Nov 26, 2016
As a rule of thumb, it’s generally wise to avoid bands that court publicity. Those are the bands for whom style is a substitute for substance, bands who co-ordinate their outfits, grow carefully trimmed beards and pose in stairwells.
I love a band that’s deliberately, wilfully obscure. Take Sweden’s Top Sound, whose biography amounts to the band’s members, home city — Stockholm — and their two records.
The first is delightful, self-titled, 2011 debut LP, which I discovered retrospectively, after stumbling across this, their first and only release in the subsequent five years.
Top Sound // Hernani