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And So I Watch You From Afar Press

NIMIC Feature On ASIWYFA's Upcoming Album Launch

'NI's hottest and hardest working band'

Lurgan Chronicle Review ASIWYFA's Debut Album

'A groove-driven juggernaut,.. every listen heralds a new hook' - 8/10

Irish Times Feature On ASIWYFA: Instruments Of Change

'Just when we were about ready to write off post-rock and instrumental rock as the refuges of those who can’t string two words together, along come And So I Watch You From Afar'

ASIWYFA Rock Sound Feature

"I think his name was BALLBAG"

Cork Evening Echo Review And So I Watch You From Afar

'Angry music that comes from the depths of your inner being' - 3/5

Alternative Vision Review ASIWYFA Live

'Their catchy, intricate guitar work lifts you to a point of heightened awareness' - 5/5

Kerrang! Talk To ASIWYFA's Rory Friers

"Who is really going to be interested in four creeps playing heavy instrumental music?" - Rory

ASIWYFA Album And Tour New In State Magazine

'Belfast’s premier instrumentalist types And So I Watch You From Afar have confirmed details of their debut album and a massive Irish and UK tour in support'

Rock Sound #121: ASIWYFA

"...But there's always a tubby fucker of a riff lurking on the horizon ..."

Rock Sound Magazine And So I Watch You From Afar's Debut

'There's always a tubby fucker of a riff lurking on the horizon to ensure things come back to life with another reassuring thunk' - 8/10

Rock Sound Magazine Talk To ASIWYFA's Rory

"The guy was an ex-pat from Belfast and also bad-mouthed a lot of people we really respect from home. I think his name was BALLBAG.” - Rory Friers

Muze Review ASIWYFA's 'A Little Solidarity Goes A Long Way / Set Guitars To Kill'

'this ambitious foursome have the drive of some kind of bastard big tank and have managed to build not just their own reputation to towering heights but also that of a whole city'

Vice Magazine Review ASIWYFA's Debut

'Rescuing the instrumetal ship from the deepest depths of irrevocable mediocrity' - 8/10

Smalltown America: DIY Label Of The Week On Radio 1

'Set Guitars To Kill' (Kill Rory Kill!!) sounds so good on the radio - Harvey and Rocky did a brilliant job with engineering and mixing this record. I like it because it's not hugely loud (in volume) but sounds really dynamic.

AISYFA In Rock Midget's 'Best Of The New Breed 2009'

'A dreamy concoction of tranquil atmospherics and heavy as f**k guitars'

NME On And So I Watch You From Afar

'Music that could easily soundtrack buildings tumbling, worlds colliding and large, green aliens landing from space. Plus, any band who can get run over by a car an play a gig later that night has our vote for life.'

ASIWYFA - Vice Album Review - 8/10

Pavelware Review ASIWYFA's "The Voiceless"

It's easy to see why so many people have connected with the band's music based solely on this one piece.

Turn This Up : Nailler9 'Letters' Review

WOAH! This debut is knocking my socks off.

A Synesthete's Description Of TheseRIOTSareJUSTtheBEGINNING.

'I have sound/vision synesthesia; certain sounds, particularly when I’m concentrating solely on them (i.e, like listening to music in a quiet room), can trigger an autonomic visual reaction were by I can ’see’ the beat of the drum, or a guitar riff there, in front of me as colour'

ASIWYFA In Rock Sound Magazine's 'Ones To Watch 2009'

'The album is now set to drop in March. We've heard it and it's awesome, so there.'

Rock Sound Magazine Live Review Of ASIWYFA

'Axe wielding mad men' - 9/10

NME Review ASIWYFA Live

'If Moqwai had grown up in a conflict raped warzone, they'd probably sound like ASIWYFA'

AU On ASIWYFA's 'Tonight The City Burns' Project

"It's about solidarity, about pushing not only ourselves but Northern Ireland as a whole." - Rory Friers

AU Magazine 'In the Studio' With ASIWYFA

"We couldn't be happier with the set of songs we've chosen to record for this. We're feeling pretty confident at this stage. We don't want to be jumping the gun, but we certainly feel it is our strongest collection to date" - Tony Wright

ASIWYFA's Rory Friers Talks To Rock Sound Magazine About His Favourite Music Video

"The whole thing is played in reverse after shooting it with them walking and rapping backwards" - Rory

Metal Hammer Review And So I Watch You From Afar's Debut Album

'An exhilerating blend of Pelican-style crunching riffs and spaced-out yet heavy guitars' - 7/10

Rock Sound Magazine Review ASIWYFA's 'This Is Our Machine And Nothing Can Stop It'

'The glinting horizons and shimmering payoffs are high points' - 7/10

NME Review And So I Watch You From Afar

'The sound of someone crashing an oil tanker through Sigur Ros' ice floe' - 6/10

Kerrang! Review ASIWYFA's Debut Album

'It's rare for a body of work to be so dreamy and elegiac yet conversely monstrously heavy' - KKKK

The Fly Magazine Review ASIWYFA & FWW Live

'Loud and melodic, with each track slowly erupting to a powerful crescendo, sometimes it feels like the soundtrack to every tragic film scene'

Fate Magazine Review And So I Watch You From Afar

'They could easily soundtrack such disasters as worlds colliding, bombs dropping or the Incredible Hulk just smashing stuff up'

AU Magazine Review ASIWYFA's 'Tonight The City Burns' Project

'They play with the kind of energy which makes them look like they may lift off stage and career through the air at any moment'

AU Magazine Review ASIWYFA's 'Tonight The City Burns' Live Project

"Fuck London. Fuck grumbling about music here. Fuck waiting about for something to happen" - Rory Friers

ASIWYFA In AU's 'Must-See' Acts

The Hot 40 - Ireland's Must-See Acts (No.23) - 'a maelstrom of ruthless grooves, all knuckleduster percussion and brain spattering guitars'