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From Tuesday 13 September 2016

Chases are perfectly stuck in the 90s on their ‘1991’ LP

Having existed as the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist Johnny Colvin since 2012, ‘1991’ sees Berlin based Chases cement themselves as a full band; Colvin drafting in Tom TNT Taylor and Fabs RT on bass and drums respectively. Taking their name from a Mcclusky track, and drawing heavy influence from the 80s

Friday 09 September 2016

First play of the new Brave Vultures EP, ‘I’m Not Coming Back If You’re Not Here’

‘I’m Not Coming Back If You’re Not Here’, the new EP by Essex based four-piece Brave Vultures, draws its subject matter from real life. Discussing love, relationships, drug addiction and recovery, it’s a celebration of the courage needed to take on real life, as well as to live it

Friday 26 August 2016

Otto Mann Are Getting Ready With Their Water Balloons

We’ve got a premiere for you today from Chicago punks Otto Mann. To watch Otto Mann play is to see four young men get high on punk rock the way you used to. It will piss you off. And you will curse them while you scour Discogs for Latterman

Friday 29 July 2016

First play ‘Beware Of The Natives’, the new single from Lumer

When the post-punk movement began in the late 70’s/early 80’s, no one could have predicted that 30 years later bands were still carrying that torch. What makes it even more special is that they are all doing it well. While there are too many to list, the latest name

Monday 27 June 2016

Stream the new EP by Seconds Apart, ‘Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder’

British alternative rock has celebrated some particularly strong releases in the last few weeks, not least Witterquick’s ‘Beneath The Spinning Lights’ and Fatherson’s ‘Open Book’. ‘Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder’, the new five-track EP by South Yorkshire duo Seconds Apart easily cements itself on that list, balancing the

Thursday 23 June 2016

Stream the new Bodyheat EP, ‘Day One’

Essex might not be the obvious geographical location to influence the drawn-out and relaxed contemporary emo sound of Bodyheat. On ‘Day One’, the latest release by the alternative four-piece, Bodyheat share some elements with their stateside contemporaries, Turnover and Pity Sex, but as the band’s Joe Hart (also the

Wednesday 22 June 2016

Stream ‘Always On The Weekend’, the debut album by Naked Hour

‘Always On The Weekend’, the debut album by Portland trio Naked Hour, is suitably exposed. Embracing nudity on its cover, the record is one of candid expressionism. For vocalist and bassist Teal Bluestone it’s an acceptance of sadness, frustration and confusion; an open diary of a particularly distressing time

Friday 17 June 2016

First play of the River Becomes Ocean EP, ‘December’

Brighton’s atmospheric rockers River Becomes Ocean already celebrate a dedicated fanbase and early critical acclaim, having dropped debut EP ‘The World Around Me’. ‘December’ builds further on their sound, seeing the band work with Sam and Joe Graves who have worked with the likes of Asking Alexandria, Deaf Havana

Monday 06 June 2016

First play of the new Coloured In EP, ‘Depress and Let Go’

Despite having only released a three track demo to date, Kent trio Coloured In have been making a name for themselves in recent months. Touring alongside the likes of fellow garden of England residents Drawstring and Bristol moody rockers Fairview, the band have honed both their tracks and sound

Friday 03 June 2016

Stream underparts excellent new album, ‘wild swimming’

Germany has always been a hotbed for post-hardcore and alternative rock, and has produced countless influential bands over the years. You can now add Cologne native’s underparts to that list. Today we are bringing you the first play of their excellent new album, ‘wild swimming’, and the band have