On the Horizon: Poison Arrow, Life Leone.

On the Horizon: Poison Arrow, Life Leone.

“Bring me three poison arrows/ Long, straight and narrow” enigmatic Californian desert denizen Life Leone snarls on his suitably intoxicating début number Is This Love, Go With The Flow keys wrestling with clunky guitars and a chorus a moustachioed Nevadan Mormon would surely kill for all the while. It’s a stirring introduction to an as yet ambiguous someone with a quite inimitable story to tell: born in Laos to American volunteers, he’s travelled the seven seas playing on boards crept by everyone from Black Sabbath to Bruno Mars in bands spanning stoner-rock to power-pop, though never previously has he sounded so potent nor positively vivifying. For this is fleshy, thunderous sonic pulverisation at its most invigorating – straight-up, tooth and nail animation. And it comes crashing in below…

Life Leone’s SoundCloud.

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