I think it's lazy journalism, but hey, let's listen to some new tunes.
Idiot Stroszek is one guy from Athens, Greece. Here are four tracks from him, I just love this so much - it's everything I love about lo-fi, outsider-type of music - it's mainline rock'n'roll, it's personal art, I daresay it is a soul exposed:
From Lowell, MA. here's the most, man. The most. Sorry State says these guys'll have this on vinyl out this month. Oh, man, this is tight action:
Chiptunes from Ashville, N.C.:
This is from Hamburg, Germany:
From France and Crapoulet Records:
Rad horror-punk from the Basque Country in Spain:
Courtesy Bremen, Germany and Sabotage Records: