younger than yesterday
31 de Março de 2011

"You Today incorporates bright, urgent melodies that snake and and swagger between major and minor keys. 

This guitar

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31 de Março de 2011


One October, losing his job,
He was drinking heavily,
Living in his mothers house,
Wild at weekends and sleeping all week.

He believed he was right to ask for things
To be his and for him alone,
And the world wasn't right with him unless
His wish was the world's command.

Drunk in town one Saturday night,
He met a tall blonde older girl,
In complicated bohemian clothes,
She took him home though he was an oaf.

Making love was his way of asking her
To be his and for him alone,
And though she would always act offhand,
It appeared that she understood.

With the weeks passing by,
He began to feel
The bad had gone.
In her candlelit room,
He had found himself,
But what about her?

Then he noticed something amiss,
Other men kept calling around,
When, one night, he had his proof,
He confronted his liberal love.

He believed he was right to tell her
She was his and for him alone,
And shrugging her shoulders, sad but calm,
She informed him that he was wrong.

"You don't own me", she sighed,
"But I do, I must", he groaned,
Then yelled,
"Oh what is this liberal love you gave?
It's fast, it's wrong."
"You don't own me", she sighed,
"But I do, I must", he groaned,
Then yelled,
"What is this liberal love you gave?"

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30 de Março de 2011

Following the critically acclaimed self-titled debut, Beach Fossils returns with the beautifully crafted EP, "What a Pleasure". In this brilliant new release Dustin Payseur shares songwriting duties with bassist John Pena which makes for their most dynamic songs yet.

take the pills

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29 de Março de 2011

As main songwriter and singer of mid-80s English pop legends the June Brides, Phil Wilson's influence looms large over nearly all UK guitar pop since.

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29 de Março de 2011

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28 de Março de 2011

7th Date is Spectrals' first release for Slumberland and it's a corker. "7th Date" combines classic 50s songwriting with a lazy swing and drawling, Westerberg-ish vocals. Understated guitar twang snakes through tremeloed strum, punctuated by tambourine shakes and tinkling bells. 

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27 de Março de 2011

Russia...the last frontier...We bet you didn't expect there was music this good buried deep in their forest. But we did, we traveled far and had many near death experiences to bring this one back to you!

Free download at Holiday Records
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27 de Março de 2011

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27 de Março de 2011

Sunday, May, 15 · 7:30 - 10:30

Local: The Deaf Institute

We’re exciting to announce a rare Manchester visit by Sean O’Hagan’s The High Llamas – plus an equally rare appearance by the Montgolfier Brothers!

Tickets are available from the bar, Common (both no booking fee), Piccadilly Records,, and on 0871 220 0260.

Although the High Llamas are nominally a group, they’re pretty much the brainchild of singer and guitarist Sean O’Hagan. O’Hagan did some time in the London-by-way-of-Dublin band Microdisney, in which he was the songwriting partner of Cathal Coughlan. After Microdisney split in 1988 (Coughlan forming Fatima Mansions), O’Hagan released a couple of import-only solo albums before forming the High Llamas. The Llamas issued their debut, Gideon Gaye, in 1994 to high praise in the British press; it was released in the States a year later almost as an afterthought, with virtually no fanfare.

Comparisons of the High Llamas/O’Hagan to Brian Wilson/the Beach Boys are unavoidable, and not just from arcane critics. Anyone with a large Beach Boys collection will detect the uncanny resemblance to 1966-1970 Beach Boys, with the sophisticated melodies, the beautiful harmonies, and the elaborate production, with the emphasis on layered keyboards and orchestration. Echoes of Pet Sounds, Smile, Wild Honey, and Surf’s Up predominate, though O’Hagan also claims Burt Bacharach as a major inspiration.

The Llamas began to build a bigger and bigger fan base throughout the late 1990s (in the US as well as the UK) and O’Hagan’s ever-shifting, ever-growing stable of side musicians made sure every album was as beautifully arranged and carefully conceived as the last. Subsequent efforts include 1996′s gorgeously sprawling Hawaii, 1997′s warmly clinical Cold and Bouncy, and 1999′s chilly Snowbug. Buzzle Bee arrived the following year, featuring a more stripped-down sound and guest vocals from Mary Hansen from Stereolab. Before her tragic death in late 2002, O’Hagan had Hansen onboard for the Llamas’ chamber-pop masterpiece Beet, Maize & Corn. Virtually eliminating the standard ‘electric guitar, bass and drums’ formula, Beet, Maize & Corn was full of lilting strings, warm horns and gently plucked classical guitars, and proved to be a high achievement for the Llamas with both critics and fans.

Four years later, in 2007, O’Hagan and company revisited the sunny sprawl of Hawaii (as well as Cold and Bouncy’s technical slickness) for the upbeat and lovingly crafted Can Cladders. Along the way the band provided music for the 2000 feature Sunburn, while O’Hagan frequently arranged and produced work for the likes of Doves, Super Furry Animals and Sondre Lerche, and percussionist Allum has worked with Turin Brakes and the Lightning Seeds.The High Llamas’ first new album in first years is due out on Drag City in April this year.

We’re excited to have the Montgolfier Brothers supporting. The trio, who are one of our favourite Manchester bands, will make an extremely rare live appearance – their first here in two years. Since 1997, Roger Quigley (aka At Swim Two Birds), Mark Tranmer (Gnac) and Otto Smart (The Otto Show) have released their own recordings as well as three Montgolfier Brothers albums: Seventeen Stars, The World Is Flat, and All My Bad Thoughts. In 1999 Alan McGee signed them to his Poptones label and has since said of them, ‘sometimes the best bands feel like a well-kept secret’. It’s true.

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26 de Março de 2011

Primal Scream "Gentle Tuesday"

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Março 2011
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