The Longcut - A Call and Response

Ten tracks of post acid house guitaring
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Comprising singing drummer Stuart Ogilvie, bassist John Fearon and guitarist Lee Gale, The Longcut formed while at the University of Manchester and soon began toying with the notions of what a guitar band should be.

Initially an instrumental act, the early purchase of a drum machine and the subsequent discovery of the joys of programmed beats allowed Ogilvie to move to singing and add what has been described as a “guttural, shamanic yell” to The Longcut’s sound. They have been building a steady following in their home city and deliberately stayed out of the limelight until their debut was completed. So here it is: ten tracks of post acid house guitaring, delicately layered yet angry with it, which shows an intensity not often heard on a debut release. Their time spent laying the groundwork, playing countless gigs and building a reputation has been returned in spades.

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