And yes, the single is a blast, ballsy too; when did you ever hear a pair of songs so unconcerned by what’s in fashion or so wrapped up in themselves? Nothing wrong with that m’lud.
Continue reading “April – The Rise And Fall Of A Beautiful Bird / Beat Up Generation”
It’s ridiculous, I’m 43 and this sort of music is for nice girls who keep diaries, not me. But I want more. Now.
Continue reading “Nouveau Vélo – Daze”
This kind of retro thing in music now… we’re all kind of looking back to look forward you know? We do too. It’s kind of always been like that but now it’s really as if the retro thing is the dominant force in new music.
Continue reading “Incendiary interview SUUNS”
Joost – the selecter and Yannick – the dj, (‘Jamaica style’) have put together a turbulent mix, the sort of thing that veers giddily between utter brilliance and total (to our ears) corporate high-gloss naff.
Continue reading “Cairo Liberation Front presents Electro Cha3bi”
They are superb actors, as a listener you are sucked into their world completely, there’s no looking for approval either, and with El Circulo / La Langosta we get another stunning display of bravura.
Continue reading “Mueran Humanos – El Circulo / La Langosta”
Prior to Dinosaur Jr.’s Paradiso gig, Incendiary sought out nineties indie luminary Lou Barlow for a chat.
Continue reading ““Cause caring is rude” Incendiary talk to Lou Barlow”
East India Youth’s real strength is being able to balance a whole hod of ideas in a very deft manner. It’s smartly tailored, urbane, soulful music, but independent and with enough teeth showing to keep the listener on their toes.
Continue reading “East India Youth – Hostel EP”
Long players are fine and dandy. The Galoshins LP is a case in point for the defence.
Continue reading “Galoshins – EP1 and EP2”
Ever imagined what it would have sounded like if Violet Elizabeth Bott and William Brown had formed a high-energy, pop-rock band after indulging their shared passion for Nazi crank? Well cogitate no more.
Continue reading “Notes from the Fireside”
It seems this new Herrek are interested in setting up their tracks as morose mixes of downbeat soliloquy and tough social commentary.
Continue reading “Herrek – Waktu Dulu”