Festival Review: Europavox 2015 – Day 3

Day 3 Monday, May 25 FAUVE (France) Collective FAUVE had their numerous followers, mostly in their teens, going for it with sing alongs and arm waving. Theirs is a contemporary pop-rock style, at times remindful of The xx. French spoken …

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Festival Review: Europavox 2015 – Day 2

Day 2 Sunday, May 24 Placebo (UK) Placebo are one of a number of mid-90’s alt rock veterans that retained a stable following, at least in some territories like Italy and France, as confirmed by the strong attendance of this …

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Festival Review: Europavox 2015 – Day 1

Day 1 Saturday, May 23 Selah Sue (Belgium) This young lady played her Motown meets reggae fusion to a full house on the festival’s largest stage, without batting an eye that is, as she was at ease in the spotlight. …

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Festival Review: Europavox 2015 – overview

Words: Adrian Borg Photo credit: Inconscients Collectif Clermont-Ferrand Clermont-Ferrand, is an innocuous, modestly-sized city that sits pretty in the heart of south-central France. Truth be told, this commune is not of much renown and hardly a tourist magnet either. Except …

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Sasha Siem – See Through

Reviewing tracks is not unlike digging for treasure in a swamp. You have to wade through a lot of stuff you don’t like, but when you hit that gold nugget you forget all your struggles, because listening to a track …

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Summer Fiction – Perfume Paper

When you read a band bio with the words Brian Wilson with Johnny Marr jangle it does spark off curiousity. It turns out that whoever wrote that bio is 100% correct. Perfume Paper sounds like some long lost 60′s single. …

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Moses Gunn Collective – Back into the Womb

What has the weirdo funk of Ariel Pink mixed with the orchestral giddiness of The Sleepy Jackson? The answer is the MOSES GUNN COLLECTIVE Back into the Womb is one of those tracks with a very bouncy spring in its …

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Sea Cycles – IDKIDKIDK

At first I thought that IDK was some slang for I Decay, but after a quick check it actually means I Don’t Know! ( I Didn’t Know that!) Well Sea Cycles IDKIDKIDK is a tidy three minutes of dream pop. …

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Tape Runs Out – Friends

It’s funny how the seasons dictate our taste. Back in December all I wanted to do was listen to glacial sounding music. Now that summer is rearing, all I wanna do is listen to tunes that embody the feeling of …

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Woongi – Beyond the Leaves

Woongi’s Beyond the Leaves is … is … well, how does one go about describing this track? Initially you think it’s a dream pop tune, but then the synths crash in, and soon it sounds like weird indie pop. The …

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