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Ending a 16-year hiatus since its last instalment, the most mythical, longest running rock n roll mixtape odyssey in existence, Desert Sessions will return this October with the most ambitious entries yet in its expansive and elusive catalog: Vols. 11 & 12 (a/k/a respectively as Arrivederci Despair and Tightwads & Nitwits & Critics & Heels) …

Switzerland has produced some notable artists over the years, albeit not a huge amount. The Young Gods and Celtic Frost spring to mind. But here is someone who has the potential to go the distance. Vanom’s brand of electronic, guitar tinged pop is just what you didn’t realise you needed. So, tell us about Vanom. What’s …

Dublin avant-rock 5-piece BATS have announced details of their first new album in 7 years, ‘Alter Nature’, and have shared the first single to be taken from the record, ‘Old Hitler’.  With the forthcoming release of their third studio album ‘ALTER NATURE’, BATS seek to continue their ongoing quest of promoting science and reason while combating superstition …

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) continue their 40th anniversary celebrations with the announcement of a career box set, ‘Souvenir’ and brand new greatest hits collection – out October 4th. The special box set will comprise of 5 CDs and 2 DVDs housed in a 10” box set, together with a hardback book, poster and a …

Wire are the definitive post-punk band. Now there’s going to be a documentary about them. Released in 1977, Wire’s debut album ‘Pink Flag’ was like nothing before it – 21 tracks of bold dada statement, with several songs under a minute.  Forty years later in 2017, their most recent album ‘Silver/Lead’ was lauded by the music press at large, with …

For a decade, 65daysofstatic could generally be found on the peripheries of any scene trying to claim them, headed in the opposite direction. From their immediately recognisable aesthetic of glitches and urgent guitars of 2004 debut ‘The Fall of Math’, the band’s sound evolved via techno, post-rock, drum’n’bass, math rock, IDM, drone, breakcore, film scores and …

After several years of planning, Motörhead and BMG are delighted to announce the start of an exciting, extensive and detailed ultra-fan-friendly release programme spanning the band’s career from the 70s, ‘80’s, 90’s, and beyond! Kicking things off with the ‘Motörhead ‘79’ campaign, it celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the incredible Overkill, and Bomber albums with fantastic new deluxe editions, both …

The new video from London rock rebels Yur Mum is almost upon us, and we got first look at it from the band. Already SWEATSHOP has made quite the impact, getting played on BBC Radio, garnering criticl acclaim and contributing even more to their rabid and expanding fanbase. The new video, a perfect balance of satire …

Frankie Cosmos have announced their fourth studio album, ‘Close It Quietly’. Recording close to home — at Brooklyn’s Figure 8 Studios— grounded the band. ‘Close It Quietly’ is a continual reframing of the known, taking the band’s trademark micro-universe and upending it, spilling outwards into a swirl of referentiality that’s a marked departure from earlier releases, imagining and …

Dead Slow Hoot have released their new video ‘An Island Keen To Float’. Hailing from Sheffield, the 4-piece released their debut album ‘No Reunions’ earlier this year – a post-punk influenced album, that strides between gripping melodies and ferocious bursts of discordant noise, whilst drawing on influences from electronica, shoegaze, and rock. ‘An Island Keen …