Stream: Wot Gorilla? – …And then there were three… / Skiddaw

Tuesday is the February of the week. This is not up for debate. Wot Gorilla? are wonderful dealers of Math Rock. This is not for debate either. Just fresh off the oven, ‘…and then there were three…’ is a gentle reminder of the industrial strength of Wot Gorilla?’s intricate web of riffs, drumming and shushed vocals. The pacing can be urgent, almost manic and then flip over … Continue reading Stream: Wot Gorilla? – …And then there were three… / Skiddaw

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Singles: Singles – Gregory and the Hawk, Wot Gorilla?, VSP, Austin TV, Castrovalva

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Greetings, people who still think Freddie Hubbard is a legend (he is). Welcome to another edition of our “off again, off again, hey it’s on again!” single reviews column.  Yes, the second one of this week. Granted, some of them aren’t singles, but I liked them and made my stupid human collaborators review ’em. Mahalo. 

This week’s singles come courtesy of Billy Joel‘s fantastic music and the realisation that him and Michael Keaton look quite similar, especially in the 80s.  I’m supercereal, you guys. With bananas, skimmed milk and maraschino cherries.

Ah, singles, right:

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Xrayhorse 9 – Buffalo Bones, Wot Gorilla?, Death Rays and Dead Sons

Buffalo Bones, Wot Gorilla?, Death Rays and Dead Sons @ The Harley

Opening duties was by Buffalo Bones, from Leeds. Starting with some mild  blues rock which progressively got more and more interesting (and, yeah, heavier), they went for some grunge stuff. The very tribal ‘Strangest of feelings’ (all about that creepy intro and wicked bass-love this one) and ‘Silence is golden’ were cool ditties. They closed the proggy-lite ‘Left before I arrived’, a prime cut saved for the last. Top choice.

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