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The Subways guitarist Billy Lunn wrote new track ‘Fight’ after attending various marches during the band’s hiatus of 2016-2019, it was the Black Lives Matter marches in the summer of 2020. Further announcements about the bands new album will be released at a later date. Commenting on the single, Lunn says:  “Fight is a letter in …

FRESHLY pressed and starched, collars buttoned just so, Home Counties are back pursuing an ever more addictive, spasming line in capitalist critique encapsulated in wiry, fractured punk-funk. It’s like The Fire Engines were back among us, and hell we needed this. “White Shirt / Clean Shirt” continues their Beckettian lyrical railing against the rat race, …

Northern Irish pop-punks Cherym have celebrated signing to Alcopop! Records by releasing a new single, Kisses on my Cards, out right now. The Derry trio released the record just in time for Valentine’s Day, but it was too good of us to ignore. Of the track, vocalist Hannah Richardson says: “‘Kisses On My Cards’ is a …

HOME COUNTIES who, despite the name, are a five-piece happy to gaze askance at all the weird doings of modernity from the safety of Bristol, release their third, three-minute dose of angular commentary, “Modern Yuppies”, today. Us humble folks at Backseat Mafia feel embracing their particular wonky vision of the truth is a necessary step. …

BRIGHTON noiseniks Ditz have finally come down from the world of download-only and brought us five tracks of guitar-killin’ wax, in the shape of the 5 Songs EP. They’ve released a video for “Role Model”, taken from the EP, and it’s a very fine 129 seconds of towering guitar abuse.  The track sneaks on a …

BURGEONING Oxford indie imprint Alcopop! Records – having recently secured the services of angular Bristol geniuses Home Counties – has brought another very fine little band into the fold in the shape of the Netherlands’ Snow Coats. The Dutch four-piece, who released their debut LP Take the Weight off Your Shoulders in 2018, will release …

Meaning ‘Stick Man’ in Japanese, Bo Ningen are a London-based four-piece alternative rock band. Though they come from Gunma, Tajimi, Nishinomiya, and Tokyo in Japan, they coalesced in London. Two met one another at a gig in 2006 and first formed Bo Ningen as a duo, later joined by the other two members. With three studio …

Brighton post-punk / noise rock quintet DITZ have today (June 3rd) released their new EP, called, well, 5 Song EP. It’s out as a limited run of 500 on beautiful pink vinyl 12” via the ever brilliant Alcopop! Records label. Comprising of New track Role Model which has already been on the end of some …

Brighton’s DITZ have released a new track, Role Model, taken from their forthcoming 5 Songs EP, out on glorious pink And black vinyl via Alcopop! Records on 3rd July. The release is limited to 500 never to be repressed (well, not in the Pink anyway) and it can be ordered http://www.ilovealcopop.co.uk The EP contains the …