“Nihilistic, lonely and cute sugared shoegaze? I should have known I’d buy in from the start…”
“It’s brittle, consuming, engulfing, wall-melting. There’s a signature grit-burning sound. And for that, there’s a very good reason…”
“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…”
Citing Pixies as a reference is dangerous. Yes we recall their scratchy prowess over throwaway stripped surf and […]
“Monsters’ is equal parts subculture cool, passive violence and vintage geek chik.”
“There’s something beautifully crafted, familiar and winsome in the cool debut single from Peplo…”
“Do I admire the tenacity or balk at the ego of an EP entitled ‘Please Sign Us To Your Label’? Given that Indigo might just get what they ask for, I’m tempted to go with first option…”
They live in a haze of accidentally anthemic self-made and self-assured angst, where webs and threads of Bona Drag and Juju clean-jangled guitars (from Morrissey and Banshees respectively) weave like a network of nerves up and through.