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Brit Pop Roars Back To Life With MOSES

Where is my life I want to dance for joy Be happy all the time You really have to bring on the infectious hooks to sell a chorus such as this, but MOSES, the young UK upstarts that have been… Continue Reading →

Fragile Creatures – The Interview

Cross the line Cross the line We don’t know why we came here tonight So sings Adam Kidd on “A New Low”, the hooky rush of a new single from Brighton, England’s Fragile Creatures. The track feels especially triumphant coming… Continue Reading →

Reviewing The Reviewers: Sophie Kemp Of Pitchfork Trashes Cigarettes After Sex

There may only be a few statements that Sophie Kemp gets right in her pearl-clutching, stiflingly conservative and puritanical review of this new Cigarettes After Sex album, Cry, but it’s an important one: There is a universe where this raciness… Continue Reading →

New Orleans’ Flow Tribe Bust Out From The South

Every music writer and their mother’s cousin always writes about “The New Orleans Sound” as if that were a singular, tangible thing, as if it could all be boiled down to some sort of traditional formula that anyone born east… Continue Reading →

Secret American – “Lonely”

Secret American brings on that good old-fashioned radio rock bliss. A  gigantic 7-piece band, they have an aspect that has been sorely lacking in mainstream-reaching guitar bands since the far off days of The Strokes: Exuberance. And they match their… Continue Reading →

The Madcap Rated, Complete Syd Barrett Volume 8: “Flaming”

“Flaming” by Pink Floyd, Released November 2nd, 1967 Yippee, you can’t see me But I can you This snatch of typically childlike lyricism from the paisley-splattered pen of Syd Barrett has loooonnnggg been used, over and over and over again… Continue Reading →

Jemma Freeman and the Cosmic Something

I first came to learn of Jemma when my friend Josh Gaffin at WSTQ in West Virginia spun “Helen is a Reptile”, a blistering tale of mental confusion fused with a sort of stony peculiarity. The ridiculously NSFW video finds… Continue Reading →

Bear Flambe’ Bring On The Bible Black Post Punk On “Laying Brick”

Zac Wood is building up his own reality. When one isn’t satisfied with their world, then what else is there to do? For Wood, after being in numerous bands, he decided to tackle the challenge of being his own one-man… Continue Reading →

Dope Lemon Rains Down The Sunshine On “Big Smooth Cat”

As always, Angus Stone revels in a psychedelic haze on Dope Lemon’s fantastic new offering, the epicly-named Smooth Big Cat. And as always, I’m more than happy to just be along for the absentminded ride. Like only the best tripped… Continue Reading →

Wild-Eyed, Paisley-Clad Destroyer: Niche Appeal’s Five Favorite Ginger Baker Performances

We at The Niche would like to salute the wild-eyed redhead percussion destroyer known as Ginger Baker by offering up our favorite five Baker performances. It was tough to limit this to five, but hey man the nature of the… Continue Reading →

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