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Neil Peart: A Tribute

(Photo credit: Fin Costello/Redferns)     By: Adriana, Matt, Dave C, Martyn, Zachary & Dave G   This tribute is a little late but for good reason. It wasn’t an easy one to put together, even though we wholeheartedly wanted to. Some o …

Under the Influence with Katie Blount

For this Under the Influence piece we’ve chosen folk artist Katie Blount. The London-based singer-songwriter is set to release her debut album titled Dark Water on January 31st. The album was self-recorded and produced. “She built a home studio and mad …

Under the Influence with Pop.1280

New York industrial punk band Pop.1280 released their album Way Station on December 6th of last year via Weyrd Son Records. Written after their drummer and close friend, Andrew Chugg, left the band, they created an “exploration of new and disorien …

Under the Influence with Simon Grab

(Photo by Anne Morgenstern) For this Under the Influence piece we caught up with Swiss sound artist / musician Simon Grab. On November 8th he released an album titled Posthuman Species on the Swiss label -OUS (NHK yx Koyxen, Senking et al). The al …

Under the Influence with Gizmo Varillas

It’s not often that an artist gets to collaborate with someone who has not only inspired them but is a living legend. Spanish artist, now UK based, Gizmo Varillas has done just that. On October 25th he released a new single titled ‘Saving Grace’ which …

Under the Influence with Cathedral Bells

(Photo by Amber Mondell) After having returned to his home town of Cassadaga, Florida, Matt Messore (Dear Tracks) started a dreampop project under the name Cathedral Bells. On March 6th, 2020 he will release his first full-length album titled Velv …

Under the Influence with Snow Burial

Last September saw Snow Burial release their debut Prosthetic Records album called Ostrava, which maps where life’s beauty and terror collide.With their roots deep in the vibrant core of Chicago’s heavy music scene, Snow Burial already have two EPs, on …

Under the Influence with Kill Your Boyfriend

(Photo credit: Jason K Kitching)Venice based duo Kill Your Boyfriend have been around since 2011 and ” is an artistic collaboration between singer-guitarist Matteo Scarpa, standing somewhere in between a doomsday teller and a possessed Rockabilly shout …

Under the Influence with Fehlt

Fehlt is a four-piece band based out of Leeds. The project was started by art student Ewan Barr, and after moving from the North East of England to Leeds, Ewan was soon joined by guitarist Will Shuttleworth, bassist Adam Rundle and drummer Ben Udin. On …

Girls In Synthesis – Unmaking ‘The Spectacle’

…by fulfilling the Situationist’s ideal of disrupting the top down discourse of individualised dysfunctionality, breaking the spell of ‘the spectacle’ and deliberately creating environments of participation GIS may be one of the few bands that have come close to fulfilling punk’s potential.

Under the Influence with The Phantom Broadcast

(Photo Credit: Morgan Paije) The Phantom Broadcast is an experimental rock band based in Chicago. The band released the EP titled Antiquities Vol II on Nov 1st and it follows Antiquities (Vol I), which was released in April of this year. Both EPs …

Under the Influence with Perrache

 In late September, Stuttgart ambient/electronic artist Perrache (a.k.a. Joachim Henn (Frood Of The Loop, e jugend) released his solo album Barriere in movimento via Polytechnic Youth. This four track album contains one track under three minutes a …

Under The Influence with Ai fen

(Photo Credit : Natalia Kuznetsova)For this Under the Influence piece, we caught up with the artist Ai fen. You might recognize Ai fen from the Czech witch-pop duo ba:zel. Ai fen is her solo project and she recently released a track titled ‘As I Though …

Under the Influence with People Club

People Club are a Berlin-based quintet that deliver soul-filled music with funk-filled basslines. Each of the band members moved to Berlin at different times in 2017 and after having answered an online ad, the five met and the rest is history. On Novem …

Under the Influence with Fea

When I heard the track ‘Itch’ I thought, shit, this is an anthem for all bands out there. Succinct in every way. Who is the band behind this great track? The band is called Fea, a San Antonio based quartet who have been described as a “trailblazing tri …

Under the Influence with Deliluh

Toronto based art-punk quartet Deliluh recently released their second album titled Beneath The Floors on November 15th via Tin Angel Records (Telephone Explosion Records in US/CA). “Recorded in the same veterans hall 5 months prior to its sibling recor …

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