Month: February 2010

Listening Booth – The Cars, “Candy-O”

Just because I’m in the mood for some vintage New Wave, here’s one of my favorite songs by the Cars.  It’s the title track from their 1979 sophomore effort, Candy-O.  While never released as a single, “Candy-O” nonetheless brilliantly showcases the darker and more sinister side of the group.  The main guitar riff is ferocious[…]

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Album review: Field Music – Field Music (Measure)

For fans of Sunderland’s indie pop masters Field Music, the two-plus years since their announced hiatus felt like anything but.  Scarcely a year after the January 2007 release of Tones of Town, co-founder David Brewis released an album under the School of Language banner.   That was followed up in August ’08 by the self-titled debut[…]

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