Tag Archive - The Hold Steady

Acres Of Lions

Acres of Lions are a 4-piece emo-rock band from Canada…

With big hooks, huge choruses and jangling guitars, these guys will be right up your alley if you loved the 90s emo scene (think Jimmy Eat World, Get Up Kids).

Jeffrey Kalesnikoff (Vocals & Guitar) has picked out his favourite tracks for us – so check his list below, and give Acres of Lions a listen too. Sweet.

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Chas Palmer-Williams

Chas Palmer-Williams of Chas Ikstan and the Bon Bon Bons is the former frontman of LEGENDARY British Ska-band Lightyear.

Chas is a cracking lyricist – and he carries on delivering with his new material. If you live in the UK, you’re going to enjoy a lot of the references he throws in. Also he’s got a tattoo of a cup a beans man, so you know it’s all ok.

So here’s Chas’s top 5 in his own words…

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Franz Nicolay

What’s the man with the moustache listening to? GOOD QUESTION.

This top 5 comes courtesy of Franz Nicolay – Vaudevillian squeezebox-player extraordinaire.

Franz used to be in the Hold Steady, but now does a good line in popping up all over the place (is that him on stage with Against Me!?), and playing wicked solo shows with an accordion.

Franz has put together a list of crackers here – get listening and see what you think.

In his own words:

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