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Brightr & Tim Holehouse – ‘Brightr Vs. Tim Holehouse’

Split EPs have long since been embedded in independent music. For the bands and artists involved, it allows them to work together while simultaneously pushing each other to their respective fanbase. In short, you’re getting two for the price of one. Despite fans’ listening habits gradually moving towards

Friday 15 February 2019

First play of Brightr’s latest track ‘New Years’

We’re delighted to bring you an exclusive first play of Brightr’s new single ‘New Years’, taken from his upcoming EP ‘Two Sides’, coming later this year through Penultimate Records, LockJaw records and No Reason Records. “New Years is the saddest and most honest song I’ve written for Brightr”, explains Laurie Cottingham,

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Penultimate Records to release free 31 track ‘Friends & Family Christmas Compilation’

Australian based label Penultimate Records will release a free 31 track sampler titled ‘Friends & Family Christmas Compilation’ on Thursday, December 13. The compilation features artists from all over the world and will be available as a digital download directly from their website. “We really wanted to make this

Monday 03 September 2018

Brightr added to The Acoustic Project 2018 show in London

Brightr will be performing at The Slaughtered Lamb in London on September 8, as part of The Acoustic Project 2018. The show is presented by Trauma PR, a company run and supported by musicians and avid supporters of local scenes. Hosted by Dan Thomas, the show will also feature

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Brightr and Bukowski release split EP

Brightr and Bukowski have teamed up to release a split EP through Penultimate Records. The digital version is available now through all digital platforms and a physical version is being planned for release soon. The EP contains the folowing four tracks: 1. Bukowski – Breakaway 2. Grow Up. Give Up. Let Go.

Thursday 19 April 2018

Introducing Brightr’s brand new video ‘Sleep Well’

Punktastic favourite Brightr has unveiled a brand new video for ‘Sleep Well’, which we’re delighted to premiere today. Brightr is currently on tour across Europe with h_ngm_n and has recently been added to The Fest in Gainsville, Florida, this October. Speaking about the track, Brightr explains: “‘Sleep Well’ is really

Thursday 11 January 2018

Maths, Ducking Punches, Gender Roles and more to play Washed Out Festival

Washed Out Festival have announced the second wave of bands to their forthcoming 2018 edition. Maths, itoldyouideatyou, Ithaca, Ducking Punches, Honey Joy, Rope, Mummy, Never, Baby Names, Kamikaze Girls (acoustic), Gender Roles, Wallflower, Cassels, Waco, Evertim, Murderhouse, Harker, Haters, H_ngm_n, Pocket Dread, Bloody Death, Brightr, Super Lemon Days, El Morgan

Friday 22 December 2017

Penultimate Records release free compilation record featuring Brightr, Bukowski and many more

Australia-based Penultimate Records have released their ‘Friends and Family Christmas Compilation’ record which features a host of home-grown talent, along with international acts, including one of our own favourites: Brightr. The 24-track compilation is available to download at Bandcamp and you can find out more about Penultimate

Monday 14 August 2017

Punktastic Presents: Brightr + Bukowski (acoustic) live in London

We at Punktastic are happy to announce that we’ll be putting on a free acoustic show featuring Brightr and Bukowski. It will take place at Four Quarters in Peckham, London on Wednesday 23rd August. You can find more info here. Last year Brightr released his debut album ‘Year One’ on

Monday 10 July 2017

Video premiere of Brightr’s ‘Sick Note’

We’re very excited to bring you the video premiere of ‘Sick Note’ by Brightr, ahead of his upcoming tour in Ireland. “The video for “Sick Note” is silly and bloody, with occasional sick, but I was also trying to convey an idea through it that no matter what knocks you