On the Horizon: Plotting Inroads, Way Through.

On the Horizon: Plotting Inroads, Way Through.

For a self-professed ‘pastoral punk duo’, it makes perfect sense for the eventual chorus to London-via-Shropshire two-piece Way Through’s Roughting Linn to go “Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping! Galloping!” And as it does so, it lets free a whole heap of tension that’s previously been stretched ’til taut with the wiry dexterity of Loiner pairing Sky Larkin, glinting lo-fi guitars niftily accentuating scintillating rhythms that, although coarse, somehow never feel in any way caustic. A first peep into forthcoming full-length Clapper Is Still, for one ‘written about an outcrop of rock in Northumberland carved all over in prehistoric patterns, very off the map, no signs, no markers’ it serves as a highly identifiable tour de force that may yet be seen as some kind of cornerstone. What has already become apparent, however, is that Way Through appear intent on laying down a marker and, itself a purposefully idiosyncratic pattern, it may yet be heard scrawled across the face of the capital…

Way Through’s SoundCloud.

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