If anyone's interested, here's the whole unbutchered version of the article I wrote, titled 'protomartyr and the offspring':
The newest Protomartyr track is titled 'My Children' and will be featured on their forthcoming album Relatives in Descent. It's a second single from that album, following 'A Private Understanding', however unlike that song, 'My Children' was not yet graced with a music video.
The sound of it is upfront, sophisticated and dizzying, but also quite dismal and temperamental, which seems to be the direction the band is taking on this new album.
Relatives in Descent comes out on 29th of September through Domino Recording Company.
The title was supposed to be a red herring, suggesting a fake collaboration between the two named band, whilst obviously referring to the theme of heir in the featured track. But the mods decided to take the humour out and replace it with a pure passionless factionalism.
Digging: Jawbox - For Your Own Special Sweetheart
I loved A Private Understanding a lot, and this is just as good
Super excited for the album
Digging: James Holden and The Animal Spirits - The Animal Spirits
well my album of the year list has just been pre-emptively thrown out of whack.. can't wait to review this bad boy!!
Digging: Griffin McElroy - The Suffering Game
Just checked out their last two records a couple of days ago. Good stuff!
Digging: Grave Pleasures - Motherblood
that new album art is amazing
Can't wait, song's really good
Digging: Vashti Bunyan - Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind
One of the more underrated bands around.
"But the mods decided to take the humour out and replace it with a pure passionless factionalism."
i guess you could call them fact...facti-...fasctists.
Digging: Palehorse/Palerider - Burial Songs
wow one of the most annoying vocal performances I've ever heard. guitars are catchy, set up for a good song, but from the get-go its ruined. never heard of this band before
Digging: Gojira - The Way of All Flesh
Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.
I dont like his voice either but this doesnt seem like an immediate band to me, im gonna jam a whole album and give it a chance.
they keep getting better with each album, I'm hoping that trend continues, and if this tune is any indication, it WILL!!
I wrote a whole "essay" on why I believe that they are about to release their magnum opus...
Is this title clickbait enough?