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Ringo Deathstarr - Mauve
Released: 24/09/2012 Club AC30Five points to the resourceful scribe who omits any reference to the JAMC or Isn’t Anything-era My Bloody Valentine in their review of this Texan three-piece’s second record (third if you include the superb Sparkler compilation). That said, familiarity doesn’t detract from this band’s quality – any of their obvious predecessors would be proud of punk-gaze jam ‘Do You Wanna’. For more information visit: http://store.clubac30.com/artists/ringo-deathstarr Buy: http://store.clubac30.com/products/502832-ringo-deathstarr-mauve Watch:
Consequence of Sound“A visceral portrait as hazy as the dreamy colour itself...” Despite the beautiful cacophonies, Mauve often comes too close to directly replicating the era itself. Truthfully though, it’s tough to think of any art form, let alone music, that isn’t imitative of another era or at least nostalgic of it...
allmusic“The absolute best band of shoegaze revivalists...” The trio's playing is inspired, nailing dynamic shifts and sounding fiery even when they slow the tempo. Elliott Frazier's production is spot-on, bathing the listener in noise but never overwhelming them...
Drowned In Sound“Something approaching a signature sound...” Indeed there's very little negative to say about 'Mauve', other than Ringo Deathstarr may have created a monster - in a good way of course - for themselves. The challenging part is where they go next...
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