Archive for March, 2009

Archive

Archive

Archive are a music collective from London whose music combines dark, Bristol-style soundscapes (Massive Attack, Portishead) with electronica, progressive (Pink Floyd) and post-rock influences.

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Indie Disco #119

Indie Disco #119

Indie Disco is a podcast filled with two hours’ worth of indie rock / post-punk / shoegaze / electronic dance music. This instalment features 32 songs by Titus Andronicus, White Lies, Ultra Vivid Scene, Inspiral Carpets, Phoenix, and lots of other exciting bands.

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Under The Covers #4

Today’s covers are by David Hasselhoff, Franz Ferdinand, and Hard-Fi.

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The Exploding Boy

The Exploding Boy

The Exploding Boy is a Swedish post-punk outfit whose dark yet melodic songs are especially suited for the gloomy winter evenings – kind of Interpol meets The Cure with shades of Placebo and The Sisters Of Mercy.

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Blackroom

Blackroom

If the idea of a guitar-laden crossover between Depeche Mode, a-ha, Duran Duran, New Order, and Röyksopp sounds good to you, give Blackroom a listen and you won’t be disappointed.

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Punk TV

Punk TV

With a sound that harkens the decadent notes of Manchester, Punk TV inject the baggy tunes of The Stone Roses, The Charlatans, and Happy Mondays with extra noise à la Sonic Youth before adding some synth bleeps and organ chords courtesy of New Order and The Chemical Brothers.

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Phoenix

Phoenix

Phoenix’s heady cocktail of pop, electro, hip-hop, folk, and funk, combines upbeat indie rock with lush synths and catchy choruses that will not only seduce the critics but score a hit with the record-buying public, too.

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Indie Disco #118

Indie Disco #118

Indie Disco is a podcast filled with two hours’ worth of indie rock / post-punk / shoegaze / electronic dance music. This instalment features 33 songs by Tenebre, The Maccabees, Christabel Dreams, Black Poets, Blume, and lots of other exciting bands.

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Under The Covers #3

Kirsty Hawkshaw

Today’s covers are by Sleepthief feat. Kirsty Hawkshaw and Jorge Vazquez.

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Blume

Blume

With lyrical influences ranging from European Romanticism to decadent poets and philosophers, Blume infuse early ’80s new wave with the sleek production sensibility of the 2000s to create a dark mix of bittersweet electronic harmonies, minor-key washes of sound, and spellbinding vocals.

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