Spencer Robinson and The Wolf Spiders “Beneath The Surface”

After releasing the promising EP "Standing At The End Of The World", SPENCER ROBINSON is back and offers us this 8 song album in which you'll hear the same dark and intimate atmospheres. "Drink Gasoline, Spit Fire" and "Killer On The Farm Tonight" set you right into this film noir meets deserted American areas mood.... Continue Reading →

Spencer Robinson “Standing at the End of the World” EP

Former LORDS OF ALTAMONT bass player (and professional blackjack player!) Spencer Robinson takes us into his own world with five songs full of dark and melancholic melodies that bring NICK CAVE and ROWLAND S. HOWARD to mind, especially in songs like "Standing at The End of the World" or "Say Hello To The Devil." Sometimes... Continue Reading →

Deadbeat Poets “American Stroboscope”

These guys are the best new classic college-radio/power-pop/rocknroll group since vintage Dramarama, or "Unguarded Moment"-era the Church, or "Summer Teeth" era Wilco or Tom Petty's best stuff of the past two decades. Youngstown's Deadbeat Poets feature former members of power-pop cult-faves, Blue Ash, and the Stiv Bator "Disconnected" band, and write songs as good as... Continue Reading →

Pink Grease “Mechanical Heart”

Sheffield's electro-glam band PINK GREASE were my favourite 2005 band (though their first album "This Is For Real" (Mute records) was actually released in 2004. The band really managed to mix the best of 80s new wave to 70s glam rock with fresh energy and style on "This Is For Real". This second album "Mechanical... Continue Reading →

Faz Waltz “Life On The Moon”

FAZ WALTZ is the living proof that Italy is not only the promised land for the 80s glam metal revival. Opening with "Love Limousine", a song that reminds me of Swedish blonde glam pop kings SUPERGROUPIES (RIP), FAZ WALTZ show their strong love for everything 70s glam/glitter rock in these 12 songs. Here, the spirit... Continue Reading →

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