the winter EP

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originally released on 7" vinyl by hungry audio records in 2003.

'Winter' is a trip - literally - into Lawrie's celestial world of Space and Burroughs-life-after-death-and-then-Madagascar-horns. It opens like the scariest movie you've ever watched into scary appergiated drones and heavy organs and horns. 'Winter' is a drug-addled-trip into the jungle before Lawrie starts to chant, heavily, indecipherable prayers. And then it grinds ... into psychedelia, with whip-lashes of the pretty whip and violin from Velvet Underground's first album capturing the essence of heavy orange skies of Winter England before rainfall. This is a must to hear.
paul brownell -

the perfect needle #4. this track from their perfectly-timed "winter" EP is a re-recording of their classic 1989 single which strips away the original's white noise and distortion and replaces it with warm, fuzzy drone resulting in something much less confrontational, but a whole lot more beautiful.
nathaniel cramp - NME


released November 30, 2012



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