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Bleakness – 'Functionally Extinct' LP

added by Alex Deller on Friday December 6 2019 in New Releases

Sabotage Records have released the first full-length from French punx Bleakness, which is cheerfully titled 'Functionally Extinct'. The band mix hardcore and gloomy 80s post-punk, but you probably guessed that already from their name.

link: sabotagerecords.bandcamp.com/album/bleakness-functionally-extinct-lp

Unearthly Trance / Intensive Care split 7

added by Alex Deller on Monday November 11 2019 in Pre-orders

Feast Of Tentacles are taking pre-orders for a split between psych-doom monstrosity Unearthly Trance and hateful noise-rock endeavour Intensive Care. You know if you want it or not.

link: feastoftentacles.limitedrun.com

Fly Pan Am on tour

added by Alex Deller on Thursday October 31 2019 in Gigs

Experimentalists Fly Pan Am hit these shores in March 2020 in support of their new album for Constellation, 'C'est ça'. Here is where they will be and when:

22 March – Bristol, Colston Hall

23 March – Brighton, Rose Hill Arts

25 March – Glasgow, Broadcast

26 March – Manchester, Deaf Institute

27 March – Chelmsford, Hot Box

28 March – London, Cafe Oto

link: flypanam.bandcamp.com/album/cest-a

Gino And The Goons - 'Do The Get Around' LP

added by Alex Deller on Tuesday October 29 2019 in Pre-orders

The unstoppable Drunken Sailor Records are taking pre-orders for the latest Gino And The Goons LP, which is titled 'Do The Get Around'. Expect hectic, raucous punk that makes the Mummies sound like they had Butch Vig at the mixing desk. Alternatively, just check out the two tracks that're currently streaming...

link: drunkensailorrecords.bandcamp.com/album/do-the-get-around-lp

Overo UK tour

added by Andy Malcolm on Tuesday October 22 2019 in New Releases

Overo (Ex Football, etc. & Perfect Future) are hitting the UK in November. Here's the dates!

Overo/Punch On! 2019 UK Tour Dates:

23/11 - Exchange, Bristol
24/11 - The Hobbit, Southampton
25/11 - Rock Bottom Bar, Plymouth
26/11 - New River Studios, London
27/11 - JT Soar, Nottingham
28/11 - The Old Toll, Glasgow
29/11 - Chunk, Leeds
30/11 - The Old Abbey, Manchester

They will also have the new LP with them.

link: overo.bandcamp.com/

Melt Banana, doing a tour

added by Alex Deller on Tuesday October 1 2019 in Gigs

Melt Banana are on tour. Think the marvellous Deafkids might be joining them for at least some of the dates? Anyway, here's the skinny:

Oct 16 - London, Dingwalls

Oct 18 - Edinburgh, The Caves

Oct 19 - Glasgow, Stereo

Oct 20 - Newcastle, The Cluny

Oct 21 - Manchester, Gorilla

Oct 23 - Leeds, Brudenell

Oct 24 - Exeter, Cavern

Oct 25 - Bristol, Exchange

Oct 27 - Oxford. Wheatsheaf

Oct 28 - Birmingham, Hare and Hounds

Oct 29 - Nottingham, Bodega

Oct 30 - Huddersfield, The Parish

Oct 31 - Cambridge, Portland Arms

Nov 01 - Brighton, The Haunt

Nov 02 - Ramsgate, Music Room

link: melt-banana.net