in the last week or so as well as other recommendations from the week gone by. You’re spoiled for choice this week: six great tracks and four excellent albums. It’s tough to narrow […]