Tracks of 2015 (30-21)

30-21  –  20-11  –  10-1  –  EPs & albums 30 Washington Irving – We Are All Going To Die [Naked Emperor] As the opening chords of ‘We Are All Going to Die’ begin, it becomes clear why Washington Irving is on the road to success. Written following a period of unrest between the band, ‘We Are All GoingContinue reading “Tracks of 2015 (30-21)”

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King Eider – The Beast With Two Backs [New Pupil]

Folk rock five-piece King Eider’s newly released EP, The Beast With Two Backs, contains four tracks, plus a hidden track, each with a similar focus in genre and structure alongside a mix of instruments and vocal styles. Opener ‘Fire’ commences the EP by displaying the band’s ability to combine genres that into one song; withinContinue reading “King Eider – The Beast With Two Backs [New Pupil]”

King Eider – ‘Fire’

Edinburgh’s King Eider burst on to the scene in 2014 with the release of their excellent debut album The Deeper the Water. Containing bewitching tracks such as ‘Drink Me Dry’, with its roots firmly planted in toe tapping folk-blues, but with a modern twist, the record had many of us salivating and looking forward toContinue reading “King Eider – ‘Fire’”