Rotterdam è la home town dei Lewsberg. Ma il fil rouge che li lega alla New York 60es dei Velvet Underground è forte. Una composizione sporca e diretta, viscerale, terribilmente bella. Per amanti di The Feelies, Parquet Courts, Modern Lovers, Nap Eyes, Ultimate Painting e Television.
Lewsberg from Rotterdam are a four-piece rock group named after writer and fellow Rotterdammer Robert Loesberg, famous for his dangerous novel Enige Defecten from 1974.
That is the greatest source of inspiration for the band: the counterculture and big-city cynicism of the 1960s and 1970s. After putting out The Downer (ep, cassette) and Non-fiction Writer (single, 7'') in 2017, Lewsberg released their self-titled debut full-length in the Netherlands in 2018. Nine rudimentary and repetitive rock songs, full of a tough, nonchalant intensity. The English lyrics, delivered with a heavy Rotterdam accent, show a tendency towards existentialism and black humour. The album will be re-released worldwide in January 2019.
"A riveting chugger of blase threat and moral ambivalence." MOJO