Newsletter, September '99
Carling Rock Northern Exposure League
And The Winner Is...
Monkey Steals The
And the show.
The Lomax debutants pulled in over a hundred people on a
grey Tuesday night on the 8.30pm shift. The band (Chris
Ashcroft - Guitar/vocals, Phil lee-guitar, Adrian
Cunliffe-Bass & Angela Walker-rhythm assault) formed
in July '98, take their name from a tale from African
folklore. Influenced by the American lo-fi & Grunge
genres (Nirvana, Pavement, Pixies) and gigging for around
four months, they describe their sound as "infectious,
melodic guitar maelstrom". The music is adventurous
& experimental & wanders through many territories
with occasional tints of Jeff Buckley and Radiohead,
while Chris Ashcroft's voice is original, confident &
Worth a look.
Everybody likes chimps don't they?
Copyright 1999 The Lomax.
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