(((O))) Category: Features

Featured Track: Honeycrush – ‘Split Lung’

“You know sometimes you just need to shut down the chatter in your brain and let yourself do what you’re doing. I’m so proud to release this song today but mostly I’m glad I wrote it when I did.”

Under the Influence with Great Falls

Seattle noise-rock outfit Great Falls is about to release their album Objects Without Pain on Neurot Recordings. Check out some of the band’s influences here.

Exclusive Video Premiere: Dragged Up – Hex Domestic

Like classic CBGBs proto-punk transplanted to rain-drenched Scottish streets. . .

Video Premiere: Zahn – ‘Apricot’

A triumph of febrile imagination, ‘Apricot’ proves to be far more inspiration than perspiration. It’s not only tangerines that dream. . .

Robert Calvert: Through His Work III

Robert Calvert’s work does engage with moral questions and give expression to his own views and positions on a variety on issues ranging from capitalism, state violence, racism, corruption to vivisection.

Under the Influence with Nathe Sinfield from Outergods

Nathe Sinfield from Nottingham based death metal band Outergods speaks to Echoes and Dust about 3 releases that have influenced him a lot.

Under the Influence with Nixil

Recent Prosthetic Records signees Nixil have released the next chapter of their existence with their sophomore album, From the Wound Spilled Forth Fire. Check out 3 of their musical influences here:

Under The Influence with Anna Brønsted (Our Broken Garden)

To celebrate her first new album since 2010, we asked Anna Brønsted to share several albums that have proved hugely influential on her during her long hiatus.

Track Premiere: Sophia Space Agency – ‘What a Mess’

Sophia Space Agency (Melpomeni Kermanidou) is a vocalist, keyboard player, composer, producer, sound artist and performance artist.

Featured Track: Lance Gurisik – Cull Portal pt. III

Cull Portal is an exploration of modal harmony and improvisation, extrapolated over the course of eight tracks. Woozing analog synths, grand piano, string section, live drums and Jeremy Rose’s tenor sax set the tone for this spiritual jazz/ electronic release.

Exclusive Video Premiere: Plastic Barricades – ‘Second-hand Dreams’

London indie-rock band Plastic Barricades is back with a new single ‘Second-hand Dreams’ on August 17. ‘Second-hand Dreams’ explores the world where we are always on a cusp of a better life, but never quite there. . .

Under The Influence with Ich bin Finn

Longtime faves Ich bin Finn released their new alum ‘Breakfast Pizza’ on Friday (Aug 11) through Roadkill Records. and it is a banging collection of Americana inflected grungy punk. We thought it would be the perfect time to pick their brains as to what has influenced their sound.

Exclusive Track Premiere: Emile – Nocturnal

Envision yourself in the exact place where you belong. ‘Nocturnal’ is a song about the time that you steal for yourself. It’s about friendship, and about fully submerging yourself into experiences.

Exclusive Track Premiere: Pleasure Forever – ‘To The Last Recorded Syllable of Time’

20 years after the band’s last proper album Alter was released on Sub Pop — with the catalog number Sub Pop #666, no less — Pleasure Forever returns with a new mini-album titled Distal. It’s as hard to characterize as it’s always been.

Under the Influence with William the Conqueror

Just released, William the Conqueror’s fourth album finds the indie-rock trio firing on all cylinders as Joseph confronts the thin line between creativity and madness, inspired by compassion for the real-life angels of the world. Ruarri’ Joseph’s compe …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Carlton Melton – ‘Turn to Earth’ • ‘Cloudstroming’

Turn To Earth, sure. . . but keep your head in outer space!

Under The Influence with The Dust Coda

After a triumphant performance supporting Guns N’ Roses at Hyde Park, The Dust Coda have just released their third album, Loco Paradise, via Earache Records. The new album has been receiving rave reviews to date and is packed with a raw energy and fire …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Steve Moore – ‘Time Crystals’

Steve Moore (Zombi, Lovelock) and Overcalc (Nick Skrobisz of Multicult) take the road less traveled on Calyx, an exploration of synth and psychedelic guitar. Developed from alternating vantages, these recordings feature collaborative, reinterpreted, and original works by both artists, resulting in an uncanny and bold tapestry

Under the Influence with James ‘Jimbob’ Isaac from Silverburn

Ex-Taint / Hark member James ‘Jimbob’ Isaac talks to us about 3 releases that have influenced him and his new project Silverburn.

Exclusive Video Premiere: Spits Milk – ‘Disgrace’

Peaky Blinder of a Vid-AI-o from the noisy Brummy Strummer’s forthcoming album Hell’s Lapels via Cruel Nature Recordings.

Exclusive Video Premiere: Cosse – ‘Slow Divers’

The Parisian post-rockers dive live into a Slint-tinted Seine. Enjoy the ripples. . .

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