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Billy Moon – Video Girls

I love it when something as simple as a riff just ensnares me when I listen to a track, and Billy Moon’s (Billy who? there’s virtually no info on the guy) Video Girls sixties riff does that. What follows is …

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Plato’s Dream Machine – Ghera album launch

Following the release of the first track from debut album “Ghera”, there are quite some expectations around Plato Dream Machine‘s launch concert … and the hype is only set to increase now that an excellent second track “Kollox Effimeru”. Catch …

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La Sera – Running Wild

Of the many the bands reviewed on Stagedive, I guess that La Sera (along with Liars) is one of those who has been given a lot space, and the reason is that she knows how to write a killer song …

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Beangrowers – If I Were You soundtrack

Beangrowers‘ ‘Life’s a Bitch and then She Sings in Your Band’ is on the soundtrack for “If I Were You”, a movie released late last year. The movie stars Marcia Gay Harden and Leonor Watling. Also on the soundtrack is …

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Tomboy – Roll Out

“The drums, the drums, the drums”. OK, I know I’m not quoting the best band in the world, but those are the words that are coming to mind when I listen to Tomboy’s Roll. This is one percussion heavy track. …

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Total Control – Flesh War

Sometimes you come by a track that is so indescribably good that you want to stop everything and just listen to it constantly Now I know absolutely nothing about Total Control, other that they are an Australian band, and although …

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Cat Cake – No Guts

Please to report that there is now a garage recording from up and coming trio Cat Cake. Cat Cake are Martha (of Patti Smith fame), Brandel and Matthew. They list The Horrors, Peace, Wavves, Fidlar, Tame Impala, Palma Violets and …

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Polar Bear – Be Free

Along with Melt Yourself Down, Acoustic Ladyland, The Invisible and Portico Quartet, Polar Bear are part of the New British Jazz scene which is incorporating other elements just as electronica and post punk rhythms in their music. Having said that, …

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Diamond Mind – Better Alone

Remember when every blog and major media publication was stuffed with bands from Canada? Now that the great north isn’t mentioned as much, the question is if it still produces great bands. The answer is a big obvious yes! Edmonton’s …

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The Shy Lips – She was Born in Bahia

If you could summarise this track in one word it would be FUN – I was Born in Bahia is total unadulterated FUN. It’s got this super rubbery surf riff. It’s really dancey and it sounds a bit like first …

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