London artist Alexander Shields aka A Grave With No Name have announced the release of his sixth album ‘Passover’. Landing January 19th on Forged Artifacts, the new record finds Shields incorporating field recordings amidst indie, art-rock and country sound structures. Inspired by the revisiting of his family after the passing of his grandmother, each song is written like an individual short story, yet ultimately fitting together to form one big puzzle.
Somewhere in between bursting indie pop and raw, pumping garage punk is where Canada’s Mise en Scene sit, finely sewing all sounds flawlessly together. Hailing from Winnipeg, the group was established by members Stefanie Blondal Johnson and Jodi Dunlop, who originally came together through their love of visual arts and of course music itself. The result was a gorgeous sound, accessible to the masses yet true to their roots.
Somewhere in between bursting indie pop and raw, pumping garage punk is where Canada’s Mise en Scene sit, finely sewing all sounds flawlessly together. Hailing from Winnipeg, the group was established by members Stefanie Blondal Johnson and Jodi Dunlop who originally came together through their love of visual arts and of course music itself. The result was gorgeous sound, accessible to the masses yet true to their roots.
Brooklyn-based band Caretaker make their debut with a monster of a single titled ‘Swallow’. Pumped by post-punk instrumentation, the energetic and theatrical cut is led by the powerhouse vocals of front woman Erin Pellnat. Definitely a thrilling rollercoaster ride of sound, Caretaker are definitely a band to keep watch on. Touching on the track, Erin Pellnat wrote: “‘Swallow’ is a song about being trapped in a relationship (or any situation, really) where someone is successful in convincing Read more […]
Throughout the past four years The Physics House Band have delivered some incredible psychedelic and art-rock tunes. With their new song ‘Obidant’, the Brighton trio up the speed of their sound, spawning a more aggressive and racing psychedelic handing. Pushing the tempo practically pass that of a speed metal track, ‘Obidant’ demonstrates the group’s range and versatility which is surely refreshing and exciting. Regarding the song, Adam Hutchinson stated: “‘Obidant’ is about taking violent Read more […]
London band Ulrika Spacek are gearing up for the release of their new album ‘Modern English Decoration’, landing June 2nd on Tough Love Records. Having previously shared the first single ‘Mimi Pretend’, which is also taken from the upcoming LP, the band have now brought forth their second tune ‘Full of Men’. With raw-sparking punk guitar riffs leading to build-ups throughout the song, a sense of urgency in the track is undeniable with the cut being another reeling piece for the collective.
There are some things that men don’t get enough credit for such as being excellent nannies. Ed Cares of the London band CHILDCARE is an excellent example of men stepping up to prove that they too can look after and tend to the well being of the youth. This brings us to CHILDCARE’s latest single ‘Kiss?’. Based on an experience with a kid’s mother, the punk meets art pop tune is peppered with spice and energy as racing drums and streaking guitars come together in a harmonious manner. ‘Kiss?’ being Read more […]
Jenny Hval has always been one to walk her own beat creatively. With a new album on the way entitled ‘Blood Bitch’, the Norwegian artist taps into a sort of 70s horror aesthetic with her latest video ‘Female Vampire’. What appears to be a sort of ritual in which Hval and a group of women put their faces together whilst covered in sticky film, the vid was shot entirely on an iPhone.
German experimental punk group Beißpony bring forth their latest video for the track ‘Hell Must Be A Radio Station’. Aside from the title being one of the best in the world, the video itself is was actually shot in Austin, Texas after SXSW. Resembling something similar to experimental performance art, there are clips of the girls doing things like dancing and banging hi-hats on the roof of a house and swinging a megaphone by a river. With that being said, we have to say that this is one of the Read more […]
There aren’t many entertainers who have been more influential, ground-breaking and relevant than David Bowie. The musician, actor, fine artist and fashion icon passed away on January 10th, 2016 at the age of 69, due to cancer.
Upon the news of his death, thousands of fans and friends of David Bowie have taken to social media to express their condolences.