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Beirut – The Rip Tide

August 16, 2011


words by Robert Pollard  written for High Voltage  Zach Condon has been somewhat quiet of late but this month sees the release of The Rip Tide, Beirut’s third full-length musical foray. Their last studio album was the superb Flying Club Cup, released four years ago to much fanfare and triumphalism, it built upon the success […]

The Drums – The Drums

June 23, 2010


written for High Voltage Much hype has surrounded The Drums in recent times. Earlier this year their successful ‘Summertime!’ EP warmed the hearts of many and their live shows began to be spoken about in glowing terms. Soon enough big-name heroes like Morrissey began to attend their gigs and a glut of television appearances ensued. […]

Bear In Heaven – Beast Rest Forth Mouth

April 30, 2010


written for High Voltage The wait is finally over. Beast Rest Forth Mouth, Bear In Heaven’s second long player, was released in the US in October last year, but it has taken its sweet time to arrive on these shores. It bristles with purpose, retaining many of the psychedelic undercurrents that underpinned their first album, […]

Love Is All – Two Thousand and Ten Injuries

April 23, 2010


written for High Voltage It is difficult to define ‘Love Is All’. Their latest long player, ‘Two Thousand and Ten Injuries’, quite clearly exhibits indie, pop and punk influences, but they also attempt to make use of saxophone and boy/girl harmonies, making a definite description of their approach difficult to arrive at. What is clear […]