Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Onwards To The Wall
Album: Onwards To The Wall EP
Release Date: 6/2/2012
Old tricks provide an ever powerful punch on the Brooklyn trio's new EP
For years, Brooklyn trio A Place To Bury Strangers have been understated members of the top ranking noisy bands around, but their new EP, "Onwards To The Wall" is as good an introduction to the band as any. "So Far Away" marries the band's trademark cavernous fuzz with melody through clear- cut Joy Division- esque riffing, but it's the final track "Drill It Up" that's the real ace here, a driving, grimy and snarling slice of noise- pop that races along at thrilling pace. Matching up to the intensity of their live shows will always be tough, but APTBS show on "Onwards To The Wall" that there's still plenty of room for them to be potent on record.
Download: Drill It Up
For Fans of: The Jesus And Mary Chain, Crystal Stilts, Joy Division