Vessels – Helioscope (2011)

Vessels are a post-rock band from Leeds, UK, born from the ashes of the band A Day Left in September 2005. The band members are: Tom Evans – guitar, Tim Mitchell – drums, Martin Teff – guitar, bass, synth, Lee J. Malcolm – guitar,  synth and Peter Wright – guitar, keys, bass.
The debut album “White Fields and Open Devices” was released through Cuckundoo Records in 2008 and a compilation called “A Cheery Wave From Stranded Youngsters: An Instrumental​​/​​Post​​-​​rock Compilation” is available on their Bandcamp page for download.
In May 2010 Vessels recorded their second album in Dallas, Texas, with John Congleton, known as a Grammy Nominated producer/engineer/mixer and through his own band, The Paper Chase. 

I’m not very excited about instrumental rock albums, most of them are kind of linear and predictable, and Vessels unfortunately are not really an exception, but “Helioscope” still have a few good moments, this album somehow flows and floats simultaneously and it’s a nice, mostly relaxing product to listen.

Vessels – Official Site
Cuckundoo Records


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