Tag Archives: Verse Metrics

Verse Metrics – We’ll Be Listening and Remembering Until We’re Old and Unsteady [Lonely Voyage]

It’s not always the case that alt-rock bands can pack out their gloomy sound with a luscious melody, but Verse Metrics have something for anyone sceptical of typically long titles and mournful lyrics. The cover art for their latest release features grey ocean waves dissolving into distant fog, evoking the interplay between minimalist melancholy and musical … Continue Reading ››

Various Artists – Bloc+ Compilation #1 [Bloc+]

Bar Bloc have released the first of four free compilation albums via their Bloc+ label featuring a showcase of innovative artists. The compilation was born from the venues commitment to nurturing up and coming bands that are struggling to get their music out there due to the pressures of the industry. The bar runs an abundance of … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Fiction Faction (EP launch) w/ Verse Metrics, Galoshins at Stereo, 15/10/11

With miserable weather dampening most spirits, the organ bashing and manic laughter of Galoshins provides an entertaining start to the evening, seeming to thoroughly enjoy themselves and their Pink-Floyd-surrounded-by-a-pack-of-hyenas vibe. Verse Metrics hit a more serious note, but what they lack in enthusiasm is soon … Continue Reading ››

Live review: King Tut’s Summer Nights: Verse Metrics, Cancel the Astronauts, Bermuda, FOUND, 19/7/11

I’ve been a bit picky with these Summer Nights events, choosing three of the better line-ups to pop along to and give the event coverage. Tonight I’m ever so slightly gutted as this clashes with what sounds a wonderful, and free, Wounded Knee show at … Continue Reading ››