Yeah, this gig happened almost a month ago but whatever. The important thing is that the Californian hardcore phenomenon are back in the UK right now with Enter Shikari so you may as well read about why you need to go and see them.
You do the Guardian crossword every day to further your vocabulary and worldliness and for what? So that some punk called Jason Butler can rip the piss out of your over-elaborate lexis? Yeah, apparently so. It’s ok though, because he sings in letlive. – one of the most exciting bands to have emerged of late. We’ll let him off as long as teaches us how to backflip…
Why did you decide to stylise the band name so? Lowercase name and fullstop at the end. It is a curious act for a band to pointedly punctuate their name after all.
Already I can sense contemporary character in your formal speech by observing the presentation of the first question. For this I would like to say ‘thank you’. I’ve already digressed, and it’s only question one. Perhaps my parents should have considered that mystery medication the pharmaceutical companies tried to suggest. You know, the one that has proven only to further actuate the initial issue of attention deficit it was prescribed to remedy in the first place. I believe it was called Methylphenidate. More affectionately known as Ritalin.
…almost forgot about the topic. Which was…
11 April 2011
by Tomas Doyle
letlive. come to us heavy with the weight of hype – the new cool kids band of choice, their recent forays to the UK have been met with clamarous reception from those eager to see what all the fuss is about. Their third album, Fake History, is then an important record for a band who seemingly stand on the cusp of being one of the great success stories of 2011 and beyond. Can it truly live up to the expectations that already surround it?