Review: Bella Morte – As The Reasons Die

Review: Bella Morte – As The Reasons Die
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BELLA MORTE AS THE REASONS DIE Metropolis If you’re intent on categorizing bands into genres, you might want to ignore Bella Morte’s existence. Caught somewhere between industrial and synthpop with

Review: The Shore – Self-Title

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THE SHORE THE SHORE Maverick In a time when labels are scrambling to capitalize on the space Coldplay has left while they record their new album with UK bands like

Review: Impossible Recording Machine – Echo The Moon

Review: Impossible Recording Machine – Echo The Moon
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IMPOSSIBLE RECORDING MACHINE ECHO THE MOON Positron! Impossible Recording Machine are not electroclash, Radiohead, James Bond, Coldplay or any combination of “post” + (insert whatever retro music term is popular).

Review: Erasure – Nightbird

Review: Erasure – Nightbird
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Erasure Nightbird Mute   On Erasure’s last release, Other People’s Songs, Vince Clark and Andy Bell sounded tired. Their bag of tricks had been spent, reducing them to an album

Review: Minmae – I’d Be Scared, Were You Still Burning

Review: Minmae – I’d Be Scared, Were You Still Burning
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Minmae I’d Be Scared, Were You Still Burning Greyday Productions Street: 06.07 Minmae = Lou Reed – David Bowie + Swans – Brilliant lyricism It’s that deadpan vocal, not quite

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Review: Le Concorde – EP

Review: Le Concorde – EP
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LE CONCORDE EP Space Kitty It is always a pleasant surprise when a CD bears a sticker telling of guest artists featured within and you ultimately realize the band sticker

Review: The Thrills – Let’s Bottle Bohemia

Review: The Thrills – Let’s Bottle Bohemia
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THE THRILLS LET’S BOTTLE BOHEMIA Virgin The Thrills debut So Much for the City was greeted with so many fantastic reviews, awards and a wallop of hype that you’d think

Review: Tresspassers William – Different Stars

Review: Tresspassers William – Different Stars
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TRESSPASSERS WILLIAM DIFFERENT STARS Nettwerk You could dismiss Tresspassers William as a band filling the gap until the sleeping giants Mazzy Star get off their laurels. You could. You shouldn’t.