Album Review: The GO! Team - Rolling Blackouts (Wichita)

The GO! Team - Rolling Blackouts (Wichita)

So wearing are The Go! Team in their relentless wilful eclecticism, their grindingly annoying playground chants and their bursts of trapped-wasp hyperactivity, that it seems remarkable that this is only their third album – maybe their...

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The Go! Team

The Go! Team

Putting the word ‘wrath’ in the title isn’t going to make this any more edgy than the usual G!T output, as the third single from this year’s ‘Proof Of Youth’ album is everything you know and love from the Team. It starts like a teatime...

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The Go! Team/Satin Peaches/Operator Please; Liverpool University, Friday, September 28

The Go! Team/Satin Peaches/Operator Please;...

In ancient Greece, new students would be made to drink a ram’s horn of thick, perfumed wine to mark their transformation from boyhood into custodians of wisdom [Are you sure? – Dubious History Ed]. Tonight, on the streets of Liverpool...

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The Go! Team

The Go! Team

To our knowledge, no-one has yet said: “Your gran’s just died. Let’s sit here and remember her while listening to The Go! Team.” As car-chase music, cheerleader chanting and early rap vocals – not to mention a mess of Avalanches-style...

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The Go! Team

The Go! Team

Ichthyologists studying The Go! Team have long since concluded that they are part-shark. If Ninja stops moving, she dies. Hence this: designed to make you go jig-a-jig all night long, in reality most will experience a desire to repeat Desiderata...

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The Go! Team

The Go! Team

The Go! Team’s return sounds like Roxy Music run through the Fatboy Slim grinder and comes laced with a “party people get ready for this” rap that sounds OK for now, but is going to be as cool as Kris Kross in about five minutes. B-side...

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The Go! Team: Bottle Rocket

The Go! Team: Bottle Rocket

The Mercury Prize was brilliant this year. Think about it; the albums, apart from the prerequisite ‘What the fuck?’ nominees, were all pretty good, the evening had a healthy dash of Anglo-American controversy and Ricky Wilson’s grin finally...

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The Go! Team  :  The Power Is On

The Go! Team : The Power Is On

Living in Glasgow, this writer is familiar with a number of 'teams'. There's the Pollok Young Team - keeping the monks of Buckfast brewing since 1992 - the Crookie Young Fleeto, and the Barrhead Mad Squad, to name but three (Get on with it,...

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