After a recent reunion, now we have the first new recordings by this C86 era band. It sounds like they haven’t lost a step in the 25 years since their last recordings and in particular this release reminds me more of their earlier stuff, particularly their 1st album Foxheads Stalk This Land. Another thing about this… Continue reading Close Lobsters at Big Takeover
Of course I’m passionate about music, or I wouldn’t be writing for an indie music blog (no, the salary and stock options are not sufficient by themselves). But some genres and bands extract an extra measure of my passion. And in the upper strata is the Close Lobsters. The Paisley, Scotland band issued two albums and… Continue reading Close Lobsters at When You Motor Away
If you have been following my countdown of the UK’s best indie singles from the golden age of the chart, then I’m sure it’s apparent how important the ‘C86’ scene is to me. Seven bands from that colossal compilation made the list, and none ranked higher than Close Lobsters. When I read a few weeks… Continue reading Close Lobsters at Linear Tracking Lives!