Monthly Archives: November 2006

Field Music kicks off 2007 with a roar

Along with yesterday’s The Semanaires, here we are again with another trio that partly consists of two brothers. They call themselves Field Music, and you may recognize their name due to their exceptional self-titled debut album, released in 2005. One … Continue reading

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The Selmanaires

Does anyone know what a selmanaire is? I don’t, and the dictionary has no information about the word in the English language either. Hey, but if The Selmanaires get lucky maybe the word will start to exist in regular conversation. … Continue reading

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Sire… from Montreal?

Sire would have blended in perfectly with the Brit-pop invasion of the mid 90s. Even though the band is from Montreal, their British influences are overwhelmingly prominent. While Sire does not preach the same upbeat and melodically cheerful philosophy as … Continue reading

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Treeball offers their latest album for free

There tends to be a certain unjustified disposition towards bands who release entire albums for free on the internet. Some point to a lack of quality, effort, and creativity before even listening to one song. What about bands with visible … Continue reading

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The Strays love their politics

Frontman Toby Marriott is the only member of The Strays who hails from England, though one listen to their music would give the impression that their punk roots originate entirely from the UK. They’re quite universal though, with the other … Continue reading

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Upcoming releases: Frog Eyes, Smashing Pumpkins, Maps

Here is a brand new track from Frog Eyes. You know, one third of the apparent holy trinity that is Swan Lake. I may sound a bit unjust in saying this, but my favorite songwriter out of the three is … Continue reading

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David & the Citizens

David & the Citizens claim that they are one of the best Swedish imports since Ikea. That’s a bold statement, considering how damn comfy some of their couches are. David & the Citizens have been building up hype for some … Continue reading

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