Track Of The Day – Mumble Tide – Good 4 Me

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  Bristol couple  Mumble Tide who met through Gumtree when Gina Leonard advertised for a bassist and Ryan Rogers responded; (“the boyfriend part was a bonus” ) unveil the opening track “Good 4 Me” from their forthcoming mini-album Everything Ugly.

It’s an uplifting slice of DIY indie pop, infused with a sense of euphoric freedom and possibility.  The track was apparently “composed on a ‘crap Casio keyboard’ bought from a dentist on Facebook Marketplace”  and combines some wonky synth action with what Gina describes as “a stupid guitar solo.” It even features a trumpet, which is employed with subtly and guile rather than allowing it to simply run unchecked ( because nobody likes a rampant runaway trumpet right ?) 

There’s certainly a sense of liberation running through Mumble Tide’s musical output so far, in the sense that they are doing exactly what they want to do rather than trend-chasing or allowing their creativity to be restricted by genre tagging.

 

Everything Ugly is released  on Nothing Fancy Records on December 03 and (therefore should include an additional Christmas song if there’s a god, which there isn’t.) 

Tour dates

29 Nov 2021 – The Castle, Manchester

01 Dec 2021 – Crofters Rights, Bristol

02 Dec 2021 – Sebright Arms, London

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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 Currently writing for U.S. Magazine and website Under The Radar. Andy been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Regular podcasts can be found on Mixcloud and Spotify. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. He's also been moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, and a former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has been published worldwide wide and appeared in the likes of The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War.

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