Album Year List (2021)

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Hey all! Did you hear about this pandemic going on? It’s another year of social distancing and lockdowns we’re about to end in the hope that 2022 will finally be better and bring some light at the end of that two-year tunnel. In the meantime, we’ve been doing what we do best and that’s sitting inside and listening to music. Old music, new music, you name it and we’ve listened to it. We also wrote some words about a couple of new records and, as we do every year, have compiled two lists of albums we think you should check out, which you can find below. Enjoy.

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Sounds from the Dark Side top albums of 2021 (until now)

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Let’s wrap up the first six months of 2021 in a list shall we.

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The Notwist – Vertigo Days

Could this be the perfect time for a renaissance of The Notwist? It probably is but if you want to know for sure you will have to read this.    Continue reading

Album Year List (2020)

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2020, in a lot of ways, was a massive clusterfuck of a year. As it gradually progressed, we were more and more trapped inside. Concerts and festivals were understandably cancelled or indefinitely postponed and with only one proper concert under our collective belts, we here at Sounds from the Dark Side have seen better, more productive and overall happier times. The upside, as always, is the same: at least we still have music. And because staying at home provides with a lot more time to actually sit down and listen to albums, we’ve extended this year’s album lists with an extra ten entries each, giving you even more stuff to check out. Here we go.

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Wax Chattels – Clot

With 2021 on the horizon, we wonder if you still got room for some experiment coming from the New Zealand noise-punk scene. It’s from a guitarless guitar band… Yep, still interested? Continue reading

Motorpsycho – The All Is One

Norway’s most famous alt rock institute is back to end a trilogy that was never really a trilogy. Confused? Excellent… Continue reading

Sounds from the Dark Side top albums of 2020 (until now)

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Behold! These are 10 of the most infectious pieces of music we heard so far. 

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Arabnormal – Arabnormal

This is a short story about the search for new exciting music in the month of February and how we ended up in a very, very familiar place. Continue reading