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Trailer Trash Tracys – “Candy Girl”

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as much as we’ve grown to hate the term lo-fi for all of it’s contrived and consequently lo-quality contributions to the indie-music world, London’s Trailer Trash Tracys release “Candy Girl”, a solid yet such sounding new single on a double A-Side with “You Wish You Were Red” this September 14th. the song’s minimal hook latent arrangements showcase it’s most important strength… an incredible melody that sits perfectly within a sensible pop song.. excited for more to come from these guys

Trailer Trash Tracys – “Candy Girl”

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rating: 8.7
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reviewed by
08-31-09

b3sci MIXTAPES: Oasis

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b3sci MIXTAPES: Oasis

01. Oasis – “Thank You For the Good Times”
02. Oasis – “Falling Down”
03. Oasis – “Columbia”
04. Oasis – “Full On”
05. Oasis – “Part of the Queue”
06. Oasis – “Pass Me Down the Wine”
07. Oasis – “It’s Getting Better (Man!!)”
08. Oasis – “Morning Glory”
09. Oasis – “Where Did It All Go Wrong?”
10. Oasis – “Headshrinker”
11. Oasis – “Hey Now!”
12. Oasis – “(It’s Good) To Be Free”
13. Oasis – “Live Forever”
14. Oasis – “It’s a Crime (Let There Be Love Demo)”
get the tunes here

Dearly beloved, it is with a heavy heart and a sad face that I say this to you this morning.

As of last Friday the 28th August, I have been forced to leave the Manchester rock’n’roll pop group Oasis.

The details are not important and of too great a number to list. But I feel you have the right to know that the level of verbal and violent intimidation towards me, my family, friends and comrades has become intolerable. And the lack of support and understanding from my management and band mates has left me with no other option than to get me cape and seek pastures new.

I would like firstly to offer my apologies to them kids in Paris who’d paid money and waited all day to see us only to be let down AGAIN by the band. Apologies are probably not enough, I know, but I’m afraid it’s all I’ve got.

While I’m on the subject, I’d like to say to the good people of V Festival that experienced the same thing. Again, I can only apologise – although I don’t know why, it was nothing to do with me. I was match fit and ready to be brilliant. Alas, other people in the group weren’t up to it.

In closing I would like to thank all the Oasis fans, all over the world. The last 18 years have been truly, truly amazing (and I hate that word, but today is the one time I’ll deem it appropriate). A dream come true. I take with me glorious memories.

Now, if you’ll excuse me I have a family and a football team to indulge.

I’ll see you somewhere down the road. It’s been a fuckin’ pleasure.

Thanks very much.

Goodbye.

NG.

reviewed by
08-30-09

Oasis Break Up – “Talk Tonight”

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“Talk Tonight” was written after Noel Gallagher first left oasis during their ’94 US tour. they weren’t done then, or in 96′ when they started a tour in the states with liam house shopping back home with the misses, they weren’t done in 2000 when noel left the band during their world tour. and there’s more in between, but the point is.. are they actually done now?

hope not. as much slack as this band gets for not being what they were in the 90’s, they are simply one of few, a small handful of bands that can actually still hold it down as a relevant rock and roll band after almost 18 years. should they actually be over this time, it would be a shame. ok – to see noel do a non-accompanied solo tour, neil young style, would be mind blowing. a solo record would be incredible as well. but what wouldn’t be incredible is seeing oasis fall into the “reunion” band category. they’ll do it for the money, fuck the pistols did it, but it’s a sad and uninspiring moment for a band when shit like that happens.

so will another “talk tonight” come out of this break? hope so. it’s clearly one of noel’s best songs ever, and a b-side of course. does any band even have better b-sides than oasis?? either way, to see what happens with the big O in the near future will be an interesting course of events, at least to us. so we’ll keep you posted.

Oasis – “Talk Tonight”

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oasis pre-break ups. fookin’ guigsy, bonehead, mcCarroll.. broken up ever since?

