B9vTWViIMAA84L3

RECORD START // ROCK FROM AFAR – OUT FEB 20th 2015

This time last year I was on a private Bahamian beach with Sky Ferreira next to me, watching Weezer playing Pinkerton. Right now, I am currently writing this at RAK studios, waiting for ASH to reveal new songs from the album they announced today (ASH WEDNESDAY!). So what I have come to understand is that February is the best. The last throes of winter, trying it’s damn best to make scarves a “thing” and the final days of being able to breath mist onto a bus window and draw a treasure map for passengers to follow. I like it. And when I hear a track that insta-recalls my ears back to Weezer, I tend to hang onto it for dear life. That’s where RECORD/START comes in.

“Rock From Afar” is a love song to the music you forgot you adored. There’s more than a little of Rivers Cuomo’s in this tape, but Record/Start adds unique UK sensibility that sets it apart from the American college college set. If I was going to pinpoint a direct influence, it would definitely be The Blue Album, with it’s effortlessly catchy nuances and an undying love for a chorus.

RECORD/START
RECORD/START

RECORD/START is otherwise known as Simon Cowen, formerly of Carlis star. Originally from Manchester, but made the well-worn journey down south for slightly less rain, and slightly more inspiration. Now in Brighton, I cannot wait to hear more, and if Simon ends up making his Blue Album, I am very lucky to have been involved in his first release. (Did I mention I love Weezer?)

BUY THE DEBUT CASSETTE TAPE FROM RECORD/START BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK.

You can find out more about RECORD/START by using the following links:

https://t.co/Bywhp38VtK
https://twitter.com/record_start
https://www.facebook.com/recordstart123

What do you think?