Oh So Quiet – Oh So Quiet EP

Released on Cool For Cats Records on April 29th From the opening gentle picking pattern on Rain At Night and the first time we are introduced to the warm wholesome vocals of Malena, through to the final lulls of Si Quedamos the debut EP from Oh So Quiet is one uses strings and strums to their full effect, being soothingContinue reading “Oh So Quiet – Oh So Quiet EP”

PYYRAMIDS – Do You Think You’re Enough?

From Brightest Darkest Day, released on Parachutes on April 9th Coming up from  PYYRAMIDS is their full-length debut, Brightest Darkest Day. Tracks that fuse catchy pop hooks and gloomy dance beats, the melancholic tripping delivery from this new duo is unique and grabbing. As should be the case from a band formed of helmed by TimContinue reading “PYYRAMIDS – Do You Think You’re Enough?”

Veronica Falls – Waiting for Something To Happen

Released February 4th on Bella Union A seemingly sweeter record than its predecessor, Waiting For Something To Happen is full of almost perfect three minute gems that smoothly flow through the record. As always with Veronica Falls, the veneer of musical perfection is always layered with an undercurrent of sinister cynicism, like a doe eyedContinue reading “Veronica Falls – Waiting for Something To Happen”

Hilly Eye – Amnesia

From the album Reasons To Live, out January 22nd on Don Giovanni Fronted by Amy Klein, after she left Titus Andronicus, with Catherine Tung, Hilly Eye are a duo with power. Slower and softer with less angst than previous outfit, on Amnesia the tugging guitar work and chiming incandescent vocals mix to perfectly illustrate theContinue reading “Hilly Eye – Amnesia”

Velcro Hooks – Gymnophoria EP

Released November 19th 2012 on Howling Owl Records A seven track EP is pretty generous in this day and age, what with times being hard and all that. In Gymnophoria EP, whilst lasting through 22 minutes of ferocious frenetic music, Velcro Hooks have inspired a ray of hope that spirited indie rock did not collapseContinue reading “Velcro Hooks – Gymnophoria EP”