Same Old Story – First The Winter –  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

There is an art of building a song, to creating understated atmosphere and tingling anticipation before unleashing into the musical Sturm und Drang that is the pay-off. And if part of that art is to keep the listener hanging on for as long as possible until they have abandoned all hope that there is even... Continue Reading →

Berlin-based trio Pabst share new single: ‘Ibuprofen’

After releasing the critically acclaimed debut album ‘Chlorine’, playing too many gigs to count, making numerous raucous festival appearances AND supporting the likes of Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü) and Kadavar on tour, Pabst are getting their next kick in the form of new fuzz-indie-punk-cocktail: 'Ibuprofen'. It's accompanied by visuals reminiscent of classic '90s MTV music videos with pastel-grunge scenes, directed by... Continue Reading →

Canada’s Kiwi Jr. release “Gimme More”

Previous to today’s video Kiwi Jr have shared the album’s title track and “Salary Man.” Football Money will be released world-wide via Persona Non Grata Records (following debut EP by Pip Blom). The album had a Canadian release this past March on Mint Records. The album was engineered by Aaron Goldstein, and mixed by Holy Fuck's Graham Walsh. The band have... Continue Reading →

Pillow Queens release brand new single Brothers

Today, Dublin band Pillow Queens have released a brand new single entitled 'Brothers'. Yesterday, it premiered at The FADER where it was described as "open-hearted and unafraid to say it as it is". The release begins the countdown toward their much anticipated 2020 debut album. The band say the track itself is about cherishing and loving the wonderful men in your... Continue Reading →

A Projection release Lucy Shrine ahead of new full album release

The post-punk/indie/goth act A Projection formed in 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden, and have released two albums to date - ‘Exit’ (2015) and ‘Framework’ (2017). The band’s brand new album, ‘Section’, arrives following a period of reinvention after the departure of their original singer, with former bassist Rikard Tengvall eventually proving to be a more than adequate replacement behind the mic.... Continue Reading →

Ex-Church man guarantees The Afterlife in wake of PledgeMusic fiasco

Noctorum, a duo comprised of guitarist/singer-songwriter Marty Willson-Piper (The Church, All About Eve, The Saints, Anekdoten) and producer Dare Mason, have announced ‘The Afterdeath’ EP, which is being released in the wake of PledgeMusic’s collapse. The platform was allegedly supporting the release of Noctorum’s fourth album 'The Afterlife'. Both releases have been made possible by Schoolkids Records, who,... Continue Reading →

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