Straight from his MySpace page: Theo, the work of one Sam Knight, is one for the math rock fans. Taut, chugging guitar loops layer up with frenetic tapping patterns that interweave in spiralling complexity before near sub-atomically precise, powerhouse drumming clatters and builds each song into juggernaut of riffs and rhythms. To achieve something like this recorded is one thing, but to see Theo perform live is quite another as each song blurs into the next and the dazzling guitar and drum acrobatics leave jaws sagging on the faces of all who bear witness to the talent on offer
Oh man, Tall Ships and 65daysofstatic working on the same track? It's 5:40 in the morning so hopefully this isn't a dream and will still be here the next time I wake up. Tall Ships are a math rock band from Cornwall who are now based in Brighton but play around these parts quite often and 65daysofstatic are an awesome band from Sheffield who've given this track the post-rock treatment. You can get this track for free via SoundCloud but there's no widget to embed, instead, you'll have to click this link and pop your email in the box to get the download link. It's all very straight forward, so no excuses.
Arbor Lights are an instrumental four-piece from Birmingham. After meeting up in a bar Alex Clarke (guitar), Greg Aston (bass), James Clarke (drums) and Matt Elton (guitar) decided to put a band together in July of 2010. Since then they have gigged around their home town (and occasionally further afield) with the likes of The Cape of Good Hope, killer yogi and God Damn, released a single called ‘On A Sea’ in May 2011 and recorded their self titled EP with Michael Clarke at Hockley Street Studios which was released March 2012.
Today I discovered a great 5 track EP from a band that's been doing the rounds for a little while now. Arbor Lights are an instrumental four-piece from Birmingham. After meeting up in a bar, they decided to put a band together in July of 2010. Since then they have gigged around our home town (and occasionally further afield) with the likes of The Cape Of Good Hope, Killer Yogi and God Damn, released a single called ‘On A Sea’ in May 2011, recorded our self titled EP with Michael Clarke at Hockley Street Studios and picked up the following nice words along the way:
“Beautiful. Love it. Absolutely love it.” - Paul Connop, The Jaccals
“Arbor Lights bring out my favourite drumbeat. They combine warm, chin-stroke-worthy riffs with ear-offending feedback. I like.” http://twitter.com/#!/whoopscareless
“Slow-burning melodies that evolve into an intense, heady climax are what this band seems to do best, have a listen, it’s great.” - Scene Not Herd
Making your music folder better, one song at a time.
_Pretty much everyday I seem to find some amazing exclusive tracks that
some awesome artists are giving away for free as a special one off
promotion. Today, it occured to me that instead of just downloading
them, maybe reposting them on facebook if they're special enough/someone I know and
then moving on, I should start a little music blog on here. Even if it
doesn't last forever, it's still a free song for you each day that it
does! I'd say the character of this blog is mostly electropop and singer/songwriter but I've got plans for mathcore, post-rock and glitch-hop. A lot of these tracks have a download limit of 100 so get in there on the quick. I'd also point out that a lot of the songs will need renaming once you've downloaded them so I'd do them one at a time.