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ILLNESS are smashing their way through the legions of musical mediocrity in the dying twilight of the late capitalist age. Conceived as a university engineering project, ILLNESS are Spencer and Emilio, a pair of Brighton youngsters attempting to tame the electric guitar and acoustic drum kit like there were no tomorrow. Synthesizing pop hooks and abrasive audio assaults, ILLNESS are smashing their way through the legions of musical mediocrity in the dying twilight of the late capitalist age.

Discography

  • Illness - For All You ABC - 1s Out There

    Illness
    For All You ABC - 1s Out There

    Tracklisting

    Paper Cut
    Way Crowds Move
    River Cottage Industrial Complex
    Three Bridges
    Blakey Junction

    Description

    "FOR ALL YOU ABC-1S OUT THERE..." is another ten minutes of compelling argument against the need for vocals. Opener, PAPER CUT, is one long (but fairly engaging) build-up to its final, bursting crescendo of pummeling riff and hammering hi-hats, a ball-breaking ending steeped in energy and power. RIVER COTTAGE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX is full of sections so mathy that nobody should be penalized for assuming that this is a badly rehearsed math band. Top marks for the verse in this one lads...da da da
    da da da, DA! Who'd have thought?! THREE BRIDGES is an example of what Illness do best in it's purest form: hammer away unrelentingly at one idea for about two minutes, but how do they make it so catchy? And finally, the penultimate section of closing track, EARLY & RUDE is the band that Illness secretly want to be: it's all soul, soul, soul!


    Catalog

    STA075

    Release Date

    25 Oct 2010
  • Illness - Gifts From God E.P

    Illness
    Gifts From God E.P

    Tracklisting

    Bane Face
    Old Song
    Hail Kitty
    Gutmilk
    Mark In Spring
    Dave Escapes

    Description

    Conceived as a university engineering project, ILLNESS are Spencer and Emilio, a pair
    of Brighton youngsters attempting to tame the electric guitar and acoustic drum kit like
    there were no tomorrow. Synthesizing pop hooks and abrasive audio assaults, ILLNESS are
    smashing their way through the legions of musical mediocrity in the dying twilight of the late
    capitalist age.


    Catalog

    STA074

    Release Date

    05 Jul 2010

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