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Alright The Captain

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ALRIGHT THE CAPTAIN
http://alrightthecaptain.bandcamp.com

Masterfully combining virtuosic instrumentation with unabashed musical experimentation, Derby-based trio ATC have all but effortlessly established themselves as a sonic force to be reckoned with, thanks to their uniquely imaginative brand of math-rock. Their sprawling and varied career has seen them sharing stages with post-rock luminaries including Mono, toe, 65daysofstatic, Pelican, Tera Melos, ASIWYFA, Maybeshewill, Adebisi Shank, This Will Destroy You, ZU, Holy Fuck and many more.

With the highly-anticipated follow-up to their critically devoured debut, SNIB, set for release early in 2015, the band’s jazz-inflected craft is brilliantly propelled by an unrestrained restless energy and bold sense of boundlessness that recognises zero confines. Melding intricate fretboard tangents with summoning rhythms, noise rock throwdowns with delicate, effects-laden passages and painstaking instrumental majesty with an intent-drenched zeal, the band’s music evokes everyone from Don Caballero, Giraffes? Giraffes! and Slint to Tera Melos, June of 44 and toe. Listen.

“An unabashed love for musical adventure, Alright the Captain have produced a chaotically punchy slice of perfection in this stunning release.” – 9/10 – Tasty

“Although there are a lot of bands around at the moment making math-rock, there aren’t many who are doing it like this.” – 9/10 - The 405

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