Front De Boeuf fra det svenske er en sideprojekt fra en enkelt herre fra Meine Kleine Deutsche. En anelse mere rockende end Statistics, men med et klart melodiøst drive og en snert gardin rock.
Og lokale Bought Landings spiller op til start med indierock af bedste skuffe og lader intet tilbage overfor de udenlandske herrer. Bedre kan næsten ikke blive...
Og hvad man siger om Statistics..
Denver Dalley hails from the bountiful DIY scene of Omaha, NE. You may not know his name, but you most certainly know his band, Desaparecidos, whose 2002 debut on Saddle Creek, Read Music/Speak Spanish was lauded by the kids and critics alike. Now, armed with an EP, Denver steps out of the shadows of the Omaha pop cult, and gives us Statistics, which establishes him in the current lexicon of independent rock as every bit worthy of praise and attention as his hometown compatriots The Faint and Bright Eyes.
How did this all come about? “Desa was my first real band, first real record and tour.” Denver explains “Being as it was a collective, it was difficult to push it as far as I wanted. I love touring and writing and recording, so Statistics came out of the desire to do that.” Much of the debut EP is Denver’s handiwork exclusively, with three drum tracks being provided by Mike Sweeney, who also plays in Bright Eyes. Fans of Desaparecidos will not be disappointed, as Denver’s dynamic guitar play and big-rock riffage is still present, but perhaps a bit more peripheral. At the heart of Statistics is a lush electronic-pop center. Deep synth beds haloed in reverb and percolating glitch beats, twinkling press-play strings and hooky, in-the-pocket drumming – topped by Denver’s rich but understated vocals and the occasional guitar solo – references bedroom laptop icons Dntel as much as it does New Order or Laughing Stock-era Talk Talk – re-contextualizing new wave elements without engaging tired nostalgia or deploying wink-wink-nudge-nudge romanticized references to the sounds of Denver’s Reagan-era childhood. Denver lays the brickwork for a promising future for Statistics, and lays claim to a sound that is very much his own.
Og glem ikke at tjekke hjemmesiden for Jade tree... Så meget godt musik på så lidt plads..
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