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Negative Pegasus

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Consciousness expanding, hard-psych three-piece from Brighton, England. The tracks on debut album Looming weave between primordial bone-shakers, stretched-out growls and ethereal retro-pop nuggets. Recorded over a period of 17 hours in an empty warehouse space in Sussex with producer Steffan Eliades, the end-result is equally joyous and disturbing. That commitment to the culturally extreme runs throughout the bands’ psyche and record collections “There’s a supremely obscure Brooklyn noise band called Knyfe Hyts, that rarely play live, and have only released...

Discography

  • Negative Pegasus - Floating Omen

    Negative Pegasus
    Floating Omen (Single)

    Description

    An aural-assault comprised of dualling guitars used more as conduits for feedback than as "musical" instruments, contrasting against echo-drenched drums, prehistoricly pounded out like a mammoth bone on a cave floor, Negative Pegasus make music loud enough to feel with your entire body, resonating in your inner ear.

    PRESS:

    Yeah, it's drenched in feedback, pissed off and fully aiming to deafen... but elements of it also kinda remind me of Wire, when they're at their most mental or Copenhagan newcomers Iceage. - NME

    High octane riffage from Negative Pegasus who occupy a sparsely populated musical peninsula somewhere between Oneida and Black Sabbath. - The 4O5

    Tracklisting

    Floating Omen


    STA095 · 06 Jun 2012
  • Negative Pegasus - Looming

    Negative Pegasus
    Looming

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    Description

    Born from a mutual love of the NYC-rock of Oneida, the free-time whirl of Sightings and the joint-snapping mathematics of KILLL and Zu, Neg Peg’s repetitive rhythms are overlaid with ghostly vocals, primal, pounding drums and a thick, choking haze of reverberant effects.

    The tracks on debut album LOOMING weave between primordial bone-shakers, stretched-out growls and ethereal retro-pop nuggets. Recorded over a period of 17 hours in an empty warehouse space in Sussex with producer Steffan Eliades, the end-result is equally joyous and disturbing.

    The Neg Peg live experience is an apocalyptic blend of Daft Punk rhythms, shamanistic stomps and swamp-rock Creedence licks? “I fucking love Creedence”, says Todd, “We share the same basic concept, it’s all about riffs and echo. Remove the country bits from Creedence and Neg Peg isn't so different, really. Less 'kerchiefs though.”

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    When you buy your copy of 'Looming' you will receive by e-mail a digital download link of all tracks to enjoy on any digital device.

    PRESS:

    "High octane riffage from Negative Pegasus who occupy a sparsely populated musical peninsula somewhere between Oneida and Black Sabbath."
    The 405

    "[Negative Pegasus] remind me of Wire, when they're at their most mental or Copenhagan newcomers Iceage... or maybe it's just psych trying to be pushed to the limit."
    NME

    "Interestingly groovy and shamanistic Brighton trio"
    Artrocker

    “You get the feeling these guys are on the right side of maniacal, holding onto feedback and the treble button with equal force whilst ramming a sick covered tongue in your ear.”
    New Music Matters

    Tracklisting

    How It Happens
    Ottoman Silver
    Floating Omen
    A Single Fuck
    The Black Thigh
    Psychic Energy
    Soaker
    Visitation


    STA096 · 24 Sep 2012
  • Negative Pegasus - Psychic Energy

    Negative Pegasus
    Psychic Energy

    Description

    The second single taken from Brighton hard-Psych trio NEGATIVE PEGASUS’ debut album “Looming”, PSYCHIC ENERGY is a pounding slab of echo-chamber noise, paranoid whispers and mechanical neolithic beats that will send you cowering for cover. Includes a remix of album track OTTOMON SILVER by enigmatic electro-whizz Pseudo Nippon.

    PRESS:

    'Definite nods to bands like Pontiak and Wooden Shjips (minus the psych). Essentially they sound like an intense Californian band. Amazing.'
    The 4O5

    'Interestingly groovy and shamanistic Brighton trio'
    Artrocker

    Tracklisting

    Psychic Energy
    Ottoman Silver (Pseudo Nippon Remix)


    STA097 · 01 Jul 2012
  • Negative Pegasus - Unimmortal

    Negative Pegasus
    Unimmortal

    Description

    Psych-rock trio Negative Pegasus present their new single - 'Unimmortal' - out on Monday 10th December. Recorded during the daylight hours in a concrete hole in sunny Brighton during the worst rain storm of 2012, 'Unimmortal' is the first to be recorded since the sessions for their debut LP 'Looming' (released in September). Neg Peg describe the new song as "a taught, slowly unfolding, paranoid whirlwind of subtly intertwined riffs and a motorcade of cascading drums". This is the next level of hard psych from the band behind 'Psychic Energy' and 'Floating Omen'.

    'Unimmortal' is accompanied by the same song unnaturally reversed and demonically stretched to become 'Uunniimmmmoorrttaall' plus a remix of 'Looming' album favourite 'Black Thigh' by Brighton's analogue synth vs live drum warriors Soccer96.

    PRESS:

    Positively fizzing with off-kilter studio wizardry reminiscent of Can and Dungen...brimming with space-echo vocals and lashings of killer riffs
    NME

    Unique barrage of rhythm and fuzz, with the same stab of power chord looped until it hurts
    Rock A Rolla

    Negative Pegasus' debut will have you listening again and again. Maybe it's because you'll feel intimidated and forced into submission by their trance inducing fuzz. Maybe it's simply because they're good.
    The 4O5

    With looping drum arrangements, distorted, echoing vocals and swirling guitar feedback, the band creates unexpected beauty from the dark and murky world of noise
    This Is Fake DIY

    And like the Frankensteinian monster it is, debut album ‘Looming’ wanders around, clumsy and aimless, smashing the shit out of anything in its path; mostly, your ears
    Music Liberation

    Negative Pegasus will melt down all your shit records with lethal vibrations
    Beard Rock

    Tracklisting

    Unimortal
    Uunniimmoorrttaall
    Black Thigh (Soccer 96 Remix)


    STA098

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