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Exclusive Track Premiere: Shit & Shine – Mingler

Trapped in a nightmarish psychic landscape midway between the bars of Texas and the bass-bins of Berghain, Shit And Shine are back for the attack. New Album Bad Vibes is a singularly appropriate moniker for a collection of audial ex …

Exclusive Track Stream: All The Best Tapes – Best Wishes

Blossoming to life in late 2010 from the underbelly of the post-industrial wasteland of Stoke, UK as a vocal driven, three piece progressive punk rock outfit and going through as many different permutations in as many years, All The Best Tapes have evo …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Ogives Big Band – Savage Henry

Ogives, largely Ben Harris from prog behemoths ANTA, is rooted in experimentation and has previously focused on rich cinematic themes and deep sonic noise. The Ogives Big Band is a new iteration and a creative left turn. Material has been pulled from a …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Black Spirituals – Treatment

Photo: Mark Mahaney Black Spirituals are extraordinary. “From a duo of drums and guitar, this is powerful sound which compels rigorous intellectual commitment, physical-material-sonic engagement, exuberant enjoyment and radical freedom” said Owen …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Lost In The Riots – Trappist

We’ve known, and been massive fans of, Lost In The Riots since their most embryonic days and it has been a huge pleasure to watch them grow and develop over the years in to the math rock behemoth they are today, so we are beyond excited to bring you th …

Track Premiere: Esben and the Witch – Dull Gret

Longtime E&D faves Esben & The Witch are back! Following up 2016’s Older Terrors, new album Nowhere is released on November 16th through Season of Mist  and ahead of that we have the track ‘Dull Gret’ for you to enjoy. “We’ve been playing …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Purple Heart Parade – The Room

Manchester’s Purple Heart Parade have now unleashed their expansive second EP, Lonestar, through premiere post-rock ambassadors Club AC30. The release follows on from a number of supports and festival appearances alongside Temples, Toy, Swervedriver, T …

Under The Influence with Benjamin Shaw

Melbourne via Blackpool via Edmonton bedroom artist and anti-genre introvert Benjamin Shaw recently returned with his Megadead LP on Audio Antihero and Kirigirsu Recordings. Their first vocal album since 2014’s acclaimed Goodbye, Cagoule World, it’s an …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Kid Kin – Jarmo

Photo credit Helen Messenger Kid Kin is the musical moniker of Oxford based multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Peter Lloyd. Having released the Holy Youth EP in 2016, and the epic Masterclash single in 2017, Peter is gearing up to bring out h …

Rumour Cubes with Exclusive ¡No Pasarán! Track Stream

Two and a half years on since their last show and more than four years since Appearances Of Collection came out, Rumour Cubes are back with a gig, on Friday 14th Sep at The Underdog Gallery in London Bridge, and not one but two new tracks to release. With that in mind, we thought it was a good time to have a chat with the band and see what they’ve been up to in all that time.

Exclusive Track Stream | The Oscillation – Drop

Following a recalibration and consolidation with their recent electronics-inflected album, 2018’s U.E.F., The Oscillation are back with their sixth and most ambitious album to date, Wasted Space. We’ve heard it already and can confirm it is an absolute …

Under The Influence with Adam Fulford from Dream Logic

We were pointed in the direction of Dream Logic by Tim from perennial E&D faves Tomorrow We Sail & we thought anything Tim was in to would be worth checking out; and how right we were. We were so impressed that we immediately booked Adam to play our show with Rumour Cubes at The Underdog Gallery next week (14th Sep) so we thought it would be a good time to get him to give us the lowdown on his influences.

Exclusive Video Premiere: The Lucid Dream – Zenith (Part 2)

We are excited to bring you the video for the third single to be taken from The Lucid Dream’s brilliant new album Actualisation, out 19th October, and is soaked in the influence of acid house, amalgamated with dub and kosmische. Mark Emmerson …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Jean Jean – Tensor Field

Hot on the heals of them slaying it at this year’s Arctangent festival, we are massively excited to be able to bring you the awesome new video from French mathrock legends Jean Jean.  ‘Tensor Field’ is a 4 minutes trip shot during their recent spr …

Under The Influence with My Baby

A couple of weeks ago we saw My Baby absolutely tear it up in the rain at Boomtown Festival, attracting a sizeable crowd to shake their funky stuff in the mud to the band’s stoner disco grooves.  With a new video just released & a new album on the horizon, we thought it an ideal time to grab the band and find out what influenced their superfun sound.

Exclusive Video Premiere: NOSOUND – Shelter

Following on from the release of the first single from Nosound’s forthcoming album, Allow Yourself, the band have revealed the new song “Shelter”. The stunning new video was filmed between both the idyllic Greek island of Paros and Marston Marshes in N …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Julie’s Haircut – Fountain

We’ve been big fans of Julie’s Haircut for a few years now and it seems they just keep getting better and better.  They are following up the release of their debut album for Rocket Recordings last year by self-releasing a new 12” record on their o …

Under The Influence with The Callas

The Callas hail from Athens, Greece where they are the tip of an artistic collective producing music, artworks, films, magazines, events, art shows, initiated by the brothers Lakis & Aris Ionas.  The group have worked with the legendary Lee Ra …

Mau from AMFest, Barcelona

AMFest has been running for 5 years now but it only really came across our radar last year when the standout quality of the lineup, featuring the likes of And So I Watch You From Afar, pg lost & Sleepmakeswaves, really caught our attention. This ye …

Exclusive Video Stream: Julie’s Haircut – Purple Jewel (Live at Teatro Regio, Parma)

Italian sax driven psych explorers Julie’s Haircut follow up being one of the highlights of the recent Rocket Recordings 20th Anniversary weekend with this splendid ‘live’ video. On the night of January 27th 2018 the band performed live at the leg …

Echoes Of The Past: Re-jigging Manic Street Preachers’s Know Your Enemy

Stephen Naish takes an alternative look at Manic Street Preachers’s much maligned sixth album, Know Your Enemy.

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