For me, 2017 was the year of amazing albums; these came in abundance from exciting debuts, to bold new releases from some of my old favourites. When it came to writing the yearly round up with Vulture Hound, it was the latter that got my attention.
Dubbing The Horrors as an indie rock band always seems to be the sloppy effort of an ignorant listener when really, the Southend five-piece are a rich blend of genres ranging from dream pop to post punk and shoegaze. Their latest release Luminous is most probably the greatest balance of all these with a selection of mushy vocals floating delicately on the surface of dynamic instrumentation. Continue reading “ALBUM REVIEW: The Horrors – Luminous”