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EP: Let’s Talk Daggers – Fantastic Contraption

March 21st, 2013

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Let’s Talk Daggers
Fantastic Contraption
Tangled Talk
25 March 2013

by Gavin Lloyd

Every band wants to class themselves as something fresh, unique and exciting. However despite many claiming this nine out of ten times your average band are going to be another metalcore or pop-punk shaped piece of conveyor belt crap dropped in front of us for mass consummation. But when Let’s Talk Daggers claim they “make music that doesn’t fit into any particular genre”, they may be one of the few bands that can genuinely back up such bold claims.

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Future Hits 128: Darkshaft

November 14th, 2012

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Darkshaft
From: East London, UK (via New Zealand)
Lazy equation: (The James Cleaver Quintet – Lucozade) x just enough added melody to keep it from all going tits up.
URL: Facebook / Bandcamp

Thrash Hits verdict: The best recommendations for music come from your friends, right? We got an email from Hugh from Astrohenge the other week, recommending Darkshaft to us. Being big fans of both the ‘henge records to date, we headed over to  Darkshaft’s website and got an earful of calculated discordance  We caught up with Michael Triponel, guitarist (and co-vocalist) of the duo, and we managed to do so without making even one lazy Flight Of The Conchords joke.

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EP: Let’s Talk Daggers – Winter

March 21st, 2012

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Lets Talk Daggers
Winter
Tangled Talk
12 March 2012

by Tom Doyle

Who are the most underrated band in the UK? It’s a hard question isn’t it and one to which everyone will have their own answers (hell, why not send us your suggestions, one of you might even be right). Well, with their new EP, Winter, Eastbourne power trio Let’s Talk Daggers are throwing their hat into the ring for the crown of “best band you should’ve heard but ain’t”. This is, after all, a sparky, chaotic and genuinely diverse little record which takes the tired cliché ‘we try and take aspects from all our influences’ and actually, y’know, does it.

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