I’d feel like a bit of a dick saying that this is ‘myspace trawling’ given that they’ve got over 2,000 listens on last.fm and 73,000 profile views on Myspace, but that’s how I found them, just for reference. Their name is Calories and they’re a very good three piece from the UK. Over the coming months you’ll be able to see them with Dananananaykroyd and Youves.
The double header with Danana… is probably the closest comparison you’ll be able to find to Calories. They make a joyous sound filled with jaunty guitar and some catchy chants/choruses. It’s a bit chaotic, but that is never a bad thing, and the end product is thrilling. The songs are short and snappy, which is all they need to be – the band get in, say what they want to say and get out, leaving a trail of mess in their wake. The standout track from their msyapce is their single, Adventuring, but the awesome a bear, a bison and to encounter a deer are excellent as well. Their debut album has already been released, but here’s the demo of Adventuring: