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New Music of the Day – XLVIII: Going Straight – Candy Darling

Candy Darling are a band that we at DAA have taken to our heart. Something in their dark, hypnotic, sleazy nature, their Patti Smith meets Suicide vibe and their exciting yet dangerous persona seems to remind us of that famous … Continue reading

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Get Off The Good Foot – Charlton Lane (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Bristol has been the breeding ground for many a musical movement over the years, from 90’s trip-hop through to its current, prominent wave of post-rock. For me though one of the most interesting sub-genres that seems to be slowly coalescing … Continue reading

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Going Straight – Candy Darling (single) reviewed by Dave Franklin

After the electro-fuzzed onslaught of Money, follow up single Going Straight shows a different side of the band, one of restraint and brooding expectation. Here a more spacious musical environment is framed by Mary Chain style tribal beats, slowly burning … Continue reading

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Quake – Plastique (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Plastique operate at a musical crossroads. Roads lead in to their location from electro, industrial, new wave pop and alternative rock and where they all intersect Quake is created, a sizzling blend of darkwave dance and razor-wire guitar riffs. It’s the … Continue reading

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Money – Candy Darling (single) – reviewed by Dave Franklin

You could say that Candy Darling are retrospectively futuristic. Their points of reference lie so far back in the musical canon that the cyclical nature of things probably means that they are actually well ahead of the fashion curve. Channelling … Continue reading

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