WATCH: Doom-pop discovery Control Future figure out "The Right One" on new video single
“The Right One" starts off as a melancholy synth-guitar driven melody that quickly turns into an angsty, punk-poet plea for “Looking for the Right One.” A song that feels like a plea, search, and retreat from finding it. But the search and struggle carry on.
DEMO OF THE WEEK: London 70's proto-punk super-group drop raw, fresh, bleeding cuts for the hardest rock 'n' roll times
A glorious mish-mash of raw, blistering sounds rehearsed just twice and messily recorded during their second gathering as a group.
NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: London power-pop darlings Lucy and the Rats drop sophomore effort "Got Lucky"
"Her songs sing of independence, feelings of settling into happiness within one’s own skin, but always with a bittersweet touch. At times it’s like hearing a young, and perhaps more timid, Debbie Harry and the overall combination, along with her band, comes closest to that of Nikki And The Corvettes".
INTERVIEW: Fat White Family front man Lias Saoudi seeks reasonable and musical way forward
"You can’t get a bunch of people in a building together to celebrate music with a lot of alcohol and the rest of it and expect them to follow social distancing. It’s absurd." - Lias Saoudi
WATCH: Sin City drop spaghetti western inspired video single "wafting of gun smoke that gallops into drunken, sepia-toned glory"
The Sin City boys are back with a brand new, whiskey-soaked video for their single High Noon! These kiwi-crooners are proving themselves to be a two-man quarantine song factory.
Artists and Labels Offering Donations, Special Merch, and More Today via Bandcamp
Artists and Labels Offering Donations, Special Merch, and More Today
LISTEN: Mean Motor Scooter stream new EP – Mr. Sophistication
From a scuzzed-up, suburban, B-movie, trash nightmare return the Texan saviors Mean Motor Scooter. Their new album, Mr. Sophistication, is out now via Dreamy Life Records
An Interview with David Aguilar, lead singer of The Chocolate Watchband
Their history is uniquely convoluted and has left me scratching my head every time I’ve read about them, which is why I jumped at the chance to interview original lead singer David Aguilar in order to get some of their chronology straightened out.
Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin via Goodbye Boozy Records, drop fresh vinyl repress of classic 7" EP "Pop Song" next Friday (1 May)
This is probably some of the crudest sounding material that Segall and Cronin ever laid down together.
REVIEW | Aborted Tortoise get sized up with their prophetic hypermarket horror single "Violent Consumers"
Aborted Tortoise get sized up with their 'prophetic' hypermarket horror single "Violent Consumers"
INTERVIEW | Gee Tee: Australia's Gold Coast four-track fornicators of raw, lacquer-crackled 'punk n roll' take off the mask
Gee Tee started out when its creator Kel began creating tunes solo in his bedroom on the Gold Coast. Gee Tee’s music is a touch unconventional, a little weird, humorous, lo-fi, buzzy, maxed out, wobbly and highly entertaining
WATCH: Two bar-crawling crooners from The Cavemen on lock-down in Spain release and record Country and Soul inspired single
A pair of bar-crawling crooners found themselves quarantined in a sleazy flat in Alicante, Spain with only a guitar and piano.