A R T E L S – ‘Hurricane’ [Review]

artels hurricaneI honestly can’t believe that this is A R T E L S’ first track and video. This kind of class straight out of the gate is damn rare; the only comparable act to A R T E L S right now are Guildford’s own Following Foxes, whose live show and recorded output show a similar level of single-minded ambition and professionalism. Hurricane is classy, elegant, and brutally percussive – often simultaneously – and a worthy listen for anyone intrigued by the term ‘folktronica’. Read more…

Posted on 26 September 2014

Fox And The Law / The Greasy Slicks / Cultural Other / A R T E L S [Live Review – The Boileroom, Guildford, 20/9/14]

fox and the law greasy slicks boileroomLast night was a reset-hitting moment for a venue whose continued survival was confirmed just over 24 hours previously. Vintage swing music played in the background while earlycomers gathered around a table laden with instruments, effect boxes, microphones, an iPad, and even fairy lights to await the arrival of first act, A R T E L S. Read more…

Posted on 21 September 2014

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