PINKSHINYULTRABLAST – ” Umi – Holy Forest – Ode To Godzilla “

Posted: March 14, 2015 in MUSIC
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Russian band Pinkshinyultrablast formed a few years back, and this year they put out their debut album, “Everything Else Matters”, via Shelflife Records/Club AC30. Nothing on the album sounds too unfamiliar, but they bring together familiar sounds in a way we don’t often hear. It’s equal parts loud shoegaze and electronic art pop, sometimes noisy, and other times danceable. It reaches points that rock really hard, but it also has parts that are sad and pretty. If you can imagine Julia Holter forming a punk band, it sounds kind of like that.


Had to revisit this Russian Shoegazer band Pinkshinyultrablast in advent of its new album that was released late at the end of last year called “Everything Else Matters” and from the previews, its going to be a monster.
Ethereal female vocals hang over tribal beats and blazing guitars in a “Cocteau-esque” sonic haze.
there is something in every track and everything is good on this early release. Hands down the best ‘gaze’ music i’ve come across for awhile,  Favorite track: Ode to Godzilla.


The album’s dreamy/post-punky penultimate track “Ravestar Supreme” was given a thumping dance remix by Cascine-signed Michigan producer RxGibbs. He cuts the vocals besides what sound like wordless “ahhhs” at the end, and makes the song pretty hard not to nod your head to.  The Band are coming to Leicester and Nottingham.

Pinkshinyultrablast — 2015 Tour Dates
Apr 30th – LONDON – Village Underground
May 1st – LONDON – Shacklewell Arms
May 2nd – LEEDS – Live At Leeds Festival
May 3rd – SALFORD – St Philips Church
May 4th – LIVERPOOL – Kazimier
May 6th – CARDIFF – Clwb Ifor Bach
May 7th – BIRMINGHAM – The Temple
May 8th – NOTTINGHAM – Chameleon
May 9th – LEICESTER – Scholar Bar
May 11th – LONDON – Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
May 13th – RAMSGATE – Ramsgate Music Hall

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