Thursday, January 27, 2011

Wanted one-armed Bandits [Russia]

[post updated on August 22, 2011]



2008-PRESENT
Awesome ska-core band from Karachev, Russia. Very powerful horn section <3, great choruses and vocals, i like most of the lyrics, pretty close to my personal thoughts.

2010 album has super tasty horns (2 saxophones!) and lots of energy. At first it sounded too light for me, but later i did enjoyed it a lot and still listening to it quite often.

2011 EP has better quality of the sound, better choruses and vocals, even though in english parts sometimes accent is heard. Also some ska parts i don't like. And let's get back to the good things: interesting song structures and two guitars made the sound richer. I was pretty surprised with the idea of the track "Music") even though i like The Best Day and Лучшие Друзья a lil more. Awesome EP.

This is definitely the best "horny)" ska-core band from Russia.



Current members:
Zhenia - trumpet, vocals; Andrey - guitar; Sasha - guitar; Igor' - bass;
Vania - tenor sax; Misha - drums.

Previous members (2010): Andrey - vocals; Sasha - guitar; Igor' - bass;
Anton - baritone sax; Vania - tenor sax; Zhenia - trumpet, vocals; Artem - drums.

WANTED ONE-ARMED BANDITS ON MYSPACE



2010 - Dead Or Alive

320 kb/s, 53 mb, 9 tracks
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2010 - Tribute to Distemper [Compilation]

320 kb/s, 10 mb, 1 track
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2011 - Motivation [EP]

160 kb/s, 18 mb, 6 tracks
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