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12 Jul 19

Seven years have now passed since the release of Imperial Teen's massively under-valued Feel the Sound album. That record was one of my favourites from that year, a textbook example of contemporary pop, and one which seemed to puncture the bubble of gloomy indie and rock which was the zeitgeist. They've finally returned with a new album, Now We Are Timeless, which firmly re-establishes them as trail blazers of this intelligent, but fun electro sound.

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05 Aug 13
The Love Language have (or maybe has) travelled quite some distance since 2008’s eponymous debut. Begun as a one-man-band, though perhaps never even intended as that, Stuart McLamb found himself first without his band, and then his girlfriend, whereupon he decamped to his parents’ house and began putting together a number of cathartic homespun demos, never really meant to be heard by the world, but which eventually spawned a self-produced first album.
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17 Jun 13
Feel The Sound is the fifth album by veteran San Francisco popsters Imperial Teen. Formed in 1996 by ex-Faith No More keyboard man Roddy Bottum and fellow Bay Area cohort Lynn Truell, it’s been 5 years since the release of their last album, The Hair the TV the Baby & the Band (a typically long gestation for these Californians). The long gap seems to have done the band no harm at all though as they’ve returned with a sound as vital as ever. “Last To Know” is perhaps the highlight of the album, its oom-pah verse is only bettered by the fittingly striking chorus.