Amanda Penlington

UK-based music obsessive & tea drinker. I like discovering new bands, taking photos of them and letting you know about them via my words.
DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Summer Camp
October 28. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Summer Camp

Nostalgic pop from a British duo who loves the ’80s.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Freeway Freeway Riverbed” by The Western States Motel
October 27. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

ALBUM REVIEW: “Freeway Freeway Riverbed” by The Western States Motel

The Western States Motel provides a pleasant acoustic indie road trip with their record Freeway Freeway Riverbed.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Dry The River
October 21. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Dry The River

UK five-piece combine acoustic and rock to create powerful indie melodies.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Mazes
September 26. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Mazes

Fuzzy London quartet bring their witty lyrics and infectious melodies to the US in October.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Stylusboy
September 08. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Stylusboy

Gentle, earnest indie-folk from an English singer-songwriter. Enter Stylusboy.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Big Deal
August 03. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Big Deal

Two voices and two guitars combine to create stripped-back, intimate indie-pop.

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Album ReviewsALBUM REVIEW: “Skying” by The Horrors
August 02. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

ALBUM REVIEW: “Skying” by The Horrors

The Horrors bring back baggy and combine it with fuzz-pop on their latest album.

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DiscoveryFROM ACROSS THE POND: Wild Beasts
May 12. 2011 | By Amanda Penlington

FROM ACROSS THE POND: Wild Beasts

This critically acclaimed English band experiment with soaring vocals, sensual lyrics and flourishes of guitar to create a unique sound.

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