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Something For The Weekend? Three I Haven’t Reviewed!

I was going to start this post with a tribute to Alex Taylor of The Shop Assistants & The Motorcycle Boy but Roque wrote some very nice words so head over to Cloudberry to read what he has to say. Suffice to say it’s very sad and belated condolences to her family and everyone who … Continue reading

Huan Huan – I’d Better Be on Time

The new single from Taiwan’s Huan Huan is somewhat different from their last single Charlie. I described that one as an instant shoegaze classic but that description is in complete contrast to I’d Better Be on Time which is a gentle, folk-ish tinged ballad. The band write that they are “hoping to comfort hearts filled … Continue reading

Mirrorlakes – Faded Town

Jakarta’s Mirrorlakes follow up last year’s excellent Three Songs EP with new song Faded Town. It’s a moody track mixing alternative rock and folk rock reminding me of the likes of Red House Painters and Mojave 3. It’s backed with another new track Cope. Faded Town is available digitally from both the band or their … Continue reading

Full Power Happy Hour – The Fun EP

The wonderfully named Full Power Happy Hour are a new band comprised of veterans of the Brisbane music scene. After forming last year The Fun EP is the band’s debut release. Opening with the folky Complicit, which reminds me of the music Scotland’s Hermit Crabs used to make, the EP moves onto a more jangling … Continue reading

The Hermit Crabs – In My Flat

The Hermit Crabs are back with a new mini album that sees original singer/songwriter Melanie Whittle joining forces with The Very Most’s  Jeremy Jensen and Jake Hite. To be fair it sounds like both bands who play at the folkier end of indiepop and Whittle’s vocals, of which I am a strong fan, make songs … Continue reading

Holiday Tuneage!

It’s going to be a bit silent around here for the next couple of weeks whilst I am away but that doesn’t mean that there will be nothing left to listen too judging by this round up post which features some music I have meaning to mention separately but time etc. First up is The … Continue reading

Lost Pets – Lost Pets EP

Nottingham’s Lost Pets have just released their debut self titled EP. The lo-fi folk songs here lead on from last years demos retaining the melancholic feel and that’s a good thing. Six tracks to immerse and lose yourself in with Richard Loves Doris and the almost upbeat Discount Sushi being the pick of the bunch. … Continue reading

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