Who’s My Eugene? // Tropical Fuck Storm

Quirky and close with a great harmonised chorus. It makes you want to look over your shoulder, there's something very unsettling to it. Their new(ish) album 'Braindrops' is streaming now, check it out and engage in some introspection. It reminds me of early Warpaint, Cats Eyes and An Experiment On a Bird In the Air... Continue Reading →

Thermometer // Ezra Furman

Let's just be happy and loud, Ezra Furman is happy and loud. Loud, prickly guitar that would be so fun to play, one of those riffs like 'Take Me Out', 'I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor' or 'Back In Black' that are poignant and simplistic but perfect. To be stored away and filed... Continue Reading →

Band of the Week // Squid

Now I don't know why but I'm getting a Maccabees vibe from Squid. Bit of an odd sentence but there you go. Really tight sound that makes use of the more odd percussion items and horns. There definitely should be more horn. Check 'Houseplants' and their latest release below. The mundane subject matter and the... Continue Reading →

Band of the Week // Kills Birds

So for the first 'Band of the Week' we have the enigmatic Kills Birds - kind of reminds me of Warpaint before they got a bit too poppy... I'm not going to drone on about their roots in LA or that they started out as a 'secret band', just give them a listen and spread... Continue Reading →

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