Autobahn – The Moral Crossing

Looking at Autobahn's second album, its darkly mordant sleeve, the band's name, the post-industrial and gothic connotations that these inevitably provoke, it would seem only too easy to dismiss the Leeds band as Eighties revivalists, re-configuring the riffs and lyrical themes of the likes of Killing Joke, Sisters Of Mercy and indeed Joy Division, … [Read more...]

Villebråd – Ultrarapid

Swedish band Villebråd relive the highs and lows of 1980's British pop and post-punk on their new release, Ultrarapid. The revival of that musical era actually kicked off at least 10 years ago, but because Villebråd stay so true to the original, the band doesn't fit in with their counterparts such as The Strokes or The Killers. Villebråd sounds … [Read more...]