Crossing The Pond: The Kumari
It's not at all a secret as to which bands the gentlemen of The Kumari listen to, and they've been taking notes. The kicky beats and vintage, perfectly tinny sound serve as a fitting tribute laid at the feet of Blunstone, Sham, Burdon, and the early days of Jagger/Richards, amongst others. It's nostalgia done good and proper, and it verily makes me want to cut a rug and then some. This is a band perfect for the cigarette panted, bowl-cutted scenester, but I suspect their appeal will prove to be even broader. Rather highly recommended, indeed.