Nine Black Alps

Nine Black Alps

They're from Manchester, one of the most musical cities in England, but you won't hear that in their sound. Nine Black Alps looked well beyond their own front door -- and even over an entire ocean -- to find their inspiration, crushing out on American artists like Sonic Youth and Elliott Smith, as opposed to famed Mancunians such as The Smiths, Happy Mondays and New Order. The result is a band that sounds raucous, bursting with un-harnessed energy and angst, who have recently been buried in an avalanche of label offers and critical acclaim – and... more