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Postby Undercover » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:15 pm

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Postby heppolo » Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:02 am

Enjoyed those ones more than others (outside of those ones that got a little feature in my personal chart):
Dube - Alien
Red Kite - And Yet You Miss The Sea
Touts - Bomb Scare
Pool Holograph - Codex Hammer
Demob Happy - Be Your Man
Meanwhile, credible attempts:
Claremonts - This Is Your Life
Twerps - It's Time
Test - Hallways
Quality follow-up singles:
Who's Panda - Run Run
Marmozets - Habits
Makeness - Land Patterns
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Postby navi » Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:43 pm

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Guys, in this case please use the ancient saying "if the mountain won't come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain." :wink:
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frankly i wasn't aware that this sentence about Muhamed is global ( i thought that it's our local saying)

Halfnoise - Scooby's In The Back
familiar one (of course i like it)
not exactly new, it was a new entry at CDNX playlist on 25.03.2017.

I'm not sure when I'll have enough time to listen to the rest :(
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Postby Undercover » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:17 pm

heppolo wrote: Halfnoise - Scooby's In The Back

familiar one (of course i like it)
not exactly new, it was a new entry at CDNX playlist on 25.03.2017.
Right, but now they released a video for this. BTW, I'm going through CDNX, Amazing Radio, BBC 6 and Radio X playlists each week. Thanks to you and Blondini for your efforts. :)

navi wrote:I'm not sure when I'll have enough time to listen to the rest :(
You have 1 week. After that, I'm looking forward to receive a comprehensive report in pdf format. I have already prepared a folder.

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heppolo, glad that you picked some songs from the breakers list. It helped me to make a decision. :)
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Postby heppolo » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:31 pm

Psyche - Youth Of Tomorrow if there ever was a football version of Human League, this is the relegation zone stuff

Wholewheat - Seven Shades some kitchen acoustic gig

Beck - Colors OK,now Go

Shredd - Cobra grungy

Annie Booth - Over My vocally very pleasant

Tiger Cub - Blue Lane indirect free kick

Gengahr - Mallory pretty engaging as always with them

Gardenback - Bulldogs clever jam

Blurred Out - Meadows reasonable

Fehm - Human Age palliative in terms of post-punk/synthpop revival, not quite in the 80s, not quite there

Feva - Blind very appropriate

Horrors - Press Enter To Exit The Charlatans' early stuff comes to mind

Pretty Lightning - Willow Valley Blues loud yet prudent

David West with Teardrops - Morning Rain sadly facing irrelevance despite their best efforts

Baxter Dury - Prince Of Tears winning the quality race

Artificial Pleasure - Wound Up Tight

Casper Skulls - Primeval soothing by contrast to some of the angrier songs in this package

Kim Logan - Hitch Your Wagon not happening for me

Foo Fighters - Soldier tolerating

Charlotte Gainsbourg - Ring-a-Ring O'Roses solid, yet not gold

Cuckoos - New Sunrise tight

Deadleg - Chinese Floats messing around

Remote/Control - Exposure stellar form

Serpent Power - Golden Dawn some kind of result

Trampolene - The Boy That Life Forgot no advantage here

Wild Beasts - Last Night All My Dreams Came True comfortable
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Postby heppolo » Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:43 pm

urban hymns
Planet - Aching Dream
War On Drugs - Nothing To Find
struggled to stand out
Noiseheads - Ballad Of Me, Myself, And I
drilling gang
New Candys - Tempera
Lo Tom - Lower Down
confronting and resolving
John Maus - Touchdown
Stereo Honey - The Bay
austerity party collective
Peter Oren - Throw Down
Thee MVPs - Sesh
Blind Mess - Crach
Neuroses - Someday We'll Fall Asleep
anger and [some] frustration
Tune-Yards - Look At Your Hands
Morrissey - I Wish You Lonely
Otherkin - Treat Me So Bad
just an aussie girl doing slightly indie stuff
Julia Jacklin - Cold Caller
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Postby heppolo » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:57 pm

