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Alpine Subs – Sweethaven

It’s over a year since their self-titled debut album and now, Sweethaven, the sophomore album by Chicago’s jangle popsters Alpine Subs has just been released by South African based label Subjangle. The band’s influences are firmly rooted in the past. Their sound harks back to the pop-rock heyday of the 1960s and 1970s which is … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three New Albums

A belated pack of three this weekend highlighting three new album releases. Moscow based Neonic Sundrive have just released their debut album. Titled Lies Paradise it features 10 tracks including the two recent lead singles Taste Your Lips and Collapsed Stars. The band’s sound is a mix of shoegaze and psychedelic rock with the odd … Continue reading

The Hannah Barberas – Into The Wild

The debut album from South East London based indiepop band The Hannah Barberas manages not only to bring a smile to one’s face in these testing times but to get one thinking hard too. Some of the tracks are familiar friends but now sound even more settled in their new home! The frantic with worry … Continue reading

Weekend Round Up #1

The Hannah Barberas release their debut album Into The Wild next month. It features 13 tracks including a previous single or two. It will be released on limited green vinyl (via Spinout Nuggets/Doo Lang Records) and cassette (via Gazer Tapes) whilst Subjangle will be releasing a CD version. You can pre-order all from the band. … Continue reading

The “I Have Been Away Catch Up” Post #1

Seattle’s Chasity Belt have teamed up with Melbourne based label mates Loose Tooth to produce a split single that sees 50% of Bandcamp sales going to the “Australian wildfire relief efforts, specifically the Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities and the Country Fire Authority”. Not only is it a worthy cause but you also … Continue reading

The Hannah Barberas – Dial H for Hannah Barberas

The Hannah Barberas follow up their recent compilation The Hannah Barberas Get Physical with a new EP. From listening to the girl band influenced opener It’s Not Over for the Heartache you know you are going to be onto a winner. The Sound of Happiness is an indie pop delight which, title aside, name checks … Continue reading

Alpine Subs – Alpine Subs

South African based label Subjangle provide us with another dose of 1960s inspired janglepop this time courtesy of Chicago’s Alpine Subs. On their debut release the band open with a slice of Californian surf pop in the form of Gutted. To be fair you will be feeling far from it as they deliver songs of … Continue reading

Super 8 – Backers & Maracas

Backers & Maracas compiles tracks taken from Super 8s’ three albums from 2018 alongside a few new songs. Given that the label’s name is Subjangle, which also has an accompanying blog at Janglepop hub, I was expecting some discordant guitars but instead this compilation is full of 1960s inspired songs. There are hints of The … Continue reading

The Hannah Barberas – The Hannah Barberas Get Physical

The Hannah Barberas have compiled tracks from their first three EPs and have included three new ones for their first ever physical release. Hence, the title of course. I covered some previous EP’s before but will still give a heads up to the indie pop brilliance of Slow Cooked and the excellent Throwing Muses-ish Spellbound … Continue reading

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