The Czech Republic's biggest little band return with their first UK release in eight years

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The Ecstasy Of Saint Theresa – Slowthinking

It’s rather a backhanded compliment to describe them as the best independent band in the Czech Republic, but The Ecstasy Of Saint Theresa have been making an indelible if modest mark outside their homeland since ’93. Then they were an ambient pop concern, but have now moved into decidedly more experimental territory. Slowthinking sets Kateina Winterova’s fetchingly fragile tones against the subtle, glitchy backdrops of Jan Muchow, with double bass, cello, saxes and trombone adding texture. Mostly, the effect is of Bj