Tagged: Alternative Rock

Thumbhole Records Return With ‘Tracks You Might Have Missed V2’.

Thumbhole Records – Your Ears, Right Now. For our previous work on the compilation – Click Here. Above can can find our article on the stellar UK underground Punk and Alternative label Thumbhole Records and their twenty track international compilation more than doing its best to showcase some of the...

Old State and The ‘Weight’ Of It All.

Old State – St. Louis, Missouri, USA. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. To say that St. Louis emotives have changed a lot of their three-ish years as a band is an understatement. The collective Old State have undergone a number of stylistic changes since their debut Leaving Home in...

Crimson Star and The ‘Bay View’ EP – January 2018.

Crimson Star – Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. Birmingham is a big place, a very big place, a place that I personally spent a gratuitous amount of money in while touring its record shops recently. Now, this obviously gives me good reason to go back but perhaps there could be more...

Low Sun – ‘Reservoir Of Impermanent Bliss’.

Low Sun – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Canada is not the warmest of places a lot of the time and that is something that Toronto two-piece Low Sun a know all to well. What was supposed to be a idyllic winter retreat in a family cottage to record their first full-length...

Boston Punks Under Orders Debut ‘The Speaking Mind’ Single/Video.

Under Orders – Boston, Massachusetts, USA.  Photo and design credit: Pearl Lung. Boston and Punk-Rock are relatively synonymous and thats a very good thing because underground scenes are unambiguously important as a form of cultural expression, as they often operate outside the limits imposed from above. Why am I beginning the...

Salvation Jayne and The New Single ‘Juno’.

Salvation Jayne – Kent, England, United Kingdom. Kent four-piece Salvation Jayne are a band taking the female-front Hard Rock tradition further along and away from cliche, we’ve seen them before – Here – with their single ‘Burn It Down’ which saw the band build on this blueprint with their driven...

Fresh Picks: Kill The Drama Queen.

Kill The Drama Queen – Luxembourg/France/Belgium. Fresh Picks are designed to give readers all the reasons they will need to indulge in whatever facet of underground music we come across, a short – ish – take on a band or artist to entice the prospective listener with enough name-drops, genre-tags...

Sounds Of Swami – ‘Furniture For Modern Living’.

Sounds Of Swami – Keighley, England, United Kingdom. Sounds Of Swami are band that create intrigue before you press play. The Keighley four-piece first raise your eyebrows via who they cite as their influences, with the likes of At The Drive-In, Fugazi, The Bronx and Hot Snakes brashly and unashamedly...

And Burn – ‘Setbacks’.

And Burn – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. And Burn are a band I’ve been meaning to sit down with for quite some time. I once saw them play at one of the all-so common all-dayers that permeate the Melbourne live music scene, Melbourne being nearest locale to the band’s home. And...