As long-time BAGeL Radio listeners know, we've been big fans of The Horrors since their earliest releases, back when the music press regularly trashed them for their look and for their garage-rock sound. Then the band reinvented itself musically for Primary Colours (our #1 album of 2009), yet many critics seemingly could not shake their initial negative feelings about the band. Finally on third album Skying critics started coming around to what a brilliant band this is (although we still prefer Primary Colours, Skying is most excellent). Well, now The Horrors are back with Luminous, and after a few listens we are pleased to announce in no uncertain terms that they are once again in fine form. We will be playing several songs from Luminous today -- critics be damned!
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Today we will debut new songs by Band of Skulls (Southampton, England, @BandOfSkulls), Chain & The Gang (Washington, D.C., @ChainAndTheGang), Damon Albarn (Blur, Leytonstone, England, @DamonAlbarn), The Doors (well, covers of Doors songs by current psych rock acts, anyway, @TheDoors), Fear of Men (Brighton, England, @FearOfMen), FM Belfast (Reykjavík, Iceland, @FMBelfast), Jack White (Detroit, MI, @thirdmanrecords), Mystic Braves (Los Angeles, CA, @MysticBraves), Papercuts (San Francisco, CA, @Papercuts_Music), Sam Page (Orange County, CA, @SamPageMusic), Thee Oh Sees (San Francisco, CA, @TheeOhSees), Trick Mammoth (Dunedin, New Zealand, @TrickMammoth), The Vickers (Florence, Italy, @The_Vickers), and Wheelies (Tacoma, WA, @SwoonRecords). Oh, yeah, and some band called The Horrors (London, England, @Horrors_Official).
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