The US indie-rock quartet Soaked released their début LP Don’t Wanna Wake Up Today on the 17th.
Soaked – photo by Martin do Nascimento
Although they have been around a few years they have always spent time playing live and it was only this month they got round to releasing a collection of songs in the form of an album and Don’t Wanna Wake Up Today is worth adding to the collection.
Backseat Heat bursts out of the speakers grabbing hold of the listener by the wrists and twirling them around the dance-floor in a exuberant footstep.
The English new-wave quartet Tangerines will be releasing the LP Into The Flophouse on the 12th of May.
Tangerines – Into The Flop House – artwork
There is a crystallised beauty to the music that those who enjoy Ian Dury and The Blockheads will immediately latch on to and those who don’t will exit the room in short order. The easy flowing beats are surrounded by at first glance pyrrhic instrumentals that give the material either its enjoyment or derision as a swashbuckling vocal swathes through the room taking on board no prisoners.
It is, as ever, a pleasure to proffer as something to add to your playlist that you would ordinarily pass by as an abstract concept. As always, trust that I am not leading you on some path of desolation and allow the first of the ten tracks – Peckham Boys – to thread through its just over four minute journey and I posit you will be welcoming of the link to RIP Records from whence you can get hold of Into The Flophouse.