An Interview With The Deadline Shakes

A band who has been considered going back to early this year The Deadline Shakes took some time out to chat just before their launch of Bright Spot In A Bad Year.

The Deadline Shakes - an interview

The Deadline Shakes – an interview

An independent label I speak to often who I have referred a a few bands to, Flowers In The Dustbin, and those of you who have been here long enough and are aware of the significance of the coalescence of Sid Vicious, Siouxsie Sue and Keith Levine will know why the label immediately hit my head and it does remind me, did they work with any of the bands I sent their way? An email is due to Stephen methinks.

More importantly than me delving back into the history of Persons Unknown let’s get back to 2013.

Bright Spot In A Bad Year is an intriguing release with the dichotomies of the reality which are subsumed within the music and the bright sun lamp which steers out of the speakers. The Deadline Shakes have a firm handle on the realities of the world around as they direct the audience to sunnier climes. Dig a little deeper and you will find a band who have plenty to say of relevance and they are also looking for your perspective of how there are good times amongst the tumult.

If you have a high-spot in the past year , no matter what it is  – an image, a video, a not very much that made you smile or a cat sliding on the ice –  The Deadline Shakes would like to compile a crowd-sourced video of your Bright Spot In A Bad Year.

Please send your best moments of 2013 to The Deadline Shakes on Facebook.

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Band of the Month – November 2013 – Readers Choice

Unlike last month when it was nip and tuck between any of of five bands for the band of the month, this time round it has been a clear choice made by the readers.

Above Orange - Band of the month - November 2013 - Readers choice

Above Orange – Band of the month – November 2013 – Readers choice

The band of the month for November 2013 selected by the readers is the Swedish band Above Orange, who kindly gave permission to stream  a track, not previously publicly available, taken from their debut EP Unreal City which comes out on the 5th December – Chamber Of Ours.

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Band of the Month – November 2013 – Editors Choice

Another month draws to a close and once again thanks to all the musicians around the world for making everyday a pleasure.

Fake Club - Editors choice - band of the month November 2013.

Fake Club – Editors choice – band of the month November 2013.

From England the quintet who make up Fake Club are the editors choice as band of the month for November. With a new release coming out imminently, I have selected as a showcase of their music, a track from almost a year ago.

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Band of the Month – October 2013 – Readers Choice

During October the readers have gravitated predominately to five bands and the  band of the month for October is from India.

The Vinyl Records - band of the month October 2013 - Readers Choice

The Vinyl Records – artwork by Karan Singh

The Vinyl Records topped the chart this month.

Many thanks to you, a reader of the website for taking time out of your day to explore the bands reviewed.

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Band of the Month – October 2013 – Editors Choice

What a great month October has been for new entries on Emerging Indie Bands with approaching a hundred new bands featured.

<b>Ease Up - Band of the Month – October 2013 – Editors Choice</b>

Ease Up

Making the choice for band of the month – Editors Choice was a pleasure as I listened once again to the reviews for the month.

Thanks once again to the the thousands of musicians who brighten up my days.

From the USA – Ease Up is my selection, with their 21st Century take on reggae.

On the Fly – EP – Ease Up is available on iTunes*

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