So in thrall to the new sounds that pound and surround, get prepared for this month’s hoedown showdown. This is August’s ROTR Broken Radio.
“These aren’t just imitations of old tones and lost soundtracks, though their imprints are more than all over, every track holds a wealth of 80’s offshoot sub-genres from new-wave to synth-prog to pop…”
“Every sound in this EP is bolder. More fluid, more set and more certain. Minaxi’s music has grown and they’ve grown along with it, it’s a pleasure to ride along with them…”
“It’s as phallic and sex-worn as Beelzebub’s hoof-stick and it’s soaked in a riff heavy glaze. Drag that sound with its glitter and leather and guts right on into the 21st century, and we have something like Midnight Devils…”
“There’s a flicker and twitching of intricate rhythms, there’s a soul to the guts of the song. In a head-spin of hazy, half-lazy quick sounds that weave punk, Afro-garage and grime…”
Here be brooding electronica, triphop, global pop and a side swipe of hard beats and hits… Here’s the dark side of your summer kicks!
From nu-soul to slowjams, 80’s pop sheen to grunge, to sun blasted kicks for your summer… Here’s your June cherry picked and pumped outwards! (Part 1)
“Tin Woodman have gone and resurrected the synthesised camp scifi souls of Midnight Juggernauts, Bondage Fairies and The B52s, and produced this it-thing of a single…”
“These are gluttonous fuck-hungry scum covered tracks that live muscle-bound, wire-tight and lean…”
“As only essential shops remained open, and all non-essentials shut down, the places we met that were closed up for months took something else along with them; that life blood of human connection…”