A Tune A Day For 2011 #63

Hope of the States were a band who came along, released a great debut album which I loved, then followed it up with a completely rubbish second album which I hated and then split.  Tune for today comes from the debut record ‘The Lost Riots’ and is called ‘Don’t Go To Pieces’.  Sam Herlihy really cannot sing and yet I still love his voice.  Odd.

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This Is Not A Joke, This Is An Obsession

I have to be honest.  I have become totally obsessed with the work of Ben Frost.  I have not been this excited about music in a long, long time.  I cannot get enough of his noise mongering.  The man is simply a genius and I have become a massive fan boy in a very short space of time.  ‘Theory of Machines’ and ‘By the Throat’ are both amazing pieces of music.  I really am a bit speechless after listening to them both on repeat and I have this real need for him to come back to Scotland and do some live shows just so I can experience the ferocity of his music for real.

Anyways, not much else to say apart from if you have never heard of Ben Frost, make it a must do as of now.  Check him out here.  Enjoy.