is a peculiar release; it’s not so much an album as a soundtrack for a game that plays like a dark dream.
It’s distressing and uncomfortable, a real achievement when you can dissect the tracks and find gorgeous instrumentation hidden in the arrangements.
Opener ‘Shell (or … Continue Reading ››
With a title like R U Sitting Comfortably
you’d be inclined to think you’d be in for a mish-mash mess of noise, dissonance and tension - but not from Poor Things
who thrash out happy, triumphant punk tracks.
The production of the EP is a little … Continue Reading ››
"I've not lost my head, it's in a box under my bed"
rings over and over in your ears long after your first listen to Pronto Mama
's debut single.
Its the simple yet effectively infectious hook that drives you to listen to this track on repeat, … Continue Reading ››
“A series of improvised tracks recorded straight onto tape on a basic hi-fi system, using a loop pedal and mixer,” that is The Japanese War Effort’
s description of TAPEHISSBLISS. The title becomes obvious from the first track as a fairly prominent but soft and hypnotic … Continue Reading ››
There's something about bands that just refuse to be pigeon-holed that give them an endearing quality that's hard to come by, within twenty minutes their new EP Otherpeople
manage to establish themselves as one of those bands.
OP starts with the chiming reverb laden guitars and … Continue Reading ››
Few bands are quite as eclectic as White Heath, their sound consists of… well, everything, this could be down to the fact they're a six piece band part Scottish (Edinburgh), part English (Manchester).
Throughout the record they hint upon strong jazz and R'n'B influences however the … Continue Reading ››
In Greek mythology Prometheus stole fire from the gods and handed it to man, kick starting mankind as its known present day.
Indian Red Lopez
are taking a bold step with naming their new single after the fellow, but it’s not totally unjust.
'Prometheus' starts off with … Continue Reading ››
After a heavy night drinking, when you feel the vomit sitting in your body not wanting to move, wanting to however slowly poison you to death while you feel gas and bad tastes float up and down your system.
This is what the new Ultimate Thrush … Continue Reading ››
uses the ukulele like no one else.
Her jazzy, arpeggiated playing when combined with her quirky string compositions create the perfect setting on which her carefully weaved vocals can sit.
You may ask yourself about four or five tracks into the album weather there is … Continue Reading ››
Cumbernauld’s indie-rock quartet are back with Canyons of Echoes, an uplifting 12 track offering what fans have eagerly awaited since 2007’s Nothing Means Everything.
The group, originally formed in 2005 by brothers Andrew, Brian and Alan Henderson-who has since departed-along with … Continue Reading ››