Protomartyr: Ultimate Success Today

Detroit post-punkers Protomartyr released their fifth record, Ultimate Success Today, a few days ago. For a band forced to rush the recording of their debut record (supported by one case of beer!) Ultimate Success Today shows how far they’ve come. It explores how we live our lives, its fragility, and what a dangerous world we live in.  Ultimate Success Today is, well, terrifying. Inspired by … Continue reading Protomartyr: Ultimate Success Today

A musing on Muzz’s Muzz

Muzz is a three-piece indie supergroup made up of Interpol’s Paul Banks, Josh Kaufman of Bonny Light Horseman and Matt Barrick of The Walkmen. In early June they released their debut record, Muzz, an album in the making since 2015. So, was it worth the wait? For the most part, yes. Muzz has an unhurried, fluid and warm way to it. It’s opening tracks, “Bad … Continue reading A musing on Muzz’s Muzz