Monday, 3 September 2018

DeWolff - Thrust

Monday, time to introduce "Record Of The Week"

"Thrust" is the sixth album from the three-headed rock 'n roll monster DEWOLFF. The band was formed in the Deep South of Netherlands in 2007, when they were barely teenagers, by brothers Pablo (singer/guitarist) and Luka van de Poel (Drums) and Hammond organist Robin Piso. DEWOLFF was after Harvey Keitel's character, Winston Wolfe, in Pulp Fiction, their luscious and expansive neo-psychedelia saw them burst out of the city.

They have released 5 studio albums previously, all have catapulted them up the charts in their homeland. Whilst still in their teens they played the prestigious Paradiso in Amsterdam and took to the main stage at Pinkpop Festival in front of 10,000 fans, relentless touring followed, earmarking them as a formidable live act. Since then they've played to 30,000 at Lowlands Festival, 15,000 at Sziget, as well as Reeperbahn, Rockpalast, Rock Oz Arenas and supported THE BLACK KEYS, BLUES PILLS, TEN YEARS AFTER and DEEP PURPLE.

"Thrust" is a great record with a wide span in the blues-oriented rock that DEWOLFF has made a great footprint on over the years. On the album, they mix up Blues Rock with Country/Desert Rock, softer Pop Rock to Happy Funk Rock with a load of Seventies influences.

Big tunes like the opening "Big Talk" with it vibrating buzz tones, well-balanced vocal, funky drumming and whiny guitar to the more funkier rocker "California Burning" to the half paced soulful Blues ballad "Once In A Blue Moon" with a heartbreaking Hammond solo. "Double Crossing Man" is an energetic and catchy Boogie Rocker with Isaac Hayes baritone entries. "Tombstone Child" is a real catchy Rocker, excellent vocals and clever riffing. Atmospheric fuzzy melody in "Deceit & Woo", cool tune with an odd Blues break in the middle, swings with a charm. "Freeway Flight" is a beautiful and soft Blues piece. "Tragedy? Not Today" is a great gleefully tune from the past, classic American 70's riffing. "Sometimes" have a cool Low fi touch, Reggae tones with marvelous vocals. "Swain" is a hard driven piece, big and funky. "Outta Step & Ill At Ease", a real beauty closes the album, slow, folkish, heartful and emotionally.

Sum: "Thrust" is an excellent album that is worth your time, check it up.

"Thrust" was released on May 4th via Mascot Records.

Today's tune "Outta Step & Ill At Ease" is taken from "Thrust", "The tune is a very autobiographical song. It's about life on the road, being away from home and missing the ones you love. Touring is the most awesome thing in the world, but at times you can get drunk, fat, lonely and miserable. It was written in a hotel room in Madrid when I was feeling particularly drunk, fat, lonely and miserable. We got the idea of playing this song with as much musician friends as possible, firstly because we're on tour so often that we don't get the chance to play with all these wonderful people as much as we'd like to. And secondly, because it's an epic song that has to be played with an epic gang of people!” – Pablo van de Poel, enjoy!

Upcoming Tourdates:

FRI 7 SEPTEMBER European Bike Week 2018 Faak Am See, Austria
SAT 8 SEPTEMBER Appelpop Tiel, Netherlands
THU 20 SEPTEMBER Reeperbahn Festival @ Molotow Hamburg, Germany
FRI 21 SEPTEMBER Reeperbahn Festival @ Knust Hamburg, Germany
SAT 29 SEPTEMBER BlijburgAmsterdam, Netherlands
MON 8 OCTOBER La Cave Aux Poètes Roubaix, France
TUE 9 OCTOBER Black Shelter #distillery - Nantes Carquefou, France
WED 10 OCTOBER Krakatoa Mérignac, France
THU 11 OCTOBER L'Atabal Biarritz, France
FRI 12 OCTOBER Unknown venue Zaragoza, Spain
SAT 13 OCTOBER Factoría Cultural Avilés Avilés, Spain
SUN 14 OCTOBER Kafe Antzokia Bilbao, Spain
TUE 16 OCTOBER El Sol Madrid, Spain
WED 17 OCTOBER Loco Club Valencia, Spain
THU 18 OCTOBER Rocksound Barcelona, Spain
FRI 19 OCTOBER The Paper Club Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
SUN 21 OCTOBER La Nef Angouleme, France
MON 22 OCTOBER Ubu Rennes, France
TUE 23 OCTOBER La Maroquinerie Paris, France
THU 25 OCTOBER Croc' The Rock Festival Lausanne, Switzerland
FRI 26 OCTOBER L'Autre Canal Nancy, France
SAT 27 OCTOBER Bogen F Zürich, Switzerland
SUN 28 OCTOBER L'Antonnoir Besançon, France
TUE 6 NOVEMBER MTC Cologne, Germany
WED 7 NOVEMBER Zeche Carl Essen, Germany
THU 8 NOVEMBER Gleis 22 Münster, Germany
FRI 9 NOVEMBER Speicher Husum, Germany
SUN 11 NOVEMBER Centralstation Darmstadt, Germany
TUE 13 NOVEMBER Goldmark's Stuttgart, Germany
WED 14 NOVEMBER Chelsea Vienna, Austria
THU 15 NOVEMBER Halle, Backstage Munich, Germany
FRI 16 NOVEMBER Club Stereo Nuremberg, Germany
SAT 17 NOVEMBER Helldorado Festival Eindhoven, Netherlands
MON 19 NOVEMBER Klubovna Povalec Prague, Czech Republic
TUE 20 NOVEMBER LuxHannover, Germany
WED 21 NOVEMBER Musik & Frieden Berlin, Germany
THU 22 NOVEMBER Hsd Museumskeller Erfurt, Germany
FRI 23 NOVEMBER Beatpol Dresden, Germany
FRI 30 NOVEMBER Mezz Breda Breda, Netherlands
SAT 1 DECEMBER Dru Cultuurfabriek Ulft, Netherlands
THU 6 DECEMBER Oosterpoort @ EM2 Groningen, Netherlands
FRI 7 DECEMBER P60 Amstelveen, Netherlands
SAT 8 DECEMBER Willem Twee poppodium's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
FRI 14 DECEMBER Podium Victorie Alkmaar, Netherlands
SAT 15 DECEMBER Ancienne Belgique - AB Club Brussels, Belgium
FRI 21 DECEMBER 't Beest Goes, Netherlands
SAT 22 DECEMBER Gebr. de Nobel Leiden, Netherlands
FRI 28 DECEMBER Het Burgerweeshuis Deventer, Netherlands
SAT 29 DECEMBER TivoliVredenburg Utrecht, Netherlands
FRI 4 JANUARY Bibelot Dordrecht, Netherlands
SAT 5 JANUARY Gebouw T Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
THU 10 JANUARY Luxor Live Arnhem, Netherlands
FRI 11 JANUARY Neushoorn Leeuwarden, Netherlands
SAT 12 JANUARY Metropool Hengelo, Netherlands
FRI 18 JANUARY Hedon Zwolle, Netherlands
THU 24 JANUARY KAF Almere, Netherlands
FRI 25 JANUARY Poppodium Grenswerk Venlo, Netherlands
SAT 26 JANUARY Patronaat Haarlem, Netherlands
THU 31 JANUARY Fluor Amersfoort, Netherlands
FRI 1 FEBRUARY Paard The Hague, Netherlands
SAT 2 FEBRUARY Muziekgieterij Maastricht, Netherlands

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