Posts tagged with "Camera Obscura"

CAMERA OBSCURA

CAMERA OBSCURA
CAMERA OBSCURA Desire Lines [4AD] Perhaps unfairly, Camera Obscura have always been lumped in with the other jangly indie-pop bands from their hometown of Glasgow. On their fifth album, the group seizes an opportunity to carve out their own identity, moving away from the kinds of vibrant string arrangements so prominent on their previous releases. While “I Missed Your Party” has shades of the orchestral charm and brass-band camp that—like hand-wringing... 

THE CONCRETES

THE CONCRETES
THE CONCRETES WYWH [Friendly Fire] The Concretes used to be a band Camera Obscura fans could listen to when they tired of Scottish indie-pop and wanted to sample the Swedish equivalent. But that was before singer Victoria Bergsman went solo, leaving drummer Lisa Milberg to make that long walk from behind the kit to center stage. The new lineup makes its American debut with WYWH—a collection billed as their disco departure, although it turns out... 
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