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Approved: Pinkshinyultrablast

By | Published on Thursday 21 May 2015


Another band, like The Big Moon, to have their name echoing around Brighton during The Great Escape this year were Russian shoegazers Pinkshinyultrablast.

As names go, their’s suits them fairly well, the ethereal vocals and twee melodies backed up by guitars layered and layered into a thick wall of sound. They released their debut album, ‘Everything Else Matters’, in January, which in just eight tracks manages to convey the vast talent of the band.

If you didn’t catch them at TGE or before, you sadly missed a UK tour that covered the country pretty well, including three London shows. However, if you’re happy to wait (which you’ll have to be), you can catch them back in the capital at XOYO on 6 Oct.

Here’s recent-ish single ‘Umi’, which came out through Club AC30 earlier this year: