New Year Ninety 2018 – 40 to 31

Without you as the reader none of this Readers’ Selection for the New Year Ninety would be possible, thank you for taking the time out of your day to consider the musicians featured. Though you are right you didn’t get a chance to vote, it is all calculated on algorithms – 40 to 31 for 2018…

Lavender - New Year Ninety 2018

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40. Краснознаменная дивизия имени моей бабушки (Red banner division named after my grandmother) (Russia)

Кики – Краснознамённая дивизия имени моей бабушки is available on iTunes.*

39. The Extons (England)

Who Am I? – Single – The Extons is available on iTunes.*

38. Kacie Thomas (USA)

37. She Pleasures Herself (Portugal)

Disposable is available on bandcamp.

36. Wrecking Horse (Australia)

35. Lavender (England)

34. The Spins (USA)

Tank’d – EP – The Spins is available on iTunes.*

33. Ryan Raiden (USA)

Painting – Single – Ryan Raiden is available on iTunes.*

32. Overjoyed (Sweden)

31. Rolling Eyes (Australia)

Rolling Eyes EP. 1 is available on Bandcamp.

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Overjoyed – Downer – Single Review

Overjoyed is a Swedish indie-dance trio.

Overjoyed

Overjoyed

Within the past fifteen hours their latest track Downer surfaced. If there were awards for the song-title / sound oxymoron – Downer would most assuredly be on the shortlist.

The bubbles of the trio of Overjoyed sparkle around the room as though shot through a Bren Gun and the listener finds themselves happily dancing in bright party mood as the driving percussion pulls – like a puppeteer – at the limbs with glittering guitars bouncing reflective prisms from the walls as the vocal spins the audience in joyful abandon.

I have heard whispers that Overjoyed have set time aside later in the year to head in to the Studio to complete recording their début LP – a release I am already set for getting hold of some new dancing pumps.

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