Leaked Albums Review 'Public Service Broadcast #4'
If you visit smalltownamerica.co.uk it will immediately tell you that good music needs to be heard. What an admirable statement and honourable in this day and age. This is a compilation of bands that have donated a track for exposure and with a view to helping other bands out. it’s a non-profit venture. If you do one good deed this week, month or year then go out and buy this record. Forget helping old ladies across the street or feeding stray animals think of all the great bands you could discover.
Bands like Fighting With Wire, School For The Dead, The Mono Effect and Santo El Diablo. There are some real gems to be heard. Bit of metal, bit of punk, bit of Rock ‘n’ Roll, bit of the other. There are bands like Fighting With Wire who are part Smashing Pumpkins part Husker Du yet still original and fresh. School For The Dead who will fit in to any Smiths fans record collection nicely.
If you like Alex Kaprano’s voice then check out The Half Rabbits Or the check out the crazy Japanese sounding, Norwich band Hyper Kinako. Weird but anything that sounds like the music from the Micro Machines games has to be good. I thought Soma might be a Strokes tribute band or something in that vein but I was terribly wrong.
There’s a lot to digest here but its all worth checking out especially if you're open-minded and alert.
- Robert McNamara, Leaked Albums
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- 4 Or 5 Magicians
- Alan MX
- An Emergency
- And So I Watch You From Afar
- Axis Of
- Burning Alms
- Clone Quartet
- Crooked Mountain, Crooked Sea
- Die! Die! Die!
- Fickle Public
- Fighting With Wire
- Hooray For Humans
- Jetplane Landing
- Let Our Enemies Beware
- Little Bear
- The Moi Non Plus
- More Than Conquerors
- Negative Pegasus
- Our Krypton Son
- Public Service Broadcast
- Sullivan And Gold
- This Town Needs Guns
- Various Artists
- We Versus The Shark
- The Young Playthings