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The Strokes - First Impressions Of Earth

The Strokes - First Impressions Of Earth

The Strokes, First Impressions Of Earth, 02/01/2006, Rough Trade Records, Album ReviewThe top 5 single; 'Juicebox' features early and is indicative of the new bounce and defiance that The Strokes have garnered for this third...

Review posted on 22nd December 2005

Fall out boy - From Under The Cork Tree (out now on Mercury)

Fall out boy - From Under The Cork Tree (out now on Mercury)

Fall Out BoyFrom Under The Cork Tree (out now on Mercury)Lurking around the post-rock, emo and pop/punk genres is where you will find Fallout Boy, who boasts members from Wilmette, Glenview, Winnetka and Milwaukee. In...

Review posted on 13th December 2005

The Eighteenth Of May - The Eighteenth Of May (Out now on Hannibal)

The Eighteenth Of May - The Eighteenth Of May (Out now on Hannibal)

The Eighteenth Of MayThe Eighteenth Of May (Out now on Hannibal)Laid back pop/folk with a Gaelic touch is what the six strong, rovers of The Eighteenth Of May is all about. The six minute plus...

Review posted on 12th December 2005

Computerman - No More Broken Hearts (05/12/05 Must Destroy)

Computerman - No More Broken Hearts (05/12/05 Must Destroy)

ComputermanNo More Broken Hearts (05/12/05 Must Destroy)Orchestral indie that combines the euphoric nature of Arcade fire, the pizzazz of Depche Mode and the haunting cries of The Manic Street Preachers, commences a tempting musical display....

Review posted on 12th December 2005

The Strokes - Juicebox (Rough Trade 05/12/2005)

The Strokes - Juicebox (Rough Trade 05/12/2005)

The StrokesJuicebox (Rough Trade 05/12/2005)The downtrodden rasping nature of this prelude to next year's 'First Impressions Of The Earth' album, sees Julian Casablancas' vocals taking on a haunting and howling feel that has never before...

Review posted on 8th December 2005

Hard-Fi - with support from Boy Kill Boy (Manchester Ritz 06/12/05) Live Review

Hard-Fi - with support from Boy Kill Boy (Manchester Ritz 06/12/05) Live Review

Hard-Fi with support from Boy Kill Boy (Manchester Ritz 06/12/05)The Bravery with some British soul is the first impression given off by Londoners Boy Kill Boy, as they paraded their latest keyboard fired single 'Back...

Review posted on 8th December 2005

Queen Adreena - Live At The ICA (out now on One Little Indian)

Queen Adreena - Live At The ICA (out now on One Little Indian)

Queen AdreenaLive At The ICA (out now on One Little Indian)The rugged intensity that is now infamous between the two main protagonists of this outfit; Katie Jane Garside and Crispin Gray loses for being squeezed...

Review posted on 7th December 2005

Ian Brown - with support from Domino Bones and The Incredible Beat Box Band (Manchester

Ian Brown - with support from Domino Bones and The Incredible Beat Box Band (Manchester

Ian Brown with support from Domino Bones and The Incredible Beat Box Band(Manchester, MEN Arena, 03/12/05)They do say that in order to succeed in many things, what you need is a gimmick and they don't...

Review posted on 6th December 2005

Thrice - Vheissu (17/10/2005 Mercury)

Thrice - Vheissu (17/10/2005 Mercury)

ThriceVheissu (17/10/2005 Mercury) – Album ReviewBad Religion and Black Flag styled emancipation of free will sees front man Dustin Kensure and co, swiping out at the desecration of the value of human beings in opener...

Review posted on 5th December 2005

The Cribs - You're Gonna Lose Us/ The Wrong Way To Be

The Cribs - You're Gonna Lose Us/ The Wrong Way To Be

The CribsYou're Gonna Lose Us/ Wrong Way To BeWichita05/12/2005Single ReviewSham 69 spirited bellowing sees the three Jarman brothers from Wakefield wrap up a wrath releasing impatient plea, in the first track of this AA sided...

Review posted on 2nd December 2005

Natalie Imbruglia - with support from Robert Post, Manchester Academy 1

Natalie Imbruglia - with support from Robert Post, Manchester Academy 1

Natalie Imbruglia with support from Robert Post (Manchester Academy 1, 28/11/05) Engaging and high spirited guitar pop is what the jovial Robert Post does and does well. He used tonight as the perfect forum...

Review posted on 1st December 2005

The Bravery - support from The Paddingtons, Manchester Apollo Theatre

The Bravery - support from The Paddingtons, Manchester Apollo Theatre

The Bravery with support from The Paddingtons (Manchester Apollo Theatre 21/11/05)Sharp shooting 70's and mod era riffs were pelted out to introduce the raw indie/garage punk sounds of a crushing Hull quintet; The Paddingtons. The...

Review posted on 30th November 2005

Magnet - Fall At Your Feet (Mercury 05/12/05)

Magnet - Fall At Your Feet (Mercury 05/12/05)

Magnet Fall At Your Feet (Mercury 05/12/05)Love struck longing is conveyed through crisply captivating vocals and stammering guitars to help re-iterate the points made by the Bergen born Even Johansen, who is the voice behind...

Review posted on 28th November 2005

Boy Kill Boy - Back Again (Vertigo)

Boy Kill Boy - Back Again (Vertigo)

Boy Kill Boy Back Again (Vertigo)East London soaring indie that brings together Muse and The Smiths with Maximo Park peering out from behind the curtains, in such an audacious manner that even Jerry Springer would...

Review posted on 21st November 2005

Richard Hawley - with support from Sophie Solomon (Manchester Academy 3)

Richard Hawley - with support from Sophie Solomon (Manchester Academy 3)

Richard Hawley with support from Sophie Solomon (Manchester Academy 3, 14/11/2005)Steeped in 70s influences the buoyant violinist Sophie Solomon painted a mysterious and mind opening picture of an enigmatic person in 'Lazarus'. The use of...

