Welcome To The Videodome

Time for some more musical films… Hull Goth Punk outfit Lumer have released the video for their unhinged new single Gruel on Warren Records.  Reminiscent of Bauhaus, Killing Joke and YAK it is a brutally thrilling cut.   Spirit Valley’s expansive, primal psych-rock falls somewhere between the fuzzed out rock’n’roll of The Black Angels and the warped synths of Moon Duo check out new single Waiting For Real.   Fuzz Club Records’ live session … Continue reading Welcome To The Videodome

Otherkin – Bad Advice

Irish garage punks Otherkin were a most enjoyable discovery at the Great Escape last year, and after the success of the 201 EP and it’s successor The New Vice EP the four-piece are back with their first single of 2017, Bad Advice. It is the lead track from their upcoming debut album and cements their reputation for furious, old fashioned, punk rock. Have a listen.   Continue reading Otherkin – Bad Advice

The Great Escape – Day 2

If one thing really irritates me then it is the bloke (it is always a bloke) at the back of the gig who, at the end, opines how the band “were a bit too samey”, or they “didn’t quite get it”, or it “was OK, but nothing special”, or they’ve “seen it done better by other bands” and then goes on to list a load … Continue reading The Great Escape – Day 2

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 16)

  Outblinker – Farrokh Bulsara  [RIYL: Modern Krautrock, CAN, Fuck Buttons]   The Weeping Willows – River of Gold  [RIYL: Gothic Americana, Tom Waits, Brown Bird]   Rick Redbeard – Wild Young Country  [RIYL: Folk, Bill Callahan, Leonard Cohen]   Otherkin – Yeah I Know  [RIYL: Punk, The Ramones, Slaves]   L.T. Leif – Fine Dust Rising  [RIYL: Indie-folk, The Microphones, Angel Olsen]   Peach … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 16)