Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Sound Spin

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Sound Spin

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Byline: By Matthew Pardo And Phil Weller Evening Gazette

A round-up of this week's music releases

El Nombre - El Nombre

This theme tune from a kids' programme is high energy, a bit catchy, familiar to millions of kids and can't fail ... sadly. 2/10 - MP

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Will Oldham - Seafarers Music

Written to accompany a documentary about four sailors, the four tracks here are instrumental acoustic guitar plucked beauties. Charming and great late night music. 7/10 - MP

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Dogs Die In Hot Cars ( Godhopping

This is amazing. Go o and buy it, learn all the words and sing your heart out at Middlesbrough Music Live's Main Stage on May 31. Best fun you can have in under three minutes. 10/10 - PW

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The Dead 60s - You're Not The Law

Hints of The Specials and The Clash to this eerie melting pot, but it still doesn't quite grab the attention. 4/10 - MP

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Katy Rose - Overdrive

Unless your idea of heaven is sub-Avril Lavigne angst teen rock - but blonde - you should hate this. I did. 1/10 - MP

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The Raveonettes - That Great Love Sound: The Remixes

The great Danes' sleazy debut single gets the remix treatment thanks to their pals Garret Lee and Dimitri Tikovoi, but there's no new territory explored here. Still, it's a reasonable filler until their second album drops later this yeara 6/10 - PW

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Infrasound - Fire In The City

Slightly dark and brooding but lacking punch, this feels overlong and sounds like a band thin on ideas. 3/10 - MP

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Morrissey - Irish Blood English Heart

The great man urges us to sack the Royals, reclaim the English flag and never again vote Tory or Labour. Nice to have him back on vitriolic form. 7/10 - MP

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Joss Stone ( Super Duper Love

With a voice beyond her years, Joss follows up her White Stripes cover with this funky, soul-drenched number. …

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