Two things from Keyboard Rebel who have had stuff out on Twisted Nerve.
The latest release is a 7"/CDs (called Northern Sherpa) which has a home-spun Manchester type
sound (see Aidan Smith, early Badly Drawn Boy, Alfie). Charming
winsome lo-fi pop. The earlier 10" is different in that the first
track has lady vocals. The other traits are the same - quirky acoustic pop
- there's more diversity (one tune is particularly noisy). The strongest tune
comes right at the end with 'Keyboard Rebel and Ghost Lady' which features horns
& flutes and has a bit of the Jim Noir about it. Both records are on Slick