09 March 2013


This tape pulled me in from the very first note. 4AD guitars and soft female vocals meet with a deliberate pace and a dreary vibe...their treatment of SISTER OF MERCY's "Valentine" is one of the classier reworkings of a classic that I have ever come across and give a little insight into what they are all about. Not rooted in the past (or the sounds thereof) it's tracks like "Resting Bones" that provide an even better window into INDUSTRIAL PARK than their choice of covers - subtle and swirling inward intensity, like COCTEAU TWINS reborn as new millennium punks. Even after I have spent several weeks with these songs I can't accurately describe them, but their effect is visceral and internal...and that's worth a lot.

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