onto your hats! In a burst of
powerful ecstasy, Sleepercurve is
sending rock-waves around the UK
with a creative new single to liven
up the darkest days: there is nothing
mechanical about Robots...
IT'S GREAT TO DISCOVER A BAND THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX that is producing
fantastic music to really get your spirits soaring. The band we're talking
about here is Sleepercurve, and they will not pass unnoticed.
Who are these guys and what is their sound? Well, Sleepercurve's publicity guru
says: "Picture a cage match between The Prodigy, Mansun and Depeche Mode against
Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath and Interpol. Throw in a dash of Muse, Soundgarden
and The Smashing Pumpkins and stage the whole thing on a flashing dance floor
on board a future spaceship and you'll start to get an idea of space rockers
Racing on up ahead of time, Sleepercurve has already supported the likes of
Captain, The Rumble Strips, The Dykeenies, My Passion, Pete And The Pirates,
and Das Pop. Having rocked the stage at the Download Festival, The Camden Crawl,
Liverpool Sound City and Underage Festival, this trio has amassed a loyal fan
base and achieved in a short period more than most bands achieve in a lifetime.
Just two tours have seen Sleepercurve make its mark on the four corners of the
UK and conquer everything in between, converting unsuspecting gig-goers into
bona fide Sleepercurve fans. After a recent studio visit the boys are back,
thrusting a refreshingly arresting new single, Robots, into the music
Heralded as "a glorious sonic collision of the band's many extensive influences,
all packed together to make one magnificent slab of electro synth rock", Sleepercurve's
startlingly vibrant Robots is addictive, totally professional and ultra
cool. Sure to be one of many resounding successes for this stylish band, this
wonderful track has thought-provoking lyrics and a terrific sound.
With an equally awesome video to match, Sleepercurve is being tipped as one
to watch this year. Robots reflects the band's fear of a dystopian, all-controlling
state. "It's about breaking out from mass control and using your intelligence
to escape dystopia. The single," says front man Dan Walsh, "is basically written
for anyone out there who wants to start thinking for themselves."
Rock Sound waxes lyrical, with: "taking you to places only your imagination
can create". Sleepercurve's music lies between the stage and the stadium, offering
diversity and originality as well as mainstream appeal. Inspired by the future
and films that include Total Recall, Blade Runner and Logan's
Run, they write the soundtrack to your Sci Fi reverie and the melody that
meddles with your mind! Do I detect a hint of The Island?
Sleepercurve's fantastic work ethic, obsession with creating amazing sounds
and the band's passionate performances already places them head and shoulders
above the competition. Back on the road once again, Sleepercurve shook yet more
stages and blew other minds up and down the country with a master class in fine
electro-synth rock when the band hit Scotland, London, Hull, Cambridge, Reading
and Burnley for their October / November tour. Watch out for further signs of
the boys and don't miss them.
Sleepercurve release their remarkable CD
single Robots on 16 November (2009).
Check out myspace.com/sleepercurve.
"Sleepercurve's startlingly vibrant Robots is addictive, totally professional
and ultra cool" Maggie Woods, MotorBar
"Worthy of mainstream success" Rock Sound
"…refreshing new sound and intriguing lyrics... Rapid drums, piano, dramatic
vocals... An out of this world experience" Big Cheese
"You should take a listen. If I was smart I'd manage this London trio"
"This is exquisite" Garage Band
"Reminiscent perhaps of Muse circa 'Muscle Museum', the persistently precise
drum beats and voluptuous synths give Sleepercurve a unique sound, which is
sure to take them far" Red Hot Velvet