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Flowers Must Die – Don’t You Leave Me Now (Video)

With their new album, Kompost, just a week away here's a taste of what Flowers Must Die have in store ...
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Kid Koala – Music To Draw To: Satellite

Sketches and comic book ideas are not unfamiliar to those who have encountered the work of Kid Koala already. Some ...
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Mark Lanegan – New Video for Beehive

Mark Lanengan has long been a favourite here at The Browns and his forthcoming album Gargoyles is an absolute stormer ...
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New track from Atlas Wynd – Mona Lisa

Less is often more and two piece Atlas Wynd make more than enough noise. A barrage of guitar and drums, ...
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Darren Hayman – Woodend, Northamptonshire (Video)

Ahead of the release of the second part of his 54 Thankful Villages project (a Thankful Village being one where ...
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Ulver – The Assassination Of Julius Caesar (House Of Mythology)

“I hope you like our new direction”. Wishful words from David St Hubbins just seconds before his band Spinal Tap ...
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BardSpec – Fire Tongue (video)

BardSpec is the ambient project of Ivar Bjørnson, he of Enslaved. With an album, Hydrogen, due in June, this is ...
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Boss Hogg – Shh Shh Shh Video

What's 17 years between friends?? Time certainly does fly but it's hard to believe that it's been that long since ...
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Oxbow Video – Other People

The mighty Oxbow return with their album Thin Black Duke in May, but before the glory of a full album, ...
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True Moon – Sugar (Video)

If you like your goth-pop full fat rather than diet-goth-pop or, heaven forbid goth-pop-max, you could do a lot worse ...
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Meilyr Jones – new video for Be Soft

It's been almost a year since Mr Jones released 2013 on Moshi Moshi, and in that time he's done pretty ...
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Say Yes To GNOD, But No To The Psycho Right-Wing Capitalist Fascist Industrial Death Machine

The world might be turning to shit, but there's a resistance starting to flower in the artistic community (thank g(n)od, ...
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Aaron Keylock – Spin The Bottle (Video)

When someone is described as a teenage guitar prodigy, it's usually time to hide until the endless soloing and self-indulgence ...
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Pulled Apart By Horses – New album on the way, get lost in The Haze

Album number 4 from Pulled Apart By Horses is clippity-clopping over the horizon and into sight. The Haze will be ...
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New Power Trip Single – Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe)

Gory Glory Be! Powertrip are due to return with a new album, Nightmare Logic, on 24th Feb via Southern Lord ...
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New Single from Los Campesinos – 5 Flucloxacilin

Hot on the heels of the announcement of Los Campesinos forthcoming album (Sick Scenes - 24th Feb - Wichita) comes ...
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New Pharmakon Album Due…Don’t Lose Your Minds

Margaret Chardiet's latest work under the Pharmakon moniker is due to drop on 31st March via Sacred Bones. Entitled Contact ...
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Lift To Experience re-mix and re-issue The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads

A classic upon its release, Lift To Experience's The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads has been viewed as pretty much perfect by those ...
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Cannibal Animal – Grand Theft Manual (Video)

The terms psych and punk shouldn’t really be possible to apply to a band, both genre strands having an ethos ...
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De La Soul – Memory Of…(US) (Video)

It's been a good year in terms of welcoming back old school hip-hop acts. Common returned, A Tribe Called Quest ...
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Tim Presley – Clue (Video)

Tim Presley is out there supporting Cate Le Bon at the moment, but that doesn't mean that he's not got ...
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Aaron Keylock – All The Right Moves (Video)

Aaron Keylock has been knocking around the Oxford Blue Scene for quite sometime now, and despite his young age, he's ...
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SUMAC New EP “Before You I Appear” out on Thrill Jockey 9th December

What One Becomes is one of the albums of the year, but SUMAC still hasn't finished with 2016 yet. Not ...
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Album Of The Year 2016…

It's that time of year again where every single music mag (what's left of them), website, and pub-bore comes up ...
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Metallica – Hardwired To Self-Destruct (Blackened)

It seems as if Metallica are in a strange place at the moment. Look at that cover. Look at it ...
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Top Of The Pops Superseded By Topshop- (Browlin – All My Days)

It would appear that the aspirations of musicians have shifted somewhat in recent years. Not long ago (alright, quite a ...
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SUNNO))) to play the Barbican 21st March 2017

Last time I saw SUNNO))) was back when they played Temples Festival. That's become something of a legendary show in ...
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Ulver – Riverhead Motion Picture Soundtrack

It's hard to express just how amazing and inventive Ulver is, so instead of tying myself up in a knotted ...
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Bruising – Rest In Peace Kurt Donald Cobain (1967-1994)

Ignore the title. Yes it mentions Kurt, but there's not much more to it than that. It's an in-joke that ...
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VENN – Real Blood (Video) and album news

A couple of years ago I had the delight of meeting Peter Hook at a festival. A friend of mine ...
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Earthen Sea – About That Time (STREAM) & New album date

17th February 2017 is the date you should be scribbling in the diary you haven't yet been given for Christmas ...
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Sewer Rats – Mother Acid EP (Warren Records)

Grunge eh? It’s been 22 years since Kurt effectively put an end to it all, which is just enough time ...
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EXCEL Re-issues The Joke’s On You – Streaming NOW!!

Southern Lord presents the deluxe reissue of The Joke’s On You, the seminal 1989 LP by SoCal punk-hardcore-metal hybrid outfit, ...
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Dälek release Molten

With tour dates looming, hip hop gods Dälek release a brand new track entitled "Molten". The dates are as follows: ...
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Southern Lord to reawaken Sleep

Glory be...Good old Southern Lord, they're going to re-issue The Clarity on 12". In February 2017. Can't Christmas come, and ...
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New Ween live album – It’s About As Brown As It Gets…

Ween have announced a new live album - it's a run through of their classic God Ween Satan, performed shortly ...
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The Body and Sandworm, Split lp in October. And a triumphant return

It's been a while since I last popped a blog post up. But I've been busy with gigs/festivals and life ...
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Fucked Up – Paper House vid, new album, new EP….it’s all too much

And...they're back. It's been a while since David Comes To Life and David's Town, but Fucked Up has popped out ...
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Dot Legacy – French post-rockers debut video for Kennedy.

The title says it all really, Dot Legacy have a new video for Kennedy out. Oh and they're a bit ...
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Pontiak Tour – plus uk ticket links

Pontiak April & May 2014 Tour: Pontiak are off on tour, and hit the UK at the end of April/start ...
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