Tripwires (formed in 2007) are a shoegaze band from Reading, England. Influenced by artists including My Bloody Valentine, Sonic Youth and The Smashing Pumpkins their debut album is due for release on Frenchkiss Records in June 2013. The band’s current line-up consists of Rhys Edwards (vocals, guitar), Joe Stone (vocals, guitar, keyboard), Ben White (bass) and Sam Pilsbury (drums).

Tripwires "Spacehopper Master" reviewed by Northern Transmissions, now available on Frenchkiss Records

Review of “Spacehopper Master” By Tripwires

Tripwires brand of “spacey” seems to come straight from the 90’s “British Invasion” influence. They cite Talk Talk as an inspiration, but you can probably throw a bit of Radiohead, Placebo, and even Bush in there. “Spacehopper Master” starts off with a title track of sorts which begins with a quiet ambience

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Tripwires share new video, new album "Spacehopper" coming out June 18 via Frenchkiss

Tripwires New Album Out 6/18, Share Video

Tripwires spent the last six years refining their widescreen rock sound in Reading, England. Not because they clearly spent their formative years watching its world renowned music festival. More like the simple fact that being from a truly sleepy commuter town

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