Tag Archives : United Kingdom

Criminally Good


Our friends at Criminal Records in the UK are making headlines again with a couple of very intriguing artist announcements.  First and foremost, The Kut has sold out their “Love Hate Vampire Shotgun System Circus” Tour AND is about to commence recording their debut album AND they have a new video AND…well that’s it but, needless to say we are…

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Eureka Stockade :: All Alone


artist: Eureka Stockade | genre: alt-rock, alt-country | label: Cracking Tunes [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/all-alone/id478899535?i=478899536&uo=4″ title=”Eureka Stockade – All Alone”] This just in… Eureka Stockade, my favorite alt-country band from the other side of the pond have just released their latest single “All Alone”. As with their previous tracks we’ve shared here, the sound feels much more like Georgia or Tennessee rather…

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Another Big Country?


[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/big-country/id373911?uo=4″ title=”Big Country on iTunes”] I was in Mississippi visiting my grandparents for the summer when I first heard them.  I had snuck out of my room to catch Saturday Night Live and the musical guest that evening was…you guessed it…Big Country.  It was their American television debut and I was completely blown away.  Their sound was unlike anything…

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KOKO Beware


The Joy Formidable on [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/the-joy-formidable/id356417894?uo=4″ title=”The_Joy_Formidable”] Take a load off with a The Joy Formidable’s most recent single called “A Heavy Abacus” which will be included as part of their forthcoming EP to entitled Roarities.   The way cool live version featured above was recorded at live at the legendar KOKO in Camden, London. Guess what…still love this band.  Why?  Becasue they rock and…

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Flashback :: The Alarm


The past seven (7) days have been absolutely crazy and while there has been no time to write I could not, in could conscience, allow the sun to set on the week without the Flashback. The alt-rock explosion that emanated from across the Big Pond back in the day was spearheaded by a number of different bands with just as many different…

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Discovering Eureka Stockade


artist: Eureka Stockade | genre: alt-rock | label: Cracking Tunes Check ’em out on [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/eureka-stockade/id314810937?uo=4″ title=”Eureka Stockade”] listen now: Without You    Violence I had to do some double checking of things with Eureka Stockade. For example, are they really from Cambridge? The one in England?? I have to say, the sound is quite American to me. The pedal steel guitar…

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