The 2011 Festive 50 Dec30

The 2011 Festive 50

Welcome to With Guitars tribute to John Peel, with our own 2011 version of the Festive 50. Only hope the former DJ’s eclectic tastes are served well in our 50 singles of the year. I can report that New Year resolutions are all agreed, to start the Festive 50 a few months earlier… 50. Elvis Jackson ‘Street 45′ Slovenia’s Elvis Jackson October release of ‘Street 45’, the third single to be taken from their album “Against the Gravity”, hit really hit home with me. Elvis gained critical praise during the UK release of Against The Gravity last year, and the band will this single reached a new bench mark for the...

Singles Roundup; Paranoid Visions, Damn Vandals, 50Ft Wave, Whirl, Sonic Boom Six, Limozine, To The Chase Apr10

Singles Roundup; Pa...

Paranoid Visions ‘Der-Election’ FOAD Eire’s longest running punk band released this vitriolic diatribe against the Irish establishment during the Irish election rallying the disenfranchised and became the first Irish band to have a Top 10 single in the national Irish charts...

Whirl – ‘Distressor’ EP (The Sounds Of Sweet Nothing) Apr06

Whirl – &lsqu...

Whirl consists of six Californian natives, a meeting of minds and bonding over their collective love of a definable British sound that, as soon as you encounter their forthcoming ‘Distressor’ EP. The release encompasses seven tracks of influence draws on some brilliant bands – My Bloody...

Whirl – ‘Distressor’ EP (The Sounds Of Sweet Nothing) Apr02

Whirl – &lsqu...

Whirl – ‘Distressor’ EP (The Sounds Of Sweet Nothing) Whirl consists of six Californian natives, a meeting of minds and bonding over their collective love of a definable British sound that, as soon as you encounter their forthcoming ‘Distressor’ EP. The release...