Friday, February 08, 2013

Spotlight Kid - Budge Up

In this of all weeks the influence of glazed over early 90s shoegaze is absolute. Nottingham sextet Spotlight Kid's Shieldsian thrusts brought them some attention in mid-to-late 2011; this new single out in March deliberately slows down to create an eddying swarm of manicured noise, the Slowdive effect heightened by Katty Heath's ungraspable ethereality. Then that all turns back on itself, builds back up from base camp and soars right over the top into the biggest wave of sound.

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