Cold Pumas – Persistent Malaise

Released – 05/11/2012 (Faux Discx, Gringo Records & Italian Beach Babes)
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Cold Pumas - Persisten MalaiseBrighton-based Cold Pumas have been around for a while and have recently released their debut long-player, ‘Persistent Malaise’. Their sound is rooted in dirty guitars, looped riffs, inaudible vocals, and all of it aching with cool. It’s difficult to listen to this record without making some very big comparisons with the likes of The Jesus and Mary Chain and just about any of the bands associated with the early ‘90s Shoegazing scene. There are many similarities to be made, but Cold Pumas have managed to create a sound all of their own. In keeping with the bands who clearly inspired them, they take themselves very seriously, and they personify the type of lazy cool you don’t often find these days. Continue reading