NOTHING BUT THIEVES+ TWIN WILD + ROMANS
Southend five-piece Nothing But Thieves evoke the profound dynamics of music’s more creative imaginations. Drawing inspiration from the bombast of Muse, the playfulness of Kasabian, the unpredictability of Arcade Fire, the songs on debut EP Graveyard Whistling reimagine the majesty of rock and roll, simultaneously kicking and comforting the listener.
The EP unveiled to the world three songs epic in size and scale. ‘Graveyard Whistling’, ‘Itch’ and ‘Emergency’ demonstrated the vivid hybrid the band had spent so long conceiving, in which rippling synths flutter over crunching guitars and glorious crescendos wrestle with their subtler foils. The impact was immediate.
Now, on the eve of album recording sessions, Nothing But Thieves have commandeered their vision and are confident of its direction. With 15 songs ready to lay down before picking the best for inclusion, the band are eager to explore their limits at each opportunity, deftly meshing electronic and human elements into one experimental synthesis.
Watch the video for ‘Wake Up Call’ below:
Plus support from TWIN WILD
Formed in 2012, Twin Wild are the collective creative energies of Richard Hutchison (vocals, guitars), Imran Mair (drums), David Cuzner (guitar) & Edward Thomas (bass). Inspired by the likes of Bastille, Foals and Biffy Clyro with a dose of the pop sensibilities of both blended with their rock background; Twin Wild toe the line between pop and rock with a sound that’s unique yet still reminiscent of their influences.
Their latest tracks, including ‘Fears‘ and ‘Another Stranger,’ were recorded with Adam Noble, whose past work includes working with Placebo and Deaf Havana, at Chapel Studios, in Lincolnshire, where Arctic Monkeys recorded their first album.
Watch the video for ‘Another Stranger’ below:
Plus opening support from ROMANS
The noisy alt-rock four piece released their debut Cravatte Nere in 2012 to widespread acclaim, receiving praise from the likes of Kerrang! Magazine and RockSound.
They are currently putting the finishing touches on their forthcoming album due to be released early 2015.
‘Cravatte Nere is a glorious sounding statement of intent from arguably the most exciting unsigned band in the U.K’ - Kerrang!
Watch the video for ‘Working Title’ below: