The Janglepop Jamboree

Like most major music genres, the sub-genres often cause confusion and debate because of the mix of styles and it can be somewhat ambiguous in context. To begin with, one definition of jangle music is this: Jangle or jingle-jangle is a sound characterized by undistorted, treble-heavy electric guitars (particularly 12-strings) played in a droning chordal…

The story of Two Tribes

“Just think of it. War breaks out and nobody turns up” It took the music world a little by surprise and when it was all at its peak, you were imagining that there’d been nothing so euphoric or hysterical since The Beatles. For the best part of 1984, Frankie were everywhere you were or went,…

Animated Album Covers: A short-term effect?

When these began appearing I wondered if it would be a fad that would ride the waves for a while and then ultimately, the novelty would wear off, You could I suppose, loosely contrast it with the de riguer of late seventies / early eighties coloured vinyl though, with vinyl very much back in vogue,…