Alvvays

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Re: Alvvays

Post by Arthon » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:10 am

Really like their last album. Soundtrack of my last roadtrip.
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Re: Alvvays

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:46 pm

Weird timing. I just had Antisocialites recommended to me today. I'm gonna have to give it a listen now 8)
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Re: Alvvays

Post by sammynb » Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:03 am

Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:46 pm
Weird timing. I just had Antisocialites recommended to me today. I'm gonna have to give it a listen now 8)
Brilliant album.

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Re: Alvvays

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:55 am

sammynb wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:03 am
Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:46 pm
Weird timing. I just had Antisocialites recommended to me today. I'm gonna have to give it a listen now 8)
Brilliant album.
Good to know!
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Re: Alvvays

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:46 am

Streaming the album now, working on the computer. I dig it a lot. I think I'll be picking it up for sure!!
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Re: Alvvays

Post by aliendawg » Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:29 am

i hope you get into their music! they look like nice people... i mean they're canadian ;D
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Re: Alvvays

Post by marqueemoon » Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:17 am

The outro to Plimsoll Punks is one of my favorite things in the world right now.

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Re: Alvvays

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:53 pm

I was of 2 minds: I didn't want to buy an album I wouldn't listen to, but I also liked listening to an album the first time through when it's in hand (CD, vinyl, whatever). I got 4 songs into Antisocialism streaming on YouTube and decided to order it. Should be here by the end of the weekend. I've had In Undertow on repeat all week. SO good. Can't wait to listen to the rest of the album.
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Re: Alvvays

Post by mezcalhead » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:21 pm

Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:53 pm
I got 4 songs into Antisocialism streaming on YouTube and decided to order it.
The first album, although very well done, is fairly standard issue indie guitar pop. There's a lot more gloss in the second album without losing the headlong punk charge in the faster tracks, I hear a lot of Blondie in there.

"Antisocialites" btw .. changes the meaning quite a bit ;).
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Re: Alvvays

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:40 pm

mezcalhead wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:21 pm
"Antisocialites" btw .. changes the meaning quite a bit ;).
I knew that! That is why Jason needs to go to bed after work ;)

I'm a bit of a completist. If I dig the first album, I'll definitely look into the second.
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Re: Alvvays

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:59 am

1.5 times through listening to Antisocialites and loving it! Already have the first album in my scope now too!
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Re: Alvvays

Post by shadowplay » Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:15 am

Just an FYI there's a bright and breezy Australian artist on Heavenly Recordings called Hatchie who folk who like Alvvays might like since she's of that world and also quite Sundays, Lush and that sort of thing. She's got a 5 track 12' out called Sugar & Spice.


Hatchie — Sugar & Spice

Hatchie - Sugar & Spice (Full EP Stream)

Halo Maud (who was in Melody's Echo Chamber) on the same label might also appeal to some and are more my thing than Hatchie.

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Re: Alvvays

Post by aliendawg » Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:48 am

I have a love/hate thing with hatchie because I love the sound and hate the lyrics... They're so childish sometimes, almost sugary

Still I'd definitely recommend Hatchie to anyone who's into dream pop
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Re: Alvvays

Post by s_mcsleazy » Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:29 pm

they're kind of one of those bands that i dont really like but i get why people do.
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Re: Alvvays

Post by Pacafeliz » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:56 pm

i saw them live earlier this year, Antisocialities has become one of my absolute top fav records. i think i even wrote something about them here, too.

anyway, the guitar guy is definitely more into shoegaze than the band offers to exploit, he had some amazing spacey sounds live! nice gear, too. really fueled my Rickenbacker GAS.
they are meant to become much bigger than they currenlty are, but i can't imagine topping this album, really.

though, Molly didn't exactly get an amazing reply from the audience when she made fun of our cities name ("Cologne sounds like colon") and mentioned that she loves our waffles (...even the band facepalmed). oh well... ::)
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