Songs To Learn And Sing – SPC ECO, EXTRADITION ORDER, LOVE INKS

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SPC ECO

‘Delusional Waste ‘ is another hypnotic and exceedingly welcome slice of dreamy ethereal electronica from SPC ECO. It’s a track that mixes sugar and spite in equal measure, in fact we can’t recall ever having heard anybody sing ‘you’re a fucking waste of space’ quite as sweetly as singer Rose Berlin manages on the bands first offering from their forthcoming album due later this year.

This is intelligent electro pop perfection with attitude, scratch at the sugar coated surface and hidden beneath the celestial, honeyed tones there’s a hint of menace and a fuck you attitude from a lady who you feel certainly doesn’t suffer fools gladly!

SPC ECO are Rose Berlin (vox and words) and Dean Garcia (bass, drums, guitars, studio engineer and producer, and best known for being one half of seminal 90s band Curve). Having recently completed a BA Sculpture, Rose is now concentrating her efforts on her music.

And check out the PigGYfUcK Mix, which is quite amazing

EXTRADITION ORDER

Here’s the video for ‘A Shot’ By Extradition Order, their 2nd single from their album “Our Thoughts on Failure / Our Thoughts on Revenge” which the NME apparently called ‘too ramshackle” which says everything you need to know about the prissy conservatism that has infected that paticulat musical organ. Rather than ramshackle this is a rather nicely structured song held together by precision military drumming, whilst the increasingly agitated Mark E Smith style vocals sound like the presage to a great storm. It apparently tells of a woman attempting to escape her relationship and the sense of claustrophobia, paranoia and menace that permeates the song is almost tangible. Ramshackle my arse.

 LOVE INKS

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It’s been a while but Austin Trio Love Inks are back with the follow up to critically acclaimed  debut LP ‘E.S.P.’ The first single ‘Solar Diary’ from their upcoming second album ‘Generation Club’ is a gently reflective slice of minimalist electronica. It’s a tune that gently ebbs and flows through your consciousness and has an almost serene slow motion dreamlike quality to it. Deeply chilled but utterly engaging.

 

Andy Von Pip

ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all round good guy at the VPME.com. Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr whilst contriving to make Paul Robeson sound like wee Jimmy Krankie. Currently new music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net. Words have appeared in or on The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times etc ... Nice beard too. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography

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