O. Children – Ruins

Lead singer Tobi O’Kandi standing at a larger-than-life 6’8″ smoothly croons in characteristic baritone this one of a pair of minor hits from 2009/2010 (the other penned “Dead Disco Dancer“). Sadly, O’ Children (so named for a Nick Cave song) have since broken up with O’Kandi a now solo act. Interestingly, previous to O. Children, O’Kandi was paired with drummer Andi Sleath in the band … Continue reading O. Children – Ruins

IST IST – Right Before Your Eyes

The light simplicity with which this tune begins is deceptive as it slowly, resolutely builds to a driving intensity, a thunderous wall-of-sound with screeching guitars and then back again. The monochrome-shot video’s contrast matches finely with the see-saw measure of the song itself, while the subject matter aligns properly with their new album’s title, “Architecture”. Scratch me until it hurts. More here: https://www.musicglue.com/ististmusic/ Continue reading IST IST – Right Before Your Eyes