Alpha Hopper – Last Chance Power Drive LP (Swimming Faith / Radical Empathy)

This material is, what I truly believe, a second full-length by this Buffalo, NY-based quartet. Despite being fully aware of all the activities surrounding Swimming Faith, this recording somehow went under the radar, but luckily, now I have a chance to write a couple of lines about it. For those who missed my previous reviews… Read More Alpha Hopper – Last Chance Power Drive LP (Swimming Faith / Radical Empathy)

Alpha Hopper – Alpha Hex Index LP (Hex Records)

Alpha Hopper were quiet for a while, but here they are with another banging recording that will knock your socks off. For those who somehow missed my article about their previous album, Alpha Hopper is a fascinating bunch of creative people emanating from Buffalo, New York. Their music defies classifications into a particular genre, mainly… Read More Alpha Hopper – Alpha Hex Index LP (Hex Records)

Blackup – Club Dorothee CD (Rookie Records / Flight 13 Records)

Blackup is a Belgian post-punk rock band hailing from Gent. This interesting quartet performs since 2011 when their initial record Ease & Delight seen the light of the day. Later on, the group introduced more recordings in 2017, such as Clubbing Into Submission EP and a split release with Brat Farrar. After a couple of… Read More Blackup – Club Dorothee CD (Rookie Records / Flight 13 Records)

Horse Lords – The Common Task LP (Northern Spy Records)

The Common Task is a brand new album by Horse Lords, a very creative group of musicians coming from Baltimore, Maryland. The quartet has started its musical voyage in 2010, and so far has released numerous amount of excellent full-length recordings, such as a Horse Lords LP in 2012, Hidden Cities LP in 2014, Interventions… Read More Horse Lords – The Common Task LP (Northern Spy Records)

Industrial Coast x The Old Police House – Anarchy Tape (Industrial Coast)

Industrial Coast is a label from the UK and they are carrying a wide variety of experimental genres and subgenres such as experimental noise, harsh noise, ambient, drone, musique concrete and other avant-garde explorations with sounds and noises. What’s more important Industrial Coast is not like other noise labels. Their principles are based around anarcho-punk… Read More Industrial Coast x The Old Police House – Anarchy Tape (Industrial Coast)