I’ve said it before (though not often enough) that Protomartyr are one of the leading post-punk bands in the world right now. The four albums they’ve released to date prove it, and if one song was to encapsulate their greatness, it may just be “Night-Blooming Cereus”. An absolute masterpiece, “Night-Blooming Cereus” highlights as much as anything the incredible lyricism of frontman Joe Casey. The guy’s … Continue reading Protomartyr: Night-Blooming Cereus
Picking a Track of the Week (when I remember to) is easy when great songs come along. This week’s is another simple choice… INSIDEAWAVE released “Village” on August 9th and it’s gone down a treat since. And why wouldn’t it? It’s a wonderful indie ditty as sweet as sugar. Here’s a link to INSIDEAWAVE’s Spotify page, where you’ll find “Village” and a bunch of their … Continue reading INSIDEAWAVE: VILLAGE
Love, loss, fear, friendship. Permanence. Or, the lack there of. The delicacy of life which you are only reminded of when what you thought would last forever is swept away like sand from the palm of your hand. Brutal, yes, but part of life. And The Murder Capital know it. Post-punk past and present When I Have Fears has been a long time in the … Continue reading The Murder Capital: When I Have Fears
All Together Now gets under way tomorrow and I. CAN’T. WAIT! After hearing that last year was an absolute blast, reclessreviews had to make it to Waterford this time around! Among the performers are well known and renowned international acts including Patti Smith, Hot Chip, John Grant, The National and Father John Misty. However, there are also a whole host of brilliant “smaller” bands playing at … Continue reading 9 Unmissable All Together Now Acts!
Cardiff’s Boy Azooga are either a one-man band or a quartet depending on your music source. Either way, the music is what matters most. Having released 1, 2, Kung Fu! in 2018, Boy Azooga established themselves (I’m going with the group) as one of the most exciting up-and-coming bands in the UK. On 1, 2, Kung Fu! you find an unrestricted sound that Boy Azooga … Continue reading Boy Azooga – 1, 2, Kung Fu!
The Murder Capital have just released their latest single “Don’t Cling To Life” which takes our Track of the Week spot. With what will probably be their last release before their album When I Have Fears drops on August 16th, we find The Murder Capital going full belt. Check out the official video below. Continue reading The Murder Capital-Don’t Cling To Life
The latest of many up-and-coming post punk bands that I can’t stop listening to, Egyptian Blue, came to my attention through The Murder Capital. They recently released their debut EP Collateral Damage and that’s where we pull our Track of the Week from. “Collateral” was the first single released from the EP and is a solid lead track. These guys certainly have a lot of … Continue reading Egyptian Blue-Collateral