“Expect that some people may hate what you’re doing, but do it anyway! Criticism is inevitable and some people allow the opinions of others to destroy them.”
Daniel Angelus returns this year with yet another fully introspective, creative project. Act 1 offers further insight and a musically impressive leap forwards in terms of melodic progression, instrumental set-up, and lyricism.
By the Way of the Devil is flat out weird, but it’s also genius. Pete Murphy has proven once again that his experimental and unapologetic artistry is truly one of a kind.
Colin Read has balanced warming pop-rock grooves with deeply reflective, endearing lyrics on this album – making for a collection that’s a joy to have play for you; both for its welcoming musicality & its unwavering realness & truth.
A nine-track exploration of indie-alt-pop fusion – an album that offers subtlety & chaos in unison, showcasing the band’s creative identity as colourful & free.
It’s a beautiful song, a little retro, rhythmic, hopeful, enjoyable in itself, but also – it’s inspiring, when you really break it down & pay attention.
The leading riff & melody are the sort that have you hanging on for dear life yet listening back at every opportunity. Strangely familiar & thrilling.
The depth & passion with which this was created is clear, everything takes into account these real feelings & experiences that drove the artist to compose.