“Show You The Way” proves that aside from his otherworldly musicianship, Thundercat charms with his ever-present unpredictability.
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
Just as you’re beginning to fear Team Picture’s adherence to brute-force krautrock has left them as aggressively inflexible as the Russian football experience, they rustle up a spine-tingling flourish.
The naturally progressive oscillation of 'Train' is weighted with a hefty, housey kick and sustained keyboard chord changes that announce your next destination as Ambient Trance
Presenting a quintet of fresh tracks evenly executed by six-string and synth but unified by heavyweight intent. After all, ain't it time you gave your ears a January workout...
Trudy guitarist Olly Taylor's lively fretwork is what sets ‘Baby I’m Blue’ (along with the rest of the Scouse trio’s output so far) above and beyond the competition.
The music kicks in at a heart-racing tempo that has the whole track moving, your heart pumping and your blood constantly at the edge of your skin.
"Listen closer and there’s a composite of swirling instrumentation and subtle harmonics packed into ‘Silver John’’s backing. And that’s before we get to the effortlessly comforting timbre of Stables’ folksome vocal"
To anyone unfamiliar with the Swansea-formed, North London-based Trampolene, they could appear to be another mid-noughties indie revival heard-it-all-before bore, three guys with shaggy haircuts wielding guitars in skinny jeans, but as soon as frontman Jack Jones opens his mouth, it is obvious that ‘Pigeon Detectives part two’, they are not.