`Big things for a big bank.’ we're told by a Welshman
Big sounds by big boys (and girl) for big boys (and girls). Big tunes such as the next single `Concrete’. Big ballads
that, if they are ballads, are disguised in a big cloak of guitars, bass and drums
No small sounds, they must be big, big enough to lift the eager, bouncing crowd up
and down in a big seething mass.
Big above their stature. Big in ambition. A big, fast feast of distorted sounds mutated
though big guitar sound boards of Som Wardner & Seth Taylor, mounted on the small
A lone bouncer patrols the `No Entry’ zone around
the stage, but his presence isn’t big enough to halt
the regular surges from the fresh faced crowd and
regular appearances are put in by the roadies to
re-erect Carolyn Banister’s mic stand
Boldly rising above the mediocrity of the blanket of
indie sounds but will the rise high enough above the
parapet of commerciality to become really big and not
just join the list of good indie type bands who never
really made it.
There’s a big presence from the local music scene, with Gold Blade, Oceansize,
Morning Star, Elbow etc. getting a look at the newest recruits to the `Next Big Thing’
Carolyn displays her credentials for admission to the
`School of Bassists That Don’t Stand in One Place
with an energetic display of body wrenching.