13 Mar 2018
Backseat Mafia reviews Day 1 of Rocket Twenty
Rocket Recordings turn 20 this year, and to celebrate they have teamed up with London based promoters Baba Yaga’s Hut and DHP to host a three day musical spectacular at The Garage. Tonight’s opening night and there is a buzz in the air as the queue forms outside the venue early doors.
With wristbands collected and the venue scoped, it’s not long to wait before Flowers Must Die, a Swedish multi-instrumental outfit who blend the genre boundaries to create a truly unique offering that captivates live and on record. They sprung into prominence in April 2017 when album Kompost thrust forward with fizzing interludes which only hinted at the special live performance they can concoct. Stand out tracks come in the form of ‘Hit’ with its deep funk groove and ‘Don’t You Leave Me Now’ which have everyone dancing. They have set the scene perfectly and being a festival opener will always be a big ask, but they have stepped up and done so elegantly...
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(Photo of Josefin Öhrn by Al Overdrive)