Having the pleasure of seeing Cleft headline at the Brixton Windmill, a few weeks back, supported by The Jorneta Stream, Bermuda Ern and True American. I was pleasantly surprised to hear such a wall of noise coming from an instrumental two-piece, a drummer and guitarist, from Manchester.
Forming in 2011 and coining their genre as “turbo-prog” these guys are extremely talented with a light sprinkle of silliness and good kick to the cranium.
Not easily an instant mega-fan, they blew me away, and I had no choice but to buy their album AND t-shirt.
Their dirty loud sounds and driving percussion has made this album my new motivational running soundtrack – bosh!
Here’re some images from my run with Cleft…
Their latest full-length debut, aptly named ‘BOSH!’ , released February 2014 – here’s a snippet
Download their EP here: http://cleft.bandcamp.com