Category Archive: Great Music

Jul 03

People are talking…

Here is what the critics are saying about Dot Dash: Half-Remembered Dream: TROUBLEZINE: “A masterpiece… enthralling and hypermelodic… Lemonheads, passing through a sonic paradise wherein Teenage Fanclub and Buzzcocks meet the heroes of C86… A must!” THE OWL: “Dot Dash is a post-punk band with the admirable quality of taking influence from indie music of …

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Jul 03

Beachball and the Silver Frog EP coming soon

Skytone is hoping it will be the soundtrack to your summer… Find more here: http://skytone1.bandcamp.com/

Apr 04

Adrian Borland Tribute, more details

Here is some info on the project, it is presently being mastered by local legend Philip Shaw Bova: Title and Track-listing: “ There Must Be A Hole In Your Memory ” A Tribute To The Sound & Adrian Borland (Special Edition) 1. Typwrtr – Hothouse 2. Easy – Counting The Days 3. Spasmodique – Silent …

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Nov 01

The Flaps Do It Again

I know I have threatened to write about The Flaps in the past, but somehow never getting around to it and although they did get a a very brief mention in my ravings about the Empiricals, a few years ago, they certainly deserve much more – and what perfect timing now that they have a …

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Apr 13

PAUL BEVOIR – IN DAYS OF WONDER – MAGNIFICENT RELEASE BY EX JETSET

   This release is easily one of the best releases of the decade or should I say this century. It has taken me years just to get around to writing something about it, mainly because I don’t think anything I say, can do it justice. How do you describe one of the most magnificent releases …

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Jan 12

Brush Strokes On Canvas – Fabulous Art For Pop Kids

First I have to admit that I was predisposed to enjoy this compilation, even before I listened to it as I noticed quite a few of my favourite bands in the track listing – people like Phil Wilson (of June Brides fame – one of the best bands ever), Simon Bish / aka Simon Goalpost …

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Sep 30

Yesterday’s News Tomorrow!

Welcome to our “Adventure Playground” and here is a smidgen of what’s going on in our small world (we had hoped to update you on a more regular basis like once a year but you will have to settle for quarterly – of a decade that is – we did warn you that the transmissions …

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Sep 25

Winter Garden Light – Dot Dash does it again!!

We are extremely excited here at TBM headquarters as we just released the amazing new album by Dot Dash “Winter Garden Light” (Beauty 022) which is their follow up to last year’s debut “Spark>Flame>Ember>Ash” (Beauty 019) which was released September 2011, making it two albums in one year, and giving them the title of the …

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Apr 11

The Cleaners From Venus Have Returned!

This is not the title of a bad B-movie from the 60’s but rather a long overdue homage to Martin Newell’s wonderful musical creations with his group The Cleaners From Venus which has been in various stages of activity since 1980 and in recent years has had a flurry of new releases and re-issues, although …

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Apr 04

Walk Towards The Light – Bright Lights, Big Zombie

There’s a light that never goes out and let’s hope it belongs to Bright Lights, Big Zombie (www.myspace.com/brightlightsbigzombie and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bright-Lights-Big-Zombie/125542644125373 ), the latest signings for Exeter label Pastime Records. I had mentioned in a previous post that I thought this self titled album (Pastime 017) is magnificent and maybe I should tell you why I …

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