President Of What? – YELLOW – Audio

The Irish emo duo President Of What? released the LP And What If After I’m Gone None of It Matters? on the 20th.

President Of What? - YELLOW

President Of What?

Frequently featured since their introduction in January of last year, in common with the disparate nature of the music in those articles, the fourteen tracks on the album (which is available on bandcamp) are also of differing tempo, instrumentation and atmosphere – held together by a commonality of taking a jaundiced glance at what are perceived as social and inter-relational norms from a different angle and thereby casting a very different light.

YELLOW is the penultimate song.

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L 1 P S – Stubborn – Audio

The US downtempo project L 1 P S released the LP Yellow on the 14th.

L 1 P S - Stubborn

L 1 P S

The six track, roughly twenty one minutes, LP slowly rotates through the room in a floating ball of fuzzy synthesis and instrumentation through which the voice emerges akin to a chrysalis opening to reveal a folded butterfly slowly filling its wings with blood and revealing the array of lustrous colours.

Stubborn is the opening track.

Yellow – EP – L 1 P S is available on iTunes.*

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Will And The People

Will And The People from London in England is a world reggae outfit comprising Will RendleJim RalphsJamie Rendle and Charlie Harman.

Will And The People - World reggae from England

Will And The People

Maturity of compositions don’t deflect from the liveliness of the sounds as Will And The People, who have established a global audience with their flowing dance material that lifts the audience into a better place. A slow burning fuse was initially lit back in 2008 and it wasn’t until 2011 that the quartet were finally complete, but throughout the process of development each appearance added more to the audience base and this has continued ever since, with global tours and numerous festival appearances.

As you well know I am a sucker for the reggae off-beat and whilst Will And The People are a far better known band than most given first reviews on the site, it is the fresh enthusiasm that hasn’t been lost which makes this an outfit I think is worth drawing to your attention if you don’t know them already.

Whilst it is essential to remove all sharp objects before hitting play else you will inevitably crash into it as you dance around the room in carefree joy, underscoring the lightness of sound lays a connection with struggles worth defending that sits at the heart of the whole output.

About to set out on another couple of tours. One a UK tour Will And The People is well worth getting out to see and in all likelihood they will appear somewhere near you soon wherever you are as there is also a tour in India scheduled for April.


Yellow – Single – Will and the People is available on iTunes*.

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