New Albums of 2015: Palma Violets

palma-violetsThe first Palma Violets record was, in many ways, a homage to their ramshackle London pad, Studio 180, where the band lived, recorded and hosted their riotous early gigs. The cover of ‘180’ depicted the studio’s front door, and the words painted on it: “In times of turmoil, find a home to attack from”. But the follow-up sees the four-piece plotting attack from a very different home base: Rockfield Studios in Monmouth, Wales.

Full piece in NME, 24 January 2015.