Flying Saucer Attack, Rural Psychedelia

Andy Battaglia

By Andy Battaglia

on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Bristol shoegazers unveil their texture-obsessed debut.

Flying Saucer Attack spread the rush and rustle of rock thin and wide on their 1994 debut. The flowing sheets of feedback sound as entrancing as they are enervating, but mellow spells of keyboard lend the atmosphere a folkie air. Flying Saucer Attack are a rock band with a texture fetish; songs like "And Goodbye" are all about the grain in would-be rock sonics, scanning like etchings of a blueprint faded by time and contemplation.