Category Archives: Music

Irk

New Leeds based noise/math 3 piece Hard hitting heavy vocals and muddy guitars, “Bread and Honey” the debut EP from Irk is for the fans of the heavier side of our beloved genre. FFO Meshuggah, The Jesus Lizard, Zu, These … Continue reading

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New Band: Orbit Shifter

Check out instrumental math-rock duo Orbit Shifter. Chicago based band influenced by 90’s Don Cab, Hella, Piglet, Storm & Stress, and King Crimson. They’ve played shows with Victor Villarreal, The Para-Medics, and Options, and will be playing shows with the … Continue reading

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Sonic Anhedonic

Brighton collective and record label Sonic Anhedonic have recently released their 2 debut records. The first coming from Yndi Halda, Bermuda Ern and SASO drummer Oli Newton via the Pseudonym The Lunchtime Sardine Club. Not only a debut for the … Continue reading

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Stream new Football etc. Lp

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Stream new Dowsing LP

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Front Bottoms – Talon of The Hawk Stream

New Jersey’s Front Bottoms have been climbing the indie hierarchy since 2008. Through a cult-like fan base, an abundance of critical reviews, and an extensive touring schedule with bands like Say Anything and Motion City Soundtrack, they finally reached the … Continue reading

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Cloud – Free Single

Audio Antihero are offering up a free single from their new signing, Los Angeles via Boston via New York artist CLOUD. His richly layered Alt. Pop is fitting in quite nicely with your resident “Specialists in Commercial Suicide”…the “Mother Sea” … Continue reading

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Giraffes? Giraffes! Split

Finally new material from math-rock two-piece Giraffes? Giraffes! in the form of a single song on a 10″ split with Goddard. Although only one song on the release it’s a 10 minute epic guitar and drum battle titled “In the Middle … Continue reading

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Sigur Rós – Kveikur stream

Stream the new album from Sigur Ros here

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Hop Along

New track from Hop Along, Sister Cities, featuring 2/3rds of the now (sadly) extinct Algernon Cadwallader. Watch this video of recording footage with Frances talking about her and the bands creative process. Visit this site, to see/read more from this … Continue reading

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Modern Baseball

Modern Baseball are a band who’s 4 members are studying at college in Philadelphia, they play 90’s style indie fused with modern lyricism reminiscent of Into It. Over It. Currently they have an LP, Sport, out now via their bandcamp for a measly … Continue reading

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múm

Icelandic experimental “folktronica” group múm have a new single, “Toothwheel”, from the forthcoming LP. They are also playing in London as part of the Ja Ja Ja Festival at the Roundhouse, celebrating everything Nordic. Listen to the new single here

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Hello Island

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Delta Sleep

New Release from Delta Sleep, 6 track album “Management” available via Big Scary Monsters. Also upcoming supporting tour, check out the dates below.

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Efterklang

Efterklang are to release a performance of their 4th studio album Piramida. As with Performing Parades  it is a live recording with an orchestral accompaniment. I saw the show live at the Barbican in London a couple of months ago and … Continue reading

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Their/They’re/There

If  you havent’t picked up the new EP from Chicago Heros Their/They’re/There then what are you waiting for? It’s Awesome. Grab it here Also check out these session videos recorded acoustically (kind of)  in the band’s rehearsal space. If you are sat there … Continue reading

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Suffer Like G Did – BEOW

New single from chaotic instrumentalers Suffer Like G Did

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Love Among The Mannequins – New Track

New Track from Love Among The Mannequins called “Joseph Cassel or John Michael Ernahue or God, D-16”

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God Damn

Check out this bad-ass video

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Fish Tank

Kent rockers Fish Tank are a young three-piece with a superb EP available as “pay what you like” on their bandcamp. It has Big Scary Monsters written all over this band, think a heavier Tangled Hair, or just listen. Unsigned … Continue reading

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Suns of Satan

Danish Label Father Figure Records, home of Dad Rocks!, have signed duo Suns of Satan. Don’t let the name put you off they are not some (delete where appropriate)  death/black/grunge/drone/thrash metal band. Suns Of Satan is the musical outlet of danish-norwegian composer, singer … Continue reading

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Samh – Spin Us Still

New release from Samh “Spin Us Still” is out now. Pick up your copy here

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Yes Bear

More great Math-Rock music from Canada, this time Vancouver based three-piece Yes Bear. Having just played a dream gig with Sargent House Legends TTNG and Tera Melos, Yes Bear seem to have a promising future ahead. Have a listen to the most … Continue reading

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Her Stems Spiral

Her Stems Spiral is an avant-garde/shoegaze project started by Shannon Lawlor of the Johannesburg based post-rock band Eyes Likes Mirrors. It was created as an entity to explore the realms of experimental and unconventional song-writing. Dreams, or the unconscious mind … Continue reading

