Brooklynites Parts & Labor's previous album, Mapmaker, was something of a critical hit last year, it mixed...
Brooklynites Parts & Labor's previous album, Mapmaker, was something of a critical hit last year, it mixed riotous percussion with pop intelligence that gave the band an advantage over their art-rock peers. Plus, it was loud as hell. This, their fourth album, is a steadier, more-subdued affair, but the group, now a four-piece, still know when to shred for their lives. Opener Satellites sets the tone well: it's less-frenzied than much of Mapmaker, but features unmistakable clues as to its makers' identities - no otheband creates circuit board squeals like these. And on it rolls, impressing every riff of the way 'til you're sung-out hoarse. Plus, Little Ones features bagpipes! Win.
In RS199, we step behind the scenes of one of the world’s hottest bands – All Time Low – as they teeter on the edge of superstardom. Elsewhere, Danny Worsnop talks We Are Harlot, Asking Alexandria and more, we hear about the songs that inspired Frank Iero and My Chemical Romance, and we dip behind the scenes on Architects’ biggest ever tour.
PLUS: There are eight FREE ALL TIME LOW POSTERS. FREE, we say.