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Turin Brakes

Turin Brakes

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Turin Brakes and the New Acoustica

Essay by Ben Thompson, The Independent, June 2001

IN 1971, LESTER BANGS wrote an article for the American magazine Who Put The Bomp (reprinted in the Serpent's Tail anthology Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor ...

Turin Brakes

Profile and Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, July 2001

AS FIRST gigs go, it was an almost surreal baptism. Happily for them, the Queen was impressed. "She came over and said hello. I just ...

Music for a Divine Moment: The Best Music of 2001

Guide by Devon Powers, PopMatters, 17 December 2001

IN THESE DAYS of crusades, jihads, and God-Bless-This-Lands, I've been wondering why so much music writing is riddled with religious imagery. ...

Turin Brakes: Ether Song (Source) ****

Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 28 February 2003

THIS MERCURY- and Brits-nominated duo have a patina of hipness, but their appearance on the launch night of BBC3 unmasked them as aspiring David Grays, ...

Turin Brakes: Ether Song

Review and Interview by David Stubbs, Uncut, April 2003

South London duo head out West to beef up sound for follow-up to The Optimist LP ...

Turin Brakes: Bowery Ballroom, New York

Live Review by Devon Powers, PopMatters, 1 July 2003

THEY'VE DEDICATED 'The Road', the second to last number of the night, to Jean. Jean is the slight, wide-eyed woman with her hands in prayer ...


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