New Music of The Day XIV: No Rifles – Where Fires Are


Soaring and soulful, slick and sassy and lyrically eminently relevant.  It’s always nice to find something new and unexpected in the in-tray to blast around the office on a damp Saturday morning. This Yorkshire 5 piece’s core sound is a weave of alt-rock drives with grunge groundings, a hard edged indie style with pop sensibility and an ear for melody but with No Rifles they head into more soaring, anthemic territory to great effect. Having built up a strong following in their own corner of the country are now planning a series of releases to take their music to a wider audience. If they carry on with music of this calibre, I think they will do fine.


About Dave Franklin

Musician, scribbler, historian, gnostic, seeker of enlightenment, asker of the wrong questions, delver into the lost archives, fugitive from the law of averages, blogger, quantum spanner, left footed traveller, music journalist, zenarchist, freelance writer, reviewer and gemini. People have woken up to worse.
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