With a sound that minds of ’60s brit-blues Rainbow Maniac fill the room with multi-layered, vaguely psychedelic, weaves of guitars that flow through high tempo bass and percussion from which the superlative vocal rounds out the output.
By way of an introduction to a band I aim to get back to later in the year – Going Out On My Own, which is the first of the four tracks on Rmep1 EP.
The Welsh psychedelic-rock band The Revolutionary Spirit are currently working on the LP Feel Music.
The Revolutionary Spirit
A couple of songs have appeared from the forthcoming album, the latest of which is Northern Star.
The Revolutionary Spirit have a soundtrack which captures attention as the hallucinogenic guitar is overlayed by a britpop referenced vocal, affording a distinct space of difference.
Laid within Northern Star is an opening flute which gives the dreamy wafts of smoke a ’60s summer festival atmosphere and the listener finds themselves with winding thoughts of kaftans and tie-dye dresses as the unhurried acoustic led just over four and three quarters minutes track slows down the synapses to merely an occasional spark.
To get this far has taken me the best part of an hour, such is the measure of the retrospective trippyness, so do allow yourself plenty of time to recover after imbibing on The Revolutionary Spirit, which I posit less references an insurgency, rather the consequential motions of the eyeballs spending time in the company of their music.
The Welsh alt-rock band Blind Beggar surfaced with a new track on the 15th.
Rumours abound that Blind Beggar will be releasing some full studio recorded material imminently though thus far Out Of My Head, the latest track, is also in demo form.
Out Of My Head features the bending of time through chords and bars that is their signature sound which they top off with a superlative vocal once again with their blend of psychedelia and ’60s British Blues, that flows through the just under four and a quarter minutes of the track and finds the listener after each run through needing to play the song – just one more time.
The Welsh melancholic-rock trio Lost Like Alice released the two track single Empty Tank on the 9th.
Lost Like Alice – Empty Tank – artwork
The vocal, that captures immediate attention, drips of emotional context surrounded by equally mournful instrumentation shrouds the listener in sublime dark cloaking in which there is, paradoxically, a comforting embrace of texture the audience finds a restful place to lay the mind.
Lost Like Alice is an outfit I look forward to hearing more from in short order and by way of an introduction the title track – Empty Tank.