The sampled strings give it an air of mischievous deviancy like some eccentric contemporary British crime thriller.
Pure Colors puts it all together like a sonic magician, making a veritable hotchpotch of countercultural sounds from the last forty or so years.
The month-long Blogtober Festival got underway at The Finsbury this weekend with two nights, curated by For Folk's Sake and Young & Aspiring, that set a high bar for the remaining 29 shows
‘What I Want’ is a masterclass in subtlety. Folky lullaby vocals entwine with an unobtrusive synth gently lulling the ears like the soft lapping of a woodland spring.
This single finds Plants And Animals belting out cohesive, bold and bouncy indie-soul, all sturdy groove, twinkling arpeggios and a memorable chorus – yes, a wholehearted refrain – about not surrendering your life to anxieties
'Doggy Doctor' is a slow and strange number replete with chiming guitars and a kind of car-sick nauseous quality to its heavy lurching momentum. It’s challenging music that never quite settles in the stomach till the starry outro.
Raising the Phoenix: ‘Mountain’ grabs your ears with a sweet guitar riff and a conga-like afro-kraut drumbeat followed by a sweet piano synth sound
'Repurposing shoegaze from the Baltic's eastern banks,' Pinkshinyultrablast are a St Petersburg band whose debut album, 'Everything Else Matters', is out on 12 January.