Tag: Stone Roses

Grapetooth: Another Fun Listen From 2018

Grapetooth: Another Fun Listen From 2018
Grapetooth dropped this super fun release, late into 2018. It’s an incredible listen, that plays like the history of Brit-Pop, with some 80’s synth-pop mixed in. Every time I hear the first verse of “Imagine On,” I’m reminded of the Happy Mondays and their big hit, “Step On.” Then you get to the chorus and... Read more »

The Dylans-"Spirit Finger" Suffers The Sophomore Slump

The Dylans-"Spirit Finger" Suffers The Sophomore Slump
When folks were stuck in Stone Roses purgatory, waiting for the “Second Coming,” the rest of Britain was piggybacking off of that Madchester success they birthed. Hoping to be the next big thing, we witnessed a slew of new bands who didn’t have the sustainable success or longevity of their predecessors, but did put out... Read more »

Real Estate's "Atlas" Was A Staple During 2014

Thumbnail image for 'Real Estate's "Atlas" Was A Staple During 2014'
On Real Estate’s third album, Atlas, they have perfected their penchant for alternative pop. I say alternative because most of these songs aren’t really the pop rock you’d hear on the radio anymore. I’ll save that rant for another day. I was instantly hooked on this band after hearing singer and guitarist Martin Courtney croon like... Read more »
Advertisement:

#12 LP of 2012-Tame Impala-"Lonerism"

Lonerism makes me wonder how good the Stone Roses second LP would have been if they made one right away, instead of waiting 10 years to make their follow up.  I say this because I felt like Tame Impala’s first record had a lot of similarities to them (see “Solitude is Bliss”).  With an amazing... Read more »