Nine Black Alps - 'Candy For The Clowns'

Nine Black Alps - 'Candy For The Clowns'

“Nine Black Alps exist” reads the Facebook biography, and their message is clear: yes, we’re still here. No, the likes aren’t what they used to be. Fuck you. Things turn petty on ‘Supermarket Clothes’, however, when frontman Sam...

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Album review: Nine Black Alps - 'Locked Out From The Inside'

Album review: Nine Black Alps - 'Locked Out...

It’s hard to knock a free record – it’s kind of like slagging Metro . It holds no inherent value and you give up halfway through but, y’know, it’s free… what do you expect? The same could be said for Nine Black Alps ’ third outing,...

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Nine Black Alps

Nine Black Alps

Nine Black Alps singer Sam Forrest has a problem. It’s the localised, small-scale attitude of modern indie bands: the assumption that the boring lives most of us lead are somehow more interesting if they’re written down and put to music. Or,...

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Nine Black Alps

Nine Black Alps

Does anybody really care about Nine Black Alps anymore? Nope, and songs like ‘Bitter End’ are the reason why. Basically, they’ve done a Cooper Temple Clause – in other words, NBA are a prime example of a once edgy, exciting band (remember...

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Nine Black Alps

Nine Black Alps

As Nine Black Alps' Sam Forrest is the sort of frontman who will never be papped falling out of celeb-friendly hot spots smacked up to the tits with a supermodel girlfriend on one arm and a collection of mind-numbingly dull diary entries tucked...

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Nine Black Alps : Cosmopolitan

Nine Black Alps : Cosmopolitan

Of all the singles released this week, only one made me want to physically get on my hands and knees and bark like a dog just waiting for someone to come along and scratch my back and possibly throw me a stick. And it was this one. Although, to be...

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