Posts Tagged ‘Britpop

Kaiser ChiefsOff With Their Heads

October 27, 2008

The five lads from Leeds return with their third album. They continue to combine Britrock, mod, pop, post-punk, new-wave, and rockandroll influences into their music. While the songs aren’t as immediately catchy as the ones on their first album, Employment (see: “I Predict A Riot”), they display a more muscular sound that even incorporates different […]

The Republic TigersKeep Color

May 21, 2008

They’re from Kansas City, Missouri and their lead singer, Kenn Jankowski, used to front The Golden Republic. This is their debut. It’s midtempo melodic pop/rock, definitely has Britpop influences. It’s pleasant; not the most profound album by any means, but nice to listen to and relax. http://www.myspace.com/therepublictigers (They do not appear to currently have their […]

The Kooks – Konk

April 23, 2008

This is the second full-length for these lads from Brighton, England. They play a mixture of rock, garage rock, and Britpop. I really really love these guys. I could listen to them all day (and have). The songs on here are more laid-back than the ones on their debut Inside In/Inside Out, but I think […]

Bell X1 – Flock

February 16, 2008

A rerelease of their 2006 album with a different tracklisting, finally available for those of us who live across the pond from where this band originates from, Ireland. Perhaps you remember this band from their appearance on The O.C. television show soundtrack a few years back? No? Well then, moving on. They play what could […]