Play of the day – Glimmerman

https://youtu.be/5rqkbqcXs34 Dublin scenesters Glimmerman are launching their new album, Here I Stand with 2 gigs this week Bello Bar tonight with their friends, the Middle Ages and panik attak also playing and Tower records on Saturday at 1 which means it’s an all ages event The record is out on Greyslate Records which many will … Continue reading Play of the day – Glimmerman

Play of the day – imperial wax

Playing dublin this week are uk post punk band Imperial Wax. My interest in the band is two fold. Featuring three former members of the fall and this new single out on Louder than war records there is a pedigree there before I even hear a note. Their album Gastwerk Saboteurs was release earlier this … Continue reading Play of the day – imperial wax

Play of the Day – Sheer Mag

Play of the day - sheer mag A distant call Wilsuns recording company In anticipation of their rocking gig in the Grand Social on November 5 I’ve been listening to this album for a while. It’s a rocky journey with riffs and some screaming vocals. It’s part 70s rock but a punk attitude hangs in … Continue reading Play of the Day – Sheer Mag

Play of the day – Daughters

Play of the day - daughters A Dark harrowing 58 minute journey. Long intros that get inside your head with a spit of disdain. The rhythms are slightly jarring which only helps add to the unease when listening. You won’t be bopping nicely around the kitchen whilst listening to this record but if you turn … Continue reading Play of the day – Daughters

Play of the day : A Lazarus soul

Play of the day A lazarus soul The d they put between the r and l Bohemia records As a lazarus soul prepare to play their sold out gig in Whelan’s this week I lament the fact that I can’t get there. If you have been lucky to get a ticket you have a treat … Continue reading Play of the day : A Lazarus soul

Play of the day – Bridge and Tunnel

Play of the day - bridge and tunnel  East / West No idea record I have been accused many times in the past of starting many reviews with recollections of the past. For those accusers here’s proof that you are correct.  I loved Latterman, saw them play in dublin. It was an amazing gig and … Continue reading Play of the day – Bridge and Tunnel

Play of the day – Recutting the crap

Play of the day - Various artists  Recutting the crap volume II The future was unwritten  Crooked beat records The first iteration of this record completely passed me by. Crooked beat records have decided to show some love for a much loved band but have picked their least popular era. That in itself is a … Continue reading Play of the day – Recutting the crap

Play of the day – Self Defense Family

Play of the day Self defense family  Have you considered punk music Run for cover records Since pretty much all of the music I listen to can be considered punk music I couldn’t turn down the opportunity of buying this record.  I knew nothing of this band and their previous 30 releases, including 5 full … Continue reading Play of the day – Self Defense Family

Play of the day – Misfortune Cookie

Play of the day - Misfortune cookie Danger from heavy seas Everything Sucks Music My listening pile is not quite as large as my to read collection. It is close and I try not to let bands skip the queue.  This was impossible with misfortune cookie. I was so excited when I heard of this … Continue reading Play of the day – Misfortune Cookie

Play of the Day – Lankum

Play of the day - lankum  Between earth and sky Rough trade “Overnight” sensations lankum released this double album nearly 2 years ago. overnight in this context means a band that have been grafting away for over 20 years, traveling and playing first as a two piece (lynched) on the edge of punk festivals. In … Continue reading Play of the Day – Lankum