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Yeasayer – Madder Red

September 7, 2010


written for High Voltage Madder Red is the third single to be taken from Yeasayer’s magnificent Odd Blood LP, and it is arguably the best. Yeasayer pride themselves on creating wonderful vocal melodies; but even with their supremely high standards, this track exceeds expectations. Madder Red is the pinnacle of the band’s new-found pop approach, […]

We Are Scientists – Nice Guys

June 8, 2010


written for High Voltage ‘Nice Guys’ is the second single from We Are Scientists’ new LP ‘Barbara’ and it should act as the vehicle for the band’s demise. It is dull, uninspiring and lyrically annoying, and in the eclectic music world that exists currently, this kind of tripe will surely not last five minutes. The […]

We Have Band – Divisive

April 12, 2010


Written for High Voltage Things are going extremely well for We Have Band. Having built a strong reputation as an impressive live act, the London-based three-piece have signed to France’s largest independent record label, have an album pending and are booked to play a plethora of live dates across the UK and Europe. If their […]

Woods – I Was Gone

March 22, 2010


written for High Voltage There must be something in the Brooklyn water as this famous borough of New York is producing some seriously good music at present. What is so refreshing about the Brooklyn ‘scene’ is the bands that comprise it. They are impressive and obviously talented, yet the myriad of distinct sounds each creates […]

Yeasayer – O.N.E

March 16, 2010


written for High Voltage Attempting to categorise Yeasayer in terms of musical genre is a thankless task. There can be very few bands who attempt to fuse such an eclectic mix of influences and achieve such a unique sound. However, one thing for certain is that their new album Odd Blood offers a far greater […]