It may be a lot of things but it’s certainly not a pop record and it’s definitely not in a hurry to go anywhere.
no amount of knob twiddling can disguise the fact that there’s something missing from their sound
They’re loud, they’re exciting and they turn me on.
it just goes on for about a week and a half too long before it ever gets round to doing anything interesting and by then it’s way too late to care
Francis throws catchy melodies and crunchy guitar parts around like they’re going out of fashion
a beguiling box set that is a joy to hold in itself and an absolute pleasure to spend some time with
if you’ve never had any time for the FLC then there’s no reason for you to start making time now
it moves from style to style, changing tempo and shape constantly (often during a song) and yet it never, ever, feels like he’s just showing off
So beautiful, So powerful
I hadn't planned on reviewing the night, but half an hour later after trying to scrape my brain off the ceiling it was a different story
a rousing finale to what has been a spectacular musical and social success this last three years
Trash Kit don’t feel like they’re looking to please anyone but themselves.
It’s a bit loopy, but it wears its weirdness in a very attractive way.
Describing this sort of music objectively is difficult, because it’s damned difficult avoiding falling for in the heady swirl of the overall mood
Multibenefit is a throwback to the sort of attitudes and concerns that irrigated the alternative scene in the early to mid ‘80’s
Mercer’s voice is relentlessly “Showtime” throughout, regardless of what his band’s playing
Simply put each track is constructed from a veritable plethora of squiggly and blurpy noises
either slumberous, ethereal pop...or slightly jaunty, bleepy workouts
This part of the LP really shapes up to be a pastoral take on Yerself Is Steam
The LP has a country tinge that crosses all boundaries and should confound all expectations from the die-hard fan army who will snap it up