Monday, 08 December
Murky post-dubstep moves from the Blank Mind posse. The 'Trial' EP plays out a Kafkaesque quartet of mutant techno and cyber-dub steppers streaked with neuro stabs and burnt-out, paranoid darkside vibes ripe for fans of Shackleton, Fishermen, Cut Hands.
You know what we're really short on at the moment? Bands who cite The Smiths as their main influence... Joining the swelling ranks of Mozphiles are Piano Magic who can at least claim they were on the Salford band wagon earlier than most, with 'Disaffected' marking their 6th album proper. Coalescing around a core 5-piece, but very much guided by an open-door policy, Piano Magic open 'Disaffected' much as you'd imagine; Nick Cave rhythms, The Dears-style guitars and Glen Johnson's vocals that pitch up somewhere between Marc Almond, Brian Wilson and (of course) Morrissey. Yet that's not the… Read more