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Album: Palehorse – Soft As Butter; Hard As Ice

March 13th, 2011

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Palehorse
Soft As Butter, Hard As Ice
Eyesofsound
02 March 2011

by Andy Parker

Why cock about with guitars when you can have two bassists? That’s the mantra of Palehorse, the London quartet that have been grinding on and off for over a decade. 2008’s Habitual Linestepper saw their return after an eight year hiatus – during which saw some of the members gaining acclaim in post-punk mob Million Dead, alongside masterful lyricist but ultimately pretentious-tool-turned-folk-bore, Frank Turner. [Read more →]

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Rinoa: “Finding pictures of pretend Japanese girls when you’re looking for a band on the internet is kind of awesome I guess. If that’s your thing.”

April 8th, 2010

We’ve had something of a boner for Rinoa ever since their phenomenal debut album, An Age Among Them, started spinning on our stereo. Which is why Hugh Platt has been bothering their guitarist, Jozef Norocky, with these smarmy questions.

Critics have been split over the album – rocksound gave it a 10, our man Andy Parker gave it a full 6 out of 6, and Rock Midgets gave it 4/5, but Kerrang! was a bit lukewarm on it. Has this divided reaction been a surprise?
“Well, we were all obviously thrilled with those first reviews you mentioned. Yeah, the Kerrang! one was a bit of shame, but KKK aint too bad. The guy loved the music and didn’t agree with the vocals. Neither does my mum. That’s his opinion, and that’s totally fine, we’re just happy to be written about.

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