Archive for the ‘Post Punk’ Category

Lots of tasty covers this week…

  1. The Devil Makes Three – Bad Idea
  2. Jacuzzi Boys – Song For The Man  (Beastie Boys cover)
  3. D.A. Stern – I Don’t Know  (Beastie Boys cover)
  4. The Dirty Nil – Pain Of Infinity
  5. Beak> – Brean Down
  6. William Elliott Whitmore – Fear Of Trains  (Magnetic Fields cover)
  7. Phoebe Bridgers – The Gold  (Manchester Orchestra cover)
  8. David Bazan – Thread  (Now Now cover)
  9. Ty Segall & White Fence – Body Behaviour
  10. Claw Marks – Swallow U

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Callas hail from Greece and are built around brothers Lakis and Aris Ionas. In 2016, the group collaborated with Lee Renaldo on a soundtrack for their film The Great Eastern, and they have teamed up once again on their upcoming LP Trouble and Desire due out October 26th.

The first single from it, Acid Books is out this week and its a post-punk burner brimming with frenzied energy. Opening with a swirl of droning ambiance and the rhetorical question, “Do you sleep at night?”, the track quickly launches headlong into a fever of activity. With the anxious pulse of a hard-driving bassline to lead the way, and punctuated by terse outbursts of hypnotic, scuzzed-up guitar lines.

If like us, you have a (great) degree of affection for The Velvet Underground, The Horrors, and Neu! then you’ll find much to like here!

Have a listen.

 

After a too long absence, the Twilight Sad have shared a new single, the curiously titled I/m Not Here [missing face].

It’s a driving, motorik return, with wailing guitars and swirling synths circling around frontman James Graham’s repeated declarations of “I don’t want to be around you anymore.” Graham describes the track’s lyrical basis as being “about my ongoing battle with not liking myself, trying to be a good person but constantly feeling like I’m failing myself and everyone I care about.

It’s a fabulous return – stream it below.

 

  1. Parquet Courts – Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World  (Ramones cover)
  2. Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros – London Is Burning
  3. Woolen Men – Brick Horizon
  4. Muncie Girls – Falling Down
  5. Sinister Purpose – Warp Yr Head
  6. The Shifters – Work/Life, Gym Etc
  7. Cash Savage & The Last Drinks – Pack Animals
  8. together PANGEA – Money On It (Acoustic)
  9. Elephant Micah – Surf B
  10. Thee MVPs – American Dreamin’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whiplash is the new single from Stockholm based quintet Sudakistan – it follows the excellent Two Steps Back, and both are taken from their upcoming second LP Swedish Cobra. We’re looking forward to this one as we were big fans of their 2015 debut album Caballo Negro.

The new single features the band’s trademark brand of latino infused heavy psych, and some hypnotic spaced out grooves, bringing to mind the likes of Oh Sees and King Gizzard.

Have a listen, and check out the somewhat mellower (at least in parts), Two Steps Back as well.

 

 

  1. Mountain Goats – Song For Sasha Banks
  2. Saintseneca – Frostbiter
  3. Purling Hiss – Out Tonight
  4. Marissa Nadler – Where Do I Go  (Happy Rhodes cover)
  5. Beak> – Alle Sauvage
  6. Tuung – Crow
  7. Henrik Appel – Struggle
  8. Dirty Nil – Bathed In Light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Slaves – Cut And Run
  2. Low – Quorum
  3. Protomartyr (feat. Kelley Deal) – You Always Win
  4. Jon Spencer – Do The Trash Can
  5. M. Ward – Miracle Man
  6. Menace Beach (feat. Brix Smith) – Black Rainbow Sound
  7. Muncie Girls – Picture Of Health
  8. Culture Abuse – Dip
  9. Interpol – The Rover
  10. Jason Isbell – The Assassin  (Patterson Hood cover)
  11. Lumerians – Space Curse
  12. Death Cab For Cutie – Gold Rush
  13. Juanita Stein – Easy Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brilliantly delivering their own louche take on NYC-indebted rock, Dublin art-punks Silverbacks are releasing their new single Dunkirk today via their own PK Miami Records.

Underpinned by an insistent, nagging bassline and creepy crawly guitar lines, it provides the ideal vehicle for frontman Daniel O’Kelly’s stream of consciousness ramblings about martial strife, the perfect sandcastle and spotting a con artist when he sees one. Produced by Girl Band’s Daniel Fox, the track lurches forth, pressure building from the undulating backbeat and layers of skronking guitars accenting Daniel’s increasingly frazzled yelps before finally collapsing into a sugar sweet coda.

Loving this one – have a listen.

 

Space rock legends Spiritualized have announced news of their new studio album, And Nothing Hurt, due for release 7 September via Bella Union in the UK/Europe and Fat Possum in the US.

The band have shared the brilliant lead single I’m Your Man, which wraps layer upon layer of gloriously transcendent sound together to create something utterly mesmerising and cinematic, and with a towering guitar solo – .where the waves of blissful noise are almost overwhelming.

Watch / stream it here.

 

Deeper – Feels

Posted: June 6, 2018 in Alternative, Indie, Music, Post Punk, Rock
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Feels comes from the debut album from Chicago based Deeper.

Nine tracks channel the anxiety and uneasiness of modern life in this pit of endless internet, chiming post punk rave ups with pointed “of the times” lyrics and some tatsy ambient interludes woven in.

Have a listen.