The records to listen to in March 2023

Red Moon in Venus

Kali Uchis

3rd March

Third album for Kali Uchis. The Colombian-born American artist anticipated it with two bilingual singles, I Wish You Roses And Moonlightwhich confirm his ability to write classy R&B.

For Macklemore, the past few years have not been easy. After the extraordinary success of the records signed with Ryan Lewis, The Heist And This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, the two separated. After the solo success of Gemini In 2017, however, Macklemore relapsed after 16 years of sobriety and it took him seven years to come up with this new album.

Uglywhich stands for U Gotta Love Yourselfyou should love yourself, was anticipated by the singles Feel Good And Selfish, two songs harder and darker than the English rapper’s usually dicky style. It’s the third album: will it be the maturity one?

Ignore Grief

Xiu Xiu

3rd March

A dark, dissonant, almost industrial album, presented on the one hand as an “abstract expansion and exploration” of the 50s/60s song genre that told about teenage tragedies and on the other as an account (and perhaps even an exorcism) terrifying life experiences.

Radical romantics

Fever Ray

March 10th

Karin Dreijer Andersson, half of Knife, returns with the first album in six years, the third of his career after Plunge and the namesake Fever Ray. It was preceded by three singles, Kandy, carbon dioxide And What They Call Uswho confirm that his electronic pop sound is still out of the norm.

Endless Summer Vacation

Miley Cyrus

March 10th

Flowersthe first single from Endless Summer Vacation, has quickly become one of Miley’s most successful singles (and of this first part of 2023). The album is produced by Kid Harpoon and Tyler Johnson, with guests Brandi Carlile and Sia.

Sunrise Bang Ur Head Against the Wall

Nia Archives

March 10th

Anything Nia Archives, who writes and co-produces all of her stuff, releases is cool. After the dazzling EP last March, Forbidden Feelingzhis mix of drum’n’bass and jungle on which a crystalline pop voice settles may be something new on the international scene.

UK Grim

Sleaford Mods

March 10th

Presented as the duo’s most danceable album, it’s a new slice of British life. “The English we are proud to be is nothing like the English the authorities are trying to promote.” The feats are Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Florence Shaw of Dry Cleaning, the latter in Force 10 from Navarone.

The Parisian duo have the ability to write great pop songs that make you dance. Jungleas compared to dancehallseems to want to increase the intensity of the previous works, with more physical and powerful arrangements.

Moving On Skiffle

Van Morrison

March 10th

Not a skiffle-style album, but a tribute (no less than 23 songs) to the music that shaped Van Morrison, the one coming from the United States and imported to Great Britain in the 1950s.

I love you but this is a goodbye

Princess Nokia

March 14th

The EP marks the comeback after the double publication of 2002, Everything Sucks And Everything Is Beautiful. It was anticipated by closures, Complicated and from I feela ballad in English and Spanish that distances itself from his previous rap works.

10,000 gecs

100 gecs

March 17th

Preceded by two singles, Hollywood Baby And Doritos & Fritoss, will not contain songs by Snake-eyes, the EP released last December. The 10,000 gecs are called to tell us if there is still life in hyperpop.

Fantasy is the ninth album of M83, the project behind which the French artist Anthony Gonzalez hides, imaginative arrangements and ethereal voices dispersed in an ocean of synths.

Songs of Surrender


March 17th

From the reactions aroused by the “new” one, With or Without You And Prideit’s easy to predict that it will be one of the most controversial albums of the month: the reinterpretation of 40 songs from U2’s repertoire in a bare key, sometimes changing rhythms, keys, even chords and lyrics.


Unknown Mortal Orchestra

March 17th

The first double album of Ruban Nielson’s band is presented as a sort of lo-fi and weird version of Californian pop.

Praise a Lord Who Chews but Which Does Not Consume

Yves Cancer

March 17th

It is presented by the Warp label as a blend of rock, psychedelia, electronica, pop and as «Yves Tumor’s most intimate and personal work, which guides the listener on a multifaceted spiritual journey that goes from dark to light, from pop to innovation, from the cacophony to the almost church-like quiet».

Love in Exile

Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily

March 24th

The first Pakistani Grammy winner meets a great pianist and multi-instrumentalist who has played with everyone. The project was born after a performance together in 2018. «Confused and almost speechless, we said: I don’t know what just happened, but we have to do it again».

The Other One


March 24th

J-pop, idol music, heavy metal: an idea that only the Japanese could have. Babymetal arrive at their fourth album in ten years, a concept on the truth of things, the metaverse and mythology.

Memento Mori

Depeche Mode

March 24th

One of the most anticipated albums of this spring, Depeche Mode’s first since Spirit of 2017, as well as the first without Andy Fletcher. “It has very cinematic qualities,” said Dave Gahan. «He takes you on a kind of journey that begins by saying“ This is my world ”and ends by asking“ How can I make the most of it? ”».

Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd

Lana Del Rey

March 24th

It is produced in part by Jack Antonoff, who with the Bleachers is among the feats alongside Jon Batiste, SYML, Father John Misty and Tommy Genesis. Two pieces have been heard for now, the title track and the seven minutes of A&W.

The Record


31 March

For friend Hayley Williams of Paramore, they are the musical equivalent of the Avengers. The first album by the trio formed by Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus is fueled by friendship, books and irony. At this link our interview.

Imagine This Is a High Dimensional Space of All Possibilities

James Holden

31 March

It is the first album in six years by Holden, the English former enfant prodige of electronic music, as well as, according to his words, “the most open and least cynical”. As a preview a 10-minute song, Contains Multitudesinspired by the collages of John Stezaker.

Fawn / Brute

Katie Gateley

31 March

“I wanted to make music that my daughter could listen to growing up,” said the American musician, one of the most interesting in the field of pop electronics and sound design. And so, «the first pieces are childish and cheerful, the others evoke more adult emotions of anger and conflict».


Melanie Martinez

31 March

Third album for the multifaceted artist from New York, anticipated by a post-human aesthetic apparatus that recalls the last Björk. After the huge success of the previous ones Cry Baby And K-12 there is great expectation and curiosity around the project.

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