New Music – Plaster Of Paris ‘Danceflaw’

Danceflaw saunters in with an addictive and confident groove to cut a mean shape on the dance floor. Gorgeous vocals jiggle merrily with a slight spooky vibe that adds an interesting contrast. An anthem that celebrates the queer spaces and family that provided the band the security and comfort necessary to grow and evolve their…

New Music – Slave Dog ‘Picture Perfect’

Slave Dog aren’t looking to take it easy on the listener. Picture Perfect explodes with all the force of an atom bomb. Lyrics forceful enough to topple cities riding apocalyptic with impressive vocal velocity over gargantuan riffs. From the outset the guitar leads in with a jerking spasmodic refrain that quickly spirals into a chaotic…

New Music – Monokino ‘Your Underground’

Monokino brings together concrete blocks of experimental noise dug out from beneath the beating heart of the city to create a super cool soundscape. Your Underground shows off a much fiercer and edgier side to Monokino‘s sound. It has a prowling energy to it, pent up and ready to pounce. It begins with this sparkling…

New Music – 8Foot Felix ‘Bones’

Spooky blues? Cadaver cabaret? Space shanty? 8Foot Felix defy genre, box, label, or any kind of conventional order. They burst from the speaker with the same chaotic raw and pure energy they channel into their live performance and it is an intoxicating rhythm that wiggles its way into your very bones until you can’t help…

New Music – Longheads ‘Starvation’

Stavation begins by feeding the listener a furious little flurry of fiendish force on the drums. From there the feast of a riff roast is laid heavily down onto the centre of the table. As the listener tucks in ravenously the aroma of the main course wafts in and it’s a sludgey beast with a…

New Music – Andrew Chris ‘Floatin”

Based on a quote by the late great Jimi Hendrix Floatin’ is a track that rides the wave rather than trying to preserve it. It’s a spacey little jam that veers between its energetic hook and the more lo-fi crook of the song. Give the lyrical content it’s not surprising to find that the track…

New Music – Ugly Smile ‘Second Kind’

‘Second Kind’ waltzes in with the guitar equivalent of the Moonlight Sonata, a slightly eerie but beautifully measured sonic introduction. Once the drums join in it begins to build until about the 1 minute mark when the gathered tidal fury crashes down and the bones of the track rise up from wreckage. From here on…