A crowning evening in the capital, in the grandiose surroundings of Alexandra Palace, should ensure 2014 remains theirs, right? Well, not quite.
Despite the show’s somewhat basic structure, it is fair to say that the two-piece champion a chaotic strain of twenty first century punk that is rare.
On a bitter, wind-ravaged evening, it was difficult to tell whether Dutch Uncles had, swept me off my feet, or were I simply suffering from the weather conditions
Rising Stars of 2014: Menace Beaches arsenal of venomous, scuzzy scraps are destined for your heart in 2014
It feels odd to address Mount Kimbie as old timers, but tonight, atop a fiercely impressive lineup, it feels less like a gig, simply an excuse to celebrate.
It glistens beneath a sugary pop coating, but it’s worth so much more than that. It writhes, it spits, it’s alive.
Surfing Strange is a deliciously brash thirty-five minute romp of stinging tales, soaked in swampy riffs and prickly reverb.
Often understated, incessantly beautiful, ilp simply signals to the masses that Kwes is one of our brightest talents.