…The sarcasm sears the ears akin to the tingle of Coleman’s English Mustard replacing a layer of butter on one side in a sandwich, whilst eyes stream due to the heat the taste-buds equally dance in delight in their latest track – Let’s Talk About Me (available on bandcamp).
The fuzzy guitar roar nuzzles away in to ever corner of the room like a demented robovac that is on a hefty trip of amphetamines as the axed drum kit sounds as though it is chasing over the stage with a bass that is slung to loosely holding pegs with vocal stretching delayed echo giving Let’s Talk About Me a need for an immediate replay even more loudly.
My apologies that this feature is late, as the introduction was made on the 6th.
With a few pieces behind them, thom simon, offer the listener a broad stretch of ideas, within their material, that dates back for over three years. Sometimes psychedelic, other times funky-reggae and even as is the case in their latest track, which came out earlier this month – Driving Dreams (available on bandcamp) – surfy-garage-dance – always engaging and having been filtered through a gauze the resulting music has a warmth of sound that embraces the listener.
It is of little surprise they are securing a wider touring base and Festival appearances. I look forward to hearing more of thom simon, in short order.
The US garage-rock trio Pink Mexico released a split 7″ single with Monograms earlier this month.
Pink Mexico – photo credit Melanie
Backhanded Manly Manaroni is everything you could possibly desire from garage-rock in a fuzzy burr of energy that wraps itself up in less than two and a half minutes, leaving the listener feeling better for having taken part in the experience.
Fashion Now! takes a wry look at following the latest trend in their familiar style which has made Reptilians From Andromeda a firm presence on the site having been both the Editors’ Choice and Readers’ Choice for band of the month within the past year at different times.
On the 19th of May the English garage-rock quartet EAT FAST will release the LP Immortal Kombat.
EAT FAST – Immortal Kombat – artwork
The third of the six tracks on the album (available on bandcamp) Scrambled Egg has been given an early run-out.
A three minutes and twenty seconds track that undulates through the room as though driving a kart through sand-dunes, Scrambled Eggs contains the combinations of ambient warmth and fuzzy-logic which always makes EAT FAST an outfit of paramour.