Just recently I was thinking about “The Dukes of the Stratosphear”, the psychedelic side project of Andy Partridge and Co. (a.k.a. XTC) and I was thinking about them because I thought that I have not heard anything like that in the past 10 years.
And then I got the most-recent-mp3-web-freely-distributed EP (conveniently titled “EP”) of a band that goes by the name of ARMS.
It is not like they sound exactly the same as The Dukes, but there is definetely a reminiscence of space sounds, guitars with tons of reverb-tremolo-delay and a voice that just wants to sing along with some kind of melancholic mood.
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