Annuals: Sumo, Leicester, Sunday July 8

Annuals: Sumo, Leicester, Sunday July 8

Annuals frontman Adam Baker is being electrocuted. Resembling Oliver Reed at his most rat-spangled he’s clutching the mic-stand and shaking violently, drooling at the mouth, hair standing on end and teeth gnashing loudly. Eventually though, he...

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Annuals

Annuals

Rather than choose between the stacks of new, improved genres in rock’s supermarket, Annuals’ debut makes a trolley dash, grabbing cans of rock, boxes of pop and bags of hip-hop, careering through the tills with a packet of prog in their...

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Annuals

Annuals

It’s safe to ignore the first minute and a half of this because, while being pleasant enough, it doesn’t really go anywhere at all. But when Annuals do eventually go for the jugular, oh boy, they sound a bit like My Latest Novel covering...

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Annuals: Big Zeus EP

Annuals: Big Zeus EP

It used to be that bands were all pretty simple affairs: singer with stupid pout, guitarist with heroin addiction, bassist with no redeeming features, drummer with own van. Nowadays, thanks to The Polyphonic Spree and Arcade Fire, they’re...

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