Category: Features

Fresh Picks: Captain Trips.

Captain Trips – Fareham, England, United Kingdom. This Umlaut Records rostered, Fareham-based four-piece are now in the process of releasing a brand-new record and if their 2016 eponymously titled EP is anything to go by, the band’s “south-west Skate Punk” would be foolish to ignore. MF published a small feature...

Fresh Picks: One Armed Joey.

One Armed Joey – Petaluma, California, USA. If there’s one thing synonymous with California its Punk music and it is fair to say that despite many-a-strong Punk scene globally, more often then not the warm and nurturing climate of California regularly stands out. Petaluma three-piece One Armed Joey have a...

Fresh Picks: Knifey.

Knifey – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cover photo credit – Michael Mangov. I’ll start by stating that I’ve just added these guys as my new favourite Canadian exports. Also on the list The Flatliners, Trailer Park Boys and Burt Cummings (yes, that’s his name). To date the band have but a...

Fresh Picks: Dock 83.

Dock 83 – Utrecht, The Netherlands. Cover photo credit: underxposed – Click Here. With two EPs, a split, a number of singles and a recently released full-length, it’s safe to say that Utrecht natives Dock 83 are in it for the long run with their blend of Post-Hardcore and Metalcore...

Fresh Harvest #4.

Black Tree Suns – Plymouth, England, United Kingdom. Imagine a hybrid between the tried and tested Grunge of Alice In Chains or Pearl Jam and the moody melodies and sharp riffage of Stone Sour. Imagine calm drum beats, mellow guitar riffs, sweet little harmonies and pain stricken vocals. This is...

Fresh Harvest #3.

Loose Tooth – Northampton, England, United Kingdom. A photo with fitting blur for a band whose sound is blurry but certainly not uncertain or uninviting. Formed partially from the ashes of Post-Hardcore band Death Kindly Waits For Me, Loose Tooth carry this progressive and emotive sound forward a notch, keeping...