New Album From Phobophobes, Share I Mean It All

South Londoners Phobophobes inhabit their own idiosyncratic avant-garde world like some bastard child of The Cramps and Talking Heads. One where post-punk, gothic, art-rock and new-wave collide forming a gloriously unpredictable sound. We were big fans of their debut long player, 2018’s Minature World and now the band have announced the release of their second album Modern Medicine on 25th June via new label Modern … Continue reading New Album From Phobophobes, Share I Mean It All

Peeping Drexels – High Heels

Peeping Drexels have shared their brilliant new single High Heels which comes from their upcoming EP, Bad Time, out on May 14th via Brace Yourself Records. The London based five-piece, who have been together since they were sixteen, have to date released a series of singles on the Permanent Creeps and Fierce Panda labels. On High Heels, a song of hardcore hedonism, the band woozily eulogise … Continue reading Peeping Drexels – High Heels

FACS – Strawberry Cough

Having risen out of the ashes of Disappears in 2018 with the bone-rattling intensity of debut album Negative Houses, Chicago trio FACS are back with details of their fourth album Present Tense, due out on 21st May via Trouble In Mind. The first single is the churning, disorientating roil of Strawberry Cough. Would you rewrite This history False dawn Plague distraction What is this feeling? Stream it below and click … Continue reading FACS – Strawberry Cough

New Single From Suave Martyrs

Another band who made it into the top end of our best of 2020 lists, Manchester quintet Suave Martyrs expertly blend elements of ‘60s West Coast rock, baggy indie and jangly psychedelia. Their latest single Cascades of Gold is four minutes of blissed out technicolour Madchester inspired freakadelia, falling somewhere in between the Stone Roses and a particularly enjoyable dose of mushrooms. With a narrative built around “two … Continue reading New Single From Suave Martyrs

Hallan – Hands Up

Portsmouth four-piece Hallan take the mundanity of everyday life and perfectly regurgitate it into a semi-abstract and distorted frenzy of punk musings with their new single Hands Up. The track sees the band introduce their latest narrative of Gumshoe Boy, an undercover operative in a satirical, parallel world where alternative music is outlawed in The State and the only legal audio consists of power-pop indie music … Continue reading Hallan – Hands Up

Mush – Hazmat Suits

Fresh from making our best of 2020 lists, Leeds based trio Mush are releasing their second album, Lines Redacted on 12th February via Memphis Industries. They’ve shared a new single from it titled Hazmat Suits and it is another doozy – huge fuzzy guitar riffs, gnarled grooves and frontman Dan Hyndman’s brilliantly-executed vocals that drip with satire and social observation.   Continue reading Mush – Hazmat Suits

New Video: Squid – Narrator

Squid have announced details of their debut album, Bright Green Field, which will be released on 7th May via Warp Records. Alongside this news, the band have shared the official video for the first single, Narrator, which ricochets from funk strut to screeching chaos via the melodic touch of guest vocalist Martha Skye Murphy. Watch all eight plus minutes of it here.   Continue reading New Video: Squid – Narrator

New Single From Blanketman

We recently shared Blanketman’s excellent single Harold in our last video round up, and now the four piece have followed it up with a new track from their upcoming National Trust EP. Something of a love-letter of absent friends and an admission that nothing is perfect, Leave The South is another fine example of their post-punk groove and jangle. Watch the lyric video here   Continue reading New Single From Blanketman

The Underground Youth – For You Are The One

The Underground Youth, Manchester-born, Berlin-based group led by Craig Dyer have shared For You Are The One, the latest single to be lifted from their forthcoming album, The Falling due out 12th March on Fuzz Club Records. Their new record sees the band trade their visceral post-punk melancholy for a more refined and stripped-back sound that, instead, enters the world of romantic, shadowy folk-noir. Stream … Continue reading The Underground Youth – For You Are The One