A horrible hack

Bring The Drones

Bordello Hospital

Year Released: 2014
Format: 7"
Label: Phobia - Headnoise
 
Reviewed by Alex Deller on Feb 7, 2015
Pretty nice slice of d-beat featuring some names you'd recognise if I mentioned them. I wouldn't say things are necessarily perfect, but all four songs are well put together and I like that the guitar sounds thin and rangy, kinda like someone slipping a loop of piano wire around your neck and snarling in your ear while they pull it tight. That things are generously seasoned with a whole bunch of rollicking guitar solos also stands as anotther hearty point int their favour. While the vocals are a nondescript blurghhh and the lyrics are sometimes kinda funny (boredom, death, despair and a faint whiff of reined-in perversion) I'd say it all balances out quite well and that if you like the rockier, more motörcharged end of the d-beat spectrum then you won't have too much to complain about.


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