The Reds

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The Thursday Quartet

Family Mart – Starlite Texans Family Mart follow up their addictive My Anarcha​-​Feminist Crush single with a new song Starlite. The track encompasses a clash of styles from range from New Order style guitar to C86 indiepop. Now that truly is a post-punk record! Facebook The Reds, Pinks & Purples – Don’t Come Home Too … Continue reading

The Sunday Session

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – Upside Down in an Empty Room Glenn Donaldson has had a Bandcamp clear out and the only releases on The Reds, Pinks & Purples page is last years album and a preview of the new one. Oh and this new single which is a fine piece of lo-fi DIY … Continue reading

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – You Might Be Happy Someday

The kitchen-pop project of Glenn Donaldson, The Reds, Pinks & Purples, have announced details of their new forthcoming album. Titled You Might Be Happy Someday it will be released via Tough Love (UK) and Slumberland Records (US) on 2nd October 2020. The new album features eight tracks and one, Last Summer In A Rented Room, … Continue reading

Post-Weekend Pack of Three – Indiepop

Caleb Carr aka Australian based English Summer has just released a new track. It’s a demo recording titled I Dream. The lyrics were written last year whilst the music was put together recently. The raw sound reminds of the early 1980s when post-punk was giving way to the early indiepop sound. The guitars certainly have … Continue reading

The Sunday Session

The sun has gone in and it’s p*ssing it down in London Town. Time to get stuck into more tunes resting on top of my digital back pile. Fowl Science hail from Toronto and, judging by the lack of anything else listed, The Flowering Eye is their debut release. The song is a catchy mix … Continue reading

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – You Might Be Happy Someday

I vowed recently not to post each release from The Reds, Pinks & Purples because they are so frequent. However when the songs are as good as these such intentions go out of the window. You Might Be Happy Someday opens with some upbeat percussion before Glenn Donaldson’s now trademark vocals couple nicely with the … 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

Midweek Catch Up #1 – Indiepop &c

A catch up of stuff caught on the Records I Like Radar. The Radio Dept. have released a new single. Titled The Absence of Birds it’s backed with a remix of the same song. The former is a wispy indiepop song with folk-ish overtones whilst the latter mixes ambient with drone. You can get it … Continue reading

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – I’m Sorry About Your Life

The Reds, Pinks & Purples have announced some plans for 2020. They will be releasing a 7″ EP on Swedish label I Dischi Del Barone Records. A second album, provisionally titled Uncommon Weather, will be released via Slumberland Records later this year. They have also announced full band appearances at the Madrid Popfest on 13th … Continue reading

Seeing Off 2019

I intended to post a bit more last month but a long Christmas break with a very poor internet connection put paid to that so today’s post rounds up some of the outstanding releases that I wanted to mention remaining on my list. Será Más Fácil/La Inseguridad is the third and final chapter of Spanish … Continue reading

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