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Walking with the lions

Canada really is king at the moment as far as FLW is concerned. Latest addition to the FLW stable is new interview with rising stars Acres of Lions. Currently out on tour in their homeland, Acres of Lions also has continue →

One Cup of Coffee with Gary Newby

It’s here at last! Gary Newby, formerly of The Railway Children, popped in for a chat with Famous Last Words Records (FLW). Not only was it interesting to hear Gary’s thoughts regarding his former band but also pleasing to hear continue →

Light up the northern lights

Kid Exodus is featured in Famous Last Words (FLW) with a recent interview conducted in the heart of Oslo. Peter Estdahl and Benjamin Mørk shared their views on the new EP ‘Northern Lights’ and future plans. This band is going to continue →

Captain calling…

New interview! Captain Gone reveal some details behind their debut album ‘A Hundred Nights Like This’. The Norwegian/UK four-piece talked to FLW over a few coffees about their place of retreat, love of drama and the pursuit of classic songwriting. continue →

Working hard for the dream

Alfred Hall were in great spirits when Famous Last Words (FLW) came to town. The band’s debut album is on constant rotation in the FLW office as we can’t get enough of its shimmery summer goodness. ‘Wilderness’ is the name and it’s continue →

Depeche Mode still proving their worth

Depeche Mode is back with new album ‘Delta Machine’ (Columbia) and it is truly exceptional. A review of this new DM effort, along with some hot releases from Western Star and a very emotional yet fantastic release from Swedish band continue →

Moose Blood interview

Moose Blood band member Glenn took a few minutes to have a chat with Famous Last Words about the band’s love of coffee and collecting records. If you haven’t heard Moose Blood’s ‘Moving Home’ EP yet, then head straight for continue →

Skinner’s resurrection

It’s here at last! Famous Last Words (FLW) is proud to bring you the latest interview with Grahame Skinner. It was a great privilege to meet Mr Skinner and talk all things 80s and of course FLWs’ favourite phase of continue →

Northpaw ‘Extinction’ video

Famous Last Words (FLW) caught up with the rather excellent Northpaw to discuss their recent ‘Trepidation’ EP for a forthcoming feature in our very pages. The Northpaw boys were in fine fettle, despite FLW bringing the cold of Norway along continue →

One of New York’s finest…

A Place to Bury Strangers (APTBS) had a few things to get off their collective chests to Famous Last Words prior to a rather rip-roaring gig in Oslo, Norway last week. The band’s new album ‘Worship’ is rather fine and definitely continue →

Hearing the presence of something special

New interview with Christel Alsos published today. If you haven’t heard new album ‘Presence’ yet, then it comes highly recommended by the folks at FLW. In addition, Christel Alsos is currently touring throughout Norway. Catch one of the live dates continue →

A Place to Bury Strangers

New York’s A Place to Bury Strangers pulled off a brief, yet blistering set in Olso last night full of white noise and wailing feedback. In addition, the band had a few spare minutes to share a few thoughts on continue →

FLW Playlist

 

Nil and Void (Single)

This Sect (Sect Appeal Records)

This Sect continue their struggle against society’s ills with latest single Nil and Void, issued on fetching pink vinyl.

 

Lucky 7 (from album Black Aura)

Viper Arms (Concorde Music Company)

An exhilarating ride from Viper Arms that climaxes in a holler of, “You’ve got the lucky seven.” Just one such highlight from the band’s album Black Aura.

 

Brilliant Light

Danny & The Champions of the World (Loose Music)

Give ‘Brilliant Light’ time and the majority of these songs will definitely find a way to win over your heart because it’s what’s known in the industry as a real grower.

 

 

Dagan I Fingertuppan (Single)

Sigrun Loe Sparboe (Grappa)

A leftover from a previous album session,  Sigrun Loe Sparboe breathes new life into Dagan I Fingertuppan and delivers a very strong single full of determination yet cleverly masked by the sweetest of vocals.

 

Sounds Of The Street

The Ace Trio (Untitled)

A debut album that is rarer than hen’s teeth these days due to a limited run, The Ace Trio apply their own touches to a selection of covers and end up with a very fine album indeed.

 

Boxes

Matt Lande (Working Brilliantly)

Excellent second album from singer-songwriter Matt Lande who writes intelligent alt-pop records that inspire the senses and tug at the heartstrings.

 

Berry & Whythe (Single)

Siv Jakobsen (The Nordic Mellow)

Fresh single from Siv Jakobsen’s forthcoming album that allows the listener to be sitting adjacent the Norwegian singer-songwriter, such is the intimate nature and delivery of Berry & Whythe.

 

a – > b

(Eilean Records)

Tatsuro Kojima has been building up to this moment for some time, capturing the sounds of ‘a – > b’ and therefore providing his interpretaion of the finer details of life.

 

L.A. Sunset (Single)

The Crowleys (Bandcamp)

Glorious combination of shoegaze and psychedelic pop that ushers in The Crowleys’ debut single in some style.

 

Here Again

A Will Away (Triple Crown Records)

Full of melodic tunes and raw emotions, A Will Away extend their recorded output to a full album of punk and alternative rock.

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