Has anyone else picked up on the impatience of the music press right now? Over the last couple of week's journos have been falling over themselves to proclaim the best albums of the year so far, even though it's only June. Here's a selection that's caught my eye:
If that's not premature enough, we've now started debating who's going to breakthrough next year. One band who's especially prevalent, and deservedly so, are Fixers. Their songs vacillate from Animal Collective style experimentation to Beach Boys pop euphoria.
Iron Deer Dream by Fixers.
Another Lost Apache by Fixers.
They're playing in London at the Shacklewell Arms on 16th August, tickets here. It'll probably be your last chance to catch them at such a tiny venue.