First up The
Cartel who do an accomplished brand of college rock that most strongly
recalls great lost indie heroes Dumptruck but also cocks an eye towards
similar minded Brits such as Doves. This does so much remind me of the
slew of mysterious jangly rock bands that emerged in the wake of REM so
many years ago - bands that sounded like they'd also heard a Chameleons
record or two in ...