Ugly Sun – Marble Eye – Video

The US garage rock trio Ugly Sun release the EP Painted Post on the 3rd of April.

Ugly Sun

Ugly Sun

Combining elements of indie, rock and surf Ugly Sun are able to create music that serves the cross-over market particularly well, as is evidenced in the track Marble Eye from the forthcoming EP.

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The Skullers – Can We Do That Again – Single Review

The Skullers is a US rock ‘n’ roll trio.

The Skullers

The Skullers

Their first recorded track Can We Do That Again was released earlier in the month and is available on bandcamp.

A blend of blues, dance and solid rock enables The Skullers, in Can We Do That Again, to deliver a track that has both a beguiling raggedy edged gruffness to it and a thundering beat that has the listener refreshing themselves on how to skiffle whilst searching for a pair of blue brothel creepers.

Word arrives of an EP arriving sometime in September and will be a release, judging by this, that will warm up the autumn days for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere.

Stand up, clear some space and only then hit play…

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Little Hurricane – OTL – Video

The US indie-synth duo Little Hurricane will be releasing the LP Same Sun Same Moon on the 14th of April.

Little Hurricane - Same Sun Same Moon - artwork

Little Hurricane – Same Sun Same Moon – artwork

With a very different set of brushes to music previously featured – OTL – the third of the dozen on the album is a hazy shadowy drifting flow of interweaving sounds.

Same Sun Same Moon – Little Hurricane is available on iTunes.*

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The Forer Effect – Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun – Audio

The Forer Effect is a brand new emo trio from the USA.

The Forer Effect

The Forer Effect

Within the past eight hours new music has appeared that I am able to share with you.

There is an accompanying four track EP – Human Beings Are Stupid Fucking Animals And I’m Depressed Because I Am One by – Nick Beliveau (Guitar / Vocals), Sam Dawson (Drums / Vocals) and Calvin Thomke (Bass) in the moniker of The Forer Effect which by band name perspicaciously announces the output with exactitude of the introversion of construct by the descriptors of counterproductive Barnum psychoanalysis.

My selection from the EP is the second of the four – Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun – with its bass strings hanging so low from the fret-board that the listener can envisage they drag along the floor prior to thumb reaching for notes.

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All The Rest – Black Plague – Single Review

All The Rest is an alt-rock quartet from the USA.

All The Rest

All The Rest

The track Black Plague was released on the 7th. The mix of dirty blues guitar and preppy pop vocal give All The Rest a space of their own in a crowded-market.

There is an inherent danger that the boy-band vocalisation and synthetically-produced harmonising over the, to me delightful, roughly chopped fraying growling menace of guitars and drum-kit teeters on the verge of turning away both potential audiences. The fact that I am suggesting you spend time in their company indicates that I think in Black Plague it works successfully; though time will tell how purposefully with additional context.

I look forward to hearing what the future discovers for the quartet and I wish them every success.

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