The Making Of

The Making Of

by The Bohicas

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Overview

The Making Of

Essex indie quartet the Bohicas arrive with a tailwind of hype on their 2015 debut, The Making Of. Their double-A-side single "XXX" and "Swarm" (both included here) arrived in 2014 heralding their newly inked deal with Domino and introducing a band with a razor-sharp, guitar-based sound whose roots lay in big-budget early-2000s indie and garage. Aided by a trio of rock industry producers in Mark Rankin (Queens of the Stone Age), Chris Hughes (Tears for Fears), and Oli Bayston (Toy), the Bohicas turn in a solid first effort populated with plenty of punch, crunch, and flashes of real vitality. "Only You" highlights some of their best aspects by pairing cool-groove verses with a warm, sunny call-and-response chorus chock-full of sweet harmonies. Opener "I Do It for Your Love" hums with a wiry intensity and some more of those nice thick harmonies supporting a clever chorus. Elsewhere, they effuse a laddish front, peppering their sound with jagged guitar riffs and showing a clear debt to bands like the Arctic Monkeys and the Strokes. There are plenty of inspired moments on The Making Of in spite of i's shiny veneer and slightly uneven makeup, making the Bohicas' debut a sturdy one.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/21/2015
Label: Domino
UPC: 0887828030224
catalogNumber: 80302
Rank: 145223

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bohicas   Primary Artist
Dominic McGuinness   Guitar,Piano,Vocals,Group Member
Adrian Acolatse   Bass,Vocals,Group Member
Brendan Heaney   Percussion,Drums,Vocals,Group Member
Dominic S. John   Guitar,Vocals,Group Member

Technical Credits

Mark Rankin   Producer
Mark Frith   Producer
Tomer Hanuka   Cover Art
Eugene McGuinness   Composer
Dominic McGuinness   Composer
Chris Hughes   Producer
Oli Bayston   Composer,Producer
Mark Bengtson   Pro-Tools
Mattia Sartori   Engineer
Bohicas   Composer
Steve Vealey   Pro-Tools

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