Principe Valiente-Oceans

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Artist: Principe Valiente Release: Oceans Label: Afmusic // Manic Depression Records Well, citing Cocteau Twins as an influence is a huge bonus in my book! A strange way to begin this review, perhaps.. Yet it is inevitable to mention this, since Cocteau Twins is a definite, all-time favorite of mine. Also being a great inspiration to some. Such is the case with Principe Valiente. This Swedish band comes out of Stockholm. “Oceans” is their third full-length release. They use the term dark pop, in order to describe their music. An accurate…

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MicroClocks-Soon Before Sundown

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Artist: MicroClocks Release: Soon Before Sundown Label: Echozone Let us start with some simple and basic information, as usual: MicroClocks is a German band. This is their third album, this time around being released by Echozone. Their style could be described as something of a mixture of indie rock and pop elements. To be exact though, there are a few traces of electronics present, as well. To end this I may also mention that they have been performing live quite a lot and in front of big audiences, mostly. So…

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SISTERAY-15 Minutes

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On the 14th April, Walthamstow indie rockers Sisteray, release their new recording project ’15 Minutes’, via Vallance Records. The release takes its inspiration from the famous Andy Warhol quote, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes”. Produced and mixed by Rory Attwell (Test Icicles, The Vaccines, Palma Violets) at Lightship 95, East London, at exactly ‘15 minutes’ of music over 5 killer songs, it showcases Sisteray’s knack for effortless guitar riffs that burst with tuneful attitude. Coming together through their shared love for bands such as The…

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microClocks-Life is grim

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“Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea.” (The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, Douglas Adams) Life is grim on the galactic rim! Every day we face the trials of our small and – viewed in the…

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