WELSH BAND WHITE NOISE SOUND'S SELF-TITLED FULL-LENGTH DEBUT IN-STORES TODAY THROUGH ALIVE RECORDS
FREE DOWNLOAD OF WHITE NOISE SOUND'S NEW SONG "SUNSET"
“ONE TO WATCH... blissful tone and ecstatic drone is on full display here, likewise White Noise Sound’s skill for the multi-cylinder guitar roar and motorik chug.” - BUZZ MAGAZINE
“In this day and age of ironic and increasingly obtuse band names, a band like White Noise Sound is refreshing. Like the heyday of generic foodstuffs, what you see on the label is exactly what you get here. WNS has been influenced by earsplitting bands from both sides of the Atlantic, including Velvet Underground, Suicide, Jesus And Mary Chain and of course the aforementioned Spacemen 3.” – MY OLD KENTUCKY BLOG
“… blissed-out electronic soundscapes that feel like a dream.” - PHILADELPHIA WEEKLY
“This aptly named band manages to get all kinds of drone going, and then revs into a full-on pop song when you least expect it. A world of music is created here that exists at the corner of Krautrock and Shoegaze, with field trips to Psych and Garage. Timely and timeless.” – PIRATE CAT RADIO / SAN FRANCISCO
“The mesmerising sound of psychedelic guitars never gets old and this new sextet from Wales is here to prove it. Riding a hypnotic beat through a controlled wall-of-sound, they refresh an underground heritage that wears its sunglasses at night and grooves to the special sounds of the Velvet Underground and their many progeny. With some tutelage from Spacemen 3′s Pete Kember, WNS’s impressive debut charges out of the gate with the Suicide-style propulsion of "Sunset" before finding a dream-like plateau of noise-y bliss.” – Chris Twomey / TANDEM
“We’re absolutely loving this sonic blast of intense, hypnotic pyschedelic rock from Welsh sextet White Noise Sound. It comes from their debut self-titled album and it is no surprise to discover the band had assistance with the record from no less than Pete Kember (Spacemen 3, Spectrum etc.) and Cian Ciaran from Super Furry Animals. Lead track is ‘Sunset’ and from just one listen you can see these boys could be destined for seriously big things in the spaced out world of stoner rock. Blending corrosive feedback, pulsating krautrock rhythms, floating vocals and wall-of-sound guitars, the track builds and builds into a perfectly judged ear-shattering, blissed out climax. Thoroughly recommended.” - THE MAD MACKERAL / UK
“If you’re gonna (essentially) cover Spacemen 3’s “Revolution” in 2010, good god this is the way to do it.” – ARTHUR MAGAZINE
“… like a cross between The Doors and The Jesus and Mary Chain with a sweeping, dramatic sound. I got shivers down my spine listening to “There Is No Tomorrow,” and “(In Both) Dreams & Ecstasies” is simply epic. Listening to these songs reminds me of the first time I listened to Cranes; they have this other-worldly, blissed-out sound that’s just incredible.” – ADDICTED TO MEDIA
WHITE NOISE SOUND is:
DAN HENLEY - VOCALS & SYNTHESIZERS
ADAM TOVEY - VOCALS, GUITAR, KEYS & PROGRAMMING
PAUL GRIFFITHS - GUITAR
RHYS HICKS - GUITAR
CHRIS O’KEEFE - BASS
PHIL STANTON - DRUMS
WHITE NOISE SOUND is the eponymous debut from the Swansea / Cardiff, Wales-based sextet. Completed with the help of Pete Kember (Spacemen 3, Spectrum and E.A.R) and magician Cian Ciaran (Super Furry Animals), the album is the realization of a band conjuring their own particular wall-of-sound - at once relentlessly pulsating and blissed-out.
The band had honed their craft across the UK and through Germany where they supported the likes of The Warlocks, Spectrum, Mark Gardener (Ride) and the Super Furry Animals, and shared the stage with members of Spacemen 3 and Spiritualized.
WHITE NOISE SOUND is a psychedelic dream-piece. It will be available on 9/21/10 on CD and PURPLE VINYL, ltd. edition of 700. The LP comes with an alternative cover.