Listen to 405 Radio
Listen: Widowspeak - 'Nightcrawlers'

Listen: Widowspeak - 'Nightcrawlers'

by Roan Proudley, 27 July 2011

This track starts off a bit like a dirty, smoky version of Miserlou. You half expect it to fade out and be replaced by Kool and the Gang’s Jungle Boogie as Travolta and Jackson begin discussing burgers and Europe. That’s when the dreamy, almost haunting vocal of Molly Hamilton kicks in demanding your attention. 'Nightcrawlers' remains surfy but serious keeping your attention with some fairly muscular guitars and demanding drums. The guitar solo towards the end brings memories of, maybe not The Doors, but certainly Apocalypse Now.

There’s a dark drama to 'Nightcrawlers' which betrays the coastal feel and makes the track all the more beneficial for it. The trio deliver a story of being new and lost in a big city which is definitely worth listening to. The nostalgic feel helps the fact they are such a new band and are displaying an encouraging maturity.

Related Posts

  • Listen: Gold Leaves - 'Cruel/Kind'

    Listen: Gold Leaves - 'Cruel/Kind'

    by The 405

    Grant Olsen (from Arthur & Yu) has unveiled another track from his forthcoming record as Gold Leaves. The album is called The Ornament, and this track someone manages to top the beauty of the recently released title-track. [read more]

  • Listen: Blood Diamonds - 'Grins' (Deptford Goth Remix)

    Listen: Blood Diamonds - 'Grins' (Deptford Goth Remix)

    by The 405

    What happens when two mega hipster artists come together? Well, yeah get this Deptford Goth Remix of 'Grins by Blood Diamonds of course. The track is sort of like a leaky faucet, spewing occasional moments of brilliance into the sink (the sink being your ears). [read more]

  • Listen: Big Troubles - 'Sad Girls'

    Listen: Big Troubles - 'Sad Girls'

    by Jamal Guthrie

    Caution! For emotionally fragile readers of a certain age, it might be wise to hold fire before clicking play on the link below. Prepare yourself for a tidal wave of nostalgia as memories of a time when MTV played shows like Daria, come flooding through your senses and out of your eyes in the form of tears. [read more]

  • Listen: NO CEREMONY/// - Deliverus

    Listen: NO CEREMONY/// - Deliverus

    by The 405

    The NO CEREMONY/// mystery shtick should be annoying by now, but it's kind of difficult to feel that way when the quality of their output is this strong. 'Deliverus' continues this trend, and is probably the best track he/she/it/they have put out there so far. [read more]


Follow Us

Recommended Posts

Popular Posts

Mailing List

Sign up to our weekly mailing list.

Around The Web