www.floridaroom.co.uk [Release date 09.09.13]
There is something highly engaging about this EP from East London’s Florida Room. Together in their present form for barely twelve months this is effectively a re-promotion of their debut EP.
The music is infectious, melodic, and anything that provides respite from the current garage/classic rock vogue has to be welcomed.
The band specialise in layered vocal harmonies, with Jelle’s Ijsbrandy’s chiming guitar figures a feature and Michael Perera’s introspective vocals.
The lead track ‘My White Room Verses’ demonstrates their way with building a vibe but they really hit the button with ‘A Waltz In A Different Kind Of Bliss’ and ‘All Love Lost’.
The band have already supported Pete Doherty, Dodgy, and Bush in Holland this summer, and are working on their debut album. If this standard is maintained, definitely one to watch. ****
Review by David Randall
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In this show, first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on 2 February 2020, David Randall plays a selection of tracks from some of the artists who impressed at this year’s Giants Of Rock event in Minehead (24-27 January).
Featured Albums w/c 17 February (Mon-Fri)
09:00-12:00 NEWMAN Ignition (AOR Heaven)
12:00-13:00 BLACK SWAN Shake The World (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 CORMAC O CAOIMH Swim Crawl Walk Run (indie)
Power Plays w/c 17 February (Mon-Fri)
SHAKRA Turn The Light On (AFM Records)
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Transmissions (Nuclear Blast)
RYDERS CREED Lost Soul (Off Yer Rocka Recordings)
FRAMING HANLEY Puzzle Pieces (Thermal Entertainment LLC)
ROBERT HART Mysterious (Escape Music)
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