Tag Archives: Art Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Hand of God

“Ultimately, Cave’s message seems to be that only through togetherness and unity in spirit can people rise above the carnage — the depression, the fear, the prejudice, the ugliness — of this grim moment..”.(Rolling Stone) My post tonight isn’t about … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Silverbacks – Just In The Band

Dublin/Kildare’s, Silverbacks attracted my attention earlier this year with their bustling, brash, post-punk gem, Dunkirk.  How their next single escaped my attention I do not know, but at the end of last month the art-punk outfit followed up their last single … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alan Vega, Alex Chilton, Ben Vaughn – Fat City

Cubist Blues is an album I stumbled upon a couple of years ago and I dare say it sounds just as unique now as it did when it was first recorded in 1996! I have to admit that I am … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Silverbacks – Dunkirk

Dublin/Kildare’s Silverbacks are an art-punk outfit consisting of brothers Kilian and Daniel O’Kelly, Peadar Kearney, Gary Wickham and Emma Hanlon.  Last month saw the release of latest single, Dunkirk which was produced by Girl Band’s Daniel Fox and issued through their own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Modern Lovers – She Cracked

The original Modern lovers were active from 1970 to 1974, but their recordings were not released until 1976 and after. Initially The Modern Lovers consisted of Jonathan Richman, bassist Ernie Brooks, drummer David Robinson (later of The Cars) and keyboardist Jerry … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Monochrome Set – He’s Frank

When British college punk band the B-Sides changed their name and direction to become Adam & the Ants, guitarist/vocalist Bid and guitarist Lester Square decided to go their own way and started the Monochrome Set. Originating in London in 1978, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Three Days Dark – Breaking the Day

Inspired by the sounds of the 60’s and early 70’s, Essex-based singer-songwriter Trent Halliday, aka Three Days Dark, brings alive the sounds of jazz, psych and art-rock in his music.  Having studied a degree in ethnomusicology, Trent is not only influenced … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alan Vega, Alex Chilton, Ben Vaughn – Sister

Today’s song is certainly a slinky little number, you may well remember it from the first time round when the it came out on an album called ‘Cubist Blues’ back in 1996?  Or, if you are like me, this is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Bowie – The Man Who Sold The World

There is no need for words… It’s just good to just reflect and fondly remember… …RIP David Bowie.  

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Post War Glamour Girls

Genre: Art Rock, Post Punk, No strangers to The Listening Post Blog and featured in earlier reviews, Post War Glamour girls never cease to impress. With an energy that seems to have no boundaries, they continue to write in a … Continue reading

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