Sunday, 5 February 2017

ELECTRIC VALLEY - 51973 EP


The first of two releases by Electric Valley on their Bandcamp page, the other being the 'Multiverse' LP. 

Spain is becoming a hotbed of musical extremity, particularly blackish death thrash, and desert rock. Electric Valley resides in the latter genre. On hearing the opening track  'The Woman Of The Moon II' You would be forgiven for instantly thinking "Kyuss" and you would be absolutely right, but that's ok because it sounds like Kyuss at their most potent. What makes Electric Valley a little different is that their sound is constructed on a more blues based foundation, than the harsher, punkish tones of their sand blasted cousins.

However, this EP remains as tight as the skin, stretched over a bleached and desiccated carcass blown dry by the desert winds.