So here’s the best of a month so full of new music that the showcase comes in twice as long. Settle in, find your groove and get listening. ‘Cus right here are your summer essentials.
“Said it twice and I’ll say it again… creative, relentless and restless. The Loud Bangs have a beat on the pulse of a sound and twist those themes upwards and outwards…”
“It’s dusty, calamitous, messy. It’s full of atonal pinches and squalor. Noise detracts from the tightness, manic vocals hide the quips, its immaturity masks all its know-how…”
“So let’s start ’22 with a cool blast from Mexico, where new wave and post punk and frosty electronics hit against blurred grooves of agro…”
This is music direct to your ears. A light shone on uncovered gems. Here’s the very best of 2021.
It’s a playlist for pummel and pleasure. An hour of new music hand crafted and sculpted like a C86 mixtape for lovers…
“With gluttonous, gratuitous, cooler than thou sleaze, these lost tapes and live shows show the best of them…”
“Once again, not so much a review, or I’d smack of the taste of my trumpet. But this is news of the new double A-side – the music of Rats on the Run…”
“Out on Other Voices Records and all streaming services, with love from Russia, UK and Berlin, this is ‘We Lose Our Cool’. The music of Rats on the Run…”
“All the mood and the warning and fear, it’s still here, along with some new threads and tricks. The clarity suits, and because of it, every song feels more human than horror…”