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New & Notable XXX

N&N is turning XXX today and you know what that means... it's gonna get nasty. Thanks for hanging with us for so long, we'll keep the good times and tracks rolling. If you're in Berlin tomorrow, April 5th, come down to arkaoda and shake ya tailfeather with us to...

New & Notable XXIX

The ice is melting on the ground and in our hearts but we'll always love coldwave and the band Isis. With the imminent approach of spring, we thought we might deliver a lighter, warmer N&N for this edition. But nah, we kept it heavy as usual. Also, if you're in...

New & Notable XVIII

We're getting picky in our old age and that's a good thing for you. This edition of New & Notable is slimmed down in size but bulked up in quality. Just bangers here y'all. Kliffs Canada This slow and toy-like build melts into subtle energy. Infectious vocal...

New & Notable XXVII

And we're back! The geniuses behind New & Notable had a birthday and a three-country tour but never forgot about their tens of fans who have been waiting patiently for an update. We've also become more hardass with our selection process for N&N, bringing you only...

New & Notable XXVI

We just realized that N&N is old enough to drive! Wow! For this edition you know we are bringing the heat (because it's freezing out there). Artists from all over the world playing all kinds of music. Today is also the birthdays of Etta James and Virginia Woolf, so...

New & Notable XXV

2019 has been wacky-crazy thus far and shows no signs of stopping. Many amazing releases are slated to drop and more new projects are seeing the light of day, everyday. Here are some recent releases that we think are worth your time and attention. You just have to...

New & Notable XXIV

As the holidays approach humans often become introspective and nostalgic. We are aware that the holidays aren't an enjoyable time for everyone but we think the below list will have a little something for everyone. Enjoy. Va Banque Germany Mechanical while maintaining...

New & Notable XXIII

Hello all you nice and naughty kiddies. Schmutz has been making it's list and checking it twice and the below tracks are naughty in the nice way and nice in the naughty way. We hope these tunes will get you through this chilly December and to the party that is NYE....

Photo Recap: serpentwithfeet & Kelsey Lu

Photos and words by Ryan Mackley, edited by Joe Bisciotti Spiritual intensity rang through Lido Berlin thanks to serpentwithfeet and his supporting act Kelsey Lu. She opened with her recent single “Shades of Blue,” commanding the hall with the clarity and resonance of...

New & Notable XXII

The cooler weather is finally starting to grip Berlin and we're all starting to feel it. Good thing for you Schmutz cares. Schmutz cares so much that we've compiled some hot tracks to warm you up. You're welcome darlings. Ellemetue Canada This track recalls some of...

New & Notable XXI

New & Notable is old enough to drink in the United States! Hazaa! We've gathered tracks specifically geared towards an older, more mature drinking crowd for this one. We hope you'll enjoy the sophisticated taste of this edition. Our Echoes Scream Japan Horror...