With the dawn of a new year the music media scramble in an attempt to predict ‘the next big thing’ for the up coming year. While generally skeptical about anyones power to see into the future, they are at best mildly interesting, if a little bit hard to fathom at times.
In true hypocritical style here are two bands whose debut records should add a little sparkle to 2011.
Their music has a certain thrill to it, like being a teenager again. This is what indie rock is supposed to sound like. The formula is simple; soaring guitars, buzzing bass and crashing drums, throw a hard rocky edge to it all. Hey presto, we’ve got great tunes which exudes both style and substance.
All the indicators to date suggest that January 24th will one to keep an eye out for.
It is a truly unique and brilliant sound created in a musical melting pot of influences from old rockabilly artists to Devo and the Beta Band. It is inventive tight, clever and catchy as hell danceable indie – it’s hard to do it justice with words.