More Music from the Inbox, 23 January 2013: fiN, Military Arcade, Giant Star, Bigger Fish Than Guns and The High Nines

By Larry Lootsteen

Artist: fiN, “Lucky You”

Album: Panacea

London outfit with some real potential.

Sounds like: A song that belongs in a movie soundtrack



Artist: Military Arcade, “Why We Fight”

Album: No Money (EP)

UK outfit that rose from the ashes of former punk band Burning Down Vegas taking a more prog rock approach these days

Sounds like:  Decemberists with a steel core



Artist: Giant Star, “Once Upon A Time

Album: Seven Days to Save the World

Another in the endless stream of awesome Mancunian bands!

Sounds like:  OMD (Orchestral Motown in the Dark)



Artist: Bigger Fish Than Guns, “Crazy Love”

Album: Through the Green Door

Those Calgary boys making some decent waves out there in the musicsphere.

Sounds like: Classic Rock meeting punk for some real bbq



Artist: The High Nines, “Your Love Will Bring Me Down”

Album: N/A

Some good buzz for a band in their early goings…

Sounds like:  A bit of a Stone Roses vibe


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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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