http://bucketfullofnails.com/2015/10/first-listen-the-black-ships-dead-empires/ Were one given no background information, “Dead Empires” could easily be mistaken for a guitar-heavy b-side from Depeche Mode’s 1983 album Construction Time Again. Fast forward more than three decades to welcome a fresh take on a classic sound — originating not from England but Saratoga Springs, New York. Enter The Black Ships. Muscular pop with an industrial edge, the title track from the band’s
http://nooga.com/171509/notes-from-left-of-the-dial-total-unicorn-and-more/ The Black Ships, "Dead Empires"
Looking to the past for inspiration can prove tricky and downright foolish if you're not well-versed enough to understand why you should be drawing upon those artists in the first place. For nostalgic New York fuzzed-out dream rockers The Black Ships, however, this understanding seems ingrained in every note and chord they play. It's obvious that bands such as Joy Divi
http://www.magnetmagazine.com/2015/11/02/mp3-at-3pm-the-black-ships The Black Ships are a post-punk group from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., with a surprising amount of energy. “Dead Empires” sounds like it was recorded in an echoing cave with John Gill’s macabre vocals lining the edges, but that guitar line is perpetual and occasionally even dancey. Download “Dead Empires” below; it’s the title track from their new LP, which comes out December 4. #deadempires #theblackships #magne
http://survivingthegoldenage.com/black-ships-dead-empires/ Saratoga Springs, NY band, The Black Ships are preparing to self-release Dead Empires on December 4th. Surviving the Golden Age is excited to premiere the album’s lead single “Dead Empires.” The track would sound at home on 80s college radio. The guitar sound seems ripped directly out of “Love Will Tear Us Apart” but with vocals more akin to Echo and the Bunnymen. There is not a lot that sounds “modern” about “Dead Em
We are excited to anounce The Black Ships newest release Dead Empires will drop 12/04/15 on CD, digital download, Vinyl record and cassette! Preorders being taken now, https://theblackships.bandcamp.com/album/dead-empiresOrder here - #theblackships #deadempires #release #album