Aahh, 50 issues of things that fascinate, so how to mark this auspicious occasion? How about some new stuff you probably don’t know about but you really ought to be aware of?
Number : One
Who? : Two Car Family
Notable Facts? : Includes Andy from Flies On You (although he has just announced he is stepping back from the band) and Mave from Chumbawamba
Sounds Like?: Epic grandeur indie with Nash & Young vocal harmonies
Number : Two
Who? : Saint Lawrence Verge
Notable Facts? : First international release by German Shepherd Records “Ashram” due soon…..
Sounds Like? Post-punk prog with a Morricone twist, lots of changes and dynamics
Number : Three
Who? : Kit B
From? : Manchester/Salford
Notable Facts?: There are two DJs in the band. New EP out next week.
Sounds Like? : It comes from Manchester
Number : Four
Notable Facts? New album out on April 1st.
Sounds Like?: Minimal meanderings through a dreamscape. Tangerine Dream meets Sigur Ros at a shoegaze party.
Number : Five
Who? John Kaada and Mike Patton
From? : Stavanger and Eureka
Notable Facts? New album out on Ipecac on April 1st
Sounds Like? Cinematic Horror Movie Soundtrack