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  1. Music
  2. EP Reviews

Graystar’s five singles from last year are collected on one disc here. Opener ‘Freaks’, a new song, is carried on drums that roll like a lazy but irresistible river, replete with mellifluous piano and sweeping sentiments. This is cut from much the same cloth as early ‘Lost Souls’-era Doves; epic all right, but not yet […]

  1. Music
  2. Single Reviews

Snatching at the heels of ‘Life Support’, ‘Satellites’ is the second single from Edinburgh-based Graystar. After an interesting and appropriately spacey intro, ‘Satellites’ sets off with a drifting drum beat and a chorus of keyboards. The guitars content themselves with delayed notes that accompany the retro vocal sounds (that bring to mind George Harrison) without […]

  1. Music
  2. Single Reviews

Graystar are an Edinburgh based indie band with roots in Liverpool courtesy of front-man Dominic James. With a mix of northern soul and a darker style of indie that Dominic exported when he moved to Scotland, ‘Life Support’ is intended to be one of many singles designed to explode the awareness of the band. The […]