Born Infected – Self Reflection CD (Engineer Records)

Born Infected is a brand new hardcore punk band based in Winterswijk, Netherlands. Perhaps the group is a newly established unit, but some of their band members are familiar names on the local scene. Ronald, Stan, and Patrick already played together in bands such as Past Our Means and Crawfish. With the addition of Pascal… Read More Born Infected – Self Reflection CD (Engineer Records)

Gisaza – Assassin 12″ EP (PDV Records / DeepEnd!)

Gisaza is a mysterious dubstep outlet presumably originating from Ljubljana, Slovenia. The enigmatic producer refuses to reveal his true identity and solely focuses on his musical expression to articulate with the broader auditorium. Gisaza’s slightly grimy approach to dubstep sound goes beyond the boundaries of the genre itself, mainly because of the comprehensive collection of… Read More Gisaza – Assassin 12″ EP (PDV Records / DeepEnd!)

Convertible – Holst Gate II CD (Noise Appeal Records)

Convertible is an Austrian/German indie rock group with members emanating from Bregenz and Munich. Led by a prolific Austrian writer, composer, musician, and producer Hans Platzgumer, Convertible bursts with an impressive discography fully stacked by bright ideas and marvelous musicianship. Since their formation in 2003, the group released loads of recordings such as Your Pull… Read More Convertible – Holst Gate II CD (Noise Appeal Records)

Scary Hours – Margins CD EP (Engineer Records / Pyrrhic Victory Records)

Scary Hours is a singular punk rock machinery entirely operated by Ryan Struck. Growing up in Northern Jersey, Ryan experienced working with various hardcore and punk rock groups, which helped him out to become an accomplished singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. The variety of genres shaped his music taste throughout the years, so you may hear… Read More Scary Hours – Margins CD EP (Engineer Records / Pyrrhic Victory Records)

Destroy Babylon – Shapeshifters CD (Music ADD)

Destroy Babylon shapeshifted the sound since their formation and expanded it to a more developed structure throughout the years. Comparing to their previous full-length albums, such as Olligopuzzled, Backyard Babylon, Dub Of Ages Vol.1, and Long Live The Vortex, Shapeshifters has even more to contribute than the preceding recordings. This particular material delivers defined dualities… Read More Destroy Babylon – Shapeshifters CD (Music ADD)

Flying Vipers – The Shadow Tape (Music ADD / Jump Up Records)

From our previous experience with Flying Vipers, you can’t possibly go wrong if you loudly blast their tunes over the sound system. There’s something in their artistic expression that draws you to spin their records repetitiously. This Waltham, Massachusets based dub sensation fires engaging echoic tones, which will lead you to hours of good mood… Read More Flying Vipers – The Shadow Tape (Music ADD / Jump Up Records)

Flying Vipers w/ Johnny Clarke – Highest Region 7” (Music ADD / Jump Up Records)

Flying Vipers are one of the best contemporary dub acts out there. Their knowledge of writing, composing, arranging relaxing reggae/dub numbers goes beyond comprehension in numerous cases. Even if you put all those qualities aside, there’s still an enormous understanding of finenesses by these experienced musicians, which is not hearable on the records of the… Read More Flying Vipers w/ Johnny Clarke – Highest Region 7” (Music ADD / Jump Up Records)

The Macrotones ft. Iyeoka / Destroy Babylon – Split 7″ (Music ADD)

Today, we’re covering a split 7” record between The Macrotones and Destroy Babylon. This actual release comes as an addition to the Unknown Outpost CD by The Macrotones, including a bonus number by Destroy Babylon filling on the B-side. Both bands have a lot of things in common, and besides being equally good, these bands… Read More The Macrotones ft. Iyeoka / Destroy Babylon – Split 7″ (Music ADD)

The Macrotones – Unknown Outpost CD (Music ADD)

Unknown Outpost is the third full-length album by The Macrotones. If you have previously visited our pages, you probably stumble upon our reviews about First Signs Of Danger CD and Darvaza 12”. Boston’s finest afrobeat ensemble unquestionably defies the fundamentals of the genre by thoroughly exploring other musical interests of the involved musicians. Therefore, their… Read More The Macrotones – Unknown Outpost CD (Music ADD)

The Slackers – Nobody’s Listening / Sleep Outside 12″ EP (Pirates Press Records)

The Slackers are one of those groups that don’t need an introduction. This New York City ska institution has been active for three decades without doing any breaks in between. Quite the contrary, the group is famous for being highly prolific by publishing full-lengths every two or three years, with loads of live albums, extended… Read More The Slackers – Nobody’s Listening / Sleep Outside 12″ EP (Pirates Press Records)

The Macrotones – Darvaza 12″ EP (Music ADD)

Today we’re talking about another older recording by The Macrotones, an afrobeat/funk/psychedelic rock band based in Boston, Massachusets. Previously, we covered their second album named First Signs Of Danger that blew us away with its diversity and detailed approach to the beforementioned genres. Darvaza is their following recording that went a step further in these… Read More The Macrotones – Darvaza 12″ EP (Music ADD)