The 69 Cats – Seven Year Itch CD (Cleopatra Records)

What started as a project between two prolific individuals now threatens to turn into a full-time group. When I say group, I mean supergroup because this project already involved two experienced musicians, and with a brand new material coming in a couple of days, it now involves some other prominent names that roam the underground… Read More The 69 Cats – Seven Year Itch CD (Cleopatra Records)

INTERCONTINEN7AL – INTERCONTINEN7AL

We already witnessed how musicians are collaborating between each other during the pandemic but INTERCONTINEN7AL uplifts everything on an entirely another level by connecting musicians from all seven continents. INTERCONTINEN7AL features 22 musicians who collaborated using the BandLab application to deliver a full-length recording consisting of twelve profoundly detailed compositions. The best part about this… Read More INTERCONTINEN7AL – INTERCONTINEN7AL

The John Michie Collective – High Vibrations CD

The John Michie Collective is unquestionably a rare phenomenon on the indie rock scene. Powered by marvelous ideas, exceptional musicianship, and a perfect understanding of balance, John Michie proves that some musicians don’t need involvement with the entire band at all. Mix these crucial ingredients with tremendous songwriting, composing, producing skills, and you got yourself… Read More The John Michie Collective – High Vibrations CD

Dr Schwamp – Tunes, Tall Tales & Tinctures LP

Dr. Schwamp is one of the most characteristic bands I had an opportunity to encounter during my explorations through the vast world of music. Their musical direction is not so obvious to be defined by simplistic terms, neither the group tends to converge on a particular genre. Quite the contrary, Dr. Schwamp floats between an… Read More Dr Schwamp – Tunes, Tall Tales & Tinctures LP

H.P. Zinker – Mountains Of Madness 2×12″ (Noise Appeal Records)

H.P. Zinker nurtured a turbulent lifestyle throughout their career, but that eventually nominated them for cult status among the Austrian underground music scene. Led by a prolific mastermind Hans Platzgumer, Zinker released five great albums, such as And There Was Light, Beyond It All, Perseverance, Staying Loose, and Mountains Of Madness. Besides the albums, H.P.… Read More H.P. Zinker – Mountains Of Madness 2×12″ (Noise Appeal Records)

The Midnight Vein – Till It Explodes 7” (Swimming Faith Records)

John Toothill is a man of thousand talents, and he doesn’t hesitate to showcase them through countless incarnations. Besides being entirely responsible for anything considering his record label named Swimming Faith, John performs in dozen of quality groups and outlets along the way. Science Man, Night Slaves, Alpha Hopper, Spit Kink, Black And White Cat… Read More The Midnight Vein – Till It Explodes 7” (Swimming Faith Records)

Western Addiction – Frail Bray LP (Fat Wreck Chords)

Western Addiction came a long way since their formation in 2003. Each new record is a shift towards darker melodic old school hardcore punk sound for these San Francisco, California natives. The group shaped up a recognizable sound that unquestionably stands out from the remainder of the Fat Wreck roster. To serve as a reminder,… Read More Western Addiction – Frail Bray LP (Fat Wreck Chords)

The Weight – In Control LP (Heavy Rhythm & Roll Records)

If you checked out pages in the last couple of days, you may encounter our article about Live Tapes by The Weight, where we tend to vividly capture just a small particle of the atmosphere from their live performance. The band launches loads of harmonizations in all the possible directions, and you’ll be surprised how… Read More The Weight – In Control LP (Heavy Rhythm & Roll Records)