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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'

GoldenPlec - LaFaro To Support No Spill Blood

LaFaro Support No Spill Blood on July 5th Upstairs Whelan's, Dublin

Meg.ie Review OKS 'Plutonium'

'A sensitive piano ballad full of yearning...like a smoothed-out Tom Waits song'

Daily Mirror Feature OKS' New Single 'Plutonium'

'Our Krypton Son are releasing a second single from their debut album and my, what a single it is.'

We Are Noise Review 'Plutonium'

'‘Plutonium’...is a soft piano ballad that drifts between a hushed Jeff Tweedy-style delivery and a growly Dennis Wilson-esque ode, complete with warped ‘Pacific Ocean Blue’ style studio effects. It’s short and sweet but delivered perfectly.'

OKS' 'Plutonium' In AU News

Our Krypton Son's latest single 'Plutonium' released today

Hot Press Review LaFaro At The Dublin Crawl

'Blessed with a thundering, throbbing, heavy duty sound, typified by breakneck rhythms, clattering percussion and snarling vocals, Black, Magee, LaFaro and Lynn easily charm the pants off the Whelan’s massive, some of whom are too entranced by the racket to headbang along.'

BBC Across The Line Review Our Krypton Son Supporting Vyvienne Long

'We are presented with an intimate, acoustic set. Chris McConaghy has a quiet and unassuming...his understated voice highlighting the melancholic nature of his songs.'

Smalltown America Is AIM's 'Label Focus'

We're all pretty chuffed that the Association of Independent Music [AIM] have chosen Smalltown America to feature as their 'Label Focus' in their May newsletter.

Our Krypton Son's 'Plutonium' On Electric Mainline

Our Krypton Son's new single 'Plutonium' gets play on Stephen McCauley's 'Electric Mainline' show

OKS Coloured Vinyls And BBC Airplay

'Plutonium' Limited Edition 7" Coloured Vinyls Arrive And Stuart Bailie Gives It Praise On BBC Radio Ulster's Late Show.

GigApe.com Review Our Krypton Son's 'Plutonium'

"Our Krypton Son have created a masterpiece. His new single 'Plutonium' depicts a delicate, almost otherwordly song that echoes dreams of a longed-for love - "Now that I met you from your kiss, the world I know is nothing but a lie."

HevyPetal.com Feature OKS's 'Plutonium'

"There isn't a central concept lyrically on the album - memory, time, love, death, work, jealousy - the usual shit really." - Chris

VenueOne.com Review OKS's 'Plutonium'

"A more introspective and bare form than previous single 'Catalonian Love Song', here he calls to mind the best of Blur’s sparse 'Out Of Time Eels' more poignant moments. Like those acts OKS cannot but help his pop instincts and this is a a well-crafted, fully realised song."

Negative Pegasus In 'Best Of Brighton' Feature

'Negative Pegasus whip up a howling, churning guitar assault with flailing shirts and limbs' - The Source Magazine

Source Magazine Feature Negative Pegasus At The Great Escape Festival

Negative Pegasus a 'must see' at this year's Great Escape Festival.

GoldenPlec.ie List OKS Dublin Show

'This Sunday will see hotly tipped act from up north, Our Krypton Son heading down south to play at The Stags Head Raw.'

LaFaro Talk To Camden Crawl Dublin

LaFaro talk about their upcoming appearance at the first ever Camden Crawl Dublin, their longing to play on The Muppet Show and how riffs rock the ivories.

The Metaphorical Boat Review OKS's 'Plutonium'

'It's piano and vocal style calling to mind Suede's "By the Sea", with a vocal style that seems to sit somewhere in the murky water between E from Eels and Damon Albarn.'

Electronic Rumours Review Figure Of 8's Weather Underground # 1 Remix

'The machine beats and robo-bass juxtaposing nicely with a real human quality to the sparkly synth work.'

Chordblossom On Weather Underground #1

'I can say with complete honesty that I have been glued to the screen for most of the day. A second instalment of Weather Underground would be warmly accepted.'

BBC Across The Line Feature Weather Underground #1

Weather Underground: 24 Hour Recording People!

MTC Interviewed By Chordblossom

Kris & Jamie talk to Chordblossom about touring, the new album, and plans for the future. As well as their Christian-Metal namesakes...

MTC In AU Gig Guide

Get your Paddy's Day pre-swill on with More Than Conquerors in Belfast this Friday

Dutch Magazine Gonzo Review 'Easy Meat'

Any Dutch speakers who can translate? Much appreciated.

Folk & Tumble Review Our Krypton Son

Folk And Tumble review Chris McConaghy supporting The Leisure Society in Belfast.

Fighting With Wire On Cock And Bull TV

Fighting With Wire perform 'I Am Ursus' for Cock and Bull TV

LaFaro's Meat Wagon On Artrocker Radio

3voor12 Review LaFaro Supporting Automatic Sam

Any Dutch fans who can translate please?

German Magazine Éclat Review 'Easy Meat'

Sure, this album is emphatically unsexy, rough ‘n’ ready and clumsy. But LaFaro see this as anything but a weakness. No - they’re justifiably proud as punch. A frontal masterpiece in shit brown. Fuck me, this bucking bronco of an album is fun! - 9/10

LaFaro's Jonny Black Talks To German Magazine Éclat

Jonny talks tours, the NI scene, Larry David, German chefs, Derry 'wans', writing 'fuck' songs and posthumously fires Scott LaFaro...

WINNEN! Kaarten Voor Punkband LaFaro In Ekko, Utrecht!

Something for the Dutch fans.

Glasgow Music Review MTC In Glasgow

'The Arches audience warm to MTC easily, the girlish screams and squeals sound like they should belong at a One Direction concert and not a post-hardcore gig.' - 4/5