‘Bum Jiggy’, the latest single from Edinburgh based instrumental math rockers Lady North, is filled with massive sounding guitars, pounding and intricate drums and complex rhythms.
This track begins with what sounds like, but isn’t, a wall of siren like keys and brass before firing into an enormous sounding, pounding 5/4 drum beat.
Across the track Lady North hit us with an assault of huge and hypnotic sounding grooves, dancing between time signatures, while still keeping a sense of musicality not just showing off technical ability.
Influences of bands like Rolo Tomassi and Three Trapped Tigers shine through, as well as signs of classic progressive rock acts like King Crimson and Yes.
The production is something to note, with each instrument sounding huge and thunderous and lying perfectly in the mix, the production style is something that really makes this song what it is.
A very impressive single, which is hopefully a sign of great things to come.
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Words: Iain Gillon