Tag Archives: Star Rover

Star Rover – ‘Oxymorons/Liars’ [City of Glass]

The latest double A-side release from Edinburgh’s Star Rover is a pure pop punk treat, glazed with grunge and just enough marzipan indie sweetness to secure their destiny as darlings of the airwaves. ‘Oxymorons’ is a jangly, upbeat number, balancing its tautly thrashing drums with playful guitar licks and a chorus built on the catchy refrain, … Continue Reading ››

Star Rover – Selfs

With their latest release Star Rover bring us a delicious slice of jangly, fuzzy, Dinosaur Jr.-inspired grunge pop. Four track EP, Selfs is packed full of inviting, catchy hooks and emphatic instrumentation. Opener, ‘The Stoic’, sounds anything but as it lurches you pleasantly through the cosmos. Even before singer Davy King suggests, “let’s run away”, you feel like … Continue Reading ››

Life Model, Star Rover (EP launch) at The Old Hairdressers, 12/2/16

Tonight, Star Rover - formerly the solo project of Davy King, now featuring Dave Macdonald (bass) and Mike Johnstone (drums) - stop off at The Old Hairdressers on a tour of their new EP, Selfs. Though their genre’s listed online as grunge-pop, Star Rover’s most obvious point of reference is American hardcore and punk, but it’s … Continue Reading ››