Monthly Archives: October 2011
Brian Hoffer seems like a pretty unassuming Milwaukee chap. He makes fun music for fun times, like a cross between Lawrence from Felt, Brendan Benson and Ben Folds. Psychoanalysis is taken from his debut long-player Into the Boulevard, available now … Continue reading
Check out this amazing cover of Franco Battiato’s No U Turn by LEG GUITAR faves Lilies On Mars.
Fuzzy, lo-fi surf punk/gaze from Toronto, courtesy of Brighton’s Fat Cat Records (Breton, Mazes, some band called Sigur Rós…). Hollandaze is the title track from Odonis Odonis’ debut album, released November 7th. It got me thinking about other possible food-based … Continue reading
According to London teen Charli XCX, ‘Nuclear Seasons is about a sense of decay. Whether it be the decaying of love, the decaying of life or the decaying of a period of time. Its about being lost and frozen and … Continue reading
From The Panda Bear Song EP, available now on Elefant Records. Foxes! are the folks behind new Brighton label Big Salad Records.
This is taken from the Nottingham five piece’s forthcoming second album Ecstatics International, released October 31st via Tummy Touch Records. I recently reviewed Ecstatics… for the The 4o5, describing it as ‘a near faultless, cliché-free exploration of contemporary synth pop’. … Continue reading
LEG GUITAR v TUCKSHOP: Round 24 featuring The History of Apple Pie, Pink Skull and Pigeons… Read more
Pink Skull – Hot Bubblegum from RVNG Intl. on Vimeo. At the core of Philadelphia’s Pink Skull are production duo Julian Grefe and Justin Geller. Hot Bubblegum is taken from their third, Jeff Zeigler (Kurt Vile, War on Drugs) produced long-player Psychic Welfare, … Continue reading
This frantic slice of electro-goth/pop was self-released way back in January and then again in May via Mexican Summer (as part of the In Tension EP). There’s no doubting vocalist Shannon Funchess’ conviction, or Bruno Coviello’s simple, authentic production, seemingly lifted … Continue reading