Sometimes you’re just angry and need to get it all out. At least that’s the situation that Brighton grunge band Demob Happy seem to be in, and in getting it out they’ve made an album that is brash, visceral, and arresting. Brutally cynical about the record industry in which they operate (In an interview withContinue reading “Demob Happy – Dream Soda”
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Desperate Journalist – Control
Their brand of urgent and tumultuous pop that London quartet Desperate Journalist have made their own is highlighted beautifully on their mesmerising new track, Control. Shadowy and chaotic, the leathery tune precedess the release of their self titled album in January, on Fierce Panda records.
As the melodies drag and the chords are played with melancholy I’m transported back to sulky teenage days and dreams in the distance that seem to be drowned in bleak skies. Ominous tones and unsteady notes ring out from Girlpool, the LA duo comprised of Cleo Tucker (guitar) and Harmony Tividad (bass), whilst the twangingContinue reading “Girlpool EP”
The Sunday Reeds – Jean Luc
Jean Luc is a superb piece of rock’n’roll pop noir from Melbourne’s The Sunday Reeds. Taken from their EP Amour Tragique, out on August 1st on Heartgun Records, it tells of the tumultuous relationship between Jean-Luc Godard and actress Anna Karina. Their complex relationship has mirrors in a particularly bitter relationship break up in Paris,Continue reading “The Sunday Reeds – Jean Luc”
Nine Black Alps – Novokaine
How long has it been? Nine Black Alps are back with their angst driven, raucous and rampaging line in brash and bold grunge, releasing new single Novokaine on Hatch Records on Dec 2nd 2013. Man, being loud and angry is good.