Mogwai – Earth Division EP

Scottish post-rockers Mogwai’s new EP is out on September 12th but it’s already available to listen to via soundcloud.
It’s really rather a lush EP favouring chamber instrumentation and a hint of neo-classicism with just a sprinkling of twinkling guitars and woozy harmonicas.

The first track is a particularly fetching piano ditty whilst the second introduces those harmonicas and, unusually for Mogwai, a vocal track. The third sees the band back on all too familiar territory with some scratchy guitar noise but stick with it because about 2 minutes in and boom – the guitars fall away and in come the strings with gorgeous effect. The set finishes on a classic post-rock note and a typically catching melody. It’s a great EP and the tracks are well worth a listen. So here they are…