A horrible hack

Screen Wives

Spite House

Year Released: 2013
Format: Download
Label: self released
 
Reviewed by Kunal Nandi on Sep 9, 2013
When I bought the download of this (which I something I rarely do, so this must be really good), the band was called Spite House and the EP was called Screen Wives. Due to some legal jibber-jabber, there’s been a switcheroo so don’t be confused. This is worth the asking fee for this total beast of a RIFF one hundred seconds into “Long List Of Slug Names”, but now that I revisit it, the whole thing is riddled with the damn things. Anyway what you’re getting is some neato heavy and awkward post-hardcore that arguably sits alongside fellow youthful UK bands like Skylark, Plaids, Kind Eyes, Wooderson and Shield Your Eyes that have their roots in that 90’s US Gravity Records-esque (proper) emo scene. Discordance and twistiness abounds with a quintessentially British oddness to it. Not sure if this is getting a physical release but consume it in any which way you can.


Recommended record by Collective Zine!

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