Tuesday, 12 March 2019 12:08

Babes in Toyland - Bluebell

Babes in Toyland is an American punk rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1987. The band was founded by vocalist and guitarist Kat Bjelland, a native of Oregon, along with drummer Lori Barbero and bassist Michelle Leon, who was later replaced by Maureen Herman in 1992. Babes in Toyland released three studio albums: Spanking Machine (1990), followed by the commercially successful Fontanelle (1992), and Nemesisters (1995), before becoming inactive in 1997 and eventually disbanding in 2001. While the band was inspirational to some performers in the riot grrrl movement in the Pacific Northwest, Babes in Toyland never associated themselves with the movement. In 2014, the band reunited, and the following year began performing live together for the first time in over a decade.They completed an international tour throughout 2015, during which bassist Herman was fired and replaced with Clara Salyer.
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Monday, 11 March 2019 18:11

Nirvana - In Bloom (Alternate Version)

"In Bloom" is a song by American rock band Nirvana. Written by frontman Kurt Cobain, the song addresses people outside the underground music community who did not understand the band's message.Nirvana made its first music video for an early version of "In Bloom" in 1990; however the song did not appear on a commercial release until the release of the group's second album, Nevermind, in 1991. "In Bloom" became the fourth and final single from the album in late 1992. It was accompanied by a new music video which parodied musical performances of 1960s variety shows. The music video for "In Bloom" won Best Alternative Video at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1993.
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Friday, 08 March 2019 16:12

Harry Nilsson - Coconut

Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994), usually credited as Nilsson, was an American singer-songwriter who achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s. His work is characterized by pioneering vocal overdub experiments, returns to the Great American Songbook, and fusions of Caribbean sounds. A tenor, Nilsson was one of the few major pop-rock recording artists of his era to achieve significant commercial success without ever performing major public concerts or undertaking regular tours. The craft of his songs and the defiant attitude he projected remains a touchstone for later generations of indie rock musicians.
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Thursday, 07 March 2019 17:16

Charles Bradley "Changes"

Changes is the third album released by American funk/soul singer Charles Bradley, released on 1 April 2016 on Daptone Records. The title track on the album is a cover of the Black Sabbath song of the same name and was first released as a Record Store Day Black Friday single in 2013
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Tuesday, 05 March 2019 10:50

The Prodigy - Out Of Space

The Prodigy are an English electronic music band from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett. The first line-up of the band also included MC and vocalist Maxim, former dancer and vocalist Keith Flint, dancer and live keyboardist Leeroy Thornhill, and dancer and vocalist Sharky. Along with the Chemical Brothers and Fatboy Slim, The Prodigy has been credited as pioneers of the breakbeat-influenced genre big beat, which achieved mainstream popularity in the 1990s
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Monday, 04 March 2019 12:31

STEVE MILLER BAND - Abracadabra

Steve Miller has been an enlivening presence on the American music scene for more than half a century. To begin with, he was a mainstay of the San Francisco music scene that upended American culture in the late '60s. With albums like Children of the Future, Sailor and Brave New World, Miller perfected a psychedelic blues sound that drew on the deepest sources of American roots music and simultaneously articulated a compelling vision of what music - and, indeed, society - could be in the years to come.
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Wednesday, 27 February 2019 13:57

Svalbard - Unpaid Intern

Svalbard are an English hardcore punk band from Bristol, formed in 2011. Svalbard have released 3 EPs and 2 splits (later compiled on the album Discography 2012–2014) followed by two studio albums; One Day All This Will End and It's Hard to Have Hope, both released through Holy Roar Records. Their style is influenced by a variety of genres, including post-rock and black metal.
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Tuesday, 26 February 2019 12:50

The Blondi's Salvation - Show Me The Way

After several years of work, Blondi’s Salvation have found their goal: to cross the boarders of the old, dying rock and make their music reach a new level. By mixing different cultures, sounds and instruments, they have created a new kind of sound, rich and complex, and have tried to reflect the new globalized world in which we live. Between violence, sweetness, madness, control, rebellion and respect of the past, they will show you the new version of rock they imagined, as wise and open as possible. Their new album ‘Wisdom Whisper ‘, coming out at the end of September, is a mix of many different influences. If you listen carefully, you can find music from the middle ages, African rhythms and south Asian music, all mixed with a 60’s psychedelic sound as the basis of influence for the band.
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Sunday, 24 February 2019 12:31

The Birthday Party - Mr Clarinet

The Birthday Party (originally known as The Boys Next Door) were an Australian post-punk band, active from 1978 to 1983. Despite limited commercial success, The Birthday Party's influence has been far-reaching, and they have been called "one of the darkest and most challenging post-punk groups to emerge in the early '80s.The group's "bleak and noisy soundscapes," which drew irreverently on blues, free jazz, and rockabilly, provided the setting for vocalist Nick Cave's disturbing tales of violence and perversion.Their music has been described by critic Simon Reynolds as gothic, and their single "Release the Bats" was particularly influential on the emerging gothic scene. In 1980, The Birthday Party moved from Melbourne to London, where they were championed by broadcaster John Peel. Disillusioned by their stay in London, the band's sound and live shows became increasingly violent. They broke up soon after relocating to West Berlin in 1983. The creative core of The Birthday Party – singer and songwriter Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Mick Harvey, and singer, songwriter and guitarist Rowland S. Howard – later went on to acclaimed careers.
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Thursday, 21 February 2019 15:25

Suburban Lawns - Janitor

Suburban Lawns were an American post-punk band formed in Long Beach, California in 1978 by CalArts students William "Vex Billingsgate" Ranson and Sue "Su Tissue" McLane. They later recruited Richard "Frankie Ennui" Whitney, Charles "Chuck Roast" Rodriguez, and John "John Gleur" McBurney.
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