I firmly believe that this man is a musical genius in every respect. After coming across this on Bandcamp, what I got was one heart wrenching ballad after another, slowly wearing down my hardened ears and cooing me tearful and weary into a reminiscing EMO coma.
Brass Band has always held a stereotype of Northern village halls, red face Tubas, and cliché fanfares. I would like everyone to realize that this really is not the case. There are a few composers screwing up the system, and Simon Dobson is one of these vigilantes.
Our new EP is due to be released early October. It’s a five tracker, trying to capture the social struggles that I witness within our Western society. The songs challenge the faults in our education system, our addictions to medication, and mechanical uniform fashions, amongst many other things.
Down in the depths of my hometown Plymouth there boasts a cultural tour de force that is Imperfect Cinema. Headed by ex-Raider Player, All Gall, and Media Head, Dan Flipside, they stand, flexing their voice in DIY punk cinema. Their manifesto is to bring cinema to the amateur, to allow the joys of small budget film-making and point-and-shoot tactics to be wrapped into a single worthy three minutes of material.