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Raketkanon – RKTKN #3

Belgian band Raketkanon continue their bizarre, intriguing art rock with their third album RKTKN #3. Even as an art rock album, this record is hard to pigeon hole. It carries influence from synth driven rock/pop, industrial music and even straight up noise rock. I suppose at its heart it’s a dark twisted synth rock record, but the odd time signatures and outlandish hooks create a sound that’s as confusing as it is addictive.

The Black Queen live @ Bush Hall

[Photo: William Pavli] The Black Queen put on a captivating show at Bush Hall. Despite touring their most recent record Infinite Games, they favoured their debut, Fever Daydream. While both records are equally as magnificent, it seems odd that the older record was favoured in such a way. Perhaps this was due to Fever Daydream […]

Canshaker Pi take on the A-Z challenge!

Canshaker Pi‘s noise pop caught the eye of Pavement‘s Stephen Malkmus and the band have just finished a run of UK dates as part of their UK/ European tour with Spiral Stairs. We asked the band to take us deeper into the world of Canshaker Pi by taking on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want […]

Tigercub to support Pulled Apart By Horses

Brighton alt-pop trio Tigercub are gearing up for their EU headline run this with the announcement that they are set to hit the UK as support for Pulled Apart By Horses across April and May! In celebration, they’ve released the video for new single Control which sees them explore themselves and their hometown. They say […]

Elvis Depressedly announce tour dates!

Elvis Depressedly have announced UK and European dates for April 2017! The news comes following last year’s successful first live UK shows so it’s great to see they’re eager to come back! The duo have earnt praise from fans and critics alike for their minimalistic, melancholic noise-pop and great songwriting as shown on 2015’s New […]

Faux announce tour with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n!

Having just enjoyed a hugely successful tour in Europe, Southampton dirty-pop outfit Faux are adding to their ever-growing list of shows and tours by announcing a weekender with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n in June.

More Bands Added to 2000 Trees Festival

2000trees Festival has announce its 4th full wave of bands for the huge 2016 event, happening over weekend of 7/8/9 July.


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