The Bright Lights – The Rise And The Fall – Single Review

The English new-wave quartet The Bright Lights revealed their latest track – The Rise And The Fall – on the 13th. As I have mentioned in previous features, a quartet who keep a low profile, are going even further underground as The Rise And Fall will be their last reveal … Read More…

Electric Currant – RUST – Audio

The New Zealand industrial-glitch quartet Electric Currant released the two track single CORRODE on the 12th. The two songs are of very different flavour – my selection from the single (available on bandcamp) being the opener RUST – much akin to the release title the listener is left inspecting their speakers … Read More…

The Fog Ensemble – Lighthouse – Audio

The trio of Antonis Karakostas (Guitars / Loops / Programming), Nicholas Kondylis (Bass) and George Nanopoulos (Drums) from Thessaloníki (Greece) who form the instrumental-rock band The Fog Ensemble release the LP Throbs on the 19th. The seven track album is available on bandcamp and comes three years after their début is marked, on the basis of … Read More…

Violet – Heaven Adores You – Single Review

The English haze-rock quintet Violet released the single Heaven Adores You on the 12th. Rotating reverb and effects fold one around the other, akin to a solar corona as dawn breaks, with the elongated notes of the three guitars diffusing in to multicoloured fractals, while a brit-pop vocal gives the song a … Read More…

Krom – Laugh Or Cry – Audio

The Cambodia based delta-blues outfit Krom last featured back in 2015, making their latest track, Laugh Or Cry, a welcome opportunity to catch-up. Instantly, on hitting play the gnarled sound emitting from the speakers, is recognisable. The twisted blues bend through the local influences to deliver a track that once again … Read More…