Saltwater Sun made a nice wave into music with their 2015 EP ‘Wild’. Making their return in 2018 with their current single ‘The Wire’, the band serves up buzzing shot of alternative that is glistening in production courtesy of Alex Loring. Led by the spicy vocals of Jen Stearnes, ripe melodies are met with epic build-ups which make ‘The Wire’ one grand handing. Have a listen.
Canadian rockers Miesha & The Spanks have released their new album ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’. Produced by Paul Rawson and Danny Farrant, the 10-song LP swings heavy with unadulterated and potent garage rock & roll that fires like a bullet leaving the chamber. With fuzzy guitar riffs and hard-pounding drumming acting as the arsenal, Miesha Louie’s swaying vocal flow adds an extra level of attitude and bite.
Indeed we love The Kills, but we love them ever more considering that they just did a cover version of Saul Williams’ ‘List of Demands (Reparations)’. It should be noted that we love Saul just as much as The Kills so in this case, it’s a win/win situation. The Kills have also shared the video for the song. Directed by Ben Strebel, the set-up resembles an interrogation of sorts with Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince facing one another in handcuffs. There are also chained inmates dancing with hooding over their heads, which typically reflects torture. The song is taken from a 7′ release by The Kills which includes a cover of Peter Tosh’s ‘Steppin’ Razor’. Have a look.
Jack White will finally release his third LP ‘BOARDING HOUSE REACH’ worldwide on March 23rd via his Third Man Records label. To keep everyone warm until the LP drops, White has shared his latest single ‘Over and Over and Over’. Fusing together electrifying psychedelic with garage rock, he has released accompanying visuas to aid the tune. Check it out.
Making their debut at the end of 2017 with their track ‘Heaven’, NJ/NYC rockers The Nectars unveil their second single ‘I Want It’. Lifting the energy levels sky high, the spunky alternative meets punk cut is packed with revving guitar riffs and feisty vocals. Adding a 90s grunge layering on top, The Nectars are coming in full force for 2018. Stream ‘I Want It’ down at the bottom. Read more […]
Skating Polly have announced the release of their new album ‘The Make It All Show’. Landing May 11th on El Camino Media, the trio have also shared the video to their single ‘Queen For A Day’. The Dave Smith-directed visuals depict the group performing on an old school game show which features contestants fighting to earn the title of well, queen for a day. The battle does get pretty intense, but you know what they say, “go hard or go home”. Have a look.
Since releasing their 2014 album ‘Alias’, London band The Magic Numbers have been a little quiet. However, the multi-platinum selling outfit have unveiled information regarding their new album ‘Outsiders’. Set to land May 11th, The Magic Numbers have also shared the first single titled ‘Sweet Divide’. Fostering a sound that is raw and definitely electrifying, the tracks pulls from a garage rock branch that is punchy, lively and highly exciting. Have a listen.
NYC band The Men are gearing up for the release of their new album ‘Drift’, landing March 2nd on City Slang. With the record coinciding with their ten year anniversary as a group, the band has also unveiled the final single taken from the upcoming LP. ‘Killed Someone’ is a rapid fire blasting of raw punk and garage rock, charged with burning guitar riffs and power drumming, exploding with sheer energy.
With their debut EP ‘Penance’ scheduled for release on February 23rd via Good Eye Records, NYC-based band Russian Baths have shared their third single ‘Poolhouse’. A roller coaster ride of moody change ups, at times apocalyptic, other moments a peaceful serenity, the song is a bending wave of premium noise and art rock goodness.
Birmingham’s YOUTH MAN have been shaking things up around the Midlands for a few years, dropping their ‘Bad Weather’ EP back in 2013. Freshly signed to Alcopop! Records, the energetic punk band are now working on a new EP which is coming down the pipeline this year. YOUTH MAN have also shared a new track titled ‘I Don’t Know’, which will be featured on the forthcoming record. Sinister and raw in sound, fuzz-drilling guitar riffs and thundering drumming run parallel to Kyila Whyte’s in your face vocal delivery.