There's a new energy running through guitar music.
After a period in the doldrums, a series of British groups have emerged with a fresh take on early 90s alt rock. Tattered, frayed at the edges, the atmosphere is less one of re-creation than of resurgence, renewal.
MUST are amongst the latest bands to head in our direction. A London based four piece, each song is heavy on tumbling, fuzzed up riffs and blissful harmonies, fusing the rough with the smooth, the sweet with the sour. Have a listen to 'The Devil Lives'.
Lasting for little more than two and a half minutes, this is perfect pop territory - albeit one where Stock, Aitken and Waterman are replaced by Mudhoney, Meat Puppets and Teenage Fanclub. The video is sheer Americana, but viewed from the wrong side of the tracks.
All menacing bikers, leather and sweat you can watch it now.
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Like what you see? MUST are set to play the following shows:
4 London Notting Hill Arts Club - And Now The Weather
12 Hoxton Bar & Kitchen supporting Hey Sholey