Category Archives: New 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Be right back

So its been quite some time since I last posted, this therefore may turn into a large one. I’m going to try to update on what i’ve been listening to (both old(ish) and new(ish)), some new bands and releases plus … Continue reading

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Fatoumata Diawara

Yet another great Malian musician

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Rachel Sermanni

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Quarter Mile Thunder

Check out that natural reverb! Wonderful

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Atoms For Peace

Thom Yorke’s band Atoms For Peace, which also includes Flea and Nigel Godrich, surprised the world by releasing a new single called “Default” on iTunes. It’s an oceanic but anxious thing, running on off-kilter electronic blips but still keeping some … Continue reading

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Shoes and Socks off – Final Release and tour

Shoes And Socks Off is dead, long live Shoes And Socks Off. The end of the line is approaching for the acclaimed solo project of ex-Meet Me in St. Louis front man, and former Shield Your Eyes bassist, Toby Hayes…but … Continue reading

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Weaponess

Scarborough student four-piece Weaponess seem like they may be ones to watch for the future, evolving effects and dynamics through polished technical guitar riffs  and unpredictable song structures have drawn me to the conclusion that i am a fan already. Although still lacking … Continue reading

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Mount Fuji

Formerly Conquistadors

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Fresh Meat | Introducing… Cleft

Through brilliant early production values, interesting images of Jimmy Hill and most importantly, with an extremely promising and break-through EP, Cleft might sound like an alien entity now, but wait a few years and we’ll wager that you won’t be … Continue reading

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Turtle Bus – Kimberly Kakao

Old song, new video. here’s an rework of the same song in a desert blues style

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Juniors

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Hundred Waters

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The Little Unsaid

I saw The Little Unsaid by accident a year or so ago, just happened to stumble into Bar 1:22 on a random night in Huddersfield. I was completely overwhelmed by the whole experience, bought both CD’s that were available to … Continue reading

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We Sleep In This Machine

Just stumbled across this. We sleep in the machine unsigned post-hardcore band from york. I like

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Esperi

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Scottish multi-instrumentalist Chris James Marr shows off his looping skills, in this beautifully crafted sound scape Silo the Fire.
He has a couple of pay what you like downloads available on his bandcamp, both of which are excellent. There are definite hints of Mike Kinsella’s Owen through the distinct guitar style and arrangements

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Backton Shore – Turtle Bus

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The folk stylings of crazy bastard turtle bus recorded in a yorkshire cellar.

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Vasco Da Gamma

Four-piece from liverpool who have fused math-rock style guitar with funky latin grooves in a very accessible fashion. Very catchy and infectious. They currently have an EP and a single available for download via their bandcamp the latter for free. … Continue reading

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