Tag: '90s'

Album review Various Artists - This is England ’90 – Original Soundtrack Snatches of dialogue from the series, along with variety, new tracks and thoughtful curation raise this above your average old skool compilation. >>
RRP Recommends Swerve - Everything As everything develops, a little extra riff gets added here, a harmony is dropped in there, and new vocal melodies are found here, there and everywhere. >>
RRP Recommends Butterfly Child - Lost in These Machines Share For anyone into the melodic end of the shoegazing and dream pop spectrum, the sound of Lost in These Machines - a new track from Butterfly Child - dropping … >>
Six Picks Football Football, eh? Love it or loathe it, you can't always avoid it. Not even here, I'm afraid. Luckily you don't have to give a hoot about the beautiful game to admire these songs about footballers and their profession. >>
Rediscover Del Amitri - Twisted 1995 saw the release of Twisted, the fourth studio album by Scottish rockers Del Amitri. Prior to this album the band had enjoyed some success with singles such as Kiss This Thing Goodbye and Always The Last To Know. Known for their melodic folk sound with lyrics which focused on mainly love and loss, Twisted brought a change in both sound and line-up and Del Amitri's biggest success in the US singles chart. >>
Rediscover Radiohead - The Bends I've read quite a lot of articles recently as The Bends by Radiohead is 20 years old this year.  It has always been an album that I've loved and it was the one that got me into listening to them as a band in the first place.  I didn't think too much about it (apart from how old it made me feel) until a friend of mine sent me a lovely message this week... >>
In Depth We’re putting the band back together… Share The Blues Brothers happens to be one of my all-time favourite films and I love the premise of Jake and Elwood putting the band back together again for one … >>
New music False Advertising - Wasted Away Wasted Away is the debut single from Manchester band False Advertising. They bring a fuzzy kind of noise that's got more than a little of the '90s about it and a whole truck load of potential. >>
New music Heyrocco - Elsewhere The greatest aspect of the video for Elsewhere is how it works with the music and never once makes you feel even slightly guilty for still loving the 90s. >>
New music Neighbour - Taste Me Taste Me is the new track from Kettering Britpoppists and dreamy-sound makers Neighbour. Its breathy vocals and an easy vibe that's somewhere between baggy and Britpop give it an early 90s reviving feel. >>
Tracks of my years Belle & Sebastian - Lazy Line Painter Jane Lazy Line Painter Jane itself is undoubtedly the pick of Belle & Sebastian's 1997 EP output, featuring a glorious guest vocal, swirling organs, guitars turned up, and a noise and energy that the band had kept mostly hidden up to this point. >>
Tracks of my years Tindersticks - Tiny Tears Tiny Tears is the crowning moment of the orchestral feast that is Tindersticks' second album: strings have seldom wept so sweetly, or contrasted so dramatically as here with Staples' gravel-tones and the warbling organ. >>