A beguiling mixture of plucked guitar and piano with interweaving saxophone and violin all topped off with Charlie Looker’s extraordinary voice, part Morrissey, part medieval street singer, once again Extra Life prove themselves to be one of the most unusual and distinctive bands on the planet.
‘Looker presents a personal vision as bewildering as his resumé is impressive… Everything here grates and admirably so’. WIRE magazine
“If you were a fan of the intense, avant-garde wanderings on the band’s debut LP, Secular Works, you might be surprised at this one but in no way disappointed” VICE
“the sheer visceral power of ‘Made Flesh’ is consistently intriguing.” THE FLY
At first glance, the landscape on the cover of Martin John Henry’s The Other Half of Everything is a scene of complete isolation. This is Scotland. An archetypal rugged landscape of hills and lochs, as far as the eye can see. On closer inspection, there are some signs of habitation: buildings, roads, farms… but they … Continue reading Album of the Week: The Other Half of Everything → Bandcamp Album of the Day Nov 21, 2011