WHY OASIS ARE STILL RELEVANT

OASIS LIAMLESS

OASIS NOELESS

NOEL BANDLESS

rating: infinity
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reviewed by
08-29-09

NOEL, DON’T BLOW IT!

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noel, this is completely unacceptable:

“It’s with some sadness and great relief to tell you that I quit Oasis tonight. People will write and say what they like, but I simply could not go on working with Liam a day longer. Apologies to all the people who bought tickets for the shows in Paris, Konstanz and Milan.”

noel, we know our kid can be a fookin’ wanker. we know. but, for real, ya fookin’ geezer, DO NOT BLOW IT!

reviewed by
08-28-09

Uncle Neil KILLING It

“down by the river” (excerpt) performed at june’s “where the action is” (yeah!) festival in stockholm

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08-28-09

Cory Chisel & the Wandering Sons – “Born Again”

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Cory Chisel & the Wandering Sons – “Born Again”

the son of a baptist minister, cory chisel grew up immersed in the spiritedness of gospel music. a spiritedness that still informs a sound further influenced by iconic artists like howlin’ wolf, aretha franklin, and sam cooke. the native of the upper midwest breathes a refreshing vitality into a sometimes inwardly-focused prosaic genre. we really dig cory (and his wandering sons), if you’re not already up on him, familiarize yourself.

buy “born again”
the wandering sons on myspace

rating: 7.7

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reviewed by
08-28-09

Anti-Pop Consortium – “Volcano” (Four Tet Remix)

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Anti-Pop Consortium – “Volcano” (Four Tet Remix)

four tet just KILLS this! kick that ol’ robotic, futuristic, george jetson crazy joint! “flourescent black” out sept 29 on big dada! b3sci… like mash, we only come with bangers.

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APC on myspace

rating: 8.4

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reviewed by
08-28-09

Black Nite Crash – “The Story Of Me And You”

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this Seattle band rocks fo sho, but it’s more like.. the story of me waiting for this track to go somewhere. still not as solid “falling down”, post-shoegaze guitar riffs and the raveonettes will always do me just fine. “The Story Of Me And you” is off the new split-single with The Tamborines via Custom Made Music

Black Nite Crash – “The Story Of Me And You”

Black Nite Crash – “Falling Down”

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rating: 7.4
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reviewed by
08-27-09

Vula – “Rock the Boat” (Aaliyah Tribute)

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Vula – “Rock the Boat” (Aaliyah Tribute)

lifted from the soulculture uk “aaliyah revisted” tribute EP, this killer cover of “rock the boat” by east london, uk soul singer and basement jaxx collaborator vula wow’d the shit out of us. the entire EP is loaded with bangers… we’re too diggin on afta-1’s space soul interpretation of “4 page letter” and tawiah’s transatlantic “nOUGHty nOUGHty”s on her go at “are you that somebody?”. we love aaliyah, RIP, baby girl.

download the free ep here
vula on myspace

rating: 8.2

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reviewed by
08-26-09

The Phenomenal Handclap Band – “Baby”

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The Phenomenal Handclap Band – “Baby”

“i could rule the world, with a girl like you, on my own” …isn’t that the truth? right, this is a GREAT song. but, dudes, could we work on the album cover? seriously, hit us back, we’ll get our people in contact with your people! we are talking some R.E.A.L. graphic design, we promise!

buy it
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rating: 8.9

brown9

reviewed by
08-25-09

The Boxer Rebellion – “Semi-Automatic”

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The Boxer Rebellion – “Semi-Automatic”

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rating: 8.1
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reviewed by
08-24-09

THROWBACK SATURDAYS: The Stooges – “1969”

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The Stooges – 1969

it’s 1969, fuckers! did b3sci fake the moon landing? we’ll never tell! but what we will tell is that we were so busy partying with osterberg yesterday. (homeboy can party!) that today we’re straight sunday throwbackin’ it! yeah!

reviewed by
08-23-09

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