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**** moody as a moonlit street, and instantly recognisable

Posted September 11, 2015

The sound of Bristol-based quartet Get the Blessing is as moody as a moonlit street, and instantly recognisable. The sharp, agile melodies shared between sax player Jake McMurchie and Pete Judge’s soft-edged muted trumpet suggests Sixties jazz, but the punky …
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*** mixes the spirit of Ornette Coleman with the electric thump of indie rock… OC DC is their most convincing yet

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Over three albums, the Bristol-based foursome have made smart, subtle music that mixes the spirit of Ornette Coleman with the electric thump of indie rock. OC DC, with its mordant wit and sly tunes, is their most convincing yet. Over …
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**** grinding, hypnotic basslines…strong melodies.. Sometimes flirting with dub and a cerebral brand of fusion that recalls Soft Machine

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Ornette-inspired jazz-rock for sax, trumpet, bass and drums. This Bristol-based quartet – who include touring members of Portishead and Radiohead – emeged as an Ornette Coleman tribute band but have since moved away from jazz with each successive release. While …
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mixes scorching rock with Ornette Coleman-like sax and much more besides to thrilling effect

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thundering rock-bass grooves and scorching horn sound “afraid” doesn’t seem to be in their vocabulary

***** OCDC reveals Get The Blessing as a contemporary music combo with even more delicious potential than we realised

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Get the Blessing deliver daft between-tunes gags with a winningly apologetic resignation, but there’s nothing resigned, apologetic, or frivolous about their music

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Take one trumpet, one sax, a modicum of electronics and see what magic you can create

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…they may well be the most original and exciting band on the British scene at the moment

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GTB harness rock and jazz with uncompromising power

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És un so diferent que deixa els sibarites del jazz convençuts d’una gran troballa, potser la mateixa sensació que va tenir el primer europeu que va tastar a Amèrica la xocolata

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