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Rory Talks To The Locals In The Run Up To SXSW 2010

"There's nothing worse than having a ghetto blaster that doesn't work for three days." - Rory Friers

LaFaro On The Road In The New Alternative Ulster

Warpsichord Is Infectious

"His infectious electro-pop has arrived and is poised to spread like a computer virus dragging unsuspecting internet surfers kicking and screaming into his world."

ASIWYFA's Origins, Guilty Pleasures, And Memorable Moments

"The Belfast act's new EP, 'The Letters,' combines influences ranging from Fugazi to System of a Down into a unique amalgam of instrumental music that's as aggressive as it is melodic."

ASIWYFA Award Nomination's And Irish Music

"Plans for 2010?...touring or recording everyday now until the day we die. Why would we wanna do anything else?"

Tony Talks To Rock Sound Magazine

"One day there was a phallic-shaped letter which neighed like a horse when I picked it up!"

Exploding From Out Of Nowhere ASIWYFA

"...there are just three words written in big capital letters that summed up the band's performance: ROCKED IT HARD."

Choice Prize, The Letters EP

"...skilled noise-mongers..."

Letters EP 8/10

"...A four-track journey of post-metal riffs and soaring, epic song-writing."

Irish Daily Star Feature

Worth looking at just for the press shot!

Loud, Quiet, LOUDER! ATL Sounds Out ASIWYFA

"The riffs get so heavy they could soundtrack a Rage Against The Machine biopic..."

Cargo Collective February 2010 Starring The Letters EP

And So I Watch You From Afar RockSound Randomness

ASIWYFA: Boy, Does It Taste Good!

RockMidgets.com Review Of The Letters EP

'A lesson in how to stick a much needed rocket up post-rock's arse.'

InYourSpeakers.com - Letters - EP Review

'And So I Watch You From Afar keep nothing close to their chest or up their sleeve, everything that could be poured out is poured out in a tirade of post-rock, post-metal annihilation in an unbelievably brief sixteen minutes.'

LaFaro Vision

Letters EP Spelt Out

"Some of the most brutal riffs and epic breakdowns in recent memory"

ASIWYFA Talk To The Limerick Post About 'The Letters' EP

"We are the bull, you are the china shop"

ASIWYFA, XFM And More Letters.

'This Is The Most Thrilling Racket.

And So I Watch You From Afar World Domination Plans

UK, USA, Canada, Europe and Ireland

ASIWYFA At Eurosonic

A dynamic, explosive and thrilling set.

Alan MX Cluas' 7.5/10

"It's different, complicated, and really very good."

ASIWYFA = Letters

"K Is For Killing Spree (An Ode To)" displays both both the poised focus of a metal song and the perspective of post-rocks' grander moments, and eventually culminates in an epic cascade of instrumentation that no listener will soon forget.

Irish Daily Star reviews 'Warpsichord'

'Its instinctive urge to innovate is married to a commendable pop sensibility.'

Heavier-Than-Air Blog Tip 4 Or 5 Magicians

"The blend of styles at work here leads to an urgent, invigorating listen."

4 Or 5 Magicians Make Fun Fun Fun Year End List

Letters Review By Iain Moffat.

"I think we've done something like 160 gigs this year." TW

Axis Of Feature In Culture Northern Ireland

"Described as ‘the politically motivated clenched fist of youth’"

ASIWYFA April Tour Poster 2010

Double-page Spread In This Week's Irish World

'The Shadows never had any problems shifting records without auld Cliff...'

Basingstokes Alan MX

"The resulting musical exorcism is so determinedly and inventively off kilter that listening to all of it in one go is both exhilarating and unsettling."

The Irish Times reviews 'Warpsichord'

'Utterly charming madcap pop.'

ASIWYFA Are Top 10 For the Booklets' 2010 List

HeavierThanAir.com Review Of The Letters EP

"The style of ASIWYFA is as sprawling as their monicker."

USA Pick Up On ASIWYFA

"...As their finely honed, marauding riffs wind their way around the country."

ASIWYFA In Heavier Than Air Top 10

The style of ASIWYFA is as sprawling as their monicker, rooted in the vague expanse of post-rock yet constantly venturing into more indie rock territory occupied by the likes of Minus The Bear and Battles

Warpsicord Drops!

Alan MX is brilliant. A musical mind as colourful and playful as a fairground, and a voice that reminds you how good Tom Vek was.

200 Top Albums (2000-2009) #50 - And So I Watch You From Afar

And So I Watch You From The Ulster Hall

Photos from ASIWYFA's Ulster Hall Show

4 Or 5 Magicians: Preaching To The Converted

4 or 5 Magicians finally “made it”.

The 405 Review Alan MX

"...One of the last saving graces..."

ASIWYFA Xmas Bash

"A giant screen broadcasts images ranging from a scratchy Blair Witch style version of their logo, and The Machine has a slightly disturbing Santa."

ASIWYFA: Green & Live's 4th Best Album Of 2009

This Album's Certainly Neither Empty Or Derivative

"...Bands can be funny and opinionated but also creative."

ASIWYFA: Live At The Ulster Hall

ASIWYFA's Tony On The Band's Debut Ulster Hall Show

"Wright is unlikely to be reaching for the Kleenex anytime soon."

Albums Of The Year # 19: ASIWYFA

"...It's just an hour long rush of energy played incredibly well."

ASIWYFA In God Is In The TV Best Of 2009 Shortlist

Another day, another Best Of 2009 shortlist placing for And So I Watch You From Afar, this time from the excellent God Is In The TV blog - see below then vote ASI.

And So I Watch You From Afar's Albums Of The Decade