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Rations Noise / Unknown River Driver release

added by Andy Malcolm on Sunday January 6 2019 in New Releases

This split LP marks the debut release for both outfits that formed in the aftermath of Long Island, NY punk band RATIONS’ hiatus in 2014. It will be available 11th January on 12" LP, cassette, and download/stream via 86'd Records.

You can check out a preview of the release here:


link: www.86drec.com

Kurokuma and Blind Monarch tour

added by Alex Deller on Monday December 31 2018 in Gigs

UK doomers Kurokuma and Blind Monarch are teaming up for a short tour of England. Here's where you can encounter their slow, miserable vibes:

27/02 - Newcastle, Trillians

28/02 - London, The Black Heart

01/03 - Nottingham, SOAN

02/03 - Bristol, The Gryphon

03/03 - Coventry, The Phoenix


link: facebook.com/blindmonarchband

Vintage Crop - 'Company Man' 7" pre-orders

added by Alex Deller on Monday December 17 2018 in Pre-orders

Drunken Sailor and Anti Fade are co-releasing a four-track 7" from "aficionados of awkward rock" Vintage Crop, entitled 'Company Man'. It's out on January 18th and promises " sharp guitars and unsteady riffs."


link: drunkensailorrecords.co.uk

An interview with The Great Sabatini

added by Alex Deller on Sunday November 25 2018 in Interviews

If you're at all fond of sludge-damaged noise-rock that's by turns heavy, aggressive and thoughtful then you need to be aware of The Great Sabatini. If for some daft reason you're not, then get your ears around their latest album (the excellent 'Goodbye Audio') and see what they have to say for themselves by clicking on the link below.


link: blog.collective-zine.co.uk/?p=250

Bilge Pump 2019 tour

added by Alex Deller on Friday November 23 2018 in Gigs

The band that is Bilge Pump are on tour in 2019. If you want to be involved with their strange and obtuse music, here is where and when you will be able to encounter them:

12/02/2019 BBC 6 Music, Marc Riley session 7-9pm

15/02/2019 Newcastle Upon Tyne, The Cumberland Arms w/ Swine Tax, Fret!

16/02/2019 Glasgow, Glad Cafe

17/02/2019 Edinburgh, Leith Depot

20/02/2019 Sheffield, Delicious Clam

21/02/2019 Cambridge, The Blue Moon w/ Doyouthinkhesaurus?

22/02/2019 Stoke-on-Trent, Mart's Brewhouse

23/02/2019 Liverpool, Drop the Dumbulls

01/03/2019 Nottingham, The Maze

02/03/2019 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club w/ Rattle, Guttersnipe, Cowtown


link: gringorecords.limitedrun.com

News about Endon

added by Alex Deller on Thursday November 15 2018 in Bands

Japanese maniacs Endon have been warping minds and genres for a few years now, with their most readily-attainable releases being two superb albums for Hydra Head/Daymare.

They've just been picked up by Thrill Jockey, and will be releasing a new mini-album in early 2019. They're also due to tour Europe with labelmates Sumac - details of where and when are below.

Mar. 08 - Aalborg, DK - 1000fryd ^

Mar. 09 - Copenhagen, DK - Alice ^

Mar. 10 - Gothenburg, SE - Skjul Fyra Sex ^

Mar. 11 - Oslo, NO - Blä ^

Mar. 12 - Stockholm, SE - Kafe 44 ^

Mar. 14 - Dortmund, NL - Junkyard *

Mar. 15 - Brussels, BE - Magasin 4 *

Mar. 16 - Bristol, UK - The Exchange *

Mar. 17 - Glasgow, UK - Stereo *

Mar. 18 - Manchester, UK - Deaf Institute *

Mar. 19 - London, UK - The Underworld *

Mar. 20 - Paris, FR - Petit Bain *

Mar. 21 - Karlsruhe, DE - Jubez *

Mar. 22 - Leipzig, DE - Institut fur Zukunft *

Mar. 23 - Berlin, DE - Zukunft Am Ostkreuz ^

^ w/ Baptists, Nordra

* w/ Baptists


link: endon.bandcamp.com