Monthly Archives: June 2011
The spirit of collaboration is dead it seems, at least according to Matthew Parker, drummer with three-piece, experimental shoegazers Lilies On Mars. ‘A lot of bands in London are like islands’ he tells me, ‘there’s no scene, it’s hard to … Continue reading
Bouncy, tropical disco from Florida’s Holiday Shores; Spells is taken from their forthcoming album New Masses for Squaw Peak, out September 13th via TwoSyllable Records. Holiday Shores – Spells
Come June, the majority of music publications/webzines/blogs start handing out their annual ‘half-way point’ awards, seemingly in preparation for the full-on list marathon that occurs around xmas and New Year. Not wanting to be left-out, I’ve put together a compilation … Continue reading
Leg Guitar vs. Tuckshop 8, with music from Maybeshewill, Sun Airway and the majestic Chad Valley. Read more
Gross Magic is 20-year-old Sam McGarrigle from Brighton and with Sweetest Touch, he has at his disposal possibly the catchiest tune I’ve heard all year. Part Nirvana, part Weezer, with a chorus to make Billy Corgan beam with fatherly pride, … Continue reading
London duo Stuart Francis and Howard Whatley, a.k.a. Plant Plants, are a relatively new proposition, having only formed in 2010 through a mutual love of ‘film scores, weird guitar tunings and heavy beats’. They seem to have found the ideal stable-mate … Continue reading
Now That I’m Real (How Does It Feel?) from chad valley on Vimeo. Listen to the Trophy Wife remix here.