Monday, May 4, 2009

PISTOL KIXX "Live in Camden Town" Review

The live EP (well actually just a two track teaser) got reviewed in the latest issue of NIGHTSHIFT. (Hopefully full ep review to follow)

Another great review, I'm not too sure I like the idea of looking, "like a bizarre cross between Hanoi Rocks and The Wurzels." even if it does make me smile, but they do pull it back and push my smile into overdrive with, " (if) you get off on the idea of Motorhead, New York Dolls and the first Motley Crue album, with songs about strip clubs and lyrics about sex, drugs and rock’n’roll, then you’ve just met your new saviours."

We don't even bribe them :-) it's just nice that somebody gets it!

Any how, here's the review in full:

When we say the best thing about Pistol
Kixx’s new demo is the accompanying
photo, we’re not being rude. It really is a
great photo. They look like a bizarre cross
between Hanoi Rocks and The Wurzels. As
for the music, they’ve reined the high
fidelity in even more than usual with a nobudget
live recording, but such is their
rough’n’raw, no-frills approach to sleazy
glam-punk, you’d barely notice the
difference. In fact, you could offer them an
entire week in Abbey Road studios and
they’d still kick it all out in fifteen minutes
with no overdubs and spend the rest of the
time necking cider and whisky and eating the
potted plants. If you’re already aware of
Pistol Kixx, you know what to expect; if
not, and you get off on the idea of
Motorhead, New York Dolls and the first
Motley Crue album, with songs about strip
clubs and lyrics about sex, drugs and
rock’n’roll, you’ve just met your new