Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Comet Gain - Kill Rockstars 7"


Yet another indiepop band ready to be exploited. A homegrown from Washington, home of the legendary indiepop label Subpop, Comet Gain I would say is a fusion of punk and indiepop for its fast-paced yet jingly-jangly guitars appealing to jangle pop followers. Kinda harsh for a traditionalist yet subtle for experimentalist. Judge it for yourself, just have an open mind and soul for this is not your typical ear candy treat!

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Northern Picture Library - Last September's Farewell Kiss 7"


A strange approach to downtempo indiepop, NPL's title track combines accordion, pitch bending synth and occasional guitar distortion to brew an almost perfect melody. The first time I heard this song I thought they sounded very much like Field Mice only to find out in Wikipedia that some of the members were indeed from that legendary band. The flip-side is not to be missed. Its straight out clean acoustic guitar pop with equally brilliant melody.

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