Articles by Thomas Laycock
Painfully intimate, achingly beautiful and excoriatingly heavy, ‘Mass VI’ is a complete masterpiece.
Beautiful, angular, obsidian, here they come again with their 11th studio album ‘Fires Within Fires’ and, my God, it’s full of stars. – By Thomas Laycock
The album flows together almost flawlessly like some rumination on one long and complex matrix of unspeakable things. This isn’t so much an exploration of loud vs quiet as a conversation between light and dark, pulse and peace, the delicacy that tempers rage; the one amplifying the other and creating the most bittersweet and inspiring offspring. By Thomas Laycock
A short yet explosive release that will leave you salivating for more. – By Thomas Laycock
Tight, crystalline and glinting at the dark edges of its angular construction. This is a diamond of an EP. – By Thomas Laycock
The fifth full-length release from Somerset’s Blueneck finds the champions of exhilarating melancholy charting new territory while still retaining the soulful core that has made them the darlings of delicate song-based post-rock. By Thomas Laycock