TRACK OF THE DAY – JUPITER-C – ‘Locust’

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Dystopian minimalist doom pop duo JUPITER-C (Ashiya Eastwood and David Kane) return with a new tune ‘Locust’ which sees them at their most darkly compelling. Edgy throbbing bass lines combine with portentous synths which sound not unlike the presage to an impending catastrophe, whilst Asyhia’s haunting wraithlike vocals beguile despite the ominous sense of looming menace.

The track was inspired by Nathanael West’s Juvenalian Satire “Day of the Locust” which poured scorn on the seedy, soul shrivelling emptiness of the Hollywood dream and the bovine “mentality of the masses” and is David tell us ‘ a bit of an angsty stab at the fame f*cking junkies of the ‘reality celebrity’ for the sake of celebrity generation.’ 

In conjunction with the release, JUPITER-C will perform their first headline show at Apiary Studios in London on Saturday 11 April 2015 with support from HAMBURGER LADIES (The Quietus) and MXLX (Fairhorns / BEAK>).

Tickets available via Biletto:  |  Facebook event

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Andy Von Pip

ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the VPME.com. House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Can currently be heard on IWFM Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. New music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has appeared in The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War. Media partner and curator for Liverpool Sound City.

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