Check the link below to download a free EP from the Manchester UK band Amplifier. These 4 improvised instrumental tracks were taken from The Octopus sessions and are unedited. The Octopus is a 2CD/3LP that was just released independently by the band and is available from their site.
I first heard about these guys after being blown away by fellow Brits Oceansize. If you’re into Sonic Youth, Mogwai, Mono or any other post-modern-post-rock-loud-quiet-loud-quieter-louder-explosive band you might like this. This is a great place to start because The Octopus is pretty ambitious and a little hard to get into at first.
Here’s the video for ‘The Wave,’ taken from The Octopus: