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Stereoboard.com Reviews Negative Pegasus 'Looming'

"...It is hard to overemphasise just how exciting 'Looming' is as a debut record."

Neg Peg In NME Radar Buzz Chart

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

Fake DIY Feature Negative Pegasus

"With looping drum arrangements, distorted, echoing vocals and swirling guitar feedback, the band creates unexpected beauty from the dark and murky world of noise."

Music Liberation Reviews Negative Pegasus 'Looming'

"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."

Big Cheese Magazine Review Neg Pegs' 'Looming'

"'Looming' is a blend of hard and heavy electronica, stirred in with all manner of riffage. Just imagine Daft Punk with plenty more guitar and we'll be singing from the same hymn sheet."

Artrocker Feature Negative Pegasus And Review "Floating Omen"

"A sonic blast of twin guitars interlocked in a clashing competition of dissonant riffing through a relentless 'Mo Tucker' pounding groove."

Crack Magazine Review "Floating Omen"

"Great single from this Brighton three-piece who sound like Krautrockers Can at their woozy pyschy, drone-rocky best. It's built round a nagging, insistent groove and their focus remains true."

Alt Sound Review 'Looming'

"The tracks on debut album 'Looming' weave between primordial bone-shakers, stretched-out growls and ethereal retro-pop nuggets."

Negative Peagsus 'Looming' Track By Track Album Feature On This Is Fake DIY

"...Please join me on a descriptive journey through our debut album 'Looming'. Ok, I'm having to download it..."

Negative Pegasus Are Band Of The Week On Beard Rock Reviewing Their Album 'Looming'

"Negative Pegasus will melt down all your shit records with lethal vibrations."

Negative Pegasus Feature On Jukebox Chatter On Artrocker

"I don’t necessarily feel that music has to be ethereal to be “psych”, it can be super harsh and guttural too… I guess it depends what kind of visions you're hoping to invoke."

Negative Pegasus 'Looming' Is Reviewed In What Culture

"Neg Peg have the noble ambition of wanting ‘people that have heard Negative Pegasus not to be able to hear anything else because they are now deaf and/or insane.’"

Music OMH Reviews Negative Pegasus 'Looming'

"'Looming' is a record that can turn contemporary UK rock upside down."

Negative Pegasus 'Looming' Gets The Indepth Treatment In 7 Bit Arcade

"Ones to look out for’ over the next year or so..."

Access All Areas Will Howard Tells All On Negative Pegasus 12" 'Looming'

"This is, for lack of a better phrase, some heavy shit."

7 Bit Arcade is hypnotised by Negative Pegasus "Psychic Energy"

"It’s dark and droning, but anyone will find it difficult to resist being pulled in by the twists and turns."

Supa Jam Reviews "Psychic Energy"

So what is a negative Pegasus? A horse with no horn?

Negative Pegasus "Psychic Energy" Features In Ilikemusic Podcast

"Melting Our Consciousness Into A Slippery Field Of Kaleidoscopic Vision"

Manchester Music Reviews Negative Pegasus "Floating Omen"

This is the sound of a band in sonic meltdown, yet so impossibly in control as their sci-fi psychedelia hits the spot.

Negative Pegasus "Floating Omen" Floats The Boat for Drowned In Sound

"Negative Pegasus are calling what they do repetition rock - and never has a style been so aptly named or clung to.."

This Is Fake DIY Announce Negative Pegasus Debut Single Details

'Floating Omen' is taken from the Brighton band's forthcoming debut album 'Looming' and will come out through Smalltown America Records this month.

Hot Press Catch Up With Axis Of

"Axis Of declared their intention to play shows in each of Ireland's 32 counties."

The 4O5 Review 'Looming'

The 4O5 on Looming's "characteristic sense of impending danger"

Vanguard Online Review 'Looming'

"I have a sneaking fondness for music that sounds like your [record] player is broken..."

AAA Music Review Negative Pegasus 'Looming'

""Pyschic Energy’s" Sabbath meets Refused squall all the way to "Visitations" apocalyptic, feedback soaked climax. "

This Is Fake DIY On Negative Pegasus

'The band flitter between the sounds of the noisy, the kraut, the math, the psychedelic and even the drone to create something interesting, unusual, and unique'

Big Cheese Magazine Review Neg Peg's Debut Album - 'Looming'

''Looming' is a blend of hard and heavy electronica, stirred in with all manner of riffage. Just imagine Daft Punk with plenty more guitar' - 3/5

Artrocker Magazine Feature On Negative Pegasus

'A sonic blast of twin guitars interlocked in a clashing competition of dissonant riffing through a relentless 'Mo Tucker' pounding Groove'

Chordblossom Fan Q&A with JPL's Cahir And Jamie

Derry swear words, collective penile length and who would win between a monkey and a bear with knives. Oh, and there's a bit about music too...

