toy release their immense self-titled debut album through heavenly recordings. it was recorded during the spring of 2012 with dan carey in his south london studio. toy is a korg delta led five-piece formed in 2010. it consists of tom dougall (vox / guitars), dominic o'dair (guitars), maxim barron (bass / vox), alejandra diez (synthesizers / modulation) and charlie salvidge (drums / vox). toy's musical influences incorporate a wide range of genres including punk, psychedelia, krautrock, post rock to name a few and they explore experimental recording techniques in the studio. the album is a massive slab of sound with swaying swells of guitar and hypnotic, motorik passages. think a mix of house of love, my bloody valentine, the nuggets boxset and neu!
rough trade east in-store - toy - monday 10th september, 7pm