Yammerer - Tell Me What The Ancient Astronaut Theorists Believe
Dystopian? Perhaps. Existential certainly. But this is just one side to Yammerer’s coin. Indeed, their latest single ‘Tell Me What The Ancient Astronaut Theorists Believe’ is, in comparison at least, almost accessible, harbouring more in common with previous single ‘Boa Constrictor’ than the aforementioned.
Bass and guitar chug together inexorably bringing to mind punk bands like Dead Kennedys, or post-punk acts like WIRE.
"‘Tell Me What the Ancient Astronaut Theorists Believe’ is a manic blast of energy, raucous and raw. It’s a giddy riot of off-key half sung, half spoken vocals amidst a blurred whirl of space rock guitars, a thunderous, strolling bass and relentless, motoric drums. It’s kinda chaotic, and reminds me of the swirling twelve-minute encore segues of ‘Ghostrider / Sister Ray’ the Sisters of Mercy used to kick out live circa 1984 – dark, murky, hypnotic, vaguely psychedelic, and utterly absorbing "