Sun Mahshene: Contradictions and Tales of Fiction

On Friday, Dublin’s psych-noise rock trailblazers Sun Mahshene released their new EP, Contradictions and Tales of Fiction. It’s one we’ve been waiting for too. These guys have been on our radar since the release of Leave This City last year and they’ve been building hype ever since. Contradictions and Tales of Fiction consists of five tracks, three of which have been released previously: “Tales of … Continue reading Sun Mahshene: Contradictions and Tales of Fiction

Movie Club release new EP and single

Genre-bending instrumentalists Movie Club has just dropped a new EP, Man O’War. The Venice-based band has also gone and released a new single, “Bones” along with an accompanying video (see below). The four-track EP includes the previously released “Moonbow” which we reviewed back in February. Psychedelic rock for the most part, the EP highlights the chemistry between the band’s two members. You can listen to … Continue reading Movie Club release new EP and single

Movie Club: Moonbow

Movie Club is an instrumental psychedelic rock duo from Venice Beach. Well, I guess they’re garage/surf/funk too – they just can’t help themselves. Which is also true of “Moonbow“, the first single to be released from their upcoming EP “Man o’ War” which is out this March. In this new single, psychedelic riffs meet heavy jams to create a fluctuating sound. This is reinforced by … Continue reading Movie Club: Moonbow

Stephen McCloskey: Whatever EP

Stephen McCloskey has a journeyman’s background, but he may have just found the road home. Having been part of several successful local bands in the past, including Watershed, The Dead Waits and The Hunky McCoy’s Blues Band, he’s going it alone and so far, it sounds like an excellent decision. Released in late November 2019, Whatever is Stephen’s debut EP. Having released two singles in … Continue reading Stephen McCloskey: Whatever EP

David Keenan: A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery

The wait is finally over. Dundalk’s David Keenan has released his long-awaited debut album A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery after a string of successful EPs, and reclessreviews couldn’t be happier. Keenan is well known for being a storyteller. However, the greatest story he’s written may very well be his own. Having moved to Liverpool in his teens to busk on its streets, to returning to … Continue reading David Keenan: A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery

Egyptian Blue-Collateral

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

MUNKY-Un, Deux, Trois, Cat

Calling all fans of, well, all music I guess,┬áMUNKY have recently released their highly anticipated debut EP Un, Deux, Trois, Cat! The Dublin rockers have been steadily building a following over the last 2 years, releasing a number of rock, funk and blues inspired bangers. I say “all fans” because MUNKY are one of the most diverse bands to come out of Ireland in recent … Continue reading MUNKY-Un, Deux, Trois, Cat

boygenius-boygenius

boygenius are an indie trio who are also somewhat of a “supergroup”. The group is made up of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. These 3 young musicians have all released critically acclaimed albums over the last 3 years and by coming together they’ve created something special. They came to my attention from one of Pitchfork’s excellent reviews, one I could never match and … Continue reading boygenius-boygenius