Perhaps the greatest thing about the Internet is that it has allowed us to reconnect with lost mates, or uncover hidden gems in the music realm…and perhaps that’s what we’re getting with this reissue from Manchester act Vee VV. Below we have one of the band’s earliest singles (1983), offering up a choppy post-punk vibe; I love how the guitar cuts across the bouncing bass line, while that matter of fact vocal delivery is always sharp. It sort of reminds me of pop version of Gang of Four…that is until they start to explore with their musicianship in the song’s latter half, settling back in for a final groove to the close. Like post-punk? Like Factory Records (Tunnelvision and Section 25 in particular)? Then you’ll want to keep an eye on EDILS, as they’ll be handling the band’s reissue in early 2019…but the single is available this week!
A few weeks back we brought you new music we’d been turned onto from Dayflower, and the band are right back at it with another glorious number that was just released by EDILS Records. The guitars open with a fuzz chug draping over the relaxed vocal performance. I like the chorus, as it switches the tone just a wee bit, providing more of a drifting note of pop sensibility. This might be just what the doctor ordered on a Monday morning, so enjoy another remarkable tune from the Leicester bunch.