Balwan

Pure Phase Ensemble 6 feat. Anton Newcombe has unveiled the video for ‘Balwan’, the second track teasing the forthcoming ‘Live at SpaceFest!’ LP, to be released through Nasiono Records. This new single was preceded by the first one ‘God Drugs’, which sees The Brian Jonestown Massacre ringmaster Anton Newcombe at his best. The album includes seven tracks. Pure Phase Ensemble is an eclectic rotating group … Continue reading Balwan

Aural Delights 250

PLAYLIST They Called Him Zone – Death Drive – Single Jen Cloher – Waiting In The Wings – Jen Cloher The Dream Syndicate – Filter Me Through You – How Did I Find Myself Here The War on Drugs – Up All Night – A Deeper Understanding Gentle Brent – Lollipop Girl – Just Dandy Dälek – Nothing Stays Permanent – Endangered Philosophies Bionatops – IntroVAINous – Voices Iguana … Continue reading Aural Delights 250

Fly I Will, Because I Can

Brooklyn-based quartet My Favourite Things have announced the new album ‘Fly I Will, Because I Can’, which is planned for release on July 14, 2017, but are already teasing the first single ‘A Little Closer, loaded with shoegaze and dreampop goodness. This is the third album from My Favourite Things, founded in Brooklyn by Dorothea Tachler (formerly of Igloo, The Swirlies, Alles Wie Gross). Fans … Continue reading Fly I Will, Because I Can

Paralyser

Ethereal Seattle sludge band, described as occupying the enigmatic abyss between groove-laden sludge, post-hardcore and psychedelic shoegaze,  HE WHOSE OX IS GORED release their brand new “Paralyzer” seven-inch via Chain Letter Collective and the band’s own label Void Assault Records on June 16th 2017. Recorded by renowned producer Jack Endino (Soundgarden, Nirvana, L7, High On Fire, Zeke etc.) at Avast! Recording Studio (Soundgarden, Mudhoney, Earth, Supersuckers etc.), “Paralyzer” was … Continue reading Paralyser

12th May 2017 – The Coathangers – Night and Day, Manchester

An eagerly awaited gig. For a band that has been around for ten years plus, it is some what annoying to note that I have not seen them up until this point. The show, in Manchester’s “trendy” Northern Quarter, is the  first date of a lengthy European tour supporting the recent album Nosebleed Weekend and forthcoming EP Parasite. The need for a pre-gig loosener in the … Continue reading 12th May 2017 – The Coathangers – Night and Day, Manchester

New Melvins album due soon

The Melvins, release the double album A Walk With Love & Death on July 7 via Ipecac Recordings here is a taster With A Walk With Love & Death, the trio of Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Steve McDonald showcase two distinct sides of the band’s music: Death, a proper Melvins’ release, and Love, the score to the Jesse Nieminen directed, self-produced short also titled A Walk With Love & Death. A release … Continue reading New Melvins album due soon

Boris announce new album “Dear”

Legendary amplifier-worshipping trio Boris have announced the release of their twenty-third studio album, Dear, which is due out July 14th on Sargent House. Dear marks the band’s 25th year of existence and while the 10-track album is chockfull of early-Boris calling cards, the avant-garde mavens aren’t learning on old tricks, describing the album as “heavenly—far beyond heavy.”  In anticipation Boris have shared the album’s first … Continue reading Boris announce new album “Dear”