New Music – Karras ‘Delusional’

With the swagger of a funk fuelled master Karras dances atop a bubbling groove with effervescent skill and masterful lyricism. In the world of underground hip-hop there are many cliques, clich├ęs, and click-chasing sychopants. The art of making a sound entirely your own is often remarkably unchampioned. Whether the mainstream or underground approve or not…

New Music – Chaos Commute ‘Bluffing’

With monstrous riffs, juggernaut foot stomp drums, and growling vocals this is punk rock that blows your speakers as well as your ear drums. It starts with a tickling electricity in the lead line which is backed up with this cataclysmic crashing of the drums that drives the track towards its inevitable explosive climax. The…

New Music – Cassels ‘Charlie Goes Skiing’

Stomping out a deafening beat that dances to the tune of a socialist groove this is a track peppered with powerful prose, off-kilter time signatures, and intricately tight instrumentation. There are certain points where the music deliberately pulls the rug out from under your feet and this feeling of unease and unexpected freefall echoes the…

New Music – Lost Tuesday Society ‘Lights’

Lured in by the beckoning sound of luscious four part vocal harmonies, when the fiddle joins in you are swiftly swept up in this uplifting and giddy experience. ‘Lights‘ is a dancing delight. As we emerge still blurry eyed from isolation into the real world tracks filled with vibrant energy from bottom to top is…

New Music – Our Violet Room ‘Secrets’

‘Secrets‘ invites the listener in with the beckon of a sweet and soft whisper. Once you’re submerged in the soundscape it’s every bit as intoxicating and electric as the intimate connection that the song paints so vividly. It begins the heartbeat of the bass and the soulful resonant chords strummed lovingly on the guitar. The…

New Music – Matthew Pinder ‘Cascade’

‘Cascade‘ ebbs and flows with the beautiful subtlety and immense raw power of a wave. As it caresses the shore with its captivating soundscape there is a build and swell in the passion and skillful songwriting that hints at the primal force that drives it. It begins with the hauntingly bittersweet plucking of the guitar.…

New Music – This Mountain Town ‘This Highway Ends’

Country music has a natural affinity with powerful storytelling. Mountain Town takes the best part of the genre and elevates it with poetic lyricism, passionate vocal delivery, and a heartfelt message. From the very first strum of a chord you can tell it will be a bittersweet journey, it’s always surprising how much of a…

New Music – TheWorst ‘Jim’s Song’

TheWorst continue to establish themselves as a completely unique voice capable of powerful and poetic lyricism plunged deep into the common consciousness on the razor sharp tip of a grunge revivalist sound. We were introduced to the band when we reviewed their last single ‘Vices’ earlier this year. There is a fire and ferocity to…