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Imperial Leisure & Nasty Boy

Imperial Leisure Promoting single ‘Nasty Boy’ Newly signed to indie record label FXD Records, Imperial Leisure is on the final leg of their summer schedule of gigs, which began in July and is due to finish at the Cyder Fest continue →

Andrew Combs Still Dreaming

New Album And Tour For Andrew Combs Scheduled for release on Loose Music next year is American singer-songwriter Andrew Comb’s second album. This second long player titled, ‘All These Dreams’ is set for release 9th February 2015. In order to continue →

Grandview Out With Debut Album

It’s All About The View Having formed in Burlington, MA, in 2012, due to, and in their own words, “an unhealthy obsession with the world champion gymnast McKayla Maroney”, Grandview is primed to take the world by storm with their continue →

Danny & The Champions Heading To Nashville

Live Dates & New Live Album Danny & The Champions of the World will be on their way to Nashville, Tennessee, as part of an official showcase event at the 2014 Americana Music Festival. The band is set to perform continue →

Forthcoming Album From Team Me

Team Me On The Verge Of A Return Norwegian indie band Team Me is set to release their second album 1st September 2014 on Propeller Recordings. The new album will be tilted ‘Blind As Night’ and is the follow up continue →

Toini & The Tomcats Spiller På Buckleys

The Cats Are In Town! Famous Last Words (FLW) recently published an interview with Toini & The Tomcats after meeting up with both Toini and Arne from the band. Now, along with the rest of the Tomcats, Toini and Co. continue →

Nai Harvest New Single And Tour

Nai Harvest Out With New Single Nai Harvest make a welcome return with the track ‘Buttercups’ out now on Topshelf Records (US) and Dog Knights Productions (UK). The band comprises of the duo Ben Thompson (guitar/vocals) and Lew Currie (drums) continue →

Doug Seegers interview

Doug Seegers Talked To FLW Doug Seegers is the new country music singing sensation from Nashville. Having been discovered by Jill Johnson and Magnus Carlson for Swedish TV show Jills Veranda, Doug Seegers is no longer a name associated with continue →

Following The Dream…

Norwegian Vidar Ruud On His Debut Album Vidar Ruud made a life-changing decision to quit his previous profession and in place pursue the dream of a singer-songwriter. Famous Last Words (FLW) had the honour of speaking with Vidar Ruud about continue →

Toini & the Tomcats Interview

Rockabilly With A Little Extra Two out of five cats were present when Famous Last Words (FLW) interviewed Toini & the Tomcats in Oslo, Norway. The interview was an outright success as both Arne Ertnæs (bass) and Toini Knudtsen (vocals) continue →

MOLITOR

There is a new talent in Canada Fast emerging talent who goes by the name of MOLITOR talked with Famous Last Words (FLW) about life as an independent recording artist and his debut EP ‘Or Maybe Yesterday’. MOLITOR is currently continue →

Benjamin Finger New Album

The Mystery That Is ‘The Bet’ Benjamin Finger returns with the brand new album ‘The Bet’ out now on indie label Watery Starve. Atmospheric electronics and classical influences pass through ‘The Bet’ and offer glimpses of what can be described continue →

FLW Playlist

Undertow
 

Undertow

Up River (Holy Roar Records)

First album from relative newcomers Up River deliver a winning combination of intelligent post-hardcore with melodic undertones.

River Mirrors
 

River Mirrors

Infinity Broke (Come To The Darkside Luke)

New band, new line up but with a surprising return to former glories, ‘River Mirrors’ reflects the harder edges and sonic experimentation of Jamie Hutchings’ past.

Idiot's Hill
 

Lift Me Up (from album Idiot’s Hill)

Basko Believes (Rootsy)

‘Lift Me Up’ is a shimmering delight and one of the highlights of Basko Believes engaging ‘Idiot’s Hill’.

Desperate R N R 3
 

Messin’ With The Kid (from album Desperate Rock N Roll Vol 3)

Various Artists (Flame)

Storming rhythm and blues number with a nod to garage rock, ‘Messin’ With The Kid’ gets the ‘Desperate…’ series off to a flyer with volume number three.

Out Among The Stars
 

Out Among The Stars

Johnny Cash (Sony Music CMG)

Never before released songs from the legend that is Johnny Cash, ‘Out Among The Stars’ is the equivalent of striking oil for the first time and a welcome addition to the man’s legacy.

Bookburner
 

Bookburner (single)

This Sect (Sect Appeal Records / Diger)

Intelligent indie post-punk with an 80s influence by way of This Sect.

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Man O’ War EP

Orbo (Grappa)

Offering a splash of originality with a song about Napoleon Bonaparte, the description ‘handmade rock ‘n’ roll’ is accurate in more ways than one for the return of ORBO.

Catch The Breeze
 

Catch The Breeze

Slowdive (Sanctuary)

Paying our respects for the surprise reunion of Slowdive, this double disc compilation issued on Sanctuary is a more than adequate introductory to one of the pioneers of shoegazing.

Poison
 

Poison (single)

Barlow Gin & the Hatchetmen (Untitled)

Seductive vocals and wonderful brass accompaniment, ‘Poison’ is a teasing introduction to the forthcoming album from Barlow Gin & the Hatchetmen.

Gå som det her
 

Gå som det her

Bøgdabråk (Bøgdabråk Records)

Leif Inge Hopstad and gang release album number three and it’s a bit of a belter!

FLW Charts

Blues, Country & Folk

  • Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson Do Tell (Manhaton Records)
  • Basko Believes Idiot's Hill (Rootsy)
  • Orbo Man O' War (Grappa)
  • The Kokomo Kings Artificial Natural (Grime Tone)
  • Various Artists High On The Hog: Honky Tonk & Hillbilly Bop Vol. 9 (Cactus)

Indie

  • Infinity Broke River Mirrors (Come To The Darkside Luke)
  • Up River Undertow (Holy Roar Records)
  • This Sect Bookburner (Sect Appeal Records/Diger)
  • Mr Little Jeans Pocketknife (Sony Music Norway)
  • Pretend Happy MMXIII: A Collection Of Old Songs (Untitled)

Rockabilly

  • Various Artists Desperate Rock N Roll Volume Three  (Flame)
  • Lawen Stark & the Slide Boppers On The Run (Drunkabilly Records)
  • Various Artists A Ball Tonight (Buffalo Bop)
  • Dale Rocka and the Volcanoes Jump into The Midnight Ball! (Rhythm Bomb)
  • Various Artists Big Bad Rockabilly Boppers Vol. 14 (Presto)
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