Nathan Detroit – ‘Peace Of Mind’ [Review]

nathan detroitOld-school vibes with extra nostalgia and a contemporary twist? Sounds like the perfect end-of-summer soundtrack to me. Uni was a long time ago, but Peace Of Mind takes me straight back to all the best bits. Read more…

Posted on 15 August 2014

Signals – ‘Sleep Talk’ [Review]

signals sleep talkTMMP readers know all too well how much we love Signals. I’ve raved over their Facial Furniture EP (a release that set me off on a fiction-writing spree now slowly giving way to a debut novel), told readers to watch them this year, practically ordered the recorded music industry to get involved with Signals ASAP, and contributed to the Kickstarter campaign that led to the creation of this track and its official video.

I’m not even remotely surprised that this tune and the accompanying visual extravaganza surpassed my expectations. No doubt, behind the scenes Signals must be working themselves to death – but on record and video the overall effect is one of grace, effortlessness, and consummate mastery. Sleep Talk is, quite frankly, a stunning tune that proves catchy songs don’t always have to conform to a rigid, immutable, and done-to-death formula in order to get the job done. Signals wave the math-rock flag with pride while inviting the wider world to wear its colours too – and their approach is clearly paying off. Read more…

Posted on 12 June 2014

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