Play of the day – Winds of Promise

Featuring vocalist Joe Nelson (Ignite, Triggerman, The Killing Flame), drummer Pat Longrie (Uniform Choice, Unity), bassist Mike Kenyon, and guitarist Joe D. Foster (Unity, Ignite, Speak 714, LastLight), expectations are certainly high for Winds of Promise, the latest band to come out of the hallowed Orange County, CA hardcore scene. I was excited when I … Continue reading Play of the day – Winds of Promise

Play of the day – Menstrual Cramps

Formed in a broken bedroom in Bristol, on the verge of homelessness, and rife with anger, The Menstrual Cramps were born. Politics on the brain and injustices surrounding them, they jumped ship to a dive in London and recorded their debut album ‘We’re Not Ovaryacting’ on distorted acoustic guitars, calling on the world to ‘Save … Continue reading Play of the day – Menstrual Cramps

Play of the day – Escape-ism

Ever since he introduced himself to listener of the DC hardcore scene with Nation of Ulysses Ian Svenonius has been shaking himself with a slightly erratic punk soul sound. He is the neurotic chainsmoking conspiracy theorist. He is the smart dressed man in a room full of punks championing the future. He is ready to … Continue reading Play of the day – Escape-ism

Play of the day – Freak Accident

The Freak Accident is a Punk/Math/Garage/Pop/Surf/Rock collision led by Victims Family/Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine guitarist-vocalist Ralph Spight. Their new Album “Misfortune Teller” finds the band delivering an ever changing array of lysergic thunder anthems with a lyrical perspective that abandons all hope for the future.

Play of the Day – Cornershop

25 years since Cornershop played Dublin and they are still blasting out tunes. They have a new single out now on Ample Play. Here is what their label have to say about them. "Cornershop are as The Times and most major papers have put it, ‘the most treasured of British institutions,’ yet they are amazingly one of the … Continue reading Play of the Day – Cornershop

Play of the Day – Mean Ceaser

In anticipation of their EP coming out next month on Little Rocket Records Mean Ceaser have produced this little video. The South London band have only been gigging since the start of this year but for two years previous had been locked into a small square room honing their gritty punky sound. The debut EP, … Continue reading Play of the Day – Mean Ceaser

Play of the Day – Uniforms

Uniforms, from Scotland are the full on electriv outfit that Derrick from Make That a take parades around stages with when he is not foing his own Tragical History Tour solo stuff.  It is Scotish fast pased punk with a nod to Celtic cousins Stiff Little Fingers. https://youtu.be/HvBCtRC1kbU The new 7" is out on Friday, … Continue reading Play of the Day – Uniforms

Song for the day – Daughters

Daughters, the Rhode Island-based noise impresarios, have confirmed that their highly-anticipated and much speculated full-length album, You Won’t Get What You Want, shall arrive on October 26th via Ipecac Recordings. “You Won’t Get What You Want is a decided effort to reference both my admiration for and my influence from, film composition and other minimalist … Continue reading Song for the day – Daughters

Play of the day: Giant Peach

Giant Peach - But You Made Me Such a beautiful Thing Straight out of Brooklyn, NY for their second lp Giant Peach have moved to Dead Broke Records. This is a record that makes more than a few changes to the sound of their Don Giovanni released debut. While their previous work opted for an … Continue reading Play of the day: Giant Peach