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BAD FRIDAY

Nine band festival at the Windmill, Brixton on Friday Apr 03 2015 (Good Friday!) from 15:00 till late

Bands playing:

Younghusband
Venera 4 (from Paris)
The See See
The Drink
Firestations
Near Death Experience
Witching Waves
Extra Lves
Twin Dials
+ Free BBQ

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Single/Download Review

Shana Falana
In The Light self-released

Article written by Ged M - Feb 12, 2013

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Shana Falana are a shoegazing band from Brooklyn whose self-released EP makes a big impression. It’s drone-pop dreampop, a muscular sound that soars, with elements of the Cocteau Twins and Les Mysteres des Voix Bulgares plus a little Brian Jonestown Massacre. ‘Dizzy Chant’ creates a sumptous atmosphere with Shana Falana’s voice – making ecstatic sounds packed with feeling - reminiscent of Elizabeth Frazer in her prime, while ‘Light The Fire’ is a wordless, breath-shaped lullaby. Other songs are more decipherable, like the sweet-voiced and emotional ‘In The Light’, while ‘Tragic’ adds the snagging violin of Jane Scarpantoni to the shoegazey rhythms, until the EP ends with ‘Yeah Yeah’, a woozy electropop song with those words the only lyrics. Produced by Kevin McMahon (Real Estate, Titus Andronicus), this is oversaturated indiepop full of drones and chants, that overwhelms you in waves of warm emotion.

Links:
http://www.shanafalana.com/
http://www.facebook.com/shanafalanamusic

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