New Year Ninety 2017 – 10 to 2

Winding towards the number one spot on the Readers’ Selection on the New Year Ninety Chart – 10 to 2.

The more perspicacious readers will have noticed you didn’t get the opportunity to vote on anything – and that is quite correct – as with the Readers’ Selection for Band of the Month – the chart is made up from a number of stats from on-site and off-site activity – fed in to an algorithm and the results are calculated on those factors – not a –  ‘voting system’.

The Aprons - New Year Ninety 2017

The Aprons

10. Tiger Love (England)

9. Bopek (Philippines)

8. The Aprons (Israel)

7. Still Eighteen (Dominican Republic)

6. Eat Fast (England)

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5. Manic Pixi (USA)

Iron Heart – Manic Pixi is available on iTunes.*

4. White Light (England)

3. Something To Do (USA)

Not Making a Sound – Something To Do is available on iTunes.*

2. Two Feet (USA)

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Still Eighteen – Bullets To Dust – Audio

The Dominican Republic based Canadian originating protest-rock trio Still Eighteen are set to release their début EP Bullets To Dust on the 9th of December.

Still Eighteen

Still Eighteen

Having had the fortune of having snaffled a shot of whisky whilst sitting on straw bale as I listened to the approximately a quarter of an hour EP (available on bandcamp) I would posit this is something to add to the collection.

Still Eighteen are able to fulminate against a system of geo-political rectitude whilst becoming neither belligerent nor pleading as the bluesy-rock guitar echoes across the room to accompaniment of punctuated drum skins whilst punctilious bass lays with burnished vocal as the music spirals around the room and delivers sounds of incredulity that the world has become one of tribal in-fighting promulgated by those with no vested interest other than for their own amusement and betterment on the skeletons of those they abuse.

From the four track release the opener – and my pick of the EP – also the title – Bullets To Dust.

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