The Van Allen Belt – Vancouver

I’m sure it’s pretty obvious where our affiliations lie given that the Van Allen Belt have already graced one of our compilations (and appeared here too). To be honest we are besotted by their psychedelic retro futuristic sound. Granted on first listen their grandiose sound can be a tad overwhelming but once conquered you could well be salivating to within an inch of drowning. Their debut album ‘Meal Ticket to Purgatory’ is a lavish affair, almost Motown in its scope (we kid you not), so much so that it really does require the full subwoofer experience to do it justice. Add the fact that they are supreme purveyors of sarcy observations and you have a lethal cocktail of ingenuity. So here is ‘Vancouver’, a city made famous by a band from Pittsburgh. KD

The Van Allen Belt – Vancouver

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Buy Songs: The Van Allen Belt
Year: 2008

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