But regardless of expectations or otherwise, it’s a great, warm pop record, chock full of good licks and hooks and the funny squidgy little beats that keep you nodding along.
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There are some BIG songs on here; right from the off, and by the midpoint you can feel pretty puffed and in need of a biscuit.
Continue reading “Siskiyou – Nervous”
This is sassy German metropolitan pop; confident, fresh and cheeky. And it fits VERY well within this particular canon.
Continue reading “Pollyester – City of O”
Do you need boneheaded stomps replete with deadpan vocals droning on about modern living, and overlaid by soft, pearly grey washes and grinding, grizzly slabs of synth?
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“When you start to age now, you begin to think you’re lucky.”
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It’s almost the perfect alternative pop record; with enough to satisfy urban existentialists and garden centre visitors alike.
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Now and again things do disappear down a wormhole, but overall this LP’s a damned good, funny, and all-giving listen; and best is saved till last.
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Will the lumbering, frayed Golem that is this take on alternative guitar rock stay upright longer than the odd month or two?
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There WERE good things that happened away from all that Britpop balls. And Cornershop were one of them.
Continue reading “Cornershop – Hold on It’s Easy”
If you’d get one Godspunk comp to get out of your box to, I’d get this one, it’s perfect trippe material, C17th stylee. The soundtrack to digging up Silbury hill.
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