The US indie-rockers The Get Up Kids release the EP Kicker on the 8th of June.
The Get Up Kids
The first song to surface, which is also the first of the four of the EP (that is available on bandcamp), Maybe – tees up the release with a bustling ball of good natured energy, that quickly has the audience stepping in time.
The US metalcore trio All Threes will be releasing their début LP Hide The Sun on the 18th of May.
Although all three are experienced musicians from other bands All Threes only got together in December of last year they already have a deal with Imminence Records for the release of the nine track album – of which Bigly Tremendous is the first track to be revealed.
These three of All Threes are in hurry, yet are able to disprove the adage ‘less haste more speed’, as by hurting forwards they are already in a position to deliver a finely crafted LP.
A couple of years since last featured, Inspired And The Sleep, in First Time (which is available on bandcamp) reveal a song with a electro-rock rooted opening, prior to stepping out to an indie-dance flow, yet are able to conjoin two quite distinct ideas and deliver a song that doesn’t jar for its dichotomy rather sweeps up the listener in its deft execution.
The US alt-rock quartet Lemoncollies released the LP GLOOMYBLOOM yesterday.
A ten track album (available on bandcamp) which is marked by the dampened hiss that permeates the room throughout the release giving the music an engaging soft-focus that soothes the brow.
Whilst the music has a commonality of delivery the compositions themselves are each of different construct and influence – ranging through progressive, funk-rock and trippy, to highlight a few. Rather than alienate anyone with the disparity of musical style it is through the dampened intonation that the audience finds cohesion in an album that no matter where you turn the dials will always just be in the shadows.
My pick of the appropriately named GLOOMYBLOOM is the second track – Lady Of The Sun.