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Arch art rockers Adam & Elvis share their debut album, ‘Through Snow and Small Talk’

Bonded not only by blood but a taste for finding humour in the macabre, Patrick and Tom Malone are brothers whose sibling intuition extends to a penchant for songs as melodic as they are bizarre. Cut-throat guitars, dirty basslines and contorted synthesisers are their tools as the brothers pen hook-filled numbers with strange, poetic lyrics, often influenced by the stark realism in the wordplay of Patrick’s heroes Leonard Cohen and Charles Bukowski.

This bold, thought-provoking prose is set to a musical backdrop of exhilarating wall-of-sound pop and primitive punk energy, unleashed by Patrick on guitar/vocals and Tom on bass/vocals respectively, with the aid of Steve Wraight (vocals/percussion) and Dan Robershaw (guitar).

The Reading band have performed their adventurous, singularly intense live shows on the same bill as Fat White Family, The Zombies and The Correspondents, and garnered resounding praise for their blistering debut single, ‘Hanging Tree’, taken from their first long-player, Through Snow and Small Talk, to be released on the band’s own DIY Freak Power label in the autumn of 2017. It’s an album fizzing with ideas and energy, capturing Adam & Elvis in all their irreverent, witty and experimental glory, the sound of a group that have come of age and are proving as hard to pigeonhole as they are to ignore.

Modern Hitz | Thick Bob | Wasting Away | Hanging Tree | She Bites Mosquitoes

Tracklisting for Through Snow and Small Talk

1. Modern Hitz

2. Thick Bob

3. Hanging Tree

4. The Artiste

5. Snow Talk

6. Wasting Away

7. She Bites Mosquitoes

8. Darker Than Black

9. Cruel As Winter

10. Through Snow and Small Talk

See Adam & Elvis live

17th November Lock Tavern, Camden, London

Social media

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https://twitter.com/Adamandelvis

https://adamelvis1.bandcamp.com/releases

https://adamandelvis.wordpress.com/

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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