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“Bedroom Eyes” By Dum Dum Girls. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/21830514″ params=”show_comments=false&auto_play=false&color=9b100b” width=”100%” height=”81″ ] ************************ For somebody brought up in a house filled with the music…More

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Picture a less imperious Ladytron or maybe Dubstar with empathy or even La Roux devoid of reedy voice and bad manners. With silver in her lungs and gold in her heart The Good Natured could well prove to be the most interesting act to emerge from the current crop of female electronic pop pioneers. . .

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“Deluxe” by Lush [soundcloud url=”http://soundcloud.com/andy-pip/lush-ciao-15-de-luxe” params=”show_comments=true&auto_play=false&color=f1313f” width=”100%” height=”81″ ] Ever felt unappreciated, resigned to the fact that no matter what you do certain people…More

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2009 ? How was it for you ?  In part 1 of our review of 2009 we reflect on the music that moved and inspired…More

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Cast your minds back, if you will, to those far-off innocent times shortly before the NME decided that Glasvegas were the bright shiny future of pop music and then began their inexorable and undignified climb up James Allan’s fundament. There was a brief period of time when said publication tried to put forward The Horrors as the latest guiding beacon for a lost generation of pop kids, and somehow it all sounded so right on paper to begin with. Some holy hallowed names were invoked in the process: they were the skewed warped voodoo ju ju of the The Cramps, the white-knuckle rollercoaster ride through Hades of The Birthday Party at their hellish narcotic peak, the sexed-up whiskey priest sinners of The Gun Club. Throw in the strychnine-soaked sixties garage trash of The Sonics and that, said the hacks, was The Horrors in a nutshell. Good God, we all thought, that sounds amazing, what could possibly go wrong?

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[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/8956604″ params=”auto_play=false&player_type=artwork&color=570c10″ width=”300″ height=”300″ iframe=”false” /] New York based chanteuse, Nicole Atkins’ full length debut”Neptune City” is a luscious, brooding album that challenges…More