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UK post-punk band Dry Cleaning aren’t letting media acclaim muddy their attention | Town & Country Magazine

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HYPED: London's Dry Cleaning are, from left, Nick Buxton (drums), Florence Shaw (vocals), Tom Dowse (guitar) and Lewis Maynard (bass).

HYPED: London’s Dry Cleaning are, from left, Nick Buxton (drums), Florence Shaw (vocals), Tom Dowse (guitar) and Lewis Maynard (bass).

TASMANIAN tiger sightings feel more common these days than the likes of esteemed US music website Pitchfork gushing praise for an English rock band.

Yet that happened earlier this month when Pitchfork published an 8.6/10 review for New Long Leg, the debut album from London post-punk band Dry Cleaning. It came complete with a “best new music” tag, no less.

However, Pitchfork aren’t alone. The music press on either side of the Atlantic have been captivated by Dry Cleaning’s fresh take on tense and angular post-punk – in the vein of Joy Division and Public Image Ltd – mixed with frontwoman Florence Shaw’s…



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