Wednesday, 17 June 2009

The Whole Voyald 'In Repose'

Lord....... new release week? Stuart just served up a buffet of new Total Vermin sides, the mashed sweet potato of which is this, a quintet recording from the Heeley Institute, Sheffield, UK, date of December 20th, 2008. Features the classic line-up of Arnot trumpet, Nichols drumset, Serfs guitars, blissed out on this occasion by the festively plump addition of Jon Marshall (Hunter Gracchus) on holy harmonium.

'Burns like Santana circa '74, but with a hangover' - Ja!

Monday, 15 June 2009

'Mexican Divorce'

Hot off the doorstep, direct from Rayon of Lyon, France. 'One side Set-Dog, one JC', more of a separation than a d.i.v.o.r.c.e. Moody wraparound sunset photos hold one side of bird-watching double-neck lap steel and one of straight up six-string tipping a twin peak to Ryland P. Cooder. Goodnight Irene.