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Black Rainbow Sound

Menace Beach

Black Rainbow Sound

Third studio album by the Leeds-based duo Liza Violet and Ryan Needham featuring a guest appearance from Brix Smith

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Memphis Industries
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  1. 8.0 |   DIY

    Motorik beats, distorted guitars, electro-clash synths and complementary vocal interplay
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  2. 8.0 |   Uncut

    A communicable joy in weird noise. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Q

    Overall, there are more steps sideways than great leaps forward. Print edition only

  4. 7.5 |   The 405

    Menace Beach’s Black Rainbow Sound is one of the most accessible and thrilling noise rock albums out there at the moment, and it's not even close
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  5. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    With Black Rainbow Sound, Menace Beach continue to explore indie rock with a slight experimental twist and a direct, pop-influenced approach.
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  6. 7.0 |   Clash

    Menace Beach are using a larger musical palate and it mostly works, swapping the messy surf guitars and charming slacker vibes while allowing the songs to speak for themselves
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  7. 6.5 |   Earbuddy

    A collection of fun, interesting moments fail to add up to a must-hear album
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  8. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Black Rainbow Sound demonstrates a massive shift for Menace Beach; exuding the same visceral power and anthemic pop tunes we've come to expect but with a funky new twist
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