With killer hooks that infiltrate the mind and make any self respecting music fan want to dance, this punk-funk four-piece from Norwich provoke passion and generate addiction to their flawless and seriously likeable sound.
Having just ended a UK tour with Dizzee Rascal, and about to embark on their own nationwide headline tour, Pistolas are a breath of fresh air and definitely one to watch in 2008.
Fuse together Kate Jackson and Siouxsie Sioux, and you get Rosalie Cunningham, lead singer of Ipso Facto, another band bringing back the psychedelic, dirty 60s.
This melancholy sound is taught with conviction, and it’s clear that Ipso Facto are introducing Gothic class to this musical assault on the senses.
Joining Friendly Fires and Black Kids on the Vice Live tour as well as performing in Artrockers week of bands in February, Ipso Facto will soon be a force to be reckoned with. Don’t let this all girl 4-piece fool you, they mean business.
As a band that describe themselves as, “farm pop” it’s difficult to see the appeal of Wild beasts to the modern day scenester.
Opinion still seems to remain divided, but having signed to Domino, current single Assembly gaining relatively decent acclaim, and support slots for CSS and The Mystery Jets, it should be a good year for the Leeds four-piece.
This is truly an original sound scented with old fashioned charm, and Hayden’s vocal range is something to marvel at in itself. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly why you fall in love with Wild Beasts, you just do.
Wild Beasts on iTunes