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Track of the Day #126: Plastic Animals – Ghosts

Posted by Neil Wilson

Plastic Animals
Sometimes, in the vast ether of alternative under the radar music, when bands drop off the radar you assume the worst.  Which is why, when after a spell of inactivity they do pop up again it’s twice the delight!  To be fair, we had a fair idea that a release from Plastic Animals via Song, By Toad Records was in the pipeline, and they have been gigging sporadically, however until it actually materialised we weren’t prematurely celebrating.

Dropping yesterday was Ghosts as the first taste of the band’s debut album, Pictures From The Blackout, which comes out on 8th February.  The Edinburgh five piece have tightened up their sludgey sound, boosting it with a heap of atmospheric guitars, and still keeping things interesting in a shoegaze/drone kind of way.  There’s also some sweet little melodies at play with the guitar lines that sneak out through the heavy layers of drums and bass.  All in all, it’s rather tasty prelude to what will be a great album.





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