Debut album No One’s Coming For Us by Trust Fund, the brainchild and output of Bristol’s Ellis Jones, is filled with a sparklingly melancholy and elements of pained introspection. There’s singalong choruses and shoegazey fuzz on Cut Me Out, upbeat rhythms on Sadness, as well as optimistic high pitched indie pop songcraft, a la Essay To Write.Continue reading “Trust Fund – No One’s Coming For Us”
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Los Campesinos – Good Night For A Fist Fight
There is no way I could ever pick my favourite Los Campesinos song. Maudlin blues, lush love, always complex lyrics and cavorting melodies they are inimitable and totally adorable. Recorded in December of last year at the Islington Assembly Hall in London live album Good Night For A Fist Fight features work from across theirContinue reading “Los Campesinos – Good Night For A Fist Fight”
They describe themselves as a ‘Post-Sad Core Fun Pop Rock Trio From Norwich.’ This is better than it sounds. Dancey undulating pop, twee melodies, and randy rhythms, Hello Bear make the kind of music that perfectly accompanies both tea drinking afternoons and beer fuelled evenings. Think Los Campesinos, executed by three, all emotive and exciting.Continue reading “Hello Bear”
Wichita is 10!
Ten years is a long time in the music industry. Ten years is an even longer time to remain successful in the music industry, but that‘s exactly what Wichita Recordings have done. Wichita have become one of the most influential labels around, having a roster of artists including The Cribs, Bloc Party (and now Kele),Continue reading “Wichita is 10!”
Truck Festival July 23rd – 25th 2010 Steventon, Oxfordshire Francesca Baker It‘s easy to see why The Guardian awarded Truck festival the accolade of ‘Best Example‘. This year‘s Truck Lucky (there‘s a Macbeth style reluctance to reference the fact that 2010 is the festival’s 13th birthday) was testament to the success and devotion that founder and fuellerContinue reading “Trucking Awesome”