Tuesday, 31 January 2012

The Mantra Above The Spotless Meltmoon

This was a band that I saw last night at Soyo bar. Maybe it was just the raspberry martini going to my head but I really enjoyed this band. I had forgotten that it was possible to dance on a Monday night and I didn't just head-bob; I was dancing like a crazy twat.
The drummer was very understated and groovy. Not something you often see in a four-piece indie band. Actually it's unfair to use the term 'indie'. There was a certain moodiness there that was reminiscent of Tomassi-esque grindcore though it wasn't heavy enough to be so. Actually the souring vocals made it sound more like a Sinead O'Connor tribute being ambushed by a bus full of Mars Volta fans.

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