4 Sep 2017

Housewives – FF061116 in The Quietus's Albums of the Month


It reads:

The second album from south London Housewives, now worthy stablemates to Hey Colossus and Gnod at Rocket Recordings, contains rage and skronk, tumbling drums and half-strangled wails, as well as soothing warm buildups and music to jerk-dance to. Opener 'Excerpt 1' is relaxing, but in the way that a frog might find a pan of water relaxing until it begins to simmer. Thereafter we are in roiling territory, with locked-tight rhythms and half-formed vocals, juddering drones and dizzying electronics. It's strong stuff, and lovely. Anna Wood

Read the full piece here: The Quietus

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