My Vitriol : Moodswings

...oddly melancholic sludge-core treat...

Guitars that sound like bagpipes. Drums that sound like what drums normally sound like, only bigger and angrier. All in a day's work for the My Vitriol wrecking crew; a band whose sonic sights, on the evidence of this and efforts past and future, lie in the stained-glass majesty of the experimental cathedral rather than the dilapidated barn that houses today's ambition-shy rock fiddlers. All of which bodes well for this oddly melancholic sludge-core treat. But these are dark days for the quality tune and 'Moodswings' will, like every My Vitriol single before it, doubtlessly plummet to the depths of the Top 100 and spend the rest of its short life having arguments about chord changes with Seafood. Bummer, really.

Sarah Dempster

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