The 405 Premiere Negative Pegasus' 'Psychic Energy'

Negative Pegasus' second single from their upcoming debut album 'Looming gets its first exposure through The 405

AU Magazine Review Sullivan And Gold At Forfey Festival

'Sullivan and Gold[s] songwriting quality blows everyone away on what is essentially their first gig.'

10/13 for Neg Peg's 'Floating Omen' From Room Thirteen

'It's hard sometimes when you review so much to stay excited when you see a handful of genres and other band names on a press release, you become jaded pretty fast; thankfully Brighton trio Negative Pegasus cut through any and all crap with this fantastic single release of ballsy psych' - 10/13

AU Magazine Review of Glasgowbury 2012

'[LaFaro] unleash a troika of songs that few local bands have it in their arsenal to match. ‘The Ballad of Burnt Dave’, ‘Sucking Diesel’ and ‘Tupenny Nudger’ are delivered with the band’s typical acerbic abandon ensuring that a set which had threatened to veer of course remains a triumph.'

OKS Gaming Feature In Hot Press Magazine

Chris explains why 'Graft Theft Auto: Vice City' is his favourite game

Hot Press Review "Catalonian Love Song"

'Dreamy, colourful, otherworldly...Clark Kent better watch his back, there's a new contender for the title of Krypton's most famous son'

"Catalonian Love Song" On Gerry Anderson's BBC Radio Ulster Show

"I think this is lovely...Everyone should go buy it" - Gerry Anderson

More Than Conquerors On BBC Radio 1

"Bear Knuckle Fight" gets played by Phillip Taggart standing in for Huw Stephens alongside You Me At Six and Nicky Minaj?

Negative Pegasus On Art Rocker Radio

Neg Peg's "Psychic Energy" was played on Art Rocker alongside Moon Duo and Future Of The Left

Negative Pegasus At Bizarro World #2

Brighton Noise photo gallery of Negative Pegasus as Creedence Clearwater revival at Bizarro World #2

'Floating Omen' On Artrocker Radio

Negative Pegasus' 'Floating Omen' on Artrocker Radio

Drowned In Sound Review 'Floating Omen'

'Some art demands that you slow your brain down before you take it in, and though I don’t like doing what I am told, at all or ever, I will do it for 'Floating Omen'.'

Brighton Noise Review Negative Pegasus Supporting Moon Duo

'The drummer’s relentless beat led the way as acid visuals flowed upwards, and the bass-less guitarists followed her lead.'

LaFaro To Play Krach Am Bach Festival In Beelen, Germany

LaFaro to support We Were Promised Jetpacks at the German festival this Summer. Mach Show!

Alt Sounds On Negative Pegasus' Debut Single - 'Floating Omen'

'A mix of droning, grinding loops with wild, sheets of guitar feedback to create a malevolent stew of hard-psyche and woozy, drone-garage.'

Supajam On Negative Pegasus' Debut Single - 'Floating Omen'

'Industrial guitar squeals and some pained banshee howls coating cyclic, juddering grooves, the sound of rock n roll locked into an eternal 8 bar loop while the world outside collapses'

Entertainment Focus On Neg Peg's Debut Single - 'Floating Omen'

'Negative Pegasus' sound is a world away from their sunny, seaside home in Southern England... consisting of sheets of guitar feedback floating above primal, pounding drums.'

Artrocker Magazine On 'Floating Omen'

'The band are reportedly influenced by "the consciousness expanding New York repetition-rock of Oneida, the free-time whirl of Sightings, the shamanistic stomp of Knyfe Hyts and the joint-snapping mathematics of KILLL and Zu".'

Rhythm & Booze On 'Floating Omen'

'Consciousness expanding, hard-psych three-piece from Brighton, England. For fans of Oneida, Ex Models and Can.'

'Floating Omen' In This Is Fake DIY

This Is Fake DIY talk about the release of Negative Pegasus' debut single 'Floating Omen'

'Floating Omen' Is 405's 'Track Of The Day'

Negative Pegasus' debut single 'Floating Omen' is premiered exclusively on the 405 and is also their 'Track Of The Day'