Tag Archive: The Maccabees

Spring Offensive – Hengelo (single) (self-released)

It’s no secret that, here at Sound Advice, we’re big fans of the Oxford, indie-rock quintet, Spring Offensive. Back in March last year we reviewed “No Assets”. Entangled with the band’s indie-rock styling… Continue reading

Spring Offensive – Speak (single) (self-released)

U.K. indie-rock five-piece Spring Offensive have just released a new single, “Speaks”, which they’re currently offering as a free download. “Speak” is the upteenth release from the BBC Introducing Oxford’s Band of the Year 2012.… Continue reading

Dexters – Start To Run (single) (Acid Jazz Records)

What a tune! All that there is to love about U.K. indie-rock you’ll find in “Start To Run”, the second single from Hoxton, London quintet, Dexters. A mesh of The Cribs, The Jam, and The Maccabees –… Continue reading

Spring Offensive – No Assets (single) (self-released)

U.K. indie-rock five-piece Spring Offensive were crowned BBC Introducing in Oxford’s Band of the Year 2012 and for good reason. There’s no band in the U.K., or possibly the entire universe, working harder than… Continue reading

Theme Park – Theme Park (album) (Transgressive Records)

For the past 18 months or so Theme Park have been one of the hottest tipped acts in the U.K.  Following the release of their debut single back in August of 2011 (“A… Continue reading

Foals – Holy Fire (album) (Transgressive Records / Warner Bros.)

The much-anticipated third album from indie-rock / indie-math royalty Foals, ‘Holy Fire’, is finally here. In such a short time Foals have become a household name in indie-rock with their styling commonly emulated and… Continue reading

Peace – Wraith (single) (Columbia / SONY UK)

Continuing with the momentum from 2012, the hotly-tipped, and suitably hyped, Birmingham quartet Peace are about to release their most potent single yet in the form of “Wraith”. Already proving to be a… Continue reading

Peace – Delicious (EP) (Columbia / Sony Music UK)

Along with fellow UK newcomers Palma Violets, Birmingham indie-rock quartet Peace are being touted by critics and fans as the saviours of guitar music with the likes of NME and Hue Stephens at BBC Radio… Continue reading

Casablanca – Yes / Natalie (single) (Party Politics)

Last month Sound Advice reviewed the A-side from Casablanca’s debut single, ‘Yes’. The London four piece have now just launched the B-side to the single and it’s called ‘Natalie’. ‘Yes’ was a solid… Continue reading

PEACE – California Daze (single) (Columbia Records / SONY Music UK)

There’s little known about the indie-rock band PEACE except that the quartet hail from Birmingham UK and they recently signed a deal with Columbia Records UK. Their first track ‘Bblood’ surfaced in April… Continue reading