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LISTEN: Snack Family - No Reason
Laurie Tuffrey , November 18th, 2014 15:59

Creepy taster from upcoming EP, Pokie Eye

London trio Snack Family are gearing up for their second EP of the year. They're following Belly with Pokie Eye, out on December 8 via singer Andrew Plummer's limited NOISE label, and they've kindly given us an appetite-whetting morsel in the shape of 'No Reason', which lines up alongside two other new tracks and a cover of Captain Beefheart's 'Plastic Factory' - listen above. It's one of the few tracks we've heard recently that has actually deserved the wrung-out adjective "Lynchian", as they describe it: tremolo guitar hung heavy with foreboding underpins Plummer's sung-spoken intonations, while in the background the indistinct ambience of Mule Variations-era Tom Waits clanks, pocked, at one point, by a fearsome drum roll.

You can pre-order the EP, out on a strictly limited run of 150 hand-numbered CDs and download, here, and make sure you head to the launch party for the record, at the Total Refreshment Centre in Dalston on December 6.

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