Laurence Crook


Hey, remember a band called the Smashing Pumpkins? Yeah, me too. And, man, wasn’t Siamese Dream awesome, with its massive guitar sound? Yeah, that’s a great album. And wouldn’t it be great if a band today tried to follow the same formula for success, but without the magic that made...
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Posted Jun. 22, 2009

They Know What Ghost Know

It took me a surprisingly long time to twig that Yppah is the word ‘happy’ spelt backwards. Once it clicked, however, it certainly seemed appropriate. They Know What Ghost Know is full of blissful, euphoric music. Whereas some electronica can feel a little cold and impersonal at times, this album...
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Posted Apr. 27, 2009

How We Became

Jeremy Warmsley isn’t an easy man to pigeonhole. ‘Lose My Cool’, the opener and debut single from How We Became, opens with a piano playing over a simplistic drumline, before synthesisers come in. Jeremy’s voice itself is a bit like the song itself – jumpy, not happy to stay still...
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Posted Sep. 29, 2008