debut album

Vinyl Vlog 357

A deeper look at the grooves pressed into Light // Sound’s self-titled debut album. Since childhood, we’re taught to never judge a book by its cover or be so superficial as to make inferences about a person’s character based solely upon their exterior persona. It’s good advice – making snap judgements about the contents of an article or individual by the first sight one sees – but that doesn’t mean the first thing that potential patrons visually absorb cannot be...

Saturday, 24 November 2018
Simon Dawes

Malibu’s Simon Dawes spend the entirety of “Salute the Institution” name-checking rock heroes who came before— heroes like Lennon, Bowie and Jimmy Page. All the while, they’re throwing tounge-in-cheek jabs at an industry that increasingly abandons creativity and instead encourages artists to ape their forbearers in both style and sonics, because “it’s how you get paid.” The rest of their debut full length Carnivore contains scattered nods to the standard influences, but the judicious use of...

Sunday, 29 October 2006