The Big Takeover 30/11/2023

https://bigtakeover.com/recordings/labasheeda-blueprints-presto-chango-records

By Dave Franklin

It’s just at the point where rock and roll tips over into noise, where melody turns into sonic soundscaping and where song structure becomes untethered and unruly, that you find Labasheeda. Few bands manage to find the sweet spot between traditional rock and post-rock, the place where new attitudes sweep away the cliche of the past and where the worst excesses of experimentation are held in check by the perfect blend of muscle and melody.… Read more

Obscure Sound 22/11/23

Amsterdam-based trio Labasheeda tout a rousing rock sound on their new album Blueprints, impressing in its range of fervent alt-rock, moody post-punk, and string-laden haunts; the latter compels in particular on standouts like “Fossils” and “Procedure.” The act has released multiple albums and EPs since 2004, and continue to impress on Blueprints, emphasizing the act’s knack for stylish rock immersion alongside alternating time signature and Saskia van der Giessen confidently dynamic vocal presence.
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De krenten uit de pop 20/11/23

https://dekrentenuitdepop.blogspot.com/2023/11/labasheeda-blueprints.html

De Amsterdamse band Labasheeda heeft met Blueprints een werkelijk geweldig album afgeleverd, dat stekelige rocksongs combineert met nogal uiteenlopende invloeden, avontuurlijke klanken en gedreven zang
Labasheeda draait inmiddels al een tijdje mee, maar met het onlangs verschenen Blueprints kan de band uit Amsterdam wel eens flinke stappen gaan zetten. Op haar nieuwe album combineert Labasheeda invloeden uit de postpunk en indierock, maar door de bijzondere bijdragen van bijvoorbeeld de viool past de band in geen enkel hokje.… Read more

Thought Words Action 6/12/2023

Blueprints” is a new full-length album by Labasheeda, recently released on vinyl and streaming platforms. It’s the sixth full-length by this exceptional Dutch trio, serving as a perfect follow-up to “Status Seeking,” “Changing Lights,” “Castfat Shadows,” “The Twilight State,” and “Charity Box.” It’s also good to mention that the band also released several extended plays like “Old Traditions,” “Listen, The Snow Is Falling,” “Circle”, and “A Few Of A Population.”… Read more

Komakino 7/11/23

https://komakino.blog.hu/2023/11/07/labasheeda_blueprint#more18251783

Nem voltak elvárásaim a 11 számos új lemezzel kapcsolatban. A trió felállású zenekar tagjai: Saskia van der Giessen – ének, gitár, hegedű, zongora, viola, Arne Wolfswinkel – gitár, basszus, zongora és Bas Snabilie – dob, marimba, ütőshangszerek, szintetizátor. Plusz néhány szerzeményben vannak vendégzenészek, csellón, nagybőgőn, hegedűn és zongorán. Akik egyébként nem veszik el a fókuszt a lemezt készítő hármasról.… Read more