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Review: Liam Gallagher at Emirates Old Trafford – Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News

Review: Liam Gallagher at Emirates Old Trafford
Manchester Evening News
When 1995 single Whatever gets an airing a song or two later, I'm ready to sit outside Noel's house until he agrees to getting the Big O back together. Not for nostalgia, but for THOSE SONGS. Songs like Supersonic. But the plectrum slide up the guitar ...

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George Rigden: George-ous – Chortle


Chortle

George Rigden: George-ous
Chortle
George Rigden is to pick-up artists what David Brent is to office management: an unselfaware man hiding a mountain of insecurity behind a paper-thin arrogance. He takes to the corner of his Portakabin ('stage' seems too fancy a word) with his guitar ...

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Keith Urban leaves country in the dust at the Sprint Center – Kansas City Star


Kansas City Star

Keith Urban leaves country in the dust at the Sprint Center
Kansas City Star
Keith Urban's concert at the Sprint Center on Friday put a fresh twist on the familiar joke about a hockey game breaking out at a fight. Ostensibly a country artist, Urban retained just a few country elements in a daring performance dominated by myriad ...

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Future Me Hates Me – Pitchfork


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Future Me Hates Me
Pitchfork
Future Me Hates Me is also but the latest notable guitar-based record in the last 12 months to come from the Zealandia region, joining Alex Lahey's sugary and delightful 2017 debut I Love You Like a Brother and Camp Cope's raw, astounding How to ...

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Oh Sees Take Their Psychedelic Squall Up a Level With “Anthemic Aggressor” – SPIN


SPIN

Oh Sees Take Their Psychedelic Squall Up a Level With “Anthemic Aggressor”
SPIN
Those elements are consistently repetitive, which is good, because everything else is in constant flux: dissonant wooshes of electronics, chunky electric piano chords, and above all, Dwyer's guitar. He's an underrated player, and has plenty of room to ...

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Oh Sees Take Their Psychedelic Squall Up a Level With “Anthemic Aggressor” – SPIN


SPIN

Oh Sees Take Their Psychedelic Squall Up a Level With “Anthemic Aggressor”
SPIN
Those elements are consistently repetitive, which is good, because everything else is in constant flux: dissonant wooshes of electronics, chunky electric piano chords, and above all, Dwyer's guitar. He's an underrated player, and has plenty of room to ...

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Review: The Beths’ ‘Future Me Hates Me’ Is a Power-Pop Monument – Rolling Stone


Rolling Stone

Review: The Beths' 'Future Me Hates Me' Is a Power-Pop Monument
Rolling Stone
But the Beths are more a band-band and a song-band than a singer-songwriter-band, brilliant at bright guitar frenzy, instantly memorable melodies and tune-mad group sing-alongs with the joy of Sixties bubblegum rock; there's a real love at solving pop ...

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Death Cab For Cutie: Thank You For Today Review – Paste Magazine


Paste Magazine

Death Cab For Cutie: Thank You For Today Review
Paste Magazine
The sleek guitar riff and sexy bass line much too cool for a band whose real heyday was back when MySpace was still thriving. Whether the jolt of life is from newly minted members Dave Depper and Zac Rae can't be said for sure, but their contributions ...
Review: Death Cab For Cutie Get Reborn on 'Thank You For Today'Rolling Stone
Death Cab For Cutie – 'Thank You For Today' reviewNME.com
Death Cab for Cutie: Thank You for Today review – comforting alt-rock melancholiaThe Guardian

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Movie Review: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is Spike’s most inspired work in years – WTOP


WTOP

Movie Review: 'BlacKkKlansman' is Spike's most inspired work in years
WTOP
It's all backed by the powerful guitar of Terence Blanchard (“Inside Man”). Still, Lee's most powerful touch is his use of archival footage, opening with the Confederate crane shot of Victor Fleming's “Gone with the Wind” (1939), climaxing with the ...

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BEACH HOUSE 7 (Sub Pop) – Santa Fe New Mexican


Santa Fe New Mexican

BEACH HOUSE 7 (Sub Pop)
Santa Fe New Mexican
“Dark Spring” opens this, their seventh album, with another new texture: Waves of electric guitar that make the group sound like shoegaze bands such as My Bloody Valentine. “Pay No Mind” transforms that guitar into a slow buzz that vibrates alongside ...

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