With a name like Bagheera, you’d expect either a trippy Ben Harper-ish jam band or perhaps a tribal house DJ act to match the stealth quality of the Jungle Book panther character. So the fact that the trio of barely university-age Brits play music more like an acoustic Animal Collective is the first surprise when giving Bagheera a spin. The next is that it’s so polished – and so good. Already tipped by BBC’s Steve Lamacq as a band to watch, the four songs on their free-to-download EP Hollow Home (from their MySpace page) demonstrate why they likely won’t be unsigned for long. Good stuff.
Bagheera: Old Machine
from the free EP Hollow Home
MP3 • MYSPACE
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