PATRONS on the Border will attest to British India’s explosive live style.
The Melbourne quartet has been a regular visitor to the region and now unleashes a third helping of its patented garage rock sound on Avalanche.
The boys do their best to get a little rage out of the system early with the noisy 90 Ways to Leave Your Lover.
After that, Avalanche dishes up a few unexpected results — in a good, musically-evolving kind of way.
The pop melodies have
always been a feature of BI, seemingly at odds with the manic music, but it’s always somehow worked.
A subtlety envelopes tracks like Because of You and Friends, although the latter is still partial to a spot of axe shredding.
Safari is a fist-pounding classic British India highlight and certain to be a live fan favourite.
IN SHORT: Amplified