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,… Continue reading Criminally Good
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… Continue reading Eureka Stockade :: All Alone
I feel like we’ve been on a bit of a New Order theme here in the last few months. Back in June we had a Joy Division flashback. Then two Friday’s ago we featured New Order’s “Blue Monday” for our Friday flashback. And then just last week we mentioned Andy Hawk’s cover of “Temptation” making… Continue reading autoKratz :: Becoming the Wraith
[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.… Continue reading Another Big Country?
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… Continue reading Discovering Eureka Stockade
Like it? Get it on [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/modern-english/id755615?uo=4″ title=”Modern English on iTunes”] Ok, is it just me or did lead singer Robbie Gray of Modern English bare a striking resemblance to Sid from the Disney movie Ice Age back in the day? Originally known as The Lepers, the band formed in the Essex region of England back in… Continue reading Flashback: Modern English
artist: Vetoes | genre: alternative, indie-rock | label: SpaceRay Music EP: Ritalin/Ritalout [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sonic-turge/id425160671?uo=4″ title=”Vetoes – Ritalin/Ritalout”] A few weeks ago we wrote a review (read it here) about a new EP coming out from Vetoes called Ritalin/Ritalout. In case you forgot, it hit stores yesterday and is now available to download via iTunes. [itunes… Continue reading Reminder: Vetoes EP Now Available
artist: Vetoes | genre: alternative, indie-rock | label: SpaceRay Music EP: Ritalin / Ritalout It’s not often we mention a producer on here, but we would not have heard the band Vetoes if it weren’t for Adam Whittaker. And his hand can be found elsewhere on Froglix too (on a few earlier tracks from Grimus… Continue reading Ritalin… Ritalout… ¿qué Tejano?
artist: The Exits | genre: electronic, alt-rock | label: Criminal Records Many moons ago, our friends at Criminal Records contacted us about this band from Portsmouth, England that we just had to hear. Had to hear? Well, to be frank, I’ve heard that before and, on more than one occasion, have been duly unimpressed with… Continue reading The Exits Re-Enter
Froglix News. The Joy Formidable is hitting the road in the US this Spring.