Can you release only two singles and pull a HUGE crowd at Download? No? Black Foxxes can.
Critically adored for a sound that combines screamo, jazz, blues and spoken word, as well as the three albums worth of poetic lyrics which draw upon influences such as Asian folklore, Kurt Vonnegut and Vladimir Nabokov. La Dispute are perhaps the best band you’ve never heard of.
I admit that there’s a certain redundancy to writing an introductory feature about a band with three full length releases under their belts. But La Dispute have never really reached audiences larger than their small, but dedicated, core fan base. Their work exists within the vague genre of post-hardcore; it combines the intricate guitar work and vocal style of Hardcore Punk, with the lyricism and imagery of the post-punk movement. Think Black Flag by way of Joy Division.
If you listen to anything this week, it should be these tracks.
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If you haven’t heard the new album from Fatherson, you need to.
I know it’s a big statement, but I don’t see why this band can’t be as big as fellow Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro and Twin Atlantic. The album, ‘Open Book’, is a true album. Every song could be a single of its own, yet together they form a masterpiece.
What’s been in our headphones and on our speakers this week, that you need to hear.
The band are still tight lipped on when the full release will be. With the progression of their previous albums we can expect an even more mature sound from the Norfolk, 5 piece. Day 6. #airstudios A post shared by Deaf Havana (@deafhavana) on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:52am PDT For now, we’ll have to make do with their latest single ‘Cassiopeia’. Continue reading Deaf Havana are currently in the studio working on album #4