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Posts Tagged Alt Rock

TOTT 2016 #2: DREAM WIFE

‘Dream Wife‘ is a 1953 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, in which a businessman breaks off his engagement to his workaholic girlfriend to be with an “old fashioned” woman from the fictional country of Bukistan. Apparently...

DAMA SCOUT

Alt-rock trio Dama Scout may have formed over Hadrian’s in Glasgow and London respectively, but their noise-pop stylings are well heeled in 80’s post punk and 90’s alternative rock with spikey guitar riffs, waves of distortion and the quiet/loud...

SØLV

Singer-song writer Sølv has brought us a brand new track called “I’m Your Gun”, and it isn’t what I expected. As I hit play I was ready to receive a forlorn ‘alt’ track but was instead greeted by incredibly...

BAD FAMILY

There’s nothing like a good chorus to get your spirits up, especially when those spirits have been crushed by the post festival death knell. After four days of hedonism in a field, it was a nice relief to find...

HANNAH LOU CLARK

Opening boldly with the line ‘Love is a gobstopper in my mouth’ accompanied by the synthetic pulse of a drum machine, Hannah Lou Clark takes us on a sneering lyrical journey exploring feelings of frustration, discouragement and heartache. ‘It’s Your Love’...

DREAM WIFE

When you hear that a band formed in art-school as part of a performance art project, you almost can’t help but roll your eyes. But get ready to cast aside any preconceptions, as Dream Wife will chew them up...

THYLA

To describe ‘Car Crash’ as being equally baffling and brilliant could be interpreted as damp praise, and yet it’s the best way to describe what is a truly impressive track from Brighton four piece Thyla. Jumping from alternative rock...

TOTT 2015 #3: C DUNCAN

At #3 is this year’s safe bet – C Duncan! Let’s face it, it’s no real surprise C Duncan has made it onto our Top Of The Tips list for 2015. The Scottish composer has had a whirlwind of a...

TOTT 2015 #8: CLEAN CUT KID

At #8 is the magnificent Clean Cut Kid A manager in January. A record deal with Polydor in April. A headline set at Reading & Leeds Festival for BBC Introducing in August. Support slots for Circa Waves and Shura...

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