There is a heavy 80s synthpop influence hanging over much of this album, with copious use of keyboards and programmed drums.
A great one for a Sunday afternoon. Sit and let it wash over you.
For anyone with a taste for indie with a strong Scottish accent, this is worth a listen. Proceeds in aid of the Scottish Mental Health Foundation.
Although there have been elements of jazz in Dakota Suite’s previous work, this is their first fully-fledged jazz album, creating a kind of café feel.
Fans still holding out for a new My Bloody Valentine release should get their hands on this and hold it very close indeed.
Pearl Jam have always had their detractors, and many may have thought an Eddie Vedder solo album of ukulele songs was more like an April Fool. How you feel about this album will…
heir brand of radio-friendly alternative rock (yes, it still exists) could go far. Can see them pulling crowds at festivals… in 2012.
A logical follow-up to Trees Outside The Academy. It’s in a similar vein but without the jarring bursts of noise.
Slinky guitar riffs and melodic acoustic rhythm follow singer David Clarke’s grungey voice in introducing the band.