As of this writing, I’ve only got a small handful of Vanilla Pod 7″s left, and only THREE deluxe versions of the Goldblume CD.
Back in 2015, I put on Goldblume’s first gig. It was supporting Tellison at the Corner House in Cambridge. I’d known Tim the bassist from work and he’d mentioned he had a new band. Figuring it was easier to see them if I just put them on my own gig – as well as hoping they’d pull a decent amount of punters as it was their first show – I gave them this gig.
They were genuinely great.
They were far from perfect, but you could tell straight away that they had stacks of potential. They self-released their début EP – Real Nice – a few months later and, like that first gig, it was great but not the finished article. You knew the band had talent and just needed to hone themselves a bit and they’d be on fire.
Then they honed themselves a bit and were, in fact, on fire.
I saw them many times and watched them get better with every performance. When the time came for their second EP – 2017’s Go Figure – I was on board to release it on the label. I’d heard these songs live and wanted you to all hear them too.
Again, this EP was great but you knew they could be better still. The Fawning single from later in the year was proof of this as it was a step above the EPs. So, with planning started on the début album, could they keep getting better?
Even line-up changes – drummer Grant left the band to be replaced by Bouquet of Dead Crow’s Neil, until a permanent substitute could be found – couldn’t quell the band’s creativity and the ten tracks crafted for HUSK are, yet again, a step above previous efforts.
The current line-up – drummer Matt, the aforementioned Tim, and vocalist/guitarist Jethro – are three of the most talented and passionate people I know, and I am genuinely honoured to call them my friends.
I love HUSK. I’ve listened to it countless times since the band sent me the finished audio. I can’t wait for you to hear it too.
The band celebrate the album’s 9th November release, with a gig the night before at the Portland Arms, Cambridge, with support from Birmingham’s Sunshine Frisbee Laserbeam and Peterborough/Leeds-based FES.
I always leave it way too long to ever post anything on here, so here’s another long overdue post!
Those of you who pre-ordered your Constant Fiction LPs should have them by now. Thank you so much for pre-ordering and making this a reality! We have a few extras, so if you were slack and still want a copy, get in touch with Ben or myself and we can sort something.
Tragical History Tour
Deek is, as always, insanely busy. In fact, today he’s off to Ireland for a few shows.
Clown Smash Everything + Project Mork
These two Norwich noise-makers have announced a few dates together for mid-July.
We did some writing/demoing recently. We’re still a alive.
The début album is out in November. Keep an eye out, seriously big things afoot here.
This will be great. Slow, but great…
Last night we had our launch gig for the brand new Goldblume EP, with support from Maud and Fall From Glory. We’ve got a few copies of the Go Figure CDEP leftover, so – if you couldn’t make it down – grab one RIGHT NOW for just £4!
Goldblume are a lovely bunch of guys and an awesome band as well. Three piece from Cambridge playing scuzzy, grungey, rock.
They self-released their début EP “Real Nice” in 2015 and, on 6th January 2017, Aaahh!!! Real Records is proud to be releasing “Go Figure”, their second EP.
Not gonna bother with pre-orders or any of that; just come to the release show and buy one! This initial run is limited to just 50 copies with sleeves printed on recycled card, courtesy of the ever-excellent ACDSleeve. Any leftover will be on sale from this very site after the fact.