IN THOSE formative moments, names and reputations are built at the drop of a plectrum.
Choosing a name is not easy, so how can you sum up hours of ideas, days of invention in a few simple tongue-tingling syllables? UV PØP, now that’s a good one. Ultra Violent Pop. A contradiction in terms, maybe, a bright hopeful collective, perhaps. Whatever it sounds like, it’s got to be a blow in the right position, a carefully aimed assault on the senses. It could have been such a con - often what looks convincing on paper falls uncomfortably flat when put into practice.