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Palma Violets - 180

Palma Violets - 180

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NEW VINYL LP ON ROUGH TRADE 2013.

For a long time if you wanted to hear the most exciting new band in Britain, you knocked on a tall black door off the Lambeth Road. An aging British Rail building - part art studio happening, part squat – Studio 180 was where south London’s Palma Violets were gestating, away from sunlight and the world at large. 
In an airless basement that could hold 50 people, the band would finally appear in a hail of feedback and organ noise, before blazing their way through a short, incredible set: their sound a primitive, wild rock ’n’ roll music offering echoes of ‘60s garage and soul but with a defiant Englishness at its core, the band themselves radiating a ferocious energy, encapsulated in the tense and tactile interplay between Chilli Jesson and Sam Fryer but driven forward by the incessant beat of Will Doyle’s drumming.
 

Tracklist.

1.  Best of Friends
2.  Step Up for the Cool Cats
3.  All the Garden Birds
4.  Rattlesnake Highway
5.  Chicken Dippers
6.  Last of the Summer Wine
7.  Tom the Drum
8.  Johnny Bagga’ Donuts
9.  We Found Love
10. Three Stars
11. 14
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