Tag: Marc Riley

THE BITTER SPRINGS – Lucky 7

“I liked a lot of the male post punk bands, but for me the Raincoats were a different thing altogether, a much subtler musical revolution. The first LP was great, but this is magical, I got it on cassette and, right from the cover onwards, it took me to another world, and perhaps taught me that you don’t always have to shout to be heard.”

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WARM DRAG – Lucky 7

Today it’s the turn of Warm Drag, a dynamic duo consisting of the singularly brilliant Vashti Windish (ex of the K-Holes and Golden Triangle in NY) and Paul Quattrone, one of the immense drumming pair in the current Oh Sees line-up (also ex of criminally underrated Modey Lemon and a prolific Ty Segall collaborator). Their self-titled debut record on peerless garage label In The Red records is a coruscating, scathing atmospheric adventure.

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THE NIGHTINGALES & VIC GODARD – Brand New Lucky 7

“Stewart Lee curated a show at the South Bank and had us play, and we asked Vic to play, too. He wrote this song for us to do together, which took forever to organise, but has finally happened. Our old friend Jon Langford did the cover and we recorded the single at Leamington Spa with John Rivers, who did the Swell Maps records.”

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THE WAVE PICTURES – Lucky 7

“I love to try to play my guitar like Dick Dale. When I first saw Pulp Fiction, I was about 12 or 13 years old. A kid at school leant me the video, I had to wait til my parents were out to watch it because they wouldn’t have allowed me to!”

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