When talking about bands who shunned guitars from their lineup and ran with basses at full power, Exit_International and Castrovalva have always been the two bands that came to mind. Well now we have Modern Day Dukes.
They’ve got the band name, they’ve got the song title, they’ve got the Matt Berry sample, all that’s left is a weird prog-metal concoction to bring it all together…
I don’t like all of the seasons so I wasn’t sure as to how I would… okay I’ll definitely stop this now.
Leeds’ space age one-man rock band builds a world for fans to explore.
It’s no secret that to make it as a band, you need to be wiling to adapt to whatever is popular in the mainstream. Even new independent bands seem to be adopting this revival of the classic quiet/loud formula that dominated the 90s. Although most of these bands have a solid live sound, they don’t translate it to the studio with any passion or energy. Queasy on the other hand are proving to be standing far out from the crowd and doing things their own way.
This review was fuelled by intrigue. I was sent a tweet with nothing more than a link to this music video. I checked it out, the lovely human being that I am, and loved what I heard, so immediately gave it a re-tweet. Unfortunately, not being sent it as a proper request it slipped my mind, but here we are now. I couldn’t not share the love on this one.
This was initially just going to be me telling you why you should go and pre-order this tape based on the pleasure of hearing the preview track, but I have now been very fortunate enough to listen to the entire thing (including the tracks exclusive to the physical cassette release). And now you have to believe me when I tell you to bust out a couple of quid on this beast.
I haven’t touched on many bands from the US, but today I have a split EP from two bands bringing you some pretty beefy noise. Neither band seem to be particularly big in size, but by volume is a different story.
What is it with bands and horses these days?