Articles by Greg Hyde
“One of the most atmospheric albums you’ll hear all year.”
The album is one of the most energetic, confident, and fully formed debut punk rock albums that I’ve heard for quite some time.
No trace of sophomore slump in this blistering second album from Winnipeg’s best noise punk band.
Satisfyingly punky indie rock from the Midwest.
Fourth full-length from frenetic Toronto noise punks.
Whilst I had some minor misgivings about it, Lament is still the best post-hardcore album that 2020 has given us, and it sees Touché Amoré maintain their status as the best post-hardcore band in the world.
If you’re looking for music that reflects the current degenerative, regressive, dangerous state of the world, then this album does that and then some.
Uplifting power pop from Fucked Up’s core creative duo.
Innovative and spiky post-punk from Denmark.
Greg Hyde talks to Alex Vagenas of Greek noise rockers Krause.
The best gig I’ve seen so far this year . . . Bruxa Maria look set to become much bigger names within the UK’s growing psychedelic noise circuit.
Dark debut from off-kilter Greek punks.
Japanese post-rockers revisit early gems with help from an old friend.
An interesting historical document that gives a (literally) rough idea of what the Dead Kennedys sounded like as a five-piece.
Greg Hyde speaks to Daughters’ Alexis SF Marshall about touring, songwriting, and finally getting to be a ‘middle rung’ band.
The established maestro of movie scores makes a triumphant return to form.
One of the best debut albums I’ve heard for quite some time.
Whilst the album’s possibly unlikely to stand the test of time as one of the band’s best, there’s no question that their desire to move forward rather than stand still has produced one of the year’s most interesting and innovative albums.
Established industrial collaborators fail to break new ground. That being said, die-hard fans of both bands and industrial and electronic music in general may want to check this out.
The record does not ooze originality, but it is very pleasurable to listen to and a lot of fun.
“Performative Guilt sees Self Defense Family successfully opting for a far more personal and confessional songwriting style.”