With a sound that draws inspiration from Elliott Smith, Wilco and early Weezer, Finnish indie pop act Koria Kitten Riot offer up a very charming album. Their giddy instrument-stuffed indie-pop can be enjoyed at any time, whether you want to listen to an entire album or just one song.
Fronted by songwriter Antti Reikko, KKR’s third release ‘Rich Men Poor Men Good Men’, sees the band transmuting into a full-band, asserting testament to Reikko being told “work f*****g hard, be honest and make ballsy decisions”. The result is an exceptional album that has an undeniable timeless feel to it.
The Lows & The Highs
If you were looking for some cheerful, instrument-stuffed indie-pop in the mid ’00s, you could do a lot worse than Koria Kitten Riot. This Finnish group is reminiscent of bands like Annuals and Decemberists in their ability to make quirky, whimsical pop songs with just a touch of seriousness.
This is a band that will put a smile on your face, whether you listen to an entire album or just a single track. The giddy, acoustic-led indie-pop on Rich Men Poor Men Good Men will keep you happy no matter what your mood is.
It’s also a great example of a band that takes their influences and makes them their own. While they take a lot of their inspiration from Elliott Smith, Wilco and Neutral Milk Hotel, they never lose sight of their own unique style.
With this in mind, it is no surprise that their debut album ‘Songs of Hope and Science’ has been greeted with such positive feedback. The album sees the band taking a more pensive approach to their songwriting and is infused with elements of Americana, indie rock and psychedelia.
The first track ‘Between A Pillow And A Soft Place’ opens the record with a brief electronic noise that gradually builds into a glockenspiel lullaby, accompanied by guitar and keys to create an ambient sonic environment. ‘The Earth Will Spin Around’ then comes next, a rousing tune with a playful tone that sees the band showcasing their talents with three-part harmonies and strong guitar hooks.
The band’s latest album ‘Rich Men Poor Men Good Men’ has been recorded in Berlin, and is mastered by Doug Van Sloan (Bright Eyes, She & Him). The aptly named track ‘The Lovers That You’ve Never Had’ is a wistful ballad that will have you in tears at its end.
Breathing is a complex process that involves the interaction of various muscles in the chest and abdomen to move air through the respiratory system. The brain can calculate the amount of oxygen needed for the tasks at hand and will adjust your breathing rate accordingly.
The average adult takes in about 15 breaths per minute. In the lungs, oxygen is pulled in via the aforementioned main arteries that connect your heart and lungs, and out via smaller bronchial passages that lead to the left and right sides of your chest. The most impressive part of all is that your brain is responsible for deciding whether to take in more or less air, a process called alveolar ventilation.
This is the most important aspect of breathing that you must understand to truly appreciate it. It is not only a purely functional task, but it also helps you perform other activities such as thinking and moving about in a way that is both safe and effective.
The best way to achieve this is to employ an intelligent strategy.
The Earth Will Spin Around
The latest album from Helsinki indie rockers Koria Kitten Riot, Songs of Hope and Science, has an uplifting feel to it. This is the result of the band’s tie-dyeing of their guitar pop sound with a 60s folk flavour and good old fashioned harmony singing. Their lyrics travel between planets throughout the universe and intertwine with the themes of hope, science and exploration.
The song “The Earth Will Spin Around” is the lead single from the new album, and it’s an anthem of hope for the future. It’s a song that reminds us all to keep on moving, and that no matter what we face there is always something to be positive about.
There are a variety of factors that influence the Earth’s rotation, a process known as precession. These include the movement of continents and oceans, shifts in our climate and the movement of gases in the atmosphere. There are also longer-term motions that occur over thousands or even millions of years.
These longer-term motions have a tendency to make the Earth’s axis wobble, just like the axis of a spinning top. The axis of the Earth also has a number of shorter periodic motions that can speed or slow up its rotation.
According to NASA, earthquakes and storms are among the most common causes for these movements. These events can move enough mass that they affect the Earth’s rotation in a way that is perceptible to humans.
It is also possible for weather systems to affect the speed of the Earth’s rotation, extending or shortening days. Hurricanes are one example of this, as they use Coriolis forces to speed up and slow down the Earth’s rotation.
However, it is unlikely that a single event would be strong enough to cause such a drastic change. A meteor hitting the Earth is an extreme event that could have a huge impact on the planet’s rotation, but it wouldn’t be strong enough to shorten or extend the length of a day.
It’s also important to note that while the Earth’s rotational speed fluctuates, it still takes a full turn on its axis every 24 hours. So the record-setting measurement of a shorter day on June 29 isn’t cause for concern.
An Anthem From The 80’s
The ’80s was a decade that brought us some of the most memorable music of all time, from Talking Heads and Devo to New Order and Prince. While the ’80s also saw the birth of several genres including grunge, it was rap that launched the wave and changed the way we listen to and think about music.
As a result, we are very excited to showcase koria kittenriot’s impressively-named second album The Lows & The Highs in the lead-up to its release on 19th of October via Solmu Records in the USA and Kyr Records in Europe. This album is a melancholic ode to long-gone times and features well-crafted pop songs reminiscent of Bright Eyes in a format that puts together the intimacy of the singer with ambitious instrumental arrangements.
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