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Tag: Icehouse

TEC’s 25 SINGLE VERSIONS THAT ARE BETTER THAN THE ALBUM VERSIONS

Ever bought an album on the strength of a single, only to find that “this is not the single I am looking for”?? As long as there has been a music business, artists and producers have been forever tinkering with their work. Restricted to one single per artist and presented in chronological and then alphabetical order, here are The Electricity Club’s 25 Single Versions That Are Better Than The Album Versions… Continue Reading ›

TINY MAGNETIC PETS The NATO Alphabet EP

TINY MAGNETIC PETS The Nato Alphabet EPThe follow-up to their previous EP ‘Stalingrad’, the Cold War referencing title ‘The NATO Alphabet’ indicates it's business as usual for Dublin trio TINY MAGNETIC PETS. An intriguing live act; however, TINY MAGNETIC PETS have overall been less convincing in the studio; does ‘The NATO Alphabet’ do anything to change that opinion? They were founded in 2009 by vocalist Paula Gilmer and synth wizard Sean Quinn. Continue Reading ›

ICEHOUSE White Heat: 30 Hits

One of Australia’s best bands of the post-punk era ICEHOUSE have been comprehensively collected on 'White Heat: 30 Hits’ released by Repertoire Records for European consumption. Officially sanctioned by ICEHOUSE’s mainman and vocalist Iva Davies, it documents ICEHOUSE’s recorded career from late 1980 when they started out as FLOWERS. Often overshadowed internationally at the time by INXS and MEN AT WORK, ICEHOUSE were however far more interesting. Continue Reading ›