Nots - Cosmetic

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Nots release their second album 'Cosmetic' on Heavenly Recordings. Recorded with Keith Cooper and Andrew McCalla in the band's home-town of Memphis, the album features artwork by lead vocalist / guitarist Natalie Hoffman. Nots are still a wild guitar band, but above and below the guitar, bass and drum pound, Alexandra Eastburn's analog synth blurps melodies and nonsense, teasing squiggles of freedom which defy the false grid of modern life. With Hoffmann on guitar and vocals, Eastburn on synth, Charlotte Watson beating drums, and Meredith Lones steering a solid path through the chaos on bass, Nots are neither content with the smug "stare at your shoes" approach of bands from both coasts, nor an Earth-hugging "we need to get back to nature" hippie copout. There might not be any answers here. That might be the point. Nots have arrived at the next level of their attack with a confidence and a music that lays waste to the wasteland without romantic attachment to a thing. Signed to legendary Memphis rock 'n' roll label Goner in the U.S. 'Cosmetic' follows the UK release of 'We Are Nots', their debut album, on Heavenly in November of last year.
LP - With Download.