[Photo via: YouTube] KennyHoopla has released a dynamic live performance of four songs from his latest project, SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE//. The set was recorded at DTS Sound Space at KROQ, and featured blink-182 drummer Travis Barker along with guitarist Nick Long. The trio came together and created electricity on stage. Although Kenny was subdued
The new edition of England’s Dreaming is out now via Faber & Faber and Rough Trade as part of the bundle including two other pivotal Savage’s books – Teenage and 1966. Among the variety of works on the history of punk, England’s Dreaming: The Sex Pistols and Punk Rock by Jon Savage remains one of
[Photo via YouTube] WandaVision has snagged 23 Primetime Emmy nominations, marking the second-highest number of nominations this year. The show came close behind The Crown and The Mandalorian, both of which scored an impressive 24 nominations. Combined with the five nominations from The Falcon And The Winter Soldier, Marvel and Disney+ brought in 28 nominations
Punks in Peoria: Making a Scene in the American Heartland By Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett (University of Illinois Press) Local punks rejoice! Punk rock has been brewing in small towns for decades—you just have to know where to look. Punks in Peoria is just the text map you need. This book is a true
[Photo via Spotify] After the COVID-19 pandemic ruthlessly thwarted any chances of Phoebe Bridgers touring live in 2020, the Grammy-nominated singer has announced a fall 2021 tour. This marks the first time she will perform her mega-hit Punisher for a traditional, ticketed audience. The Phoebe Bridgers Reunion Tour kicks off in St. Louis, Missouri on
EP review Blondie – Vivir En La Habana EP (Blondiemusic) All formats inc Limited Edition Blue Vinyl Released 16 July 2021 Six track soundtrack EP taken from the film capturing the band’s 2019 live debut performance in Havana, Cuba. Featuring some of Blondie’s most loved classics with a Cuban twist performed with Cuban band, Sintensis
[Photo via YouTube] The quickly rising singer ALX dropped a pop-infused new single and video for his latest single, “Run Out.” The song, released through Sony Music Entertainment/Alamo Records, marks the artist’s second single in 2021 since the release of “Right Guy” in June. Read more: Phoebe Bridgers announces North American tour scheduled for Fall
Deathretro: Black Lights (Cosmic Glue) DL/ Stream Out Now! BUY/ STREAM HERE Dance-rock instigators Deathretro bring the noise with Black Lights, the second single from their much-anticipated debut album. Andy Brown shares his thoughts for Louder Than War. As we cautiously come out of lockdown, we’re going to have to refamiliarise with a few things.
[Photo by:Jordan Wolfbauer] Badflower have announced their sophomore album, THIS IS HOW THE WORLD ENDS, and dropped a new single, “Family.” Soothing guitar riffs greet listeners and carry them toward lead singer Josh Katz’s somber delivery. The first half of the song features little instrumentation other than a steady drumbeat, focusing on the vulnerability of
Jennifer Otter Bickerdike: You Are Beautiful And You Are Alone: The Biography Of Nico Faber & Faber Out Now. Autobiography on artist, model and muse Nico aims to peel back the myths and reveal the person behind the persona. Simon Tucker reviews. As the epilogue to Jennifer Otter Bickerdike’s new book on Nico tells us,
[Photos by DE’WAYNE/Jordan Knight, phem/Matt Sawin, American Teeth/Fearless Records] DE’WAYNE, American Teeth and phem are all joining forces on an addictive new collab, “SICK.” The track touches on knowing that certain bad habits will make you unhappy, sad or angry but not wanting to give them up. Read more: Badflower share new music video and announce
New Band: Holy Robots (New Single All The Right Bombs In All The Wrong Places out 30th July) Like a piece of protest graffiti scrawled across a wall, South London’s Holy Robots have appeared both anonymously and loudly, their refreshingly forthright messages beaming across social media swathed in green like a complete antidote to all
[Photo via Spotify] The Grammy-winning producer FINNEAS has been named the No. 1 songwriter on Spotify in 2020. The algorithm for judging the top songwriters had been created by music rights data service blòkur, determined by a variety of factors. Read more: Badflower share new music video and announce sophomore album The first factor depends
The France – California (Fear Records) D|L / Streaming Out Now The France release their 4th single, the positively summery, uptempo, ‘should be’ radio hit California this week following on from March’s Forever Too Long. California is influenced by a trip a couple of the Manchester based band made to the Golden State in 2017.
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Mucky Weekender Music Festival Fri 10th and Sat 11th September 2021 An Indian summer, Ibizan Vibes and Amazing Music! cMucky Weekender Music festival – curated by Dub Pistols’ legendary frontman Barry Ashworth – returns for its second year this September, to a stunning new location set within 28 acres of private parkland near Winchester. The festival
[Photo via: YouTube] Billie Eilish has dropped an eerie video for her new song, “NDA.” The video, which the artist has been teasing for weeks via Instagram, features cars burning around her as she walks down a dark street. Read more: FINNEAS leads blòkur’s Top 5 Songwriters On Spotify list for 2020 [embedded content] [embedded
Ugandan label East African Records has been releasing a whole catalogue of eclectic and fascinating musics from East Africa (more info from here ) SIRIKAWO (RETOUCH) is the latest tribute to Ugandan classics from That Malcolm Guy. Here Malcolm reworks a well-known Ugandan lullaby, turning the original message of peace into one of angry defiance.
[Photo via: YouTube] POORSTACY shouts out the misunderstood in his new track, “Children Of The Dark.” Along with the song comes a new video, shot and edited by Abraham Rasmussen, produced by Afflux Studios and directed by the singer himself. Read more: KennyHoopla and Eyedress are revolutionizing alternative as we know it The music video
Photo Credit: Paul Husband MBE San Pedro Collective return with an EP full of flavour and funky tempo. You can’t ignore this group of old school Mancunian music heads who have hunkered down through lockdown to produce a piece of funky musical art from the mind of Rikki Turner. Wayne AF Carey introduces you to