Esben and the Witch: Searching for beauty in a burning world

Esben and the Witch will be releasing a new album, Older Terrors, on November 4. Their first in three years, it also marks the Brighton-based trio’s premier release on French metal label Season of Mist with whom they signed in July. “Sylvan”, the first single taken from their upcoming album, suggest a shift in style towards a heavier and more expansive sound. […]

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Cold Cave returns with new EP, releases video for “The Idea of Love”

Cold Cave AKA Wes Eisold has shared the first track from his upcoming two-song 7″ EP entitled The Idea of Love . The picture disc, graced with the image of an indescreetly dressed nun, will be released as a limited editon of 500 copies on September 9 via Heartworm.Watch the Amy Lee directed video for the title track below.

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Deafheaven live at Tavastia, Helsinki 8/22/2016

With soaked hair dripping down across his face, his black buttoned up shirt already drenched in sweat, George Clarke appears on stage with a feral look in his eyes. Like he’s sizing up the opposition and ready to attack. It’s late summer in Helsinki and an unexpected heat-wave has been hanging over the city the whole day. […]

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Bob Hund Reveals Fall Tour

  Legendary Swedish indie rockers Bob Hund will be touring the Nordic countries this Fall and have added five Finnish dates to their schedule. The extensive tour will follow the release of their upcoming album Dödliga Klassiker, which is out on September 16. The Finnish leg of their tour kicks off in Vasa on December 3, followed […]

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Robin Pahlman announces Finnish tour dates

Singer/songwriter Robin Pahlman is kicking off the Fall by heading to Finland on a mini-tour. The New York-based Finn is hitting the road this September in support of his latest album Temporary Everything, which was released in March earlier this year on Monkey Records. Catch him on the following dates. 14/9 Helsinki, Semifinal (w/ Valhe) 16/9 Turku, Dynamo 17/9 Pargas, […]

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Nadia Reid -“Call the Days”

Folk singers can turn agony into relief and heartache into even more heartache. New Zealand’s Nadia Reid shows she’s well versed in the former on “Call the Days”, taken from her debut album Listen To Formation, Look for the Signs. Reid meets us on the other side of a rough journey, with the scar tissue to prove […]

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Big Wave Riders -‘Escape The City’

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Big Wave Riders have resurfaced after a 4-year absence from the radar. The band will be releasing their sophomore album Endless Summer, quite conveniently, later this summer and unveiled their first single ‘Escape The City’ last Friday.  According to the band this song is about escapism and “feeling you need to […]

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Black Twig To Release New Album in April, Share New Video for ‘Sunday TV’

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. 

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Ceremonials: Finding an unexpected voice

  Ceremonials’ original line-up. From left: Evgeniy Gonchenko, Santtu Mäkelä, Juuso Kaasalainen, Niklas Willstedt The fist time that Niklas Willstedt met his future band members was in a rehearsal space in Helsinki back in 2013. It was a nervous Willstedt who met up with two strangers that had replied to his advertisement, looking for people to […]

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