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The Wave Pictures
Brushes With Happiness

The new album from the The Wave Pictures, Brushes With Happiness, has a name inspired by the drummer, Jonny Helm’s positive way with the trap set. Content-wise, the album follows a similar to path to their laid-back 2016 effort, A Season In Hull, and like that album it was recorded live in one day. Violet sparkle coloured ...view item »

Stanley Brinks & The Wave Pictures

Brinks and pals have released two singles this week. 'Berlin' and 'Wakefield'. Weirdly I've been to Berlin but not to Wakefield. As I'm the only person on the entire planet to not like Berlin I've chosen Wakefield as the single to review. It's a perky little thing with the most depressing of depressing opening lines. "It rained all day in Leeds"...view item »

The Wave Pictures
Canvey Island Baby

Fresh from a Billy Childish collaboration, these true-to-life indie-rock-’n’-rollers have a bash at some Wilko Johnson standards to honour the former Dr Feelgood guitarist beating cancer a couple of years back. The link from Johnson’s idiosyncratic take on r’n’b to ...view item »

The Wave Pictures
Bamboo Diner In The Rain

UK indie-blues outfit The Wave Pictures have a new album in the form of Bamboo Diner In The Rain. Once again, the group’s kitchen-sink songs are full of wit, though this album makes a change from the last acoustic one by being fully electrified: the rich tone of classic electric blues runs throughout the record. R...view item »

The Wave Pictures
A Season In Hull

Proving that you don’t need a budget of a million pounds and 15 years to make a record, the Wave Pictures made this record in one day using one microphone. This simple approach to recording yields an album which has an atmosphere all of its own and a sound that you could never capture in a studio environment. Everything is live so mistak...view item »