Aces and Eights
156-158 Fortess Rd, Tufnell Park, NW5 2HP
£7.00 adv. (STBF)
Fri 10 June 2016
Infused with an undercurrent of ’70s cool; tumultuous riffs and a feverish energy, Adey describes Maps as “a high energy, good times record. It covers so many bases, it plays like the greatest lost mixtape – a dashboard discovery for a hot summer’s day!”
With sensibilities hailing from a pre-punk era where songwriting reigned supreme, KH&TW take seemingly disparate elements of ’60s pop and ’70s rock, and neatly package them into concise, brawny morsels of garage-rock fire. Ben continues: “We unashamedly wanted to echo those beautiful, bygone days, when young people would lie back and breathe-in albums like Jailbreak, Physical Graffiti, and A Day at the Races.”
But despite being drenched in musical history, KH&TW’s effortlessly infectious melodies and sun dappled hooks soar into uplifting pop choruses that wear their influences on their sleeves, without being a reference catalog’
MAPS will be released on 20th June 2016 via Harbour Song Records and SRD.
Support from ….
The New 52
The New 52 are a rock ‘n’ roll band from Dublin, formed by critically acclaimed solo artist Darragh Cullen. With influences ranging from Foo fighters to Ben Folds to The Beatles, the band can promise a mixture of classically formed songwriting with a noisy twist. They have recorded a new album with legendary producer Boo Hewerdine (Eddi Reader, Chris Difford, The Bible, Sia), which is scheduled for release in the 2nd half of 2016.
Founded in the summer 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland,
frontman and founder “Ant Thomaz” hailing from the deep south of USA, Louisiana With lead guitarist Chris Darling and his keen desire for funk, drummer Calum Macrae with his jazz background, Joe Djaelani on bass. elevating neo soul and bluesy backing vocalist Wendy Rae, DopeSickFly truly emanates a new refreshing alive sound.