Right Hand Left Hand announce tour with Future Of The Left!
You can download the track now from the band’s Soundcloud page
The band have already had fantastic support from the likes of Drowned in Sound, BBC Wales, Stereoboardand GIGsoup around the two released tracks from the album so far; the soaring free download track Tarts and Darts and the official single Seat 18c. You can catch them with Future Of The Left at the following dates –
April 17th – Bodega, Nottingham
April 19th – Riverside, Newcastle
April 20th – Liverpool Arts Club, Liverpool
April 21st – Electric Ballroom, London
May 13th – Night and Day, Manchester
The result is an immersive, technically brilliant record filled with layer upon layer of riffs that subvert the quiet/loud dynamic of post-rock into a loud/louder burst of action. Album opener, and single Seat 18c, kicks off proceedings beautifully and lays the cards on the table for what to expect throughout the 11 track album, as the expertly picked guitar pieces trade punches with meaty riffs, augmented by metronomic drumming. Nightmares In The Afternoon illustrate the bands unpredictable nature as the brooding, unnerving track builds slowly, incorporating vocals alongside their customary love of powerful riffs. While the relentless riffs of the aforementioned Tarts and Darts and Cliff Young Shuffle would make the likes of the Fucking Champs nod in appreciation.
Despite their unerring ability to sonically pulverise your eardrums, Right Hand Left Hand are in fact a two-piece band. Comprising Andrew Plain (drums/guitars) and Rhodri Viney (guitars/ vocals/ drums) and hailing from Cardiff, Wales, the duo played in a number of Cardiff based bands over the years. Having played a show with one of their former bands in a club in Groningen, Netherlands the pair, having heard Trans Am played by the DJ, were inspired to break out on their own, embracing an experimental set up of two members playing guitar, two drum kits, centered around a loop station, incorporating instrument swaps and all the while attempting to find out how heavy is too heavy.
Their decision to do so was inspired, as well as supporting Future Of The Left the band have headlined Swn Festival as well support the likes of Dead Meadow, Errors, The Mahjonng, The Mae Shi, Super Furry Animals, Funeral For A Friend and Los Campesinos.
Right Hand Left Hand‘s self-titled album is out now via Jealous Lovers Club. You can buy it via the Jealous Lovers Club bandcamp page.