Fluffy Maybes 松软许诺 is what happens when a once in a century pandemic strikes and locks people in their homes. We all dealt with it in our own way. Some people started knitting, others binge watched every TV show on Netflix while others got really good at looking engaged on Zoom-calls. Jingyun and Robin started […]
Garage-punks Parquet Courts have announced the follow-up to their 2016 hit Human Performance. The new album, Wide Awake, was produced by Danger Mouse and will be out May 18th on Rough Trade. In anticipation of the new album, the band has shared a new song called “Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience”. You can watch […]
Seattle’s finest Chastity Belt have released a new single and video in anticipation of their upcoming album I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone, out on June 2. The track is a slow-paced post punk number called “Different Now”, which strikes a more serious and tone than previous releases. Directed by Bobby McHugh, the video […]
Sometimes, when everyday life gets in the way, you forget the things that are really important. Things like listening to new music, for instance. So in the spirit of catching up, I had to go all the way back to December last year when one of Finland’s best dream pop bands, Delay Trees, released their brilliant new […]
Lana Del Rey is forever encapsulated in a wonderful, vintage world. Weightless, timeless, ageless. She is forever young and forever in love. Her latest single “Love” is a perfect illustration of this. The song is taken from her upcoming new album, which is apparently coming out later this year. The single is accompanied by an […]
All of a sudden you’re lost inside a blissful cocoon of disorienting, fuzzy and rattling guitars, feeling like you’re in some Vincent Gallo movie shot with a 16 mm camera while you’re moving in slow-motion with the world spinning around you. Then you realise you’re just listening to the new single ‘Sunday TV’ from Finland’s Black Twig.
Helsinki-based bedroom pop maker Rami Vierula, who is more commonly known as the frontman for dream pop ensemble Delay Trees, has been busy working on his solo project 23:23 since 2009. After releasing his Trilogy album compilation in 2015, he’s now returned with a new EP entitled To Die On A Faraway Island (Soliti).
Finland’s Delay Trees have spent most of their career dwelling in an unhurried dream world, filled with pastel coloured sceneries and sun-kissed guitar pop. Last January saw the release of a new album, Readymade – their third full-length on Finnish label Soliti – showing a band that has shifted gear and opted for a ‘less is more’- approach. […]
The mythical Finnish collective Paavoharju is back on the radar. On October 18th they will release their third full-lenght album “Joko sinä tulet tänne alas tai minä tulen sinne” on Svart Records. The first single taken from the album, “Patsaatkin Kuolevat”, reveals some interesting new influences. “Patsaatkin Kuolevat” (“Even Statues Die”) is a stripped down, […]
Here’s some excellent and ancient footage of Negative Approach performing and being interviewed on “Why Be Something You’re Not”, which was a cable TV show run by Detroit punks back in the 80’s. via Kick To Kill.