WEB RUMOURS – New Wave Heartache
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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

COZY SLIPPERS – When Will When Come?
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Breezy indie pop perfection Seattle-Based indie pop outfit Cozy Slippers previously appeared on our radar back in 2019 when they appeared for a brief number of UK dates, including a slot in London (alongside the likes of Gold Baby and … Read More

NAZ & ELLA – No (Doesn’t Mean Convince Me)
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I know my mind and I won’t play… North London duo Naz & Ella have carved out a musical path that showcases an alternative folk approach, which also focusses on social issues. Of which, haunting new composition ‘No (Doesn’t Mean … Read More

GOLD BABY – Rabbits
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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

SCARLET – Wrong Way
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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

PRETTY IN PINK: An Eclectic Soundtrack
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The deeper you get, the sweeter the pain… In the slow evolution of teen movies through the 1970s and 1980s, the choice of music usually stuck to either a traditional use of reliable classics or relied on contemporary rock music … Read More

PRETTY IN PINK: 35th Anniversary
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“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

PARAGON CAUSE – Making Up For Lost Time
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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

Introducing HOPDOT
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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

Wavegirl Best Albums Of 2020
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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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