Album: The Hanging Valley. Previously on NewAlbumReleases.
In truth The Hanging Valley owes us much to Corstorphine’s ample stringmanship as his encouragement toward loosening the conservative shackles of olde.
LP - Faux Discx, Gringo Records 41LP).
Cold Pumas England, UK. placeholder. supported by 33 fans who also own The Hanging Valley. I seriously thought I was listening to Swell Maps when Good Luck with That started playing. Really great melodic post-punk! Classified as "punk" but pure melody in the perfect way done so lovingly by Kiwis. Extended Play by Virginia Wing. supported by 28 fans who also own The Hanging Valley. Say Sue Me - Just Joking Around/B-Lover Single by Say Sue Me. An affecting new single from Say Sue Me explodes their indie surf sounds into complicated clouds of guitar, recalling prog and Pavement.
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The same references and adjectives pop up time and again in these write-ups, drummed into a critic’s consciousness by years of repetition. And it’s a fucking drain – there’s no way to describe a record like ‘The Hanging Valley’ without resorting to those sorts of descriptors. But then, most records like this rarely need further elaboration
Album: The Hanging Valley, 2016. off The Hanging Valley (2016, Faux Discx). Has been played on. Germany 1. 12XU.