‘After Hours Dreaming’ is the new LP by South Coast native Bloody Death. RECOMMENDED ALBUMS | WORDS BY KARL JOHNSON Discovering Bloody Death was a thing of beauty. Having been originally dragged in by my ear with ‘Never Have I Ever’, a tune which encapsulates everything I love about alternative rock in 3 minutes 25 seconds sharp. The album, ‘After Hours Dreaming’ has a coming … Continue reading Lo-fi indie charm on new LP by Bloody Death.
The scent of honesty, memory and healing marks ‘Perfume’. FEATURE | MAX BLOOM | WORDS BY KARL JOHNSON If you’ve been following Max Bloom’s progress over the last year or so, you’ve probably heard ‘To Be Alone’. The heartfelt piano-led debut single which signalled a mournful and touching record in the works. That’s kind of right, but it’s also so much more. Fans will find … Continue reading Yuck’s Max Bloom releases debut solo album.
The Australian label releasing a new LP from their vault each week for lockdown. ALBUM REVIEW | ORIGINAL PHOTO BY BEK REGAN | WORDS BY AL MILLS Here’s introducing the second ‘Isolation Series’ instalment from our pal’s on the flip-side, Third Eye Stimuli. Open The Vault! The people cry- let us hear those realmy B-Side’s and for the love of swoon keep ‘em coming. Open … Continue reading Another unreleased LP from the vault of Third Eye Stimuli Records.
NEW MUSIC | THIRD EYE STIMULI | WORDS BY AL MILLS The Australian label that’s releasing an unheard album from their cavern of dreams every week. Embrace those tears of joy as Sydney babes Third Eye Stimuli prove yet again, they’re the gift that simply keeps giving. Releasing an unheard album from their cavern of dreams EVERY WEEK for the next four weeks, these dudes … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Wolfgang White & The Lonely Hearts – ‘Infatuated’.
Family Time unleash their long awaited debut album entitled ‘The Great Abismo’, but what’s it all about? From the early ding of a bell, footsteps and the unmistakable clang of an elevator door on introduction track ‘Check In’, my curiosity was aroused. But what is ‘The Great Abismo’? The unique story of the creation of the Family Time‘s debut album ‘The Great Abismo’ is an … Continue reading Family Time create their own universe on ‘The Great Abismo’.
Desire unveil ‘Extended Play’, a touching exhibition of 80’s driven post-punk for today. It’s time to talk about Desire, a trio fusing post-punk reminiscent of Manchester heroes The Chameleons with the touching shoegaze flair of The Jesus and Mary Chain. Desire‘s most recent release is entitled ‘Extended Play’, a three track EP which brings together gigantic moments of washed out walls of guitar noise with a … Continue reading ‘Extended Play’, thunderous post-punk from Desire.
Jess Smyth aka Biig Piig unveils an intimate, jazz-indebted EP named ‘A World Without Snooze, Vol. 2’. The Irish born jazz singer and rapper Jess Smyth (Biig Piig) has had a varied upbringing – living in Cork and Marbella (Spain), then attending her South West London College and her late night casino job in central London. It feels as if all of these places are present … Continue reading ‘A World Without Snooze, Vol.2’ by Biig Piig.
Image by Anthrox Studio The product of industry hype or guitar music pioneers? black midi release their debut album. ‘Schlagenheim’ can be roughly translated to ‘hit home’ in German. The debut full length record by London band black midi could surely only be named something as strangely perfect as this. The band’s titanic sound and the album’s expert production hits home hard. It’s an uneasy … Continue reading Guitar music pioneers? black midi release ‘Schlagenheim’.
Combining the robotic leanings of Neu!, the hypnotic thud of Timber Timbre and the stark vocal strange of Nico comes Exploded View. The supergroup of sorts split their origins between Sweden, the UK, Mexico and Germany and the fusion of these musical backgrounds has brought about a sound drenched in psych-pop nostalgia. Late 2017 saw the arrival of the EP ‘Summer Came Early‘ via Sacred … Continue reading Exploded View – ‘Summer Came Early’ EP