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From Thursday 13 October 2016

Stream the Old Wives’ back-catalogue ahead of new material

Celebrating their signing to the ever-expanding Little Rocket Records, Edmonton punks Old Wives will be re-releasing their entire back-catalogue. Soon to be available through Bandcamp on a pay what you want basis, the material precedes new music by the trio due in the Spring. Having played together for

Wednesday 12 October 2016

First play of the ‘The Best Is Behind You’, the new LP by The Alpacas

Hailing from the Canadian city of Barrie, Ontario, The Alpacas have enlisted producer Kevin Dietz on their new LP, ‘The Best Is Behind You’. His eclectic back-catalogue, having worked with the likes of Alexisonfire and Placebo as well as Nelly Furtado and The Cranberries, is indicative of the quartet’s style.

Sparrow Sleeps reveal pop-punk for kids

We’ve been following Sparrow Sleeps for some time now. Starting as the creators of lullaby versions of tracks by favourite alternative artists including Say Anything, Taking Back Sunday and Motion City Soundtrack, they have now expanded their repertoire with original material. The latest

Take a journey through horror to liberation on the Sweeping Exits EP

‘The Projectionist’, the latest EP by Portland trio Sweeping Exits, tells the tale of a female vampire working in a theatre, devouring misogynistic men. It has emerged out of vocalist and guitarist Mira Glitterhound’s personal experiences as transgender. “I experience harassment, threats, violence and dehumanizing mockery on a daily

Tuesday 11 October 2016

LIVE: Moose Blood / Turnover / Boston Manor @ KOKO, London

Almost exactly two years to the day since Moose Blood released the introspective ‘I’ll Keep You In Mind From Time To Time’, they appear in front of an adoring sell-out crowd at London’s KOKO. Having cemented their rise with the recent release of sophomore album ‘Blush’, frontman Eddy Brewerton breaks

Muncie Girls announce UK tour support and stream Iron Maiden cover

Scheduled to hit the road towards the end of November, Muncie Girls have confirmed that Happy Accidents and Woahnows will be joining them on the homegrown extravaganza. The tour comes in support of this year’s ‘From Caplan To Belsize’, still riding high in our informal best of 2016 list. To celebrate

Monday 10 October 2016

Boston Manor – ‘Be Nothing’

‘Be Nothing’, the debut full-length release by Boston Manor, builds upon their sheer dedication to the DIY scene, having in recent years graduated from the toilet circuit to high-profile support slots and festivals. Their rise is representative of both their strong work ethic and their notable song-writing, which more

Watch Descendents being interviewed by 12 year old Elliott

Twelve year old Elliott Fulham sat down with Descendents to chat to them about their recent ‘Hypercaffium Spazzinate’ LP, the life events leading up to it, and coffee. Elliott is part of Little Punk People, a family led art and entertainment collective. He’s already been interviewing some of

Alcoa announce UK tour dates

Alcoa, featuring Derek Archambault of Defeater, will be hitting the UK in early November, as well as appearing in Ireland and Russia. All UK shows will see the band joined by Choir Vandals and Alex Green. Alcoa released their most recent album, ‘Parlour Tricks’, at the start of 2015. NOVEMBER 05 DUBLIN

Spanish Love Songs announce debut EU tour

POV stars Spanish Love Songs have announced their first ever mainland European dates. The band are celebrating this year’s release of ‘Giant Sings The Blues’, available now through Wiretap Records and Bearded Punk. Spanish Love Songs will be joined by Belgian outfit and recent Bearded Punk signees Drum Drum