Keeping the festival wristband on
Academic - Permanent Vacation
Mark Lanegan Band - Emperor
Church Of Young Believers - Grave Digging
Boy Azooga - Face Behind Her Cigarette
Treeboy & Arc - White
Kindling - Better World
Gamble
DZ Deathrays - Total Meltdown
Levee Walkers - All Things Fade Away
Fever Ray - Mustn't Hurry
Slow Readers Club - Lunatic
Blood Youth - Parasite
Cuckoos - New Sunrise
Hotel Lux - The Last Hangmen
Smaller needs
Hookworms - Negative Space
Fan - Fire
Bat Fangs - Wolfbite
Levee Walkers - All Things Fade Away
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Postby heppolo » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:29 pm

Hey Elbow - Quest /such a fine song, love it/

Montero - Takin' The Night Away /sustainable/

Ty Segall - My Lady's On Fire /it is okay, actually/

Wombats - Lemon To A Knife Fight /underwhelming, to be honest. Tried my best to like it, still nothing/

I Was A King - Just A Friend /solid, garage vibes/

Drahla - Form Of Luxury /sticky/

Pussy Riot - Police State /the cringe is real/

Mavis Staples - Build A Bridge /i need a bit of rest after this song/

Vowws - Forget Your Finery /great/

Cones - Later /alluring synthetic sound/

Sonny Smith - Pictures Of You /road movies/
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Postby navi » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:07 am

Afraid to admit :wink: but yes :lol:
(from the stone age Haircut 100 - Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl))
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Postby heppolo » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:11 am

Touts - No Name /good one/

Jungle Cuffs - There's Eshays In My House /not for me/

Lazertits - New Friend /nice and even a bit funny/

Limiñanas feat. Emmanuelle Seigner - Shadow People /simply great/

Bruise Pristine - Not Like You /was the band's name lifted from a Placebo single?/

Starclawler - I Love LA /cool music video, the song, on the other hand, is quite mediocre/

Declan Welsh & The Decadent West - Useless /not too keen on the vocal, but love the guitar/

Face - Cry /briefly charted in my personal chart, good one/

Island - The Day I Die /tolerable/

Nicky Blitz - Dynamite /needs some more spins/

Filthy Friends - Windmill /sounds promising, I hope their next songs will get even better/

Love Dance - More & More /nice/

Holy - Heard Her /they're consistent and fine/

Living Eyes - Spring /I don't know whether it tries to sound like a 1992 Ride song or like a 1996 Shed Seven one/
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Postby heppolo » Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:37 pm

Sway - To Be A Man /an obvious highlight, very good song/
Paradox Obscur - In Control /atmospheric/
Vast Asteroid - Poison Fang /grabs the listener with that intense electric guitar/
Jonathan Bree feat. Clara Virals - Say You Love Me Too /after having a minor hit, Jonathan continues his baroque pop trend, sounds fine/
Turin Brakes - Would You Be Mine /less folk-sy than they used to be. however, still sounds fine to me/
Cold Leather - Past Remedy /that sound oozes confidence/
Purs - On /smells like ITV indie chart circa 1991, Melvins-esque/
W. H. Lung - Want /intense humming/
Greta Van Fleet - Edge Of Darkness /on the fence with this, kinda alright/
Useless Cities - Eyesore /moody/
Pansies - Green Apple Eyes /the vocals are so buried in the haze/
Escape-ism - Walking In The Dark /entered my chart a bit prior to me fully checking your list, it's a fine song that doesn't leave a lasting impression/
Mind Spiders - Outside /not really bad, but not something groundbreaking either/
Cuckoos - A Little Bit Funky /hot and loud mess/
Sufjan Stevens - The Hidden River Of My Life /not his best body of work/
Towers Of London - Shot In The Dark /better than they used to be/
Mellor - You Were Right /a bit boring, not a fan of Mellor's voice/
His Electro Blue Voice - Ice Skull /not clicked with me/
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Postby heppolo » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:42 pm

Trophy Eyes - Hurt /so strange and complete/

Sweater Curse - Don't Call Me /little joy/

Method Actress - Mistress /bad production, not too fond of the vocal part as well/

Ty Segall - The Main Pretender /a force of habit/

King Bee - Megamouth /stoner backdrop, walls closing in on me/

Document - Red Tape /somewhat good, yet not good enough/

Shaking Chains - Into Dust / I feel a special kind of satisfaction with this/

Calexico - Voices In The Field /delicate, we can concentrate on the 'how, where, when''-abouts of the song/

