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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 →

Beware The Swamp Man…

Kieron McDonald gives FLW a few moments of his time to share his love of rockabilly and proposed plans for this year in our latest interview. Expect more original compositions from the Aussie hepcat in not too long.

New album reviews

FLW has updated its Reviews section with new album releases from Christel Alsos, Razika, Superfamily to name but a few.

Rayne release single ‘Fallen’

Hailing from Sunderland, Rayne release new single ‘Fallen’ (03/03/13). Taken from the band’s debut album ‘The New Enlightenment’, ‘Fallen’ is a compelling first choice with shades of eighties indie guitar rock that is both exhilarating and uplifting in equal measure. continue →

New interview with Delays, and Greg Glibert’s first art exhibition

Check out the new interview with Delays’ Greg and Aaron Gilbert revealing an indepth look at the band’s four albums to date, and current and future plans in terms of the band. In addition, lead vocalist Greg Gilbert has his continue →

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Edge of Love

Lisa Redford (Bandcamp)

Lisa Redford (plus band) has made a rousing comeback that is likely to win over new supporters here as well as overseas.

 

Bedsit

Jamie Hutchings (Come To The Darkside Luke)

Coming from a bleak period in his life, but not without forgetting to raise a smile and exude a belly full of laughs once in a while, is Jamie Hutchings fourth solo album ‘Bedsit’.

 

Death Touches Us, From The Moment We Begin To Love

Departures (Holy Roar Records)

Revisiting an honest record where emotions are laid bare against a soundtrack that is equally captivating in its twists and turns of melodic passages and grinding post punk and hardcore sounds.

 

Captivity

Forth (Secret Entertainment)

The band’s latest album ‘Captivity’ marries influences from alternative rock, grunge, hard rock to even Elvis Presley himself.

 

Who Do You Love (from album Barbed Wire Kisses)

The Jesus and Mary Chain (Blanco y Negro)

The instruction manual for how to execute a perfect cover version can be found here. Innovative reworking by the Reid brothers of Bo Diddley’s ‘Who Do You Love’ breeds a classic.

 

Don’t Touch! (EP)

Andre Williams (Koko Mojo)

‘Just Want A Little Lovin’ that is most certainly raw yet suggestive of many things in terms of its approach…

 

Gonna Make It Alone – Brexit Rockers

Various Artists (Atomicat)

The music speaks for itself on this latest compilation from Atomicat, despite its relevance in name only to the current political debate surrounding the UK and rest of Europe.

 

Surface Textures

Andrew Tasselmyer (Eilean Records)

Going to great lengths to capture the sounds included on ‘Surface Textures’ with visits to Japan, China, Europe and the USA between 2017 and 2018…

 

DANCE!

Freedom Fuel (Secret Entertainment)

A massive leap forward as far as the creativity is concerned when it comes to Freedom Fuel and their latest long player ‘DANCE!’.

 

Noise From The Attic

Heyme (Jezus Factory Records)

…the ten songs crafted on this debut solo album are largely built out of improvisation.

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