[video of the week] Dark Globes – Night Time

Southend-on-Sea’s Dark Globes return with their second record, “Somewhere To Land”, which follows the quietly acclaimed 2017 debut, “Everyone I Know Is Falling Apart“. Since their debut Chris Richardson has left the country (the band are assured it’s not their fault), and has been replaced by ex-Teenage Fanclub/Mogwai drummer Brendan O’Hare, who has not only…

[streaming] Dark Globes – It’s All Alright

“It’s All Alright” is the title track of the new Ep by Dark Globes, out October 26th via Half Machine Records. Tom Burgess: Guitar/Vocals Leighton Jennings: Guitar/Vocals/Drums/Synth Andrew Moore: Bass Richard Onslow: Guitars/Synth Brendan O’Hare: Drums/Guitar/Vocals Dark Globes’ is reassuringly downbeat, ego-free pop music, burying fragile songs under a fuzzy blanket of reverb, lit by…

rearview mirror: 2017

Per la sesta volta dall’esistenza di Music Won’t Save You, è il momento della consuetudine riepilogativa di un’annata musicale, ancora una volta aliena da pratiche compilative e di fatto aperta a quanto, realizzato nel corso dell’anno nel mare magnum della produzione discografica, potrà essere scoperto in futuro. Con ancor maggiore evidenza rispetto al recente passato,…

DARK GLOBES – Everyone I Know Is Falling Apart (Half Machine, 2017)* Nulla meglio della malinconia invernale di una città portuale sul Mare del Nord poteva fungere da quinta dell’ultimo gioiello pop proveniente da quella inesauribile fucina di proposte che continua a essere l’underground inglese. La città in questione è Southend-on-Sea e la band risponde…

[streaming] Dark Globes – Dream Away

From the forthcoming album “Everybody I Know Is Falling Apart”, released March 2017 (Half Machine Records). Reassuringly downbeat, ego-free pop music, burying fragile songs under a fuzzy blanket of reverb, lit by a candle of jangle. A shy collective of Southenders, a mismatched coalescence of oddballs. “Dream Away” is featured as the current “single of the…

[video of the week] Dark Globes – Never Let Me Down

Music video for “Never Let Me Down” by Dark Globes, taken from the debut album “Everyone I Know Is Falling Apart”, released March 2017 (Half Machine Records). Reassuringly downbeat, ego-free pop music, burying fragile songs under a fuzzy blanket of reverb, lit by a candle of jangle. A shy collective of Southenders, a mismatched coalescence…