Hobbes Fanclub at Paperblog

The Bradford-based trio The Hobbes Fanclub conjure up a dreamy, reverb-dipped and melodic sound on their debut album ‘Up At Lagrange’, which harks back to the restrained production values and style of late 80s/early 90s shoegaze pop.  The delicate haze and plaintive vocals of ‘Into The Night’ create a wonderful opening and is followed by the highlight… Continue reading Hobbes Fanclub at Paperblog

Hobbes Fanclub at Gold Flake Paint

It’s true. Psychocandy never moved me. Maybe I’m too young. But what I do appreciate, and what I imagine others recall fondly, too, is how much swathes of space were cut in the mid- to late-eighties. From the lingering burn of Galaxie 500 and Red House Painters, to the magenta haze shrouds of My Bloody… Continue reading Hobbes Fanclub at Gold Flake Paint

Hobbes Fanclub at Bloodbuzzed

Hailing from Bradford, Northern England, it all began as the solo project of singer/guitarist Leon Carroll, with the transatlantic help (never met in person) of Brazilian Fabiana Karpinski. They managed to came out with a couple of split CD-R with Young Michelin and Leach Me Lemonade in 2010 and 2011 on Cloudberry andDufflecoat Records. But soon after Fabiana… Continue reading Hobbes Fanclub at Bloodbuzzed