Retribution Gospel Choir – Cargo, London – 15/03/10

https://i0.wp.com/ventvox.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/retribution_625x300_jpg_595x325_crop_upscale_q85.jpgOriginally published: NME

Better-known for his work with seminal slowcore act Low, Alan Sparhawk spent most of the Nineties pissing against the flowering bed of grunge’s commercial success, and still came out smelling of roses. For the man that flourished under softened slow tempos and minimalist arrangements, side project Retribution Gospel Choir marks a radical and fervent departure. With a rampant and resonating heavy Americana sound hanging high from the rafters, Sparhawk’s vocals are delivered in a harmoniously preaching manner upon ‘Hide It Away’ and ‘Working Hard’. However, it’s the three-piece’s lysergic interludes between tracks that really beguiles the already enamoured crowd.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s