Review: DUFFY´S CUT / THE IDLE GOSSIP Split 7″

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DUFFY´S CUT / IDLE GOSSIP
Split 7″
Contra Records

Music for Brogue Polishers the Triple Oi! 14-Hole Boots Fanclub operator will be complaining about while the frontman of the POTBELLY ANARCHISTS, still noggy from the three litres Chianti bottle he had for breakfast, will be roistering in bewilderment: This is what you call Punk ?                                 

They just don´t understand it, their horizon has been been busted as they don´t have any clue in which of their close minded drawers the band should be sorted in. 

So let´s cut it down for them and do some enlightening work. Both DUFFY´S CUT and IDLE GOSSIP can in the main be pinned down to the keywords Style and Obession, like a personified Sta-Prest crease collecting sweat in an english sixties dancehall. They are Button-Down disciples with full backpleat, cufflinks and a matching three button jacket handsewn by the same italian tailor that already staffed Steve McQueen. They are practicing musically obsessed genealogy in sweatened Arnold Palmer camisoles going back to the very roots of real handmade music. Read More »