Sounds Like: The Beatles, The Kinks, Pink Floyd, The Who, The Doors
The English Language is a Psychedelic rock band based in Portland Oregon. The band currently is self-managed and booking in the US.
Drawing on the skills they had developed throughout the previous year of DIY experimentation, twelve new tracks were mixed, mastered and ready to ...See Full Bio
“Ive written before about the crucial steps of a band’s second release. About the necessary evolution that’s required from album #2. San Jose’s, The English Language, barges to the plate, splaying out the world before them, and declaring their eradicable presence on the act’s sophomore release, “This is Science/Rock & Roll.” The results fall somewhere between breathtaking and sinister, in an awesome display of range, power and attitude. From the start, “This is Science/Rock & Roll” pitches a brick through rear-view of TEL’s, previous, self-titled debut. The new style is robust, chaotic and frantic. “Zig Zag Drag” has an aggression not yet seen from the 3-piece; a dark-eyed fist, pounding the steering wheel of the TEL machine. It’s a psychosis that reappears again on the album’s title track, which oscillates between a paranoid strangeness and a hidden swankness. Later on the release, TEL almost touches the psychobilly on tracks like “What’s Wrong With My B”