Could totally be in this video, just need to brave a return to my circa 94 ponytail… This feels well Shane Meadows thinking about it – like the end of Dead Man’s Shoes. AKA brutal.
Didn’t think they would be so heavy live but the bass was causing some people near the speaker stacks some trouble! These New Puritans headlined, playing Hidden with the Britten Sinfonia and that was properly amazing too.
Man upstairs is doing my head in with weird drug factory/bomb making/DIY noises again and I can’t concentrate. If I’m going to be distracted, it might as well be listening to this.
This is from their Modern Rituals album which is out on August 20. 15-yr-old me would have found it hilarious that they chose the name Chief for their band; just one of the many differences between growing up in Watford and Los Angeles. These guys are rock enigmas to a man. And I like what she’s done with her hair.
Should be wrong on a load of levels but isn’t. Pitching somewhere between Snake Plissken, Joshua Tree, and Cyber Dog. Reckon half this look can be sourced at B&Q too. Photos by Kenneth Capello