This the middle section of the New Year Ninety, 50 – 41, is the first part to be published in which everyone, regardless of time-zone, is now in 2018. I wish you and yours all the best for the year ahead.
The Howl & The Hum is a new scenic-rock quartet from England.
The Howl & The Hum – Photo by Steve Piper of Coffee Films
Once again, I am late to the draw and I do apologise to you for the fact. I was sent this on the 29th of March – within three hours of its reveal, I am that late, I write this on the 12th though you won’t see this until – today – the 17th – thus far this is their only song.
Godmanchester Chinese Bridge has a stunning cinematographic pallor that minds of film-noire as the swooping architectures of electronics arch across the ceiling, whilst the vocal drops in to earshot prior to being swept up, like firework ashes, by the submerged instrumentation and percussion as the munificent, incandescent synth arcs ever higher in to the sky.
The visualisation of the track in minds eye, recalls of the opening and closing sequences of ‘The World At War’ with its burnt and melting imagery.