And if you'd like to throw some pennies our way then head HERE for 'Shed Some Light' and 'Hit it Hard' Live B-Side as a 'name your price' download. Share it around...
The Fenton, Leeds
Not Woodstock Festival - Featherstone Castle, Northumberland
Lou's spotted an article featured in the Guardian yesterday about events which inspired Gaps in the Border Fence... 'zdravstvuj' (hello), context!
"Veteran fans had what they called "Records on Ribs", Beatles tracks copied from illicit tape recordings and inscribed on to old X-ray plates - so children could listen to Can't Buy Me Love on Uncle Sergei's lungs..."
Find out why voodoo Lou will be 'crashing' America, future lyrical ticks and more details about what we're up to at the mo in Sarah's quick interview with ace blog Push to Fire LINK
We made it to the last 120 of 8000 of the Glastonbury 2013 Emerging Talent list thanks to Music Liberation! This number will get whittled down to 8 over the coming weeks, but in the meantime check out the interview we had with them HERE
Kirsty: "It-s been a dream of mine for ages to tour with the Bloodhound Gang around Europe on their party bus. We-d need to bring some ear defenders and eye mask for Lou. The girl-s gotta sleep... and a cycle helmet. Nobody wants Lou with a head-chill!"
Sarah was asked by AntiMusic (in sunny California) to write a bit about Shed Some Light for their feature 'Singled Out' and it's been put online today HERE
"[we] formed our first band in my parents' garage, beginning our musical lives slap-bang in the middle of a rock n' roll cliche, except ours had a drum riser fashioned from cunningly acquired builders materials..."
"I’d be surprised if you any of us were to turn up to a gig one day with gold plated teeth, unless we fashioned something from Quality Street wrappers and an old gum shield from P.E..." LINK
Leeds-based Esper Scout combine melody, harmony and rhythm to create warm dynamic songs with dense textures and vibrant hooks. The four-piece comprised of Sarah Statham (vocals, guitar), Kirsty Morton (guitar), Rebecca Jane (bass) and Lou Brinn (drums, vocals) have two previous releases in ‘Kids & Pets’ and ‘Gaps in the Border Fence/In Foreign’, and are currently working towards a mini-album expected later in 2013.
'Exhilarating, truly edgy & cleverly provocative.'
'[Gaps in the Border Fence] is a sombre and serious epic indie.'
'There’s much to admire in the dreamy landscape that Esper Scout creates. They conjure up memorable melodies with effortless ease.'
'The influence of bands like the Mars Volta is clear in their music but the vocal delivery makes them closer to Manchester favourites Oceansize. Comparisons to Warpaint also seem valid as the set goes all shoegazey at times with good dual vocals and clever breakdowns.'
'[Esper Scout] execute their sound with perfection... great vocals and lyrics, precise and clever.'