Return of The Secret Machines
It’s been more than two years since the last Secret Machines album. Here’s the first taste of the new one – or the new band, since Ben Curtis left. His brother Brandon and (amazing drummer) Josh Garza have filled the gap with guitarist Phil Karnats, who played for Tripping Daisy – like Ben did. All the best people do. The new material seems pretty punchy, which is good news to these ears. I loved the last album but thought it lost a little of the motorik/prog side of their debut (while keeping the great pop hooks). Their Glastonbury performance in 2005 was fantastic stuff, bordering on cloak-rock. Anyway, here’s the first radio-play-friendly track from the forthcoming album; plus the epic ‘Dreaming of Dreaming’, which has apparently fallen off the album.
Oh, and for the fans: two songs from the Nowhere Again single, from the first album. Actually these songs are really two parts of one 14+ minute song, which is how it should be. Enjoy!
Atomic Heels – The Secret Machines
Dreaming of Dreaming – The Secret Machines
An Epic Case of MIstaken Identity I – The Secret Machines
An Epic Case of Mistaken Identity II – The Secret Machines
Buy where and what you can.