Arising from slumber, the South African new-wave trio, The Medicine Dolls reminded themselves they had a new EP to live launch within a couple of hours of this article being written on the 24th.
The Medicine Dolls
Although this doesn’t appear until almost a week later, due to publishing schedules, sorry one and all – Form the Sick Like Paradise EP – L.
As those who have been here since the earliest foundations will recall when I introduced the site on the original URL last decade with the first post – back in the late ’70s when I first performed in a band – we got together for the first time for a practice and four hours later were playing on stage in South London – so you will perhaps understand why I particularly enjoy The Medicine Dolls – if only for their own carefree enjoyment of playing music with little fanfare or preamble.
For the best of the most genuine musicians from around the world, I find it hard to believe that Emerging Indie Bands on Twitter has many curations who surpass.
Excuse Me Misbehaviour is all that has made The Medicine Dolls an outfit who readers enjoy hearing from.
The just over four minute track creates its own echoes, sounding as though it is being served from a deep cellar in a song which swirls around the whirlpool of varying levels of lo-fidelity sound and the listener finds themselves regretful only that they don’t too live in Cape Town to join them in live performance.
From Cape Town in South Africa surface the new-wave trio Greg Allan, Arabella and Anro Femurs who form The Medicine Dolls.
The Medicine Dolls
The bleeding edges of guitar spill out of the speakers prior to bass bursting open the sub-woofers whilst sparky drum-kit bounces around the room from which a signature vocal parades as the trio teases that volume is turned ever louder.
Delivering the sounds of frustration in a world of askew relationships The Medicine Dolls reflect of unrequited connectivity from the standpoint of – If Only This Then That and the reality of IFTTT automated devices where the theory all sounds good but the actuality is less than satisfying, which they slurry out of the speakers in satisfying retort and a trio I look forward to hearing much more of in short order.
Formerly the quartet – The Nasty Narcotics and now slimmed back to the trio to announce their continuation as an entity – they released their début three track single Loose Change on the 18th.