8 Mar 2017
Brighton's Finest reviews Julie’s Haircut – Invocation And Ritual Dance Of My Demon Twin
Naming their album in such an audacious fashion, the Italian six-piece Julie’s Haircut certainly bring an aura of your somewhat psychedelic cliché. Their satanic sounding album-title gives them a sentiment of something that perhaps tries a little too hard; a name which is then confused further with their Channel 5 soap-opera sounding name, Julie’s Haircut. Nevertheless, they are now seven albums into their career so there’s a reason that the group are still going and now, more than ever, they are picking up a wider and more enthusiastic fanbase.
Now signed to Rocket Recordings, Invocation is their first release on the label which is also home to Goat and Josefin Ohrn & The Liberation, both of which released outstanding albums in 2016. The sound of the sextet of musicians is anything but easy to pin down – the Italian psych/drone races through glimmers of jazz and dirges of shoegaze. Initially inspired by bands such as Sonic Youth, My Bloody Valentine and Spacemen 3, nowadays the same sounds are squeezed through the mould of Dead Skeletons and Amon Duul II. Get your shamanic dances at the ready, Julie’s Haircut are a real omen...
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