Category Archives: Track Reviews

Track Review: Primal Scream – 2013

by Sam Skilton “You can’t ride two bikes with one arse,” Mani responded last year when asked about the possibility of playing for both Primal Scream and The Stone Roses at the latter’s mammoth Heaton Park reunion. And so it … Continue reading

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Track Review: Darktown Jubilee – Stay

by Sam Skilton Fan of U2? The Killers? Snow Patrol? Then we’re pretty sure you will like the new single ‘Stay’ by up and coming Manchester band Darktown Jubilee. Produced by Cenzo Townsend, who has engineered the likes of The … Continue reading

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Track Review: Davis Fetter – Born

by Sam Skilton Los Angeles has a rich history musically. During the 1960s the Sunset Strip produced the likes of The Byrds and The Doors, while the city branded as the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’ has more recently seen … Continue reading

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Track Review: The Strypes – Blue Collar Jane

by Sam Skilton When an artist draws the attention of the likes of Paul Weller, Jeff Beck, Elton John and Noel Gallagher, it is a sure sign that they must be doing something right. There probably hasn’t been this much … Continue reading

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Track Review: Merchandise – Time

by Sam Skilton Here at National Brit Rock we mainly focus on British music, but sometimes it is simply impossible to ignore bands from overseas. The latest group we have been intrigued by are called Merchandise and hail from Tampa, … Continue reading

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Track Review: HARES – Your Kind of Guy

by Sam Skilton What the heck is bubblegum grunge? Well, here’s half an explanation. Bubblegum pop originated in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and was a genre of upbeat pop-rock, characterised by guitars, keyboards and synthesizers. Grunge on the … Continue reading

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Track Review: David Bowie – Where Are We Now?

by Sam Skilton For almost a decade, David Bowie has been gone, but never forgotten. Becoming something of a recluse in New York, up until last week the Thin White Duke had not released any material in ten years. But … Continue reading

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