Category Archives: indie-pop

Future Generations release Suddenly ahead of new album

NYC’s Future Generations have shared a new single “Suddenly.” The track is off their upcoming new album  Landscape (Frenchkiss Records) set to be released on September 14. Of the single they note, “Sometimes things just happen the way they are supposed to and they happen … Continue reading

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It’s Our Time –  The Light The Heat (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Well, this is just lovely isn’t it? You can’t knock a euphoric, upbeat, summer song, one built of wonderful loud-quiet dynamic, sing-along choruses, one that just oozes fun and joyfulness, can you? It’s Our Time is all of that and … Continue reading

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Fly High (Like Richard Branson)  – Clark Twain  –  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Heroes come in many shapes and sizes. I’m not sure if too many young musicians would see Richard Branson as a hero but I guess if you look at all the things that he is done, all that he has … Continue reading

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What You Wanted – Temporary Hero (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Those of a certain age, myself included, remember a time when the first wave of bands emerged wielding the newly accessible synthesiser rather than the more expected guitar and the death of music was heralded in certain quarters. But what … Continue reading

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Heartbeat in My Hand –  Catgod (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

There are a lot of ways to make an impact with the opening salvo of a record. Many take the obvious and over done step of coming out with all guns blazing, of taking the more is more approach and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back to Leeds – The Mountain Goats

I was doing a spot of research whilst writing about a band with some old-school sounds and post-punk connections and found myself , as you do, on Andrew Eldritch’s Wiki page. It was there that I found out that he … Continue reading

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Architecture –  Palm Ghosts (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As a person who plays with words all day, inventing imaginary genres and often meaningless soundbites, I always appreciate a good turn of phrase, especially if it comes from a band themselves looking to find tempting labels for their music. … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCCXLIX : Machine – Djo Life  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Last time we checked in with Djo Life he was cosying up to an elegant French girl in the sumptuous surroundings of a Parisian Bar, or perhaps a sumptuous French girl in and elegant bar, I forget but the result … Continue reading

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Youth – Blue Apollo (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Indie has been all things to everyone at some point. It has been the cultish underground it has been the cool mainstream, it has been rock with less testosterone and more integrity, it has been pop with a bit of … Continue reading

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A Dream –  Ultratone (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

There are some bands that make music which sits in a wonderfully, non-generic middle ground. I don’t mean that in dismissive way, suggesting perhaps there is something middle of the road or predictable about these bands. Quite the opposite. I’m … Continue reading

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