Posts Tagged ‘ England ’

The Horrors – ‘Skying’: A Review

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August 11, 2011
The Horrors - Skying

If a droning sound reminiscent of early Psychedelic Furs appeals to you, The Horrors new release Skying is for you. There are a few exceptions, but drone is the emphasis. “Dive In” is a good example of this. I like the drum beat on this track in particular, although the drums are excellent throughout...
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Pendragon: Progressive Rock Made in England

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June 27, 2011
Pendragon

Hailing from jolly old England, I only heard of Pengragon recently. Missing the chance to review them much sooner as the Internet is here and now, I thought an overview was necessary. The song “Your Black Heart” from the recent ‘Passion’ became my favorite from day one. Hearing is believing on this one. A Progressive...
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Charlie: An Obscure Band to Explore

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June 20, 2011
Charlie

Maybe you have heard the song “It’s Inevitable”. If you haven’t, give it a whirl. Available for viewing on YouTube, the video has a great pie fight. A band that should have been much bigger, Charlie is worth a listen. Terry Thomas, if you don’t know the name, co-wrote and produced the Brian Howe...
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Arctic Monkeys – ‘Suck it and See’: A Review

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June 10, 2011
Arctic Monkeys - Suck it and See

The latest release from Arctic Monkeys ‘Suck it and See’ starts out with “She’s Thunderstorms”. This is a good song, but the lead guitar is what really makes this one interesting. “Black Treacle” has some intriguing lead guitar and a drum beat that does not disappoint. This is another really strong cut. “Brick by...
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Uriah Heep – ‘Into the Wild’: A Review

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May 3, 2011
Uriah Heep - Into the Wild

Long time rockers Uriah Heep from England prove Rock is not dead right from the start of their new release Into the Wild. The first song “Nail on the Head” gets things going great. This is one of the best tracks on the album. This is a wonderful cruising song. “I Can See You”...
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Radiohead Releases the Electronic ‘The King of Limbs’ March 29th, 2011

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March 27, 2011
Radiohead Releases the Electronic ‘The King of Limbs’ March 29th, 2011

Radiohead’s new release ‘The King of Limbs’ starts out with the dreamy, yet monotonous, “Bloom” featuring ambient vocals. This mostly instrumental improves in the second half of the recording. “Morning Mr. Magpie” has got the bass and beat thing going here big time and heavy handed it is indeed. “Little By Little” is a...
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Animated Lookalikes of the Week: Stuart Broad and Willow Smith

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March 13, 2011
Animated Lookalikes of the Week: Stuart Broad and Willow Smith

A few months after the release of Toy Story 3, England cricketer Stuart Broad was asked via Twitter whether he saw the resemblance between himself and Andy. To be honest it was not even a question that needed asking — the answer is clearly that Pixar had based Andy’s appearance on the blonde bombshell. Just have a...
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Noah And the Whale’s ‘Last Night On Earth’ to be Released March 8th, 2011: A Review

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March 4, 2011
Noah And the Whale’s ‘Last Night On Earth’ to be Released March 8th, 2011: A Review

“Life is Life” starts Noah and the Whale’s new album ‘Last Night On Earth’ (scheduled to be released March 8th) out with a booming bass beat, a catchy melody, and chanting background vocals at the end. This gets things started with a bang! “Tonight’s the Kind of Night” has a snappy beat that moves this...
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