jangly


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jangly

(ˈdʒæŋəlɪ)
adj, janglier or jangliest
making a jangling sound
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jangly - like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together; "cowboys with jangling spurs"
cacophonic, cacophonous - having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten
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Taking her cue more from Nina Persson or even Camera Obscura, Dodie's voice playfully chirrups over jangly guitars in diminished keys that evoke at once youthful joy and world weary melancholy.
Slices of jangly electronica and minimalist bass are spattered by bursts of off-kilter piano chords, swamps of keyboard slamming and percussion instruments you'd usually find in a reception classroom.
Together with bassist Suse Bear, she creates delicious harmonies that float across their jangly pop.
Home to jangly romantics Orange Juice, the Go-Betweens and Aztec Camera, Postcard began the long career of Edwyn Collins and kicked off a whole tradition of arch, lovelorn pop, leaving a legacy far greater than the label's brief lifespan would suggest.
They closed with a brace of non-album hits like the attitude-laden Really Stupid and Way Behind Me's sublime mix of jangly indie pop and Spector girl group melodies.
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Bookended by the feelgood Good Ol' Days and Millionaires, sister tracks about living in the moment, #3 sees a return to the blend of jangly indie pop and R&B that informed their debut.
Breathy vocals sitting on jangly guitar riffs and a healthy amount of "la-la-las" in the background make for a fun three minutes.
The band moves from wistful to upbeat and jangly in a heartbeat, creating a deep, textured sound that's, frankly, a lot of fun to listen to.
There's the shiny pop songs with jangly guitars, leapy falsetto choruses, off-beat high-hats and deeply catchy hooks.
Bestival Live 2011 The Cure's headline slot at Bestival is documented on two CDs, boasting 32 songs from the cream of their jangly pop arsenal spanning more than three decades.
We gave a few away and it culminated in that really nervous, jangly heart-wrenching finish.