The dance rock
act are probably the first local band to play to tour the country ( taking in club and festival dates in Beijing and Shanghai.
At least that was what I thought when a press release for a night called Exile - promising ``rock, metal, rap rock, hip hop, dance rock
and crossover'' dropped into my in box a couple of weeks ago.
LO FIDELITY ALLSTARS - Sleeping Faster A welcome return for the dance rock
collective, albeit minus lead vocalist Wrekked Train.
The set relies heavily on Prophesy, and is equally as effective in blurring the barriers between modern and traditional, eastern and western music, while covering all points from R&B (The Immigrant) and flamenco (Moonrise) to dance rock
(Broken Skin) and a Massive Attack-style vibe (The Preacher).
It's undefinable; the heavy indie dance of opener Talking In Tones and closer Lot To Say could sit comfortably on their debut, others betray a strong Northern Soul influence, while the group demonstrate their mastery of Doves-like dance rock
on the brilliant So Oh.
The heavy indie dance of opener Talking In Tones could sit comfortably on their debut, others betray a strong Northern Soul influence, So Oh is Doves-esque dance rock
The grand opening festivities feature In10City and Time Machine performing dance rock
classics from the 60s, 70s and 80s on Friday and Saturday evenings, winding up Sunday at 4 pm.
Their singer safely retrieved the band encored with the relentless rythmic dance rock
of The French Open and 'Two Steps, Twice, leaving us desperate for the summer festivals and the chance to do it all over again.
act Hadouken take elements of Prodigy, Shamen and Daft Punk to deliver an itchy and scratchy version of all three on their follow up album to Music For An Accelerated culture.
It shows the outfit preparing for their current brilliance with dance rock
and slinky electrojazz.
In between, they dabble with Zooropa-style electronica, pumping dance rock
and Killers-esque glitzy rock 'n' roll and even when it feels a little bit painting by numbers, they're still U2 and nobody does it better.
Their powerful dance rock
sound culminated in an encore of Ready To Go, one of those anthemic songs that you never tire of hearing.
Can't go for this UNINSPIRED: Daryl Hall DARYL HALL Laughing Down Crying The man behind such 70s and 80s classics as She's Gone and I Can't Go For That with partner John Oates is a past master of AOR dance rock
With plenty of bolshy attitude and classic indie-rock good looks, they fired through a fierce set of forward-thinking dance rock
A careering blend of dance rock
may surprise those only familiar with Rob Birch and Nick Hallam's ubiquitous Connected hit.