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Under The Influence with Chrissie Caulfield

With CSMA having just released a new album, possibly their most accessible (although I use that word advisedly!) yet we thought it would be a great time to get Chrissie to talk about some of the albums that have influenced her.

Under The Influence with Peter Broderick

In the wake of the release of Peter Broderick’s new album, looking back at 10 years of work, we thought it would be a good time to probe his influences.

Video Premiere: VLMV – All These Ghosts

‘All These Ghosts’ is the first single release under the VLMA banner, since they switched from ALMA,  and the first track to be taken from their imminent Stranded Not Lost album, due out in February 2018. Happily for an act which was formed i …

Under The Influence with Drew from Often The Thinker

We only became aware of Often The Thinker with the release of this year’s magnificent Better Part Of Vice but 1st December 2017 marks the 10th anniversary since the release of their first album History. To mark the occasion they’ve set their entire cat …

Conor Anderson from Dialects

Dialects’s hugely accomplished Because Your Path Is Unlike Any Other establishes them as huge talents at the very forefront of the UK’s Math / Post Rock scene. With the album out last week, we caught up with Conor for a quick chat.

Under The Influence: The Pink Diamond Revue

The Pink Diamond Revue are a three piece project from outer-space via Reading, they create a truly unique mixture of heady electro and vintage blues.  PDR combine beats from today with riffs, samples and vocal harmonies from the 50’s and 60’s. Fea …

Album Stream: Ghost Kings of the Five Regions – Season 1

Ghost Kings of the Five Regions are the incendiary combination of Have a Nice Life and Death Grips you neither knew you needed nor expected that you’d want. Season One is the first instalment in their multi-media telling of a tragedy in the fictional F …

This Patch Of Sky

This Patch of Sky don’t require introductions. They’ve been around for a while and are one of the most respected bands in the Post Rock spectrum. They don’t like to play it by the book and this time around they pushed their boundaries and released one of the best instrumental albums of 2017. We had a chance to ask Kit Day, guitarist of the band, about the new album, the past, the present and the future.

Album Premiere: Burden Limbs – Burden Limbs

Burden Limbs is the latest musical vehicle for the prodigious talent of Chad Murray. Moving away from the ambient excursions of Driven Like Machines, Burden Limbs explores lo-fi anti-folk with gothic tinges. “These lo-fi home demos were used to re …

Exclusive Track Stream: RMFTM – Beeldenwereld

For those that don’t know them, RMFTM (formerly Radar Men From The Moon) are a psych rock band from Eindhoven, Netherlands who have been cranking out superb sonic explorations since 2010. They first grabbed our attention with 2012’s Echo Forever …

Video Premiere: Watter – Death Knock

A few weeks ago, Watter released their new album, History of the Future, and today they share the video for “Death Knock”, edited by Allie Meyer. Meyer used royalty-free footage from various videos of calming natural occurrences and created a susp …

Under The Influence with Guy Andrews

Guy Andrews is a London based musician known for creating dark, atmospheric music by combining an array of influences from post-rock, techno and electronica to create expansive cinematic masterpieces. His new album released in September, Tåke, is a bro …

Exclusive Album Premiere: Vonneumann – NorN

For those that who have not come across them before, Vonneumann are an experimental post rock band from Rome, Italy and NorN is their ninth album, released on Friday 6th November through Ammiratore Omonimo Records.They describe it as their “f …

Amenra Live Stream

The Brown Acid Wizard: Lance from Permanent Records

Over the last couple of years RidingEasy Records have been releasing a series of compilations of obscure proto-metal and psych from the 60s and 70s under the moniker The Brown Acid. They have been consistently excellent with some serious lost gems on there, so we thought it was about time we caught up with their acid dealer; Lance from Permanent Records.

Under The Influence with Reformat

Ever wondered what Vangelis jamming with 65daysofstatic would sound like? Yeah, nor had we until this track from Reformat dropped in our inbox but we know now and it’s absolutely fantastic. Our interest sufficiently piqued, we asked Luke Pajak from the band to pick the three records that had the greatest influence on their musical direction.

Video Premiere: in violet – ceramic

in violet’s amber came out a year ago today. To mark the occasion, we are sharing this brand new video for ‘ceramic’ and the album is a pay what you like download all weekend from their Bandcamp page. This visual feast of a video was created by the fol …

Album Premiere: Kusanagi – Aeon

We are hugely excited to bring you an early listen to the brand new album from Liverpool’s instrumental rockers Kusanagi. which will be released on the 20th of October via physical CD, digital download and on all main streaming services. Pre-order …

Under The Influence With Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain are a fresh garage rock trio rising from Leeds featuring a handful of Leeds rockers including lead Lins Wilson of Grammatics, Tom Hudson of Pulled Apart By Horses, and Nestor Matthews of Menace Beach.  They have just released their …

Video Premiere: Korto – Hot Rock

Korto make fantastic, high energy shoegaze, landing somewhere between the swagger of Swervedriver and some of Ride’s more frenetic moments. The video for new single  is a trippy analog journey into the labyrinthine Seoul subway. Just like str …

Video Premiere: Thumpermonkey – Garmonbozia

Alt-prog-rock oddballs Thumpermonkey are back with their new EP Electricity (Rockosmos, Oct 13). A fantastic four-song collection that is incredible hard to pigeonhole, and utterly progressive in its own way. A bit Haken, a bit Radiohead, grungy, Faith …

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