“With the subtle synth dreamwave of Washed Out and Teen Daze, we tiptoe on 80s and shoegaze…”
“Played quiet, it’s a chilled introspection of fuzzed up Phil Spector and glossed 60s girl pop. Played loud it’s a crossbreed of Jesus & Mary Chain and MBV feedback with the feel of Slowdive thickened dreamscapes…”
Citing Pixies as a reference is dangerous. Yes we recall their scratchy prowess over throwaway stripped surf and […]
From the forthcoming EP ‘How’s The View There?’ Coming April 2020 on Other Voices Records.
“An album that swerves between romance and violence, that tricks and takes us someplace other…”
Music in brief – Singles Roundup Part 1…
Headclouds – ‘Marmalade’ / Juniper Nights – ‘Birth Right’ / El Toppo – ‘Stig of the Dump & Ogglet’.
“Wide-eyed and spacious, poppy and quiet, strangely shy-sounding and warm with a chill… fully formed with the flaws that go with.”
“Clean in intent, neat in their imagery, sharp in their focus and fever… But we’re just six months in and these things need to breathe, we’re still in the shaping and smelting…”
To move through ‘Cremator’ is to move through a mindset. Blurred anti-dream images, abstracted thoughts, a single aesthetic joins the unarranged dots while textures coalesce then unravel….
Beauty and compromise run deep through the veins that are stitched into each ebb and flow. Contorted and kept just a shade out of shape, free-flowing down straights and restricted at angles, I find myself pressed and pinched then released by the unnatural designs of the album’s ambitions.