Django Django - In Your Beat /electronic future in a state far away from mine/

God Damn - I'll Bury You /the sound of a chewing gun/

Hold Steady - A Snake In The Shower /a call from the institution/

Dark Horses - XIII /remotest connection with the post-punk/

Stereo Honey - Through The Dark /hazardous/

Naomi Punk - Chapter II /seemed so blissful/

Moon Honey - Betta Fish /they need to put in extra effort day and night next time/

New Division - No Pride In Paradise /I hope they didn't work hard on this /

Comte De St Germain - Down To The Wire /not exciting enough/
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Postby heppolo » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:55 pm

Moaning - Don't Go /Sub-pop can rarely disappoint/

SCK CHX - Spinning Around /marvellous music/

TV Me - Melodica /not a proper song/

Liima - Life Is Dangerous /brilliance/

Water From Your Eyes - We're Set Up /elevator music in a very creative hotel/

Olden Yolk - Takes One To Know One /melancholic and moody/

Go! Team - Mayday /true to themselves/

Dead Natives - Dreaming Like You Do /probably my highlight of the bunch/

Yo No Se - Master /I flew to a place/

Tijuana Bibles - Catacomb /alternative music makes a combo with this voice and it sounds beuatiful/

JD McPherson - Style (Is A Losing Game) /voice of consciousness/

Brett - Emperor Tho /Their imagination almost complied with my dream world/

Death Of Lovers - Orphans Of The Smog /no risks of unfamiliarity for me here/

Dear Seattle - The Meadows /generic/

Braves - On My Way /not entertaining, which is good/

Fratellis - Stand Up Tragedy /not a victory, but settling for a respectable draw here/

Deadcuts - Single /pretty decent one/

Opia - All Of Us /delighted/
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Postby heppolo » Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:40 am

Trevor Something - Isolated /giving me some Camouflage vibes/

Olympique - Freedom /not a fan of the vocal/

Lars Finberg - Benevolent Panic /lo-fi amateurs/

Document - Alice /very good/

Prids - Mangled Hearts /i like the dreamy vibe, it nicely builds up all the way through this song/

Black Foxxes - Sæla /a fine song, no doubt about it/

Total Control - Laughing At The System, Pt. 1 /quite bad/

Wraith - Prevail /back to the punk roots, alright/

Hallo Paris - The Suuunnn /if it is #Pop, then it's my kind of pop/

Tune-Yards - ABC 123 /in fact, it is very catchy/

Gender Roles - Plastic /great!/

Demob Happy - Fake Satan /not bad, but a bit too predictable and reminiscent of a billion different songs/

Altered Hours - Open Wide /it's okay/

Sufjan Stevens - Tonya Harding /tolerable, but not something I would go back to listening/

Kal Marks - Loosed /enjoyed the experimentation/
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Postby heppolo » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:25 am

Brilliance:
Future Islands - Beauty Of The Road
Marie/Lepanto - Inverness

Very Good:
Lungs - Birdsong Index
J F L E - Guess My Age
Dual - Stuck
Incredible Vickers Brothers - Mirrors

Good:
Sun Voyager - Caves Of Steel
Flogging A Dead One Horse Town - Don’t Worry, You Won’t Feel A Thing, Hopefully
Johnny Marr & Maxine Peake - The Priest
Coyote888 - Serpent Hollywood

Tolerable:
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - All Is Known
Kermes - The Argonauts
MGMT - When You Die

Not feeling these ones at all:
Portugal. The Man - Cheer Up
Alt-J - Hares On The Mountain
Lilly Allen feat. Giggs - Trigger Bang
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Postby Undercover » Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:25 pm

The year is coming to an end,I have just a few songs to post.

Spiritual Cramp - Wrecking Machine



Cosmic Flanders - Off My Mind

Judah Gayle - Block It Off

We Are Parkas - Penny Drop

Shifting Sands - Run

The Jim Mitchells - Easy Love

Retro:

Nick Garrie - Love In My Eyes

Thanks to heppolo, navi and to all the anonymous visitors who enabled to extend this topic for one more year. Happy New Year 2018! :)
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