Knowingly atmospheric, Michael A Grammar have gone out of their way to record a certain sound which pricks up the ears of eager tastemakers. However their technical proficiency, and the remarkable fact that they’ve managed to capture such rich, gorgeous textures on their debut EP means that Michael A Grammar are doing far more than merely ticking hipster boxes. »
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michael a grammar are four young men from nottingham. the songs on this, their debut 'vitamin easy' ep on melodic records, were written, recorded and produced over the course of a summer in hometown brighton by childhood friends joel sayers and frankie mockett. their sound is informed by ultimate spinach, stone roses, clinic, david bowie, roxy music, pink floyd, pixies and broadcast (whose song michael a grammar gives the band their name). the band's facebook describes them as 'the alien lovechild of too many sunny weekends spent indoors listening to joy division and radiohead'. the sound of the four tracks here is transcendent, spacious and quietly anthemic - the beta band on ritalin.
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