Listen to the tracks mentioned in Caught in the Net below:
No Wave (punk)
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Sunday 25 October 2009
Miike Snow is not a man. Miike Snow is, in fact, two men: the band alias of Swedish duo Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg, whose CD sleeves are annoyingly damage-prone cut-outs of the mythical jackalope.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Monday 12 October 2009
Thursday 08 October 2009
Friday 02 October 2009
Vocals - Kathleen Hanna
My teenage years were filled with the sound of Bikini Kill. I love Kathleen's voice. I would want her shouty shrieks and screams all over this band. Her politico-sexual female empowerment is just what this band needs.
Sunday 13 September 2009
Friday 11 September 2009
Vocals - Ari Up
She was the lead vocalist of The Slits and she has such an incredible, weird voice. She's amazing and always does a good job.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Friday 21 August 2009
In the 1990s a gallery in New York, Alleged, became the centre for a new collective of American artists.
Friday 21 August 2009
Raise your tequila glasses to the Bronx, a Los Angeles punk outfit that have found a novel way to make acoustic sets interesting – with the help of some jalapeño heat. For rather than lamely play a quieter set, they have discovered some unheralded Mexicano roots with their uniformed alter ego – Mariachi el Bronx.
Friday 14 August 2009
Formed from the debris of three Seattle post-punk bands too obscure to mention by name, the Cave Singers are another trio working in the nu-folk wake of Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes, with all the accompanying growth of facial hair that entails.
Sunday 02 August 2009
Jay Reatard is the insanely prolific gonzo-garage rocker who knocks out EP after EP of optimistic, up-and-at-'em punk rock tunes (14 in three years). Watch Me Fall, his second solo album, is no departure. Reatard, real identity Jay Lindsey of Memphis, typically makes a Buzzcockian power-pop racket with fuzzy synth chords behind his blur-wristed guitar thrashing, and there's a case to be made that when you've heard one you've heard 'em all. In practice it's like opening a packet of Haribo - before you know it you're a dozen down
Friday 10 July 2009
Since 2006's 'Skinny Grin', nu-jazz combo Acoustic Ladyland have lost a couple of members, the remaining duo of saxist Peter Wareham and drummer Seb Rochford being joined by new bassist Ruth Goller and guitarist Chris Sharkey.
Sunday 14 June 2009
Some 99 per cent of the justification for The Lemonheads' existence is predicated on the idea that their lead singer is inherently charming.
Friday 12 June 2009
Apocalyptic environmental disaster is hard to convey convincingly in fiction. The printed page can seem at odds with the sort of titanic chaos and destruction which involves submerged continents, seas on fire and mankind wiped out. But Liz Jensen's compelling eco-thriller The Rapture makes a good fist of conjuring that doomsday scenario.
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