It will take literally two seconds In the catagories of "Best Album 2018" https://www.loudersound.com/features/vote-now-in-the-2019-progressive-music-awards/8 And also "Best UK Act" https://www.loudersound.com/features/vote-now-in-the-2019-progressive-music-awards/9
Friday, 31st May - Tickets £8 adv / £10 OTD. Tickets available from WEGOTTICKETS and DICE
Listen to all three acts via this handy Spotify Playlist THUMPERMONKEY
https://thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ “There’s modern classical, metal, jazz, and post-rock in the complicated theatre of this Scott Walker-esque fin-de-siecle fever dream that loops in Magma, Peter Hammill, Gentle Giant and Shudder to Think for a challenging yet beautifully constructed listen”.
CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE
“...an audacious and utterly absorbing statement from a band that have always seemed to revel in their shadowy, underground status, but that here sound ready to step into the light and blow some minds”
PROG MAGAZINE. LOST CROWNS
https://lostcrowns.bandcamp.com/ Hawking their debut album Every Night Something Happens, are an avant-psych supergroup who play complex dream-like songs with a very large number of notes. They're not showing off - they just feel that way. It's difficult for them but easy for you. After all, a humming bird beats its wings a lot but what a lovely sound (if you like that sort of thing). Pretty "far-out", as they used to call it. Piano, harmonium, harpsichord, clarinet, Vox amps, double-kick drums - that kind of stuff. The head will leave the body.
"Lost Crowns could be a new national musical treasure waiting to be unearthed." Prog Magazine
"One of our favourite new bands" Stuart Maconie KAVUS TORABI
https://kavustorabi.bandcamp.com "London based, genre fluid, psychedelic musician/ composer, Kavus Torabi, has been sorting the heads from the haircuts since the late 90’s. The perennial square peg, Torabi is a mainstay of several cult bands, including Knifeworld, Cardiacs, Gong and Guapo. Torabi will be performing brand new music from his forthcoming solo album using his voice, guitar and a hand-pumped harmonium."
S’il ne me restait qu’un jour à vivre, je choisirais d’écouter le vinyle Make Me Young Etc pour le faire tourner encore et encore sur ma platine, jusqu’au dernier moment, pour savourer jusqu’à la fin la musique de Thumpermonkey. Read the full review here: