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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 →

Mark Moldre At FLW!

In Love With The Past Famous Last Words (FLW) had the great pleasure of speaking with Australian singer-songwriter Mark Moldre. After a lengthy discussion regarding Mark Moldre’s career to date, his current album ‘An Ear To The Earth’ has been continue →

Rockabilly Rave No. 18

It’s nearly that time! The Rockabilly Rave No. 18 is nearly upon us! From 12th – 16th June such artists as Big Sandy, Scotty Baker, The Doel Brothers, Lew Phillips, The Star Shooters as well as the legendary Joe Clay continue →

Cruisin With One Cup Of Coffee

Cruisin Records At One Cup Of Coffee Rune Halland, owner of Cruisin Records, discussed the state of independent record shops in Norway and the world in general with Famous Last Words (FLW) recently. Specialising in a lot of music from continue →

Highasakite Down Under

Highasakite Down Under Highasakite is making a name for themselves Down Under. With a licensing deal agreed with Caroline/Universal Music Australia, the band is set to perform a couple of dates in Australia. First single ‘Since Last Wednesday’ from Highasakite’s continue →

Producers Politics Passion

Martin Hagfors Ready With New Album Having released an incredible eighteen albums with the likes of Home Groan and HGH, as well as having contributed on albums with The National Bank, Ida Jenshus, Respatexans, Hellbillies, Big Bang, Bobby Bare, Askil continue →

European Tour For Hat Fitz & Cara

HAT FITZ & CARA EUROPEAN TOUR With a European tour that is just a matter of a few days old; Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson will be performing at the following venues in support of their recently released album ‘Do continue →

Deke Dickerson Appearing At Rockabilly Dazzle

Rockabilly Dazzle #11 Deke Dickerson & the Eccofonics will be heading from the States to perform in Rotterdam 4th July 2014. The venue where Deke Dickerson and his band will be performing at is Café De Unie, which is situated 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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