Smoky post punk drives on L.A. Witch’s new track

When I think of a trashy California bar, I see a hazy room, languidly drunk retro pink cocktails, Cadillacs parked outside and palm trees entwined with the neon lights. What I hear is post punk, grunge drenched, sunkissed guitar music, and L.A. Witch capture that feeling perfectly in their new single Drive Your Car - … Continue reading Smoky post punk drives on L.A. Witch’s new track

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AUGUST BROKE LONDON GIGS

Here's our fav London (OK and ONE Manchester) gigs for the skint and enthusiastic amongst us (all of us). Let us know any additions/agreements/opinions! Clean presents So Young Festival Day 1: MILK DISCO, SPORTS TEAM, VINYL STAIRCASE, SECRET HEADLINER TBA @ The Old Blue Last / Weds 2nd Aug / free entry - RSVP on … Continue reading AUGUST BROKE LONDON GIGS

Band names, balloons and recording sessions: an interview with FIGHTMILK

Fightmilk are a four piece indie band (or what I like to call post indie band, to many bemused faces and "no, I'm not quite sure what you mean"s - a genre that has the melodic vibe and scratchy guitars of indie, but plays them with a more self aware and tongue in cheek tone. … Continue reading Band names, balloons and recording sessions: an interview with FIGHTMILK

JUNE PLAYLIST

If you feel like listening to some 90s style post-grunge girls playing dreamy trashy guitars with a touch of sarcasm, this is the playlist for you. Highlights include Skating Polly's new EP featuring Veruca Salt's Louise Post and Nina Gordon (!!!), Dream Nails lamenting "nobody cares if your dick is on fire", and ShitKid's menacing … Continue reading JUNE PLAYLIST

Upcoming London gigs for the broke & excited

A selection of gigs in the next few weeks that we'll be at or wishing we were at - they're either free or cheap or WORTH IT:   Fri 2 June: Cannibal Hymns present Hotel Lux, Education, Our Girl @ Old Blue Last / free / tickets on Dice - Our Girl are relentlessly amazing live. … Continue reading Upcoming London gigs for the broke & excited

SHIT GIRLFRIEND’S RAUCOUS DEBUT

Shit Girlfriend have recently burst into the DIY scene and our Instagram feeds in a whirl of pink visuals, crunchy guitars & the (incredible) hashtag #periodpunk. Their debut Double A side record came out as a Record Store Day exclusive on Punk Slime and it is an absolute riot - 'Mummy's Boy' and 'I Don't Wanna … Continue reading SHIT GIRLFRIEND’S RAUCOUS DEBUT

HOW THE BIG MOON CHANGED MY LIFE

Though that sounds like a horrible cliché – and technically actually is a horrible cliché – it really is true. The Big Moon are an alt/indie four-piece from London, made up of Juliette, Soph, Celia & Fern. They play killer guitar music that’s loud, and fun, and exciting, and melodic and intricate and thoughtful and … Continue reading HOW THE BIG MOON CHANGED MY LIFE