The audience sways and groans in approval, a mass congregation of the mildly discontent. Incubus's music sounds like a million teenage spots bursting, spilling their detritus in a torrent of gloop.
The Duke Spirit (supporting Incubus) Heineken Music Hall 16/03/07
It's interesting to see the on-stage dynamics of the Duke Spirit. There seems to be an in-band acknowledgment that once they have got a collective sweat on, they improve as an act.
The Duke Spirit you suspect, are out of the fashionable loop at present, despite being blessed with what all good
To be fair to Cuts Across the Land I will say that when the band click, they can be thunderous.
It exudes that intelligent, spiky, shocking otherness that I've not heard in a band's debut since the first Pixies, Sugarcubes or Mary Chain singles.
We don't do many single reviews here at Incendiary, but we HAD to review this.