Archives for February 2013

Daughter – “Still”

Daughter, the trio formed around lead singer Elena Tonra, is set to launch their first full length release If You Leave on March 18 and will it feature new songs as well as singles from their previously released EP’s, such as the critically acclaimed “Youth”  from The Wild Youth EP. The band have now released the first new single off the soon to … [Read more...]

Album from Challenger out now

New York via Florida epic-pop trio, Challenger, releases The World Is Too Much For Me http://dl.dropbox.com/u/38730955/mp3/challenger_areyouscaredtoo_03_2013.mp3 Challenger began out of desperation. Desperate to feel better, desperate to escape, desperate for something more. Challenger is that cry. Alone, or together, the cry that sounds … [Read more...]

Kicker – Not You

Like a blast from the UK circa '77, Kicker pogo and finger point their way into the 21st century with Not You. Apparently lead singer Pete The Roadie has been around the block for 20+ years, shouting his way through the pit with the likes of the Subhumans, among others. Kickers' 14 track debut album carries along with it the nostalgia of a time … [Read more...]

New Album from L’Orange

New L'Orange Track Premires The Mad Writer (feat. yU)  http://bantermm.com/tracks/TheMadWriter-featYU.mp3 Check out the premiere of L'Orange's new track, "The Mad Writer (feat. yU)." L'Orange's much anticapted new album The Mad Writer is out and can be purchased via bandcamp. Art work done by "Matt Andres" from Work The Angel for "The … [Read more...]

Elephant Stone – Elephant Stone

After a four-year break, Canadian rock band Elephant Stone has returned with their second effort. The self-titled effort shies away from the Indian style of music from before and employs a rock-infused sound that incorporates a wide range of rock tendencies. Frontman Rishi Dhir and Co. has employed a direct approach and the ten songs on Elephant … [Read more...]

Album from Greg Boring in March

Brisbane, Australia off-beat synth outfit Greg Boring will release Heavy Syrup LP via Critical Heights March 5, 2013 https://soundcloud.com/#criticalheights/greg-boring-fine-find-fined "Brisbane, Australia is the geographical lifeblood of Greg Boring- a nutrient-rich syrup of subtropical heat and man-made beaches set against brown river water … [Read more...]

Artists On Albums: AOA#32 (Cyclopean’s Jono Podmore on The Voice Of America)

Cyclopean’s Jono Podmore on… Cabaret Voltaire’s The Voice Of America (Rough Trade Records, 1980) This is not a pretty record. Released in 1980 it generally gets regarded as ‘post-punk industrial’ – for good reason too.  Recorded at the band’s own studio, Western Works, housed in a disused Victorian industrial building in a forgotten … [Read more...]

Choir Of Young Believers video on BreakThru Radio

BreakThru Radio in NYC broadcasts a twice-weekly show, BTR Live Studio, and they have a new episode with Denmark orchestral pop band Choir Of Young Believers to share. Hosted by musician and journalist Maia Macdonald, the program features breaking and established artist performing live in their SOHO studio and sitting down for an … [Read more...]

The Knife returns with new Album in April

The Knife  Announce new album ‘Shaking The Habitual’ - 8the April 2013 on Brille Records The Knife have announced a new album 'Shaking The Habitual', to be released on 8 April 2013 via Brille Records. This is their first album in seven years, since Silent Shout in 2006. The influential Swedish brother and sister duo posted a teaser on their … [Read more...]

New Video from Yards

Yards releases new "Smile" video single "The side project of Southerly's Krist Krueger, Yards essays expansive, elegant post-rock in the vein of genre standard-bearers such as Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Rachel's." says the Seattle Stranger.  Add to that the project-based conceptual cohesiveness and … [Read more...]