Tag Archives: The Spook School

Tracks of 2017 (20-11)

20. Golden Teacher - ’Spiritron’ ‘Spiritron’ was the standout in an unexpected joyous surprise of a Golden Teacher full-length, No Luscious Life. The track captures the band’s effervescent live sound with an addictive mess of punk energy, otherworldly synths and Detroit funk, dancefloor hitting beats. Sweaty Palms at Broadcast (5.00) “Refusing to bow down to the crowd-pleasing generics of what it takes to … Continue Reading ››

PAWS (album launch), The Spook School, Adam Stafford at Stereo, 25/6/16

Adam Stafford opens the night with an intense set of long repetitive soundscapes, using looped riffs to create atmospheric noise between prog-rock and post-punk. The crowd maintains a subdued vibe for the first half of the show, with a solitary Saltire hanging in the sound booth in the middle of the room, the one clue as … Continue Reading ››

The Spook School – Try To Be Hopeful [Fortuna Pop]

The Spook School stun with their new album Try To Be Hopeful, their follow up to 2013 debut Dress Up. A lyrically thoughtful album that focuses on topical issues alongside the idea of being your true self, love and everything in between; opening with ‘Burn Masculinity’ the lyrics “burn, burn, burn masculinity, there’s nothing it gives … Continue Reading ››