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Seven That Spells (live at Baba Yaga’s Hut)

Seven That Spells live at Baba Yaga's HutThe Shacklewell Arms, London 25 February 2015

Called in at the last minute to cover a band of whom I’ve never heard but am assured I’ll like, I’m downstairs at The Shacklewell Arms, its cave-like stage, especially the part where the drummer has an actual alcove instead of a riser, proving to be the perfect location in which to take in the oddly-named Seven That Spells, purveyors of, in their own words, “modern, aggressive psychedelic wall of sound incorporating polymetrics and occasional Viking funeral rites; hailing from the 23rd century where rock is dead“. Which just about covers it. Except it can’t, because to just use a band’s own words for a review and then bugger off kind of defeats the whole

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