Here’s another hidden gem from the Swimming Faith vault. JOHNS are no strangers to these pages, and previously I had a chance to write a couple of lines for their Night Market cassette release. Night Market happens to be their latest recording, but I am positively sure the guys are secretly working on some material.… Read More JOHNS – Grift Marks LP (Swimming Faith)
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)
It would be ridiculous to talk about the contemporary noise rock scene and not to mention Trigger Cut. This German trio tends to deliver nothing but a premium noise rock to the admirers of this characteristic sound, thanks to Ralph Schaarschmidt, a noise rock veteran who previously played in a Buzz Rodeo. After his departure… Read More Trigger Cut – Rogo CD
It’s been a while since we covered a post-punk group on our pages, but on the other hand, Maines are not just another regular post-punk band that exploits melancholic aesthetics, repetitiously explored by the countless groups before. Rather than that, Maines explore several genres to illustrate the quite characteristic sonic imagery, more complex than one… Read More Maines – Spring CD EP
Spiritbox is a relatively new post-rock group that emanates from Breda, Netherlands. Since its inception, the group delivered series of singles such as Rivals, Rattlesnakes, Doris, Cannibal Days, Haunted Days, We Skinned A Ghost (For Pleasure), The Burner, Squid Machine, A Strange Loss (feat. Kiki Mettler), Alabaster and Spirit Box. Although these are just singular… Read More Spiritbox – Milk
Gazorpazorp made quite a name for themselves on the Belgrade underground scene in such a short period, and there’s no doubt about their outstanding quality. The group is lurking around since 2016 when this quartet decided to derive its name from a fictional planet that appears countless times at the well-known animated sci-fi series Rick… Read More Gazorpazorp – Od Vazduha I Sunca CD EP (Moonlee Records)
Perhaps The Lowtones are a relatively new group, but they sound like a singular organism comprised of experienced musicians. Their melancholic music resonates in such a specific manner, and it will unquestionably suit the admirers of indie rock sound. Their self-titled album represents their latest effort, which carries loads of polyphonic delicacies. Besides their most-advanced… Read More The Lowtones – Self-Titled
We all got lost in the vast sea of good indie rock music, and it seems to me that the indie scene is getting better as the years are passing by. Each group has something fresh and unique to offer to the broader auditorium, but sometimes their polished sound is so overwhelming that they might… Read More Chaotic Neutral Gang – Demonstration
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)
Perhaps the Indigos are relatively new group that recently started their music endeavors, but their sonic appearance unquestionably showcases quite the contrary. Right with the initial beats of their debut full-length, you’ll notice a tremendous musical experience showcased through the continuously amplifying musicianship of the entire band. The band undoubtfully draws inspiration from a full… Read More Indigos – Always. Whenever.
Perhaps The Electric Lovehandles is relatively a new band, but the people involved in this group are experienced musicians with decades spent in the music industry. The group consists of Chris Keaney (principal songwriter, lead vocals, guitar), Ian Graham (backing vocals, bass guitar), and Mark Shilton (backing vocals, drums). Since their formation in 2019, this… Read More The Electric Lovehandles – Back From The Dead
2020 was rough for everyone. Pandemic and constant quarantine spoiled or permanently harmed public spaces, venues, practice rooms and forced many of them to close their doors. These actions caused many artists, and bands to call it quits and seek happiness in other professions. 2021 doesn’t look any brighter, and staff that works in the… Read More V/A – Craufurd Arms: MMXX Vol. 1.