NIKK HUNTER

Cousin at Wharf Chambers, Leeds 15.11.13

CAN MATH ROCK BE ‘SLACK’? AN EMPHASIS ON COUSIN

Commonly perceived as a complex, vivacious and technical, math rock appears to be far removed from anything that could be considered laid back, loose, and 'slack'. Yet, for Brighton instrumental rockers Cousin, the incorporation of 'slacker rock' motifs into their mathematical sound certainly seems possible. We talked to the Brighton lads about their songwriting, their influences, and their sound.