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Frank (Just Frank) – “Mr. Itagaki” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

In our BTW writeup of Class Of 2010 NJ/Nice black and death metal-bred French coldwave duo Frank (Just Frank) we quoted a text from the band offering background info for "Mr. Itagaki," a standout from their excellent debut The Brutal Wave:… More »

By: brandon / October 22, 2010 - 11:22 am

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2010

With fall on the horizon, we're escaping a slow summer and shifting into that final, fertile phase of the music year's release cycle. Which makes it a ripe time to get some perspective on the year, in terms of the big records from past favorites, and here, the bands that have introduced themselves as new… More »

By: Stereogum / September 1, 2010 - 1:29 pm

Frank (Just Frank) – “Coeur Hanté” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

French coldwavers and recent Band To Watch Frank (Just Frank) earned their BTW stripes on the back of "Couer Hanté," a jangling and arpeggiated, guitar-and-synth lined track that had us reaching for reference points in the directions of early R.E.M. via Siouxsee, and Joy Division, and the Cure, and Morrissey. The video for the Wierd… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 21, 2010 - 5:18 pm

Band To Watch: Frank (Just Frank)

French coldwave (not chillwave or Cold Cave) duo Frank (Just Frank) release their debut The Brutal Wave next month via Wierd Records. You may hear the Cure in the guitar tones (or XTC's "Mayor Of Simpleton" in the introduction to "Crisis"), but it's a distinctive and updated collection that blends icy, melancholic guitar/synthesizers, dark drum… More »

By: Stereogum / June 21, 2010 - 2:33 pm