Though Ubre Blanca is a relatively new concern, those with a firm grasp of recent Glaswegian music history will be familiar with the project's two protagonists Joel Stone and Andy Brown. The former was a founding member of the art-punk troupe SHITDISCO who caused a notable racket with their clutch of releases on Fierce Panda circa 2005-07. Brown meanwhile was drummer in Divorce, a similarly minded and recently disbanded group whose output surfaced on Merok, Optimo Music and Night School Records amongst others. A new side to their respective musical palettes is shown with Ubre Blanca, seemingly named after a breed of Cuban cow, with their Polygon Mountain EP revelling in 'horror synth jams' that pay clear homage to Goblin, Carpenter et al. The live drumming from Brown offers an added dimension to a quartet of productions that have the soaring synth lines on lock down, with the twelve minute title track an obvious highlight. A superb record from an under-valued label.
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