Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Track Of The Day :: Fossa - Silo

Words: Linn Branson

We first featured Fossa here a year ago when hearing 'Five Days', the lead cut from their 'Sea Of Skies' EP.

Now the East London four-piece return with this new demo, 'Silo'. And considering it's a 'demo', we are mightily impressed. Fossa's style of electronic alt rock has been variously compared to Wild Beasts and Alt-J, with Louis Shadwick's intriguing vocal - that can shift so effortlessly up and down the register - once again being utilised to maximum effect on this latest affecting track, that slowly builds on intricate melody and a last half that is crafted with instrumental experimentation.

The band play several dates supporting Born Ruffians on their UK tour next month:

October 6: Manchester - Gullivers
October 7: London - The 100 Club
October 8: Brighton - Patterns

These are followed by an appearance at Norwich Sound & Vision Festival on October 10.

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