The following entry is going to break with tradition, but as I've stated before, this is my blog and I can do that.
What follows is my review of a new CD from a band you may not have heard of, but need to, especially if you're into dark wave music.
It's show time folks!
Beginning in 1992, he was one of the founding members of the dark wave group The Cruxshadows. Exiting as their lead guitarist, Tim left in 1997.
In 2002, Tim took on production duties and helped hone the group Girls on Film into a nationally known band.
In 2004, he assisted former Cruxshadow band member, Stacey Campbell by producing two of her tracks, "Read Your Mind" and "Within".
Since then Curry has worked to promote Sapphire Rebellion as a national act, touring the east coast frequently.
Here's the skinny:
Tim Curry: guitar, vocals, synth, programming, mastering
1. Radio Commander
Curry's guitar is smashing and masterful.
Bass lines accentuate the drums making for a solid rhythm section.
Comparisons have been made to and I hear the influences of Sisters of Mercy and David Bowie, but SR has it's own sound.
I like Pocketful of X-Rays and have it on my iPod, and listen to it frequently.
Any downsides to it?
Wish there were more than 8 songs. But that's not much of a down side.
CDs by Sapphire Rebellion:
Conspiracy Theory 2010
Pocketful Of X-Rays 2011
Both can be acquired through the band website www.sapphirerebellion.com/products-page
For more information, please see the SR Facebook page: Sapphire Rebellion on Facebook