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that i will never get to see Polvo live.
Fractured (Like Chandaliers) = AMAZING
Do a blog post on 'em, yo.
touch & go skewed as fuck indie rock band, one of the first Math-rock bands i'd say. OMG. like Battles/Fugazi mixed with poppy Beatlesy lyrics and sonic yoof bits.
fucking split up :-(
has done some reviews that might inspire you to seek some out:
in a good way- the guitar on cracked... sounds like a windscreen wiper. I like the combo of melody and evil.
At Phoenix festival (if anyone remembers that beauty from the mid-90's, ran for maybe four years near stratford - was the best) John Peel was DJing between bands and was just between records and someone shouted - "play some Polvo John" and he picked up a mic and sort of mumbled in his usual brilliant style that he might in a while.
Not a classic i admit, but stayed with me.
I would give up those Phoenix fest and britpop years to not be old, any day of the week!