De spanning stijgt als het tl-licht uitgaat en de band losgaat. De drummachine komt op gang soms strak met 3 man sterk in dezelfde maat en soms juist niet. Toch vormt het een eenheid die niet meer is te stoppen. Dat samen met de gitaristen die hun plekjes veroveren op elkaar op de kleine vierkante meters.
mildly distracting and totally unmemorable
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This ain’t big and this ain’t clever but I really don’t give a toss.
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somehow the album gets a strong hold of you, without you ever realizing quite how it’s done it
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The only payoff for you the listener is that you really have to give this record your full attention. And does the modern world allow for that?
Whatever the band is singing about has undoubtedly left its mark on their music. Outside of the tremendous growl summoned up in DNA, they don’t sound as armour-plated as previous.
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Don’t be put off by my jocular tone in this review; this is a great LP, it’s just a bit nuts: very much in the style of fellow Northern pranksters The Witch and the Robot or Ceramic Hobs.
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I suppose a reference wouldn’t go amiss: musically we’re in lo-fi Tim Hecker territory, or even Earth, albeit an Earth armed solely with Casios and a bunch of pedals..
I should also mention that we were treated to a mock space battle with toy guns; (for this the hirsute and unfeasibly tall drummer placed a cardboard box on his head as a kind of robot head).
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It’s an okay pop record by an act that could probably do a lot more if they tried stopping to please & used less phraseology.
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