Forty-two

Jason Forrest – Shamelessly Exciting (Sonig) Forrest (formerly ‘Donna Summer’, until some legal dealings intervened)’s reputation as the ‘nice Kid606’ has been somewhat usurped by the Kid going ‘nice’ himself in 2005. Such encroachment is little matter, as Jason always had quality in spades. While the Kid got slightly boring this year, Forrest… well, theContinue reading “Forty-two”

Forty-three

13 And God – Men Of Station E.P. (Alien Transistor) Kicking off with what would turn out to be the strongest song on their later debut album, this teaser from the team of Themselves and The Notwist is really a rather pleasant diversion. The title track inhabits that increasingly populated space between Hip Hop, indieContinue reading “Forty-three”

Forty-four

Serena Maneesh – Serena Maneesh (Playlouder) A debut album from a very potentially exciting new indie band, this is both defined and hamstrung by a love of My Bloody Valentine. Granted, loving MBV is never really a problem, but this band’s thrall of the Creation wonders is never really developed into an identity for themselves.Continue reading “Forty-four”