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POTTERY – “WELCOME TO BOBBY’S MOTEL” – shift those feet, people!

POTTERY – “WELCOME TO BOBBY’S MOTEL” – shift those feet, people!

Ross McGibbon June 22, 2020 0

PARTISAN RECORDS      26th JUNE, 2020 Fantastically mixed bag of styles, veering from jangly indie funk to Devo weirdness to Talking Heads to Krautrock. You’ll have found it hard to miss the single, Texas Drums

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Hinds – “The Prettiest Curse” – is more great pop from the Madrid all-female band

Hinds – “The Prettiest Curse” – is more great pop from the Madrid all-female band

Ross McGibbon June 6, 2020 0

LUCKY NUMBER        5th June 2020 This delightfully playful album is what I expected from this Madrid-based band. At the end of 2018, on stage, they were clearly having fun with bite-size chunks of bouncy indie.

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Melenas – “Dias Raros” – jangly garage-pop full of dreams and fun

Melenas – “Dias Raros” – jangly garage-pop full of dreams and fun

Ross McGibbon May 10, 2020 0

TROUBLE IN MIND 8th May 2020 This album is the band’s first release on a non-Spanish label. Hailing from Pamplona, a town known for the spicier version of chorizo sausage and letting bulls chase

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Twee Scottish indie with a twist (of a knife)

Twee Scottish indie with a twist (of a knife)

Vanguard Online April 30, 2020 0

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The Private Memoirs and Confessions of The Just Joans is an album drawing on two traditions. First, the stripped back lo-fi early 90s indie. You know, casio keyboards, lightweight guitar and strongly foregrounded lyrics.

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Uncertain but flavourful: The Strokes are back

Uncertain but flavourful: The Strokes are back

Vanguard Online April 24, 2020 0

Vanguard Online

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I first became aware of The Strokes in 2001 when they made a big splash in the UK with Is This It and their signature tune Last Nite. The whole alternative rock scene, which

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The Snuts buried on Brighton Beach

The Snuts buried on Brighton Beach

Stuart Hayes February 12, 2020 0

Glasgow quartet The Snuts share video for latest single "Fatboy Slim" and UK tour dates to promote full length debut "Mixetape EP" out 13th of March

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Bombay Bicycle Club at Manchester, Victoria Warehouse

Bombay Bicycle Club at Manchester, Victoria Warehouse

Holly Mason February 5, 2020 0

What a delightful evening packed full of musical talent at a sold out Victoria Warehouse. A couple thousand people packed like sardines waiting in anticipation for the headliners Bombay Bicycle Club. Thankfully there was

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Teenage Wildlife – “25 Years Of Ash”

Teenage Wildlife – “25 Years Of Ash”

Ross McGibbon February 4, 2020 0

BMG 14th February 2020 Maths fans; it’s been twenty-five years since 1994 – does that make you feel old? Twenty-six years ago, I remember buying 1977, Ash’s debut album on vinyl – a dying

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Bombay Bicycle Club at Leeds O2 Academy 25th January 2020

Bombay Bicycle Club at Leeds O2 Academy 25th January 2020

Amy Harrison January 26, 2020 0

Bombay Bicycle Club performed at Leeds O2 Academy on 25th January 2020. Photos by Amy Harrison

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Citizen Bravo, Raymond MacDonald and Friends: “Return To Y’Hup: The World of Ivor Cutler” – a great reminder of the Scottish genius

Citizen Bravo, Raymond MacDonald and Friends: “Return To Y’Hup: The World of Ivor Cutler” – a great reminder of the Scottish genius

Ross McGibbon January 16, 2020 0

CHEMIKAL UNDERGROUND 24th January 2020 Let’s just start by saying that Ivor Cutler was a pure and unalloyed genius. His perfectly individual vision was beautifully expressed in a series of recording, books and pamphlets.

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