Viagra Boys: Common Sense

Back in 2018, Sweden’s Viagra Boys dropped their debut record Street Worms. That’s a hell of a record, right up there with the best of recent post-punk releases, and if you haven’t heard it, get on it. Carrying on with the observational lyricism blended with frequent (and fitting) profanities, Common Sense is at times a little too close to Street Worms, but still very enjoyable. … Continue reading Viagra Boys: Common Sense

Odd Morris on new single “Lilac Leaves” and life lessons over pints

Odd MorrisĀ gave us “What Might Be” earlier this year. A gritty alt-rock gem, it added Odd Morris to the ever-growing list of Irish bands to watch out for. That was back in March. Today they release their second single, “Lilac Leaves”, and Reclessreviews has the inside scoop behind the song just for you. We managed to snag the band for a hot minute during the … Continue reading Odd Morris on new single “Lilac Leaves” and life lessons over pints

Post-Punk Revival Revival?

What does post-punk revival revival mean? Did post-punk fade away? Why is it even important? Was that a typo? These are all questions you might have asked yourself when you read the headline. What do I mean by post-punk revival revival? Let me explain. We all remember the heyday of the early 2000’s when post-punk/alt-rock bands such as The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand, … Continue reading Post-Punk Revival Revival?

The Murder Capital-Feeling Fades

Up-and-coming Irish post-punk rockers The Murder CapitalĀ have just released their first single titled “Feeling Fades”. They’ve been making noise here and in the UK over the last 12 months, even supporting Shame during their second Irish show of 2018 along with FONTAINES D.C. “Feeling Fades” sounds like a song by a band ready to take their chance. They sound confident, direct and most importantly full … Continue reading The Murder Capital-Feeling Fades