Tagged: Noise Rock

Down I Go – ‘Mortals’ EP *Pre-order*.

Down I Go – Stockholm/Toronto/Chicago. Artwork credit – Elliott Elam. Down I Go are a band that (as numerous other reviews of their work will tell you) gleefully defy attempts at catagorisation, and with good reason – their back catalogue is a diverse and some might say challenging affair, incorporating some of...

An MF Exclusive Premiere: SPLURGE and Their ‘Mood Swings’.

SPLURGE – London/Brighton, England, United Kingdom. SPLURGE, a word that conjures images of Bugsy Malone and bright colours exploding from the muzzle of a Tommy or ‘Splurge’ gun if you remember that classic. However, the word SPLURGE also has a more contemporary standing and that would be in the form...

El Yunque – ‘Boxes’ Album Review.

El Yunque – Hasselt, Belgium. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Cover photo credit: Geert Braekers – Click Here. Michael Jordan and Hip-Hop, no wait, Basketball as a whole and Hip-Hop go hand in hand together. From pictures of Jay-Z, Drake and 50 Cent court-side, to Lil...

Deathsticks and Their Haunting Garage Of Distorted Noise.

Deathsticks – Whitby, Ontario, Canada. I’ll try to keep this short. Whitby based Deathsticks are a very obscure and dirty sounding duo that I honestly have no idea about whether they are a serious effort or not and I’m not even sure if I mean that as a negative criticism. They remind...

El Yunque – ‘Baskenland’ Album Review.

El Yunque – Hasselt, Belgium. Cover photo credit: Geert Braekers Photography – Click Here. El Yunque are a four piece Noise Rock band leaning on sounds from Slint, The Jesus Lizard and Fugazi, as well as modern contemporaries such as Big Ups and Iceage. Their debut album Baskenland is grating and filled with glass cutting...

Mr. Phylzzz – The Debut ‘Sound Like Everybody Else’ EP.

Mr. Phylzzz – Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Cover photo credit – Zach Evans Above (right) photo credit – Travis Bradner Photography – Click Here. For Our previous work on the band – Click Here. Back in July of 2015 year, we took a look at the debut single from Cincinnati two-piece riffy-distortion...

Through The Side Door: DIY Boston.

Boston, Massachusetts, USA. From my first house show in Boston. The smell of stale beer and the creek of decades old wood might have you think that you’re in some matter of a party at your university, but the feedback coming from the basement and the guy in the Leftöver...