It’s a raw sound, it sounds live – something you don’t get too much of these days. You can hear the band in real time, and the unity between the bass, the guitars, the melody, and the drums – a brilliant performance on the drums – is easy to get on board with.
Stumble upon Increst & be reassured that there are still bands out there pushing for that nostalgic, hard-hitting, emotional & gritty rock sound – the likes of which have felt so out of reach since the days of Pearl Jam & Audioslave.
Whatever opinions you form after hearing just half of any one of these songs, they’re likely to be blown out of the water within a few minutes of hearing whatever else surrounds it. This album is a work of art for modern grunge & rock in general.
A fascinating band who take story-telling to new heights. A sense of change or evolution continues throughout, leading you towards a latter half that’s close to brilliant in how compelling, interesting & musically immersive it becomes.
The live performance is what makes a band ‘real’. The studio is not about real human beings doing anything extraordinary. It’s the careful crafting of symbols & dreams. The real ritual where blood is shed & minds are forever changed; that’s live performance. That’s where you begin to really, truly believe.
Even having heard the project in full, there’s a lot left to the imagination – there are still many questions about the meanings of these songs & the feelings involved in the creative process; as was often the case with genuine grunge & alternative rock music.
Squid Cult’s musical strengths lie in their creativity & their shared passion as a band. Their music is refreshingly full of identity & ideas that feel new & poetic & honest
As a fan of Kid Mud, Built To Spill, Smashing Pumpkins, The Pixies, there’s something about this sort of performance & this style of songwriting that just connects so naturally & authentically.
Taking a crucial splash of nostalgia & fusing it with fresh vibrancy, Bury Me in Lights seek to surround you with high energy anthems – perfectly crafted for the thoughtful souls out there.
This project is well worth exploring if you’re a fan of the raw edge & entertainment of unforgiving hard rock & blues. The Kings Rising are a band you’ll want to check live should the opportunity arise.
The Twindows take the time to escape into their music, which, in turn, gives their audience the perfectly realistic, go-to escapism they expect from effective music.
There’s a consistent feeling that a live show would be brilliant – ever changing, always interesting, always emotionally authentic; generally an awesome experience.