Fritch – ‘We Lose Our Cool’

Opening with eerie vocals that bring to mind Bowies ‘Black Star’, UK based band Fritch create a complex and layered soundscape in their new single ‘We Lose Our Cool’ which is due for release on the 1st October. 

Squid Reschedules Their Upcoming Irish Tour For January 2022

London-based post-punks Squid have announced they will reschedule their upcoming Irish tour to January 2022.

Song of Co-Aklan by Cathal Coughlan album cover

RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL – ‘Song of Co-Aklan’ Sees Microdisney’s Cathal Coughlan Back With A Vengeance On His First Solo Album In 10 Years

Cathal Coughlan has always been one of rock’s outliers. Operating from the fringes, he’s been a wry and frequently abrasive commentator on society and…

METAL MACHINE MUSIC – Sophomore Album ‘On All Fours’ Sees Goat Girl Embracing Electronics

They’re a curious bunch, this Goat Girl band. Named after US comic Bill Hick’s randy Pan-like alter-ego Goat Boy, they’ve adopted their own Punk-ish,…

THE OLD MAN’S BACK AGAIN – Fatima Mansions’ Cathal Coughlan On Politics, The Pandemic And ‘Song Of Co-Aklan’ His First Album In 10 Years

Carving out a reputation as one of indie’s most challenging and erudite lyricists with Microdisney in the ’80s, Cathal Coughlan went and did it all again in…

David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels, ft. Eddie Argos – ‘The Songs That Changed Our Lives’

Although he’s originally from Wolverhampton, UK, David Newton is these days based in LA, more specifically Burbank, where he turned his garage into a recording studio, and has produced and engineered albums for the likes of The Little Ones, The Soft Pack, The Henry Clay People, The Blood Arm, and The Happy Hollows, among many many others.

LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS – Review of Savages’ Singer Jehnny Beth’s Debut Solo Album ‘To Love is To Live’

With Savages ‘on a break’, frontwoman Jehnny Beth returns with her long-awaited debut solo album. Eclectic, but knitted together with familar lyrical themes and…

Jehnny Beth

HEROINE CHIC – Savages’ Jehnny Beth Shares DIY Video For New Solo Single

Never one to let the small matter of a global pandemic slow her down, Savages‘ frontwoman Jehnny Beth just shared a dramatic DIY video…

BY THE SWORD – Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Anton Newcombe Teams With Emmanuelle Seigner And The Limiñanas On New Psych-Garage Outfit L’Epee

Anton Newcombe collaborations are never less than interesting, so hearing he was working with Emmanuelle Seigner, I was naturally intrigued. A teenage muse of…

Broken Baby – ‘Royal Pigs’

Broken Baby are based in LA and make music which is uncompromisingly rock – but with a post punk edge. The duo, made up from Amber Bollinger and veteran producer Alex Dezen (The Damnwells), their latest single, ‘Royal Pigs’ sounds like the love child of Taylor Swift and the B-52s…and that’s not a bad thing.

MOVING OUT IN ALL DIRECTIONS – Ummagma Cross New Frontiers On Third Album ‘Compass’

Vocalist Shauna McLarnon and multi-instrumentalist  Alexander Kretov could not have hit upon a more apposite title for their third album. Compass sees the Ummagma duo…

Sarah Sunday – ‘Mental Zoo’

You may not have heard of Sarah Sunday but pretty soon she’ll be a name you’ll never forget. Her latest single, ‘Mental Zoo’, has more than a touch of Avril Lavigne to it, and this should come as no surprise, as Sarah counts the Canadian songstress as among her influences, which also include such legends as Debbie Harry, and other iconic female vocalists.

ALL’S FUR IN LOVE AND WAR – M1nk Serve Up A Seductive Noir Thriller Tinged With Berlin Decadence

Anglo-Greek duo Erika Bach and Barry Snaith’s debut album is an unflinching exploration of the dark side of desire. It comes as no surprise…

She Past Away – ‘Disko Anksiyete’

She Past Away are a Turkish duo who are making waves across the United States with their blend of bracing post-punk and marvellously grim…

The Stolen – ‘Millennial’

The Stolen have over the years been recognised by the likes of MTV, Billboard, and Alternative Press, and have shared stages with artists such as Neon Trees, All American Rejects, and Jake Miller, and have also played Vans Warped Tour. The New Jersey band’s single ‘Overboard’, released earlier this year, narrowly missed the top 20 on iTunes’ Alternative Chart, while other recent singles, ‘Change The Record’, ‘Stuck’, and ‘Rooftop’ illustrate where their sound is headed. New single, ‘Millennial’, comes ahead of their first full length, self-titled album, set for release on May 31. They’ll also be touring in support of the album.

WISH YOU WERE HERE – London’s One Eyed Wayne Spread Their Wings On New Album ‘Saucy Postcards Super Creeps’

Hornsey’s favourite monocularly monikered new wavers One Eyed Wayne are back with the follow up to their well received debut Attack of the Luxury Flats. But, while…

American High – ‘U.N. Article 14’

From Sacremento, California, punk band, American High have released their new album, ‘U.N. Article 14’. The group make catchy 60s infused music, all with a social consciousness that’s been missing in a lot of modern music. All proceeds from the album go to the Sacremento Food Bank and Family Services.

FIGHTING FIT – Cold Water Swimmers Follow Birthday Boxing Gig With Pile Driving New Double A Side

Formed, curiously enough, on the day Mark E Smith left this Earth, Manchester trio Cold Water Swimmers recently celebrated their first birthday. They chose…

KILLING JOKE in Concert at REGENT STREET CINEMA plus Jaz Coleman Q&A

As part of the Soundscreen London Music and Film Festival, Regent Street Cinema presents ‘Malicious Damage – Killing Joke Live At The Astoria 11.10.03’….

Cayucas – ‘Jessica WJ’

The members of Santa Monica band Cayucas enlisted Sean Solomon, art director of FOX TV show, ‘Lucas Brothers Moving Co’ to make a video for their new song, ‘Jessica WJ’. The track has already racked up over a million Spotify streams since its release late last year, and the video is the perfect addition, underscoring the wit and freshness of the track.

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