Writings

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Holding Patterns make sprawling indie-rock that is as exhilarating and direct as it is explorative. Their music dials into the deep heritage of 90s alternative rock and punk that pushed the boundaries of pop forms, subtly experimenting with structure and composition. Formed from the ashes of UK band Crash of Rhinos, Holding Patterns match the emotional drive and intricate guitar work of their previous incarnation with a greater sense of space. Dust is, in-part, inspired by...

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I am hyped, oh so very hyped for Shady Bug’s new LP Lemon Lime that will be out soon courtesy of noise-staple, Exploding in Sound Records. On ‘Make It Up’, Hannah Rainey and 3-other well dressed band flit between a sound matched to that of their label – one sometimes that become so heavy and distorted it’s borderline unsettling. Taking a sharp turn, the remainder of this song is but a lovely sub 4-minutes of jangled guitar music,...

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Nottingham’s 55 Deltic meander down the railway track with this new number out on two of the best UK labels – gorgeous, hazy tones that recall the likes of Duster, Codeine and Yo La Tengo in parts. You Could Own An American Home got its release this week on Barely Regal (one of the last few by our beloved friend Matt) and strictly no capital letters, who have a thing for trains, so this is...

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Vested Interest, Everything Sucks Music & Specialist Subject Records presents: WOAHNOWS KATIE ELLEN WOLF GIRL Wed 20th March 2019 96-98 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9JB Doors 7:30pm £9 advance Tickets > Dice Tickets> Party For The People RVSP> Facebook No-one turned away for lack of funds, drop us a line on vestedinterestshows@gmail.com Woahnows (Bristol) With the looming release of ‘Dipping Out’ out via Specialist Subject, Woahnows return to the Lexington to show off some new...

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Vested Interest presents…. HOLDING PATTERNS MODERN RITUALS MEGAFLORA GHOSTRUN Thu 21 Feb 2019 New River Studios Doors 7.30pm £7 advance Tickets > Dice Tickets> Party For The People RSVP> Facebook ♥ — Holding Patterns 3/5’s of the mega Crash of Rhinos, back with a full album’s worth of new material. Give the drummer some. FFO: Spy vs Spy, Braid, Appleseed Cast Modern Rituals Sludgy shoegaze played out over buckled guitars, dead loud and dead weird....

This show is going to be the absolute business. DOE NEUROTIC FICTION FINISH FLAG SOLUTION HOURS Wed 19 Feb 2019 Doors 7.30pm The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, London, E8 3AS £8 advance (+ booking fee) Tickets > Dice Tickets> Party For The People RSVP> Facebook ♥ No-one turned away for lack of funds, drop us a line on vestedinterestshows@gmail.com— Doe London trio back on home turf after a victory lap around the UK celebrating the...

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