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BeastRobot on 08/20/2015 at 11:55AM
Check out the fan video here https://youtu.be/wOhbDGbxf7I
Richard Bénétrix registered in late 2014 and mastered by Choko in Supadope Factory, The Subsistances, Lyon, May 4 2015.Artwork by Florent SomnierSALMO is Grégory Companion - Olivier and Kevin GouthardInvités Guyomar download: Jean-Philippe Ramos saxophone ( tracks 3-4-5-6-7)
King_Capisce on 06/18/2015 at 03:58PM
King Capisce return to the fold with a new album, renewed ambition and arguably their most mature work to date. 'The Future Cannot Be Born Yet, It Is Waiting For The Past To Die' is an eclectic mix of influences that broadly take in the Jazz and Post/Alt rock spheres, but aims to move beyond that into their own dynamic, instrumental and thought provoking sound, from the cinematic to wall of sound.
The new record, 'The Future Is Not Born Yet, It Is Waiting For The Past To Die'.
Press for the album.
“Frantically intelligent instrumental jazz”- Drowned In Sound
“It could easily have been them on the Mercury Prize 2014 short list – maybe next year” - The Guardian
“An exciting cross-genre talent, fusing jazz with other influences to create a sound that is unmistakably their own” – Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music
“Jazzy post-rock gold done to a ludicrously high standard” - Artrocker Magazine
CharlieKelsey on 04/07/2015 at 03:27PM
lrockhq on 04/06/2015 at 02:00AM
Lindsay of the post-metal band Catharsy was recently interviewed on the Music Manumit Podcast.
Their 2011 release, Apertures, is now available here at the Free Music Archive.
Be sure to check out this unique, West Aussie flavor of heavy.
Boston_Hassle on 06/05/2014 at 11:31AM
Mysterio-rock trio NIGHT RALLY emerges from the mist & murk of a decade past. Here their debut EP/demo is visible to the naked eye!
Another band encountered in the basements, and other off-the-beaten-path venues, as well as the bars and clubs of Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville (the latter @ the time just beginning to move toward being a land of much live music).
NIGHT RALLY were a unique band for multiple reasons. For one, their post-punkian pop throb was a truly collaborative effort, where band members Luke, Farhad, and Devin not only shared playing and songwriting duties, but singing duties as well. Even here on this demo the singing effort is split up amongst the lot. Secondly, the sound they mined - a pulsing, jittery thing crowned by celestial guitars, and full of anxious yelps trading off with mellow croon - was an abberation at that time in Boston's underground music scene. The band was of the variety that, while perhaps preferring the more informal settings of a Bodies of Water or Honeypump booked underground show, were nonetheless also comfortable in the bar live music setting. And so the band was one of the few of its moment that bridged the gap between acceptance by the underground/ diy music community and the more pop and "indie music" oriented Boston rock club scene and its ilk.
NIGHT RALLY's demo has always been my favorite recording by the band. Initially it found its way to me via the underground venue I was involved with, The HOSS, probably handed to me on an evening when the band played, or not. These Cambridge fellows found their way to that Brighton basement on a number of occasions, playing or not, if my memory serves. The demo @ only 4 songs is fairly perfect, each of the 4 offerings highlighting one or a number of the band's strengths. The rhythm section is locked in, propulsive and capable of surprise turns while remaining locked in. The delay coated guitars showering the songs as if rays of light beaming increasingly through a clouded sky post-shower. Devin King's inventive, powerful lead vocals, intertwine with his bandmate's, creating a syncopated, unified human voice that reaches out and grabs the listener.
NIGHT RALLY were a great band. A split LP with the band CLICKERS followed on HONEYPUMP RECORDS. The self-released PRESTON FAMILY CREST appeared later, and served as the band's swan song.
They disbanded in 2006. Both of these other recordings will eventually make their way onto the FMA via the Boston Hassle, so if you like this EP, keep your eyes peeled.