Lips – Plastique (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

About 6 months ago Plastique’s electro-noise, darkwave groove and razor wire guitars ripped through Dancing Towers with the appropriately titled Quake and the place has never been the same since. So how do you follow up a single that caused such a shift in perceptions, so much destruction of generic boundaries, so much devastation? You just... Continue Reading →

Five essential nights out in London this week

Calexico Shepherds Bush Empire Tuesday 28th April Two decades, eight albums and endless tours in and Calexico are still crossing musical boundaries, embracing new styles and gene splicing to create whole new genres. It might be easier to list what you aren’t going to hear in their music as, Dylan-esque country, tex-mex mariachi, ska, punk... Continue Reading →

Quake – Plastique (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Plastique operate at a musical crossroads. Roads lead in to their location from electro, industrial, new wave pop and alternative rock and where they all intersect Quake is created, a sizzling blend of darkwave dance and razor-wire guitar riffs. It’s the perfect balance between noise and melody, never getting too caught up in its own industrial... Continue Reading →

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