“At once based in the bleak sounds of dimly lit futures and rooted in bands of the past, it’s immersive and potent and stark…”
“Where 2019’s ‘Maladyne Cave’ leant towards progressive folk freakouts and whimsical indie, with bursts of cartoonish aggression, a year later their sound has been hardened…”
“Highlights and pop freak-outs are numerous, we stretch lo-fi indie templates to their sunshine fuzz limits and skirt around 60’s Brit garage…”
It’s been a pleasure to work on designing and creating the new website for Crime Cymru – The Welsh Crime Writing Collective.
The best of submissions, reviewed tracks, the almost-reviewed… and a fistfull of this month’s best music!
“With a keen eye for harsh words and wiry thin riffs, an ‘I’m doing my thing so screw you’ attitude… Madame So’s brand of force is infectious.”
Richard ‘Kid’ Strange has been busy. The pre-punk provocateur that spawned Doctors Of Madness is restless… and dare I say, even nostalgic.
“Between A-side highlights and a B-side that flies by, Fake Flowers Never Die is an intriguing slice of deceptively slick new wave indie…”
“Yes it’s a cheap kick, a paper thin throwaway, but that’s by design and for fun. It might not yet be the caliber of ‘Young Loud & Snotty’, ‘L.A.M.F’, or ‘Hate To Say I Told You So’, but it’s a direct and worthy descendant…”
“With the subtle synth dreamwave of Washed Out and Teen Daze, we tiptoe on 80s and shoegaze…”