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WEB RUMOURS – New Wave Heartache

adrift in an endless sea… Although it might sound a strange combination, the new release from Web Rumors brings to mind OMD meets Austra. There’s a warmth at work in the electronic foundations of ‘New Wave Heartache’ which is augmented … Read More

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GOLD BABY – Rabbits

That’s not the whole story… After a lengthy period of releasing various singles, London indie-pop outfit Gold Baby have now turned their attention to the release of their debut EP Rabbits. Having gone through some line-up changes in recent years, … Read More

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SCARLET – Wrong Way

Holding on forever… Emerging from the Northwest of England, Scarlet are a four piece alt-rock outfit that have managed to win critical acclaim in recent years on the back of their guitar-fuelled widescreen tunes. Led by Jessie Robinson, the band … Read More

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PRETTY IN PINK: 35th Anniversary

“I’d have died for you!” One of the cultural landmarks to be firmly welded to the era of the 1980s has to be the film work of writer and director John Hughes. In particular, his 1985 angsty teen drama The … Read More

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PARAGON CAUSE – Making Up For Lost Time

Guitar Crush Go… Last year Paragon Cause delivered the raw, alluring quality of What We Started (see Wavegirl review), an album given a bigger profile with a special European release via the AnalogueTrash label. The mesmerising combination of twilight electronics … Read More

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Introducing HOPDOT

Haunting songs of devotion and love Despite the turbulent period that we’re all currently living through, on occasion some captivating music emerges that offers hope and optimism. It’s certainly something that alt-pop outfit HOPdot serve up in style with a … Read More

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Wavegirl Best Albums Of 2020

Battling through a tough year… 2020 has proved to be a grim year for many reasons, but chiefly because of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet, despite the gruelling impact of Covid both personally and professionally on so many … Read More

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IT’S IMMATERIAL – House For Sale

Everything is easy Although they were feted for their jaunty 1986 hit ‘Driving Away From Home’, by that point in their musical trajectory, It’s Immaterial were already a band evolving and embracing different ideas. Previously, the Liverpool outfit had made … Read More

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