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Selectric

Selectric are a “Sorta mathy, sorta jazzy, sorta funky and sorta not funky” 7-piece from London. They have a 3-track download, recorded by Tom Morley from Suffer Like G Did, on bandcamp. It displays competent song-writing skills combined with great musicianship. There is much … Continue reading

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The Little Unsaid

Dig For the Promise, the new album from The Little unsaid, is out 29th April available to pre-order here. If you can’t wait that long (or will have forgotten) you can listen to the full record below. He is having … Continue reading

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Samh – Spin Us Still pre-order

You can pre-order sam hodgson’s wonderful (trust me I’ve heard it) debut(ish) album Spin Us Still over on bandcamp here

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Appleseed Cast – Illumination Ritual

Appleseed Cast’s new album was released yesterday, but i’ve only had chance just now to post about it. Illumination Ritual can be streamed via pitchfork here

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Ikestra

Ikestra have released their debut album through newly formed leeds based label Destroy All Records, also home to Mahogany Hand Glider Who are just about to release a new EP April 29th.

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i love colour

The Weight, The Wolf and The Daughter’ is the second track from ‘The Antelope Sessions’, a series of live performances by ilovecolour.

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The Speed of Sound in Seawater

The Speed of Sound in Seawater have released an acoustic EP to raise funds for a full-length

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Chalk

Chalk Album sampler

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The Lunchtime Sardine Club

Oliver Newton’s (Yndi Halda, SASO, Bermuda Ern) solo project

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ilovecolour

ilovecolour playing Canaan Live from EP the wolf

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Owen

New track from upcoming Owen album. Bad Blood is taken from Mike Kinsella’s 7th studio album, L’Ami du Peuple, to be released 2/7/13. Which will join an impressive and ever growing diverse back catalog from the Chicago based math rock … Continue reading

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Iron and Wine – Ghost on Ghost Stream

Iron and Wine‘s 5th studio album, Ghost on Ghost, is released today through 4AD. Far removed from the bedroom recordings of Sam Beam and his acoustic guitar 12 years ago, this album like the previous, Kiss each other clean, has … Continue reading

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Names

Chaotic math-rockers ‘Names’ are from Montreal and have shared the stage (and a band member) with fellow city-men and in amongst the clouds favorite Gulfer. The 3-piece have a short EP available at their bandcamp, it’s a rough and raw … Continue reading

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samh

New track from the upcoming samh album, Spin us still, due for release next month You can find out more here. Or listen to other stuff here and here

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John Smith

I know I’ve been posting a lot of John Smith recently but he’s fucking amazing so no excuses needed. Here is a video of him covering a song which is massively popular on the web right now, Jasmine by Jai … Continue reading

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LOL

Season 17 Episode 3: D.W gets the Tera Melos Hello Merch LP Bundle pre-order package. Buster gets X’ed Out. Reblogged from themathrockblog Listen to the three new tracks from the upcoming album here

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The Wolf Notes

London based alternative folk inspired acoustic indie group The Wolf Notes come from all over the the globe, New York via Abu Dhabi and Zurich, to Northern Ireland and France. Songs are scarce, mostly existing in videos of live session … Continue reading

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Brownie Mountain

Chicago experimental math-rockers Brownie Mountain. Enjoy

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Their/They’re/There

Three math-rock heros have come together to form an exciting new group Their/They’re/There. Pioneer Mike Kinsella (Owen, American Football, Cap ‘N’ Jazz), Evan Weiss (Into.Over.It.) and Matthew Frank (Loose Lips Sink Ships) have been promising material for a while and … Continue reading

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Vasco Da Gama – New Track

Stream  a new track from Vasco Da Gamma, taken from new EP ‘Geography’ out April 22nd. It’s called ‘Tonight We Will Eat Something That Has Two Colours In It’ and you can listen to it here

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The Yacht Club

The Yacht Club is the solo effort of Marcus Gooda (Glass Mazes/The Marlows) from London/Norwich. Drawing influence from TTNG, Pennines and Into It Over It he has just released his first attempt at a solo album and pretty damn good … Continue reading

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Trimutri

Named after the three headed Hindu god (this is an assumption on my part), Japanese 3-piece Trimutri offer fast paced  instrumental music comparable to fellow country men Toe and Lite.

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Woodland Blue

The aforementioned Cordelia Gartside features on the first track of the indie-folk debut EP from, also brighton-based, Woodland Blue. Safe House is really quite good, have a listen below.

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Cordelia Gartside

Just found this video (through john smith) of this beautiful brighton-based bombshell, Cordelia Gartside. She has a 4-track EP out here.

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John Smith – Great Lakes out today

Fourth studio album Great Lakes is self-released today by the acoustic-guitar master John Smith. Playing at London’s southbank centre tonight should be a treat for all involved (including me) as John makes his way round the UK for the first … Continue reading

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The Little Unsaid – Single Release

The First single from upcoming sophomore album Dig For The Promise was released today. Titled “Midnight On An Island” the single promises much for the the full release out 29/04/13 Have a listen

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