UK, Band of the Week You know how it is with some bands -- a series of whoops, cheers and hoopla that, once faded away, reveal a whole lot of nothing that leaves you scratching your head and wondering what all the fuss was about.And then you get someone like Brighton duo Blood Red Shoes. Having left a sizeable mark on 2008 with the combustible guitar noise of 'Box of Secrets' and a series of memorable gigs and incendiary festival appearances, the pair -- singer/guitarist Laura-Mary Carter and drummer/singer Steven Ansell -- are set to return in early 2010 with 'Fire Like This', an album that delivers on the scuzzed-up promise of it predecessor, 'Box of Secrets.
As one half of the terrific two-some Blood Red Shoes, vocalist and drummer Steve Ansell has been on one hell of an adventure. He's played (and continues to play) in various seven-inch-spewing DIY bands - most notably the DiS-adored ... Read Post
In Part One of our interview with Blood Red Shoes, Laura Mary Carter and Steve Ansell talk about how their overwhelming desire to break-out of their comfort-zone and push the boundaries led to the creation of their third album, In T... Read Post