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The Quietus review
11.05.17

Few bands shapeshift as capably as Atlanta, Georgia’s Black Lips. Quintessential garage rock chameleons, they have filtered far-flung influence across seven transmogrifying...

Spotinews recomendation
09.03.17

Evening. This new EP by Bleached is worth seeking out. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! Bleached – Can You Deal?Filed under: 2017, Rock

Under The Radar review
27.01.17

Crunchy and resolute, Ty Segall's newest self-titled toaster turns up some unearthed crust and butter that is both satiating and balanced. The 29-year-old's ninth studio offering...

Clash review
09.11.16

Catchy choruses and breezy surf-guitars, with a string in the tail...

Clash review
09.11.16

Magnificent, spiky, scrappy, and fun...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

What is punk pop? In theory, it is an impossible concept: its very name is, after all, an oxymoron. However you choose to define it, it is perhaps the best genre for Yung to very...

The Quietus review
20.08.15

The debut LP of Indiana-based bubblegum punk trio Thee Tsunamis masquerades as a jab at the self-importance of male-dominated garage rock, but what presents as parody quickly...

Under The Radar review
16.07.15

Roanoke, Virginia trio Eternal Summers are fond of the descriptor "dream-punk."  More

Punk News review
05.07.15

The Hussy deliver an album of pure psych punk with Galore. It’s an album that gives the best of both worlds, all the things to love about psychedelic rock (tambourines, guitar...

Punk News review
25.03.15

Released in August of 2009, Watch Me Fall was the first and only full-length record of Jimmy Lindsey’s to be released on Matador Records, in what was anticipated to be both the...

Punk News review
26.02.15

Ben Cook is truly a one man rock n’ roll machine. Involved with such bands as Fucked Up, No Warning and his most recent projects, the decidedly mellower Yacht Club and Young Guv...

Punk News review
16.10.14

If people weren't flocking to Dads after Pretty Good, they'll definitely be doing so now. As they continue jamming indie rock with emo and punk, what they manage to paint yet...

Clash review
09.10.14

Tracks that will shine in front of large festival crowds…

Punk News review
12.09.14

Epic band-name aside, Mannequin Pussy really have taken an album, divisive in its nature, and used it to kick the punk game in its ass. Not every track is full-fledged punk but...

Clash review
08.09.14

The spirit of underground rock left drooling on the lawn...

Under The Radar review
03.09.14

When bands give a genre a much needed shot in the arm, they usually do so by borrowing from one band in particular who made said genre great. More

The Quietus review
15.09.14

"We know what we like and we know what we don't like." That curt phrase has become the topic sentence for Iron Lung Records, the Washington grind label that hosts the legendary...

NME review
08.09.14

A suffocating second from the on-hiatus punks

Insound review
18.08.14

This Hollywood three-some are currently freezing their behinds off in Detroit recording the follow up to their debut album with Jim Diamond (The White Stripes/Greenhornes). Be on...

Spotinews recomendation
20.08.14

Hey there. From a very recent Spotify update comes the new album by Beach Day. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! (US version here.) Beach Day – Native EchoesFiled under: 2014, Pop, Rock

Under The Radar review
15.07.14

Greg Cartwright finds a new home on Merge for the latest incarnation of Reigning Sound, and continues his heart-on-the-sleeve, southern-fried mining of '50s and '60s R&B, '60s...

Spotinews recomendation
15.07.14

Hello. The new album by Reigning Sound is a delight. Genre: rock. Enjoy! Reigning Sound – ShatteredFiled under: 2014, Rock

Insound review
06.05.14

Billy Childish has been releasing records, painting, writing poetry and generally doing his own thing for the past 32 years. Over the years Billy has been championed by lots of...

Insound review
02.05.14

Here comes Dahga Bloom’s new record No Curtains : psychotic sonics from the “other side” of the Orange County tracks. This psychedelic quintet aims straight for the head with...

NME review
30.04.14

Messy lo-fi garage-rock from Portland oddballs

Spotinews recomendation
20.04.14

Hello. The sun is shining and here is the new album by Thee Oh Sees. Genre: garage rock. Enjoy! Thee Oh Sees – DropFiled under: 2014, Rock

NME review
28.04.14

If this is the last record from John Dwyer's psych rockers, it's a great way to bow out

Spotinews recomendation
19.03.14

Good morning readers. From a very recent Spotify update: the dynamic new album by The Coathangers. Genre: post-punk/garage rock. Enjoy! The Coathangers – Suck My ShirtFiled under...

Insound review
18.03.14

Cheveu has now reached album #3, and since they totally fucked up the first two steps, there's nothing surprising in seeing them come back at full speed on a countryside road...

Spotinews recomendation
17.03.14

Hey. Here is the new album by Black Lips. Genre: garage rock. Enjoy! (A US version should, as usual, be added tomorrow.) Black Lips – Underneath the RainbowFiled under: 2014, Rock

The Quietus review
11.04.14

In 2007, down a side road near Covent Garden, I saw Black Lips play in the old Rough Trade shop. The band were launching their 'It's A Problem, No, It's Not A Problem To Me...

Punk News review
26.03.14

Building on the increasingly mature (if that's the right word) and melodic (again, a questionable term) work that made up Arabia Mountain, their last album, Black Lips have...

The Line of Best Fit review
21.03.14

This boisterous record is filled with plenty of raucous glimpses of what has beat at the unsteady creative heart of this notoriously dubious band for over 15 unpredictable years.

Under The Radar review
18.03.14

Whether hailed as the godfathers of a new generation of rock 'n' roll rebels (you know, because of the peeing, nudity, fighting, drugs, and general chaos) or dismissed as...

Insound review
18.03.14

Atlanta's favorite sons Black Lips have announced the impending release of their first full length in three years, Underneath the Rainbow on longtime label Vice Records. Recorded...

NME review
17.03.14

The Atlanta band's seventh is a beautifully unhinged affair

Insound review
21.02.14

Dead Moon's second LP. Great pop ballads sit side by side with heavy rock songs. A hit laden record featuring classics such as "Dead Moon Night", "A Miss Of You", "54/40 or Fight...

Insound review
21.02.14

Dead Moons' brilliant debut originally released in 1988. A band that still exists outside of the constraints that time and style usually impose on artists. An authentic mix of...

Insound review
21.02.14

Dead Moon's third LP from 1990. Another classic with hits such as "Not The Only One", "Crystal Is Falling", "Dagger Moon", "Walking On My Grave", "Johnny's Got A Gun" and "Unknown...

NME review
10.02.14

A mixed bag of organ-powered krautrock and early ’80s dance-punk beats