The Fallout Trust: In Case Of The Flood At Large

PUBLISHED: 11:03 02 March 2006 | UPDATED: 09:42 06 May 2010

This ambitious sextet has used its east London creative hub to record a debut album, orchestrate its artwork, videos and even hold club nights. Fallout take their art seriously, but thankfully it is far from a pretentiously unlistenable mess. There is no

This ambitious sextet has used its east London creative hub to record a debut album, orchestrate its artwork, videos and even hold club nights.

Fallout take their art seriously, but thankfully it is far from a pretentiously unlistenable mess.

There is no one song that defines their sound; some beguilingly varied songwriting creates mellow, intense, raging and choral moments.

Latest single Washout is a DNA-spliced Mercury Rev/Super Furry Animals hybrid, while Before The Night Goes whisks you away on violin and pulsing bass before building to a cacophonic head.

After keeping some like-minded company supporting leftfield-indie acts, now is the time for Fallout to show its true (multi) colours. 3/5

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