Minor Victories is Hitting the Musicfront With “A Hundred Ropes”

A four-band crossbreed.

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Photo: Minor Victories Facebook

Minor Victories has made their first sonic strike into your auditory field with their video “A Hundred Ropes.” In case you didn’t know, it is a new project comprised of Slowdive’s Rachel Goswell, Editors’ Justin Lockey, Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite, and Hand Held Cine Club’s James Lockey. Basically, it is the League of Alternative Synthpop.

In noir slow motion, “A Hundred Ropes” depicts a group of samurais running towards you as if they are ready to invade. It has a somber tone to it with violin slides honing the theatric vibrations that make the ballad feel like watching an orchestra. Minor Victories’ self-titled album will come out on June 3rd and includes collaborations from Mark Kozelek and Twilight Sad’s James Graham. They have a few show dates coming up in the UK:

5/3 – Village Underground (London, UK)

5/4 – Thekla (Bristol, UK)

5/5 – Brudenell Social Club (Leeds, UK)

5/6 – Art School (Glasgow, UK)