Review posted on 21st November 2005

Jont - One Long Song EP (21/11/2005 Everybody Records)

Jont - One Long Song EP (21/11/2005 Everybody Records)

JONT;One Long Song EP (21/11/2005 Everybody Records).This roving six track jaunt into a tender musical haven features calming and laid back summery acoustic laden gifts, proffered by a polished and thoughtful tunesmith. JONT grabs the...

Review posted on 16th November 2005

The Like - What I Say And What I Mean (14/11/05 Geffen Records)

The Like - What I Say And What I Mean (14/11/05 Geffen Records)

The LikeWhat I Say And What I Mean(14/11/05 Geffen Records)Stampeding guitars pick up the Tori Amos and dabble of Cerys Mathews style vocals possessed by Elizabeth 'Z' Berg to take off in a delightful romp...

Review posted on 14th November 2005

Bloodhound Gang - Support from The Lucky Nine & Electric Eel Shock, Manchester Academy 1

Bloodhound Gang - Support from The Lucky Nine & Electric Eel Shock, Manchester Academy 1

Bloodhound Gang with support from The Lucky Nine & Electric Eel Shock(Manchester Academy 1, 11/11/05)Grinding post hardcore and a splice of metalcore was served up with gruelling intensity by a searing quintet who goes under...

Review posted on 14th November 2005

Babyshambles - Down In Albion

Babyshambles - Down In Albion

BabyshamblesDown In Albion(Rough Trade 14/11/05)Have you ever heard the saying; "Tell the joke on yourself, before others take pride in doing it"? Well check out these lines sung by a reflective and laid back Pete...

Review posted on 14th November 2005

Boysetsfire - The Day The Sun Went Out (Equal Vision)

Boysetsfire - The Day The Sun Went Out (Equal Vision)

Boy Sets Fire The Day The Sun Went Out (Equal Vision, out now)By switching to a new label more befitting of their hardcore punk status, Boy Sets Fire not only seem to have an...

Review posted on 7th November 2005

The Rasmus - Sail Away (MCA 14/11/05)

The Rasmus - Sail Away (MCA 14/11/05)

The RasmusSail Away(MCA 14/11/05)Melodic Finnish rock that shows a bigger heart than an Ox on Valentines Day is the latest exposure of this Lauri Ylönen fronted outfit's exploits. It may surprise you to learn that...

Review posted on 7th November 2005

The Paddingtons - First Comes First (31/10/05 Mercury Records)

The Paddingtons - First Comes First (31/10/05 Mercury Records)

The PaddingtonsFirst Comes First Album review(31/10/05 Mercury Records)After a ripping highway to Hull tour, this Hull based freight train arrives comfortably at its destination to deliver a CD of tension releasing and free spirited indie...

Review posted on 7th November 2005

Stillman - Weightless

Stillman - Weightless

StillmanWeightless E.P. (Out Now)The dexterously talented Chas Craik picks up the solo mantle from Dashboard Confessional and sprints through a weaving instrumentally and yearning vocally E.P that is a true indie offering. The Leaves spending...

Review posted on 31st October 2005

Athlete - Support from Gemma Hayes and Magnet (Manchester Apollo Theatre)

Athlete - Support from Gemma Hayes and Magnet (Manchester Apollo Theatre)

Athlete with support from Gemma Hayes and Magnet (Manchester Apollo Theatre 25/10/05)The ebullient and gregarious Bergen born Even Johansen, brainchild of the outfit was compactly supported by his connected backing group to make up Magnet;...

Review posted on 31st October 2005

Isobel Heyworth - Close Your Eyes

Isobel Heyworth - Close Your Eyes

Isobel HeyworthClose Your Eyes (Out now on MCPS)Having created an album that contains her tranquil sound without a blip on a budget far less than that of a Channel 5 documentary, the charming and soulful...

Review posted on 31st October 2005

Morning Runner - with support from The Race (Night & Day Café, Manchester 24/10/05)

Morning Runner - with support from The Race (Night & Day Café, Manchester 24/10/05)

Morning Runner with support from The Race (Night & Day Café, Manchester 24/10/05)The Race strode onto the stage to set the pace for an evening of exploration into the more hurried end of the indie...

Review posted on 27th October 2005

Duels - Pressure On You

Duels - Pressure On You

DuelsPressure On You (V2 07/11/05)Stabbing rock that would pierce the heart of a stone man, introduces the Duels by way of a snappy and pace filled number. They draw on a firm ground of Queens...

Review posted on 27th October 2005

Pellumair - Summer Storm (Tug Boat 14/11/05)

Pellumair - Summer Storm (Tug Boat 14/11/05)

PellumairSummer Storm (Tug Boat 14/11/05)Jaymie Caplen and Tom Stanton parade with impunity their playful, powerful and drum-less sound, while standing out for their unashamed approach to making music for the love it, as oppose to...

Review posted on 25th October 2005

Funeral For A Friend - History

Funeral For A Friend - History

Funeral For A FriendHistory(Atlantic14/11/05)A strolling instrumental build up sees this usual rollercoaster emo rock outfit taking a step back and dwelling upon matters. There is a painstaking pleasure that was prevalent in Jeff Buckley's troubled...

Review posted on 25th October 2005

The Kills - No Wow

The Kills - No Wow

The KillsNo WowDomino Records 31/10/05Single ReviewThe black magic indie outfit of the part English (Hotel, aka Jamie Hince) and the rest American (VV, aka Alison Mosshart), provide a rumbling offering that increases in intensity when...

Review posted on 20th October 2005

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