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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 →

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.

FLW Playlist

 

Neànder

Neànder (Through Love Records)

Bleak sonic soundscapes that also shine with waves of melodic passages making this a compelling debut album for German band Neànder.

 

No Cactus

Jackdaw (Cutthroat)

A superb collection of alternative country that sees it’s main players more than happy to sit in the shadows and let the songs do the talking.

 

Introducing…Danny “O” & The Astrotones

Danny "O" & The Astrotones (Witchcraft)

More than rockabilly, in fact, quite a bit more as this is rock ‘n’ roll with blues, garage and punk thrown in as well and ending up with an assured debut album.

 

One In A Million

Twisted Rod (Rhythm Bomb)

Twisted Rod has certainly done it again and produced a whirlwind of rockin’ rockabilly and rock ‘n’ roll with current album ‘One In A Million’.

 

Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.4

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

There’s not a dud track to be had here as the various artists selected for ‘Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.4’ maintain a high level of quality via a mixture of blues and rhythm and blues.

 

In Constellation

West My Friend (Grammar Fight Records)

There’s much to take in during West My Friend’s new long player and it’s all good!

 

Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.5

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

Another volume and another successful formula of blues and rhythm and blues as far as ‘Southern Bred: Mississippi R&B Rockers Vol.5’ goes.

 

Flux

Rachael Dadd (Memphis Industries)

Societal and environmental issues feature during Rachael Dadd’s latest album that is also rich in musical experimentation.

 

Sweet Thing

Bonita & The Blues Shacks (Rhythm Bomb)

It’s certainly a mixed bag of styles that flows throughout the album ‘Sweet Thing ‘and therefore offering something for all blues and rhythm and blues supporters, but when the traditional route is given some airtime, then it’s where Bonita & The Blues Shacks truly shine.

 

The Ragtime Wranglers – ‘New Spark Boogie / Free Ballin‘

The Ragtime Wranglers (Homebrew Records)

The Ragtime Wranglers and this double-sided single, they wake up the neighbourhood with good reason because this is rock ‘n’ roll worth getting excited about.

FLW Charts

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