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Three Old Songs About Food

Three Old Songs About Food

Vanguard Online February 17, 2018 0

After listening to the seemingly innocent Four Clefs ‘I Like Pie I Like Cake’ (circa 1941) I was thinking that, perhaps, before the advent of rock n roll, before things got all down and dirty, suppressed musical rebels

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MGMT’s new album is depressing

MGMT’s new album is depressing

Vanguard Online February 11, 2018 0

Do I dare put them in the progressive pop bracket? Well their vocals on Little Dark Age are fed through a machine that makes these guys sound like they’re singing to themselves, listening to their own

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Gleb Kolyadin’s album is progressive piano pop

Gleb Kolyadin’s album is progressive piano pop

Vanguard Online February 11, 2018 0

Gleb Kolyadin spreads a thick luscious dollop of progressive piano pop on to your musical ryvita. Iamthemorning is pleasant listening, the kind of thing that you could work an Excel spreadsheet to, which is good

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The regurgitation and irrepressibility of the 1990s indie scene

The regurgitation and irrepressibility of the 1990s indie scene

Vanguard Online February 10, 2018 0

I am amazed at how much the 1990s (and late 80s) indie scene is continually regurgitated twenty plus years later. I’m not having a go at it, as such, but I just think its

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Pining for the days of the Stone Roses?

Pining for the days of the Stone Roses?

Vanguard Online February 10, 2018 0

The Calls Lost Art of Romance is reminiscent of the days of  Madchester. The single might as well be called Lost Art of the Stone Roses. Starts with a funky bassline, introduces a ice cool

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Sarcastic ‘Salad’ are back!

Sarcastic ‘Salad’ are back!

Vanguard Online February 8, 2018 0

They made a minor splash on Steve Lemacq’s debut year on the Evening Session in 1993 with art piece House in Kent. There was a hint of the Britpop in their music, but they were more in line

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Ash are back, and they’ve bought the Undertones with them!

Ash are back, and they’ve bought the Undertones with them!

Vanguard Online February 8, 2018 0

  Buzzkill sees Ash sounding a bit like a grungey Beach Boys. You know, Weezer, that kind of stuff. Not a million miles away from Jack Names the Planets. The release of the track, given its

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Tyler Childers – Purgatory

Tyler Childers – Purgatory

Vanguard Online February 7, 2018 0

facebook.com/tylerchildersmusic twitter.com/ttchilders instagram.com/timmytychilders

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Bellatrix – Your Blood Only

Bellatrix – Your Blood Only

Vanguard Online February 7, 2018 0

This is a little bit different.      

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Claptonite Rock from Here Lies Man

Claptonite Rock from Here Lies Man

Vanguard Online February 7, 2018 0

For rollocking, never-ending rock jams. Catch HERE LIES MAN at the following performances February 2018 Fri 22nd Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Sat 23rd Berlin, DE @ Musik Und Frieden Sun 24th Copenhagen, DK @ Vinterjazz

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