An almost complete change of line up with only the guitarist and founder, Filippa Nässil, remaining – their latest single We Fight For Rock N Roll (available on bandcamp) is currently being supported by an extended pan-European Tour.
Istanbul Hippodrome is an English electronica duet.
Within the past hour their latest track No Way Home surfaced. Freshly out of the blocks the duo combine synths, guitar and far distant drum-kit to deliver music of contortions and interwoven lacing that finds the mind circumnavigating the loops in an involuntary hypnosis akin to water drawing from the bottom of unplugged bath, circling in ever tighter spirals as it drains.
Again – you are as new to these two – as Istanbul Hippodrome are to you – and this is once again a band where there is no social media page or website to which I can direct your attention.
The English alt-rock trio Atlas Wynd were introduced earlier this year.
Atlas Wynd – Photo by Ben Galloway-Grindlay
They recently released the AA side single Eyes Fixed On The Sun / You’re On My Mind.
Each track I have heard by Atlas Wynd is of different source, that being the case on this release too.
Eyes Fixed On The Sun is a delta-blues / 60’s brit-rock fusion with dirty riffs interspersed with taut percussion and lilting vocal, allowing them to deliver a track that, despite only being just over two and a half minutes long, is packed with intrigue.
The most recent track to surface Faces is a reflective on the trials and tribulations of life around and although the melancholic piano chords, pacing and brooding electronics give the song a sad countenance there is a glimmer of optimistic light within the transfixing composition.
The Croatian alt-rock trio The Moose Rush release the LP Don’t Pick Your Noise later in the year.
Them Moose Rush
From the forthcoming album – Radio Violence – is a less angular sound than much of their material previously featured with a growling backbone that rails against the propagandised normalisation of oppression through mind-numbing mundanity.