INTRODUCING: Babe Punch

Photos by Sam Lindley Babe Punch are a new, upcoming 5-piece alternative rock band from Nottingham/Derby. The band started in 2014 and in the short two years of them being together they have rocketed,...

INTRODUCING: Girlhood

London based duo Girlhood are set to release their debut single ‘My Boy’ on Team Talk Records; a stripped down '90s dance infused track that was recorded in a narrowboat on Regent’s Canal. The pair...

INTRODUCING: Big Joanie

In 1977, a zine called Sniffin’ Glue from South London depicted an illustration saying ‘this is a chord, this is another, this is a third. Now form a band.’ Nearly forty years later, three black...

INTRODUCING: Sky:Lark!

Play it loud lads. Few vocal lines are to be heard throughout Sky:Lark’s ‘LP2’, and the ones that can are barely audible. They prefer to simply express themselves through big, meaty riffs. Tense...

INTRODUCING: Kermes

Kermes describe themselves as ‘captivating’ and ‘sparkling’, and as someone who wants to write about bands for a living it’s comforting to find one that does the job for you. In the...

INTRODUCING: Commiserations

When you think of a house band, you tend to think of some sterile, ‘funky’ dad-rock band taking up space in a too-friendly pub, or maybe you just think of The Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy...

INTRODUCING: Malportado Kids

The Malportado Kids have chosen to decorate both their Facebook and Bandcamp page with the all-capitals quote from the late, great Paul Robeson that reads ‘THE ARTIST MUST ELECT TO FIGHT FOR FREEDOM OR...

Introducing: Exploded View

Sometimes the best stuff comes out of strategic planning, sometimes the best stuff comes out when no one’s looking. For a band built on spontaneity, Exploded View sure have had been working their way up...

Introducing: Burning House

Built upon hardened fragility, Burning House sound like an Ingmar Bergman film starring a young Kirsten Dunst. Emerging from Southampton a few years ago, the razor-sharp feedback obscures what is a clear...

Introducing: Bleed The Pigs

Sheer noise forms the backbone of all Bleed The Pigs’ songs. The Tennessee four-piece play fucking heavy, taking in grindcore and metalcore to beat the listener into the ground. Early songs like the...