Chills

Perhaps the most widely known and beloved combo of New Zealand’s ’80s indie-pop boom, Dunedin’s Chills — led by singer/writer/guitarist Martin Phillipps — made clean, understated, catchy music whose consistent taste and subtlety conspired to keep the band from having real commercial success in this country. At its best, the Chills’ work boasted an undercurrent…

Les Thugs

To say that France is not known for cutting-edge rock is akin to noting that elephants don’t generally travel in Subarus. The French love synthesizers. They also love ’50s music, like basic rock’n’roll, rockabilly and R&B. While les Thugs are French (from Angiers, to be exact), this is one elephant of a band. They sing…

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