Flood Of Red – Leaving Everything Behind

Scottish sextet Flood Of Red bring their own brand of emo urgency on this debut full-length, though not without mis-steps like the wrong-footed, ill-advised introductory track. But once the soppy ‘The Edge of the World (Prelude)’ falls by the wayside, the band’s natural pace comes to the fore. For the most part, this is reasonablyContinue reading “Flood Of Red – Leaving Everything Behind”

Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

Or: ageing and the unavoidable art of comparison2009, Domino Recording Co. The subtitle’s a tad less catchy, though. I’ve been wondering, for the last few days, how to go about this. On Wednesday, I started thinking about how I should probably have made a small post about this album each day, to document the evolutionContinue reading “Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion”