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Girls Names – “Bury Me” Video

Girls Names’ deep crooning vocals remind me of Crystal Stilts — both bands are on Slumberland Records and both like to keep their voices mixed low and ghostly. But I think this song, like Girls Names’ others have a bouncing energy that pulls them out of the murk. The Belfast trio’s “Bury Me” video include… More »

By: jessica / April 4, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Veronica Falls – “Beachy” Video

London’s Veronica Falls are boy/girl quartet that are, in some ways, similar to their tour mates Pains Of Being Pure At Heart. Their male and female harmonies are more plaintive and monotone though, giving songs like “Beachy Head” an ominous vibe (check the opening harmonies and downcast surf guitar further in). Plus singing “I’m gonna… More »

By: jessica / June 15, 2010 - 1:12 pm