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The former Long Blondes frontwoman is taking a more expansive, less kitsch approach to indie pop songwriting on her new material.
Loud and nasty punk rock'n'roll from Wigan. Behind the heavily muffled vocal sits the kind of beat that makes Mo Tucker sound complex.
This aggressive slice of hardcore punk is a standout track on the band's 20 minutes-or-so long debut album.
With its fuzzy, repetitive guitar hook and pop punk drumming, this track could easily be mistaken for an early Dinosaur Jr single.
Fear of Men
The Brighton/London-based four piece promise new tracks imminently. In the meantime, this excellent early dream pop demo will suffice.
This stripped-down version from the Belfast band centres around an Americana-tinged vocal and a subtle glockenspiel riff.
Eighties-style brooding synthpop verses give way an anthemic, falsetto chorus.
Split For The Coast
This song merges The Smiths' melancholic twang, The Thrills' West Coast pop and Nuggets-era garage nihilism.
Acid-dipped techno pop from Toronto, Canada.
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