The indie-rock trio Hello Casanova from Northern Ireland release the single I’ll Be Waiting on the 25th of November.
In advance of the official release I’ll Be Waiting has been made available within the past half a day.
Formerly known as Foreign Affairs – in their new iteration the trio of Matt Irwin (Rhythm Guitar / Vocals), Ethan Williamson (Lead Guitar / Vocals), and Martin Miller (Drums / Bass Guitar) have lifted the political contemplation with a lighter mood that when combined with the celtic-rock flavourings gives I’ll Be Waiting a catchy punchiness in which the listener can happily loose themselves from the weight of the day.
Dirty Words is an alt-rock band from Northern Ireland I seem to come back to once a year.
Dirty Words – There’s A Lot Of It About
Returning to Dirty Words is always a delight and the song for this year was, as always, keenly anticipated. Of equal, no even greater, pleasure word arrives that an EP is in the offing and this track will be on the forthcoming release. Who knows I may even be able to feature Dirty Words at least twice in 2016.
There’s A Lot Of It About doesn’t disappoint as the ska based number moonstomps around the room to the always superlative, poetic, wry lyric.
The Northern Irish / English rockabilly duo Colt 66 released the AA side two track single Stranger Today / Spectres Relaxing on the 6th.
The familiar grumbling scowl of consternation peers from the speakers in Spectres Relaxing before launching itself into the room in a flurry of hurtled brothel creepers which has the listener immediately two stepping in unity. The gravelled vocal scours the ears whilst the fuzzy guitar caresses the lobes as the pulsing percussion shoots darts to the floor ensuring feet are lifted in quick-time and in the same glare as arrived so the just under three and a quarter minute track balefully crumples back out of the room leaving the listener braying for more.
One can only hope it isn’t another gap of approaching year and half before Colt 66 find the time to create a follow up to Stranger Today / Spectres Relaxing (available on bandcamp) and we can both find a reason to one again lace up the red suede shoes.
The Husky Tusks is an experimental-distortion project from Northern Ireland.
The Husky Tusks – Thothigon Season – artwork
Dan Moxham, the person behind The Husky Tusks, is a Visual / Musician / Performance / Written – artist who uses the various mediums to capture his interpretation of moments in life, leaving others to take from them as they will.
Longer term readers will also recall Dan Moxham as part of the ongoing collaboration Colt 66.
From the EP Thothigon Season released last month (available on bandcamp) – Static Thothigon is the last of the four tracks.