Flat Worms - Flat Worms album review

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It’s a particularly postpunk trick, the stitching together of fizzy, excitable music and thoroughly bored vocals, and Flat Worms have it down pat. The newcomers’ tales of the minutiae of American life – bikes, girls, suburbia et al - are presented with a straight face and a barrage of wonky riffs and antisocial feedback. It feels retro, a description you can bet Flat Worms would be proud of.

Emma has been writing about music for 25 years, and is a regular contributor to Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog and Louder. During that time her words have also appeared in publications including Kerrang!, Melody Maker, Select, The Blues Magazine and many more. She is also a professional pedant and grammar nerd and has worked as a copy editor on everything from film titles through to high-end property magazines. In her spare time, when not at gigs, you’ll find her at her local stables hanging out with a bunch of extremely characterful horses.