I was happy to be reminded of late Eighties and early Nineties alternate by the In Time to Voices album from BLOOD RED SHOES. My nostalgia was probably generated by sweet vocals and flowing rhythms because the instruments are packed with modern rock. It’s a good combination, like Kim Deal (Throwing Muses) on full throttle. Although i regularly demand variation, which can be found here as ballad and noise pop, i’m more hypnotized by the band in full dance. The first 3 tracks, ‘In Time to Voices’, ‘Lost Kids’ and … Continue reading →
SPECTOR’s Enjoy It While it Lasts is a wonderfully entitled album for this indie rock anthem and ode to youth. Its 12 songs give goodness whilst compelling memories from start to finish. They’re thunderous with passion and melancholic for those things we loved that never loved us back. Anger, frustration and joy – it’s life encapsulated by a band i need to learn more of. Maybe the music in these 4 videos will make you feel the same.
Here it is – the most anticipated indie release of 2012:Â AMANDA PALMER’S back with a crew called THE GRAND THEFT ORCHESTRA and a thrilling album called Theatre is Evil. The German-spoken intro would’ve had me expecting more of the rock cabaret we’ve become accustomed to in previous solo outings (and with The Dresden Dolls) if it wasn’t for the full band sound of the 4 singles/promos that had already been released. It’s now a more dynamic soundscape allowing greater exploration that is eagerly undertaken. A mix of synth, noise … Continue reading →