Sol Albret

14 Dec 18
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Brain Ape, made up of Minky Très-Vain (vocals/guitar), Sol Alex Albret (bass) and Jamie Steenbergen (drums), released their live DVD last night with Live Circuit, at the Dublin Castle. Brain Ape: Live at the Unicorn documents one of the band’s killer sets from July 2018, and is now available to order. Brain Ape formed in […]

07 Dec 18

One of the joys of being a music blogger is being exposed to all kinds of music across a wide range of genres. More recently, it seems an increasing number of artists and bands are fusing together multiple influences and creating music that spans across numerous genres, rather than sticking to only one, which is […]

19 Nov 18
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If you want to see the punk resurgence in action, “Brain Ape: Live at the Unicorn,” is the perfect place to start. The London-based scratch rock band Brain Ape puts it all out there when they are on stage. The half-hour long live performance was recorded by Galina Rin, Nuri Moseinco, and the venue itself […]

16 Mar 18
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Among London’s indie music intelligentsia, Brain Ape’s latest album, Auslander, is clearly a demonstration of wit and cleverness. From topics to song titles, including “Graphomania,” about the uncontrollable urge to write and “The Quick Brown Dog Jumps Over The Lazy Fox,” the trio’s ingenuity comes across loud and clear. With a punkish-metal-noise rocking message, on […]

12 Mar 18
Read Between the Lines

The American grunge scene has influenced countless bands through the years and is still having an impact on young bands today. The music of Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Mud Honey and Tad rank high on the list for Minky Très-vain and Sol Albret, the main men of the London area band Brain Ape. Brain Ape […]