Josiah Luck


EXCLUSIVE // Alarmist announce new album ‘Sequesterer’ and share new single

Alarmist’s 2015 record Popular Demain – with its bustling, jigsaw rhythms, fizzing synths and remarkable, pointillist guitar work – was a gamechanger. Continuing the grand tradition of Irish instrumental brilliance, the Dublin act broke boundaries, skirting the worlds of jazz, post-rock and math and flirting with influence from experimental electronica, to produce a bona-fide modern masterpiece (math-sterpiece©™ if you will…).

Memory of Elephants – Beachballin’ (2019)

A number of weeks ago, having embarked on a brief perambulation, I suffered the deep misfortune of falling victim to a kidnapping; a posse of ruffians forced a hood over my head and scooped me into the back of a transit van and I saw nothing until I awoke; alone, my surroundings, a pleasant yet unsettlingly corporate board room. There were some biscuits in a little dish so I took one. “Hmm”, said I, “These biscuits taste as though they have been produced with Kworn™ High Quality Meat Substitute”.