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A jazzy mashed potato from 1984

A jazzy mashed potato from 1984

Vanguard Online November 25, 2019 0

Dissolution aint a bad title for Jaakko Eino Kalevi’s short album. What seems to be being dissolved here is the basic structure of an 80s pop song. We are left with a sub-conscious rendering

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Nu jazz from Daniel Casimir & Tess Hirst

Nu jazz from Daniel Casimir & Tess Hirst

Vanguard Online November 13, 2019 0

I was a regular listener to Giles Peterson’s Worldwide show in the early twenty-first century. The nu-jazz sound of Daniel Casimir and Tess Hirst would have fitted beautifully on Peterson’s show. Their album These

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Bridging the pop-metal gap!

Bridging the pop-metal gap!

Vanguard Online October 17, 2019 0

Sounds a bit like the Communards Never Can Get Enough

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Feminist Punkees: Petrol Girls

Feminist Punkees: Petrol Girls

Vanguard Online October 12, 2019 0

Petrol Girls played Blondies in London, October

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Johnny Marr releases single with late 80s indie vibe

Johnny Marr releases single with late 80s indie vibe

Vanguard Online October 4, 2019 0

Johnny Marr has just released ‘The Bright Parade’ a single with a late 80s indie vibe. The single forms part of a limited edition 7″ Box Set featuring Johnny’s first ten solo single releases,

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Angsty, slow burning, Divisionism

Angsty, slow burning, Divisionism

Vanguard Online October 3, 2019 0

There’s no getting away from the fact that NUAT’s EP ‘Semele’ is Joy Divisionesque. But that said its a pretty good facsimile. There’s resonant grumbling, serious guitar riffs and shouts of pain. https://www.naut-band.comhttps://nautuk.bandcamp.comhttps://www.facebook.com/NAUTUKInstagram –

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Bonnie “Prince” Billy

Bonnie “Prince” Billy

Vanguard Online October 2, 2019 0

I Have Made a Place is a mixture of country and folk, jaunty and sombre in different places. Musically, its very light. Though there is a slight turn to jazz towards the end, the

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Fancy a seance with some New Romantics?

Fancy a seance with some New Romantics?

Vanguard Online October 1, 2019 0

It’s Halloween soon and what better way to get ready than with A Projection’s new album ‘Section’, a seance with the grungier contingent of the New Romantic movement. You’ve definitely got a bit of

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Vetiver: Swaying

Vetiver: Swaying

Vanguard Online September 19, 2019 0

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Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy on the opportunities created by nuclear holocaust

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy on the opportunities created by nuclear holocaust

Vanguard Online September 19, 2019 0

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