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Sub Pop (Record label)
Sub Pop is a Seattle-based record label and is known for signing Nirvana.
Sub Pop in Features
Music Portrait | posted 20.06.2012
THEESatisfaction
Ain't no stopping these two
ESG is one of their addictions. They read Afro Sci-Fi novels, were passionate about weird art and they describe themselves as »Empresses of Time« from a »pre-Egyptian Dynasty«. With THEEsatisfaction is another great Hip Hop act coming from the creative environment of Shabazz Palaces. The futuristic hip hop of »AwE NaturalE«, their debut album, surely is just the stepping stone to the couples grand scheme.
Sub Pop in Reviews
Music Review | posted 31.08.2015
Beach House
Depression Cherry
The Beach House is no place for showmanship. On »Depression Cherry«, Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally have found their way back to simplicity made of melodies.
Music Review | posted 31.07.2014
Shabazz Palaces
Lese Majesty
A record like a total work of art: After his debut »Black Up«, Shabazz Palaces has put together seven mini-suites to compose his second album »Lese Majesty«. It’s dry and minimalistic, simmering gloomily.
Music Review | posted 24.05.2012
Beach House
Bloom
The album booms with tantalizing intimacy, allowing the listener to peek through the key-hole of a memory-filled room but never inviting them in.
Music Review | posted 15.03.2012
Shearwater
Animal Joy
This record could be the breakthrough for Jonathan Meiburg and his band Shearwater. Although our reviewer is still not quite sure whether that’s a good thing.
Music Review | posted 02.03.2012
Memoryhouse
The Slideshow Effect
Natural, warm and elaborate. One piece leads to the other, one track glides over to the next; everything is floating on the debut of Memoryhouse from Canada.
Music Review | posted 03.05.2011
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues
Luckily, Fleet Foxes continue where they left off with their sound and world weariness from their debut-album three years ago.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 20.05.2020
Heerlens Percussie Ensemble
Biologic Music
If you say »drum group« now, you’re out: Hot Mule releases »Biologic Music«, six pieces written in 1986 by the Heerlens Percussie Ensemble.
Music News | posted 25.03.2020
Jake Sollo
Reissued: »Boogie Legs«
Jake Sollo’s album »Boogie Legs«, first released in 1980, will be reissued by Tidal Waves at the end of May. Exclusively with us there will be a Yellow Vinyl Edition.
Music Portrait | posted 05.05.2020
Soviet Grail
Collective memory
Amid jazz experiments, electronic brutalism and psychedelic underground, Sergey Klimov digs for treasures for which musicians ended up in prison. With Soviet Grail, the Russian label boss traces the history of Soviet music.
Music Portrait | posted 07.05.2020
Roza Terenzi
Rave in a time capsule
Roza Terenzi turns past rave days upside down and brushes it with jungle breaks and techno cuts. On »Modern Bliss« she finally ends up in the future.
Music Review | posted 22.05.2020
Cucina Povera & Haron
Plafond 6
Cucina Povera and Haron share the rills on »Plafond 6«. The dilettantish is sometimes so exaggerated that it hurts.