Written by | June 20, 2015 16:05 | No Comments

Year Of The Hare – Fucked Up – The Who of hardcore are still at it and this is a great song fucked up by an interminable intro and much too much jamming. Still, it is their song I guess and this is to hardcore what “Baba O’Reily” is to hard rock, only less so – A-

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Written by | June 4, 2015 6:18 | No Comments

When you arrive on the website, you have to ‘use your keyboard to escape the loops’ as they say, meaning clicking randomly on the page? At least this is what I did first. I could not find many of these looping clips, then they suddenly appeared, one by one, and I played a loop till I couldn’t stand it anymore… so I wanted to see another one but didn’t know how to get back!

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Written by | June 7, 2014 0:02 | No Comments

The week seems to belong to Miranda but I haven’t had the time to give the Ninja’s the listen they deserve. The other biggie for me is The Shoe, a quality duo who actually improvise their songs, and who have maybe thrree strong songs ontheir new album.

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The Walkmen are on indefinite hiatus, so the lead singer Hamilton has corralled some superstars of indie for his solo album, and it sounds quite good (the instrumental break works like a hook), and he has an arresting voice, catchy but limited – B

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Written by | June 1, 2014 0:02 | No Comments

I don’t dislike Fucked Up by any stretch of the lexicon, but I am not the fan everybody else is and I kinda wanted to go with Bob Mould but… I dunno, I don’t love Bob as much as I might either. What else? Ethan Johns is Laura Marling’s buddy so gets a shout out as such. New 50 cent? I wasn’t crazy about the single. Echo? Meh…

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Written by | March 28, 2014 0:01 | No Comments

Every song these guys play sound the same as the one before em because every song gives it up to lead singer Damian Abraham. For good reason, and this is a fine song though it sure ain’t as good as “The Recursive Girl”. Not close – B+

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