Wheat

Wheat

Being dropped by their label after a duration of about 20 minutes in 2003 obviously rattled Wheat’s confidence a little when it came to recording a follow-up record. This, the Boston fuzz-pop trio’s fourth album, seems like such a reaction...

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Glasgow 13th Note

Glasgow 13th Note

Not for Wheat the wanton thrill of audience interaction. Or even eye-contact. They care little for the mechanics of performance - the tiny details that separate Us from Them. Instead, the US alt-pop shamblers whisper among themselves -...

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Raised Ranch Revolution

Raised Ranch Revolution

Wheat Raised Ranch Revolution (City Slang) Massachusetts' Wheat have their own, uniquely warm take on the vast, fertile expansive heartlands of white US rock - their music takes a more aerial perspective, rather than getting...

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London WC1 ULU

London WC1 ULU

Sometimes the tiny things mean the most. Sometimes the spaces between words say more than the words themselves. Wheat are a quiet bunch, seemingly loath to imprint their personalities upon their performance. There are no flourishes, no...

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Hope And Adams

Hope And Adams

Making Wheat 's second album can't have been easy. Its predecessor, 'Medeiros' , was already welterweight champion at tender melancholy and modest to a fault. But the weight of expectation, from here to hometown Taunton, Massachusetts, was...

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London WC1 Water Rats

London WC1 Water Rats

Shambling, ambling, blushingly shy good humour - when a band sidle up out of the underground lo on fi and high on life, named like a gang of aw-shucks hayseeds and holding a clutch of eggshell songs, you can expect a certain amount of...

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Medeiros

Medeiros

THERE ARE NO CREDITS ON THE SLEEVE; no list of instruments, or who played them. There are only serial numbers and a tube map-cum-shopping list of household items, into which Wheat's oblique song titles are slotted. Musically, Glenn Medeiros is not...

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