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A chance to win a ticket for this year’s Roskilde Festival

From today (18/04/13) Roskilde Road Trip is in Oslo to hold a competition at MESH from 17:00 to provide a chance to win a ticket to this year’s Roskilde Festival held every year in Denmark. In addition to the competition, continue →

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 →

FLW Playlist

 

Doubt Mines EP

Terrible Love (Big Scary Monsters)

There seems no cure for the emotions expressed here. Cracked love, open wounds and downright despair is what you’re likely to get when it comes to the latest release from post-hardcore outfit Terrible Love.

 

London Is Trouble (Single)

Sol Heilo (Propeller Recordings)

…any joy that is left to be found can certainly be had via ‘London Is Trouble’ and the impressive manner in which this intimate tale is told .

 

Scale Of Blindness

Benjamin Finger (Eilean Records)

It’s a masterwork, and it’s called ‘Scale Of Blindness’.

 

Retreat (from album The Neon Handshake)

Hell is for Heroes (Chrysalis)

Defiant to the end, Retreat is just one of the highlights from a debut album that is being celebrated this month with a number of live dates.

 

The Long Harvest

Creek Road Eleven (Z-Trading)

Such attention to the finer details has certainly paid off as Creek Road Eleven deliver a ten-track album packed with rollin’ country rock tunes…

 

International Blue (Single)

Manic Street Preachers (Columbia)

Everything in its right place then, the new album should be something worth waiting for.

 

Baksida På Operaen (Single)

Stian Fjelldal (Didelidoo)

It makes for compelling listening, especially given the added teaspoonful of eccentricity that brings to mind Scotland’s Mull Historical Society.

 

Thee DB3

Thee DB3 (Drum Monkey Records)

Thee DB3 are a talented unit with a debut album that is firing on all cylinders.

 

Hiding Places (Single)

Rain On Monday (ROM Music)

…‘Hiding Places’ may be the sound of rainfall yet the sun is also shining.

 

Wolf (Single)

DYLYN (HOME Music Co.)

With a genuine 80s feel coursing through the centre of this new record via moody sounding synths, ‘Wolf’ is not without current reference points regarding its overall sound…

FLW Charts

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