Slowcoaches – Complex & Tour

London-based DIY punk rock trio Slowcoaches head off on tour this week (the awesome Monster Treasure support on a bunch of the dates) and they’ve just released a new single in ‘Complex’ which rages against toxic masculinity in the music industry. And beyond. It’s a ripper.

Stream to your heart’s content here. And get down to one of these shows…:

18/10/2017 – UK, Liverpool – Shipping Forecast

19/10/2017 – UK, Manchester – Soup Kitchen

20/10/2017 – UK, Sheffield – The Harley

21/10/2017 – UK, Leeds – Lending Room

23/10/2017 – UK, Newcastle – Think Tank Underground

24/10/2017 – UK, Glasgow – Broadcast

25/10/2017 – UK, Nottingham – Bodega

27/10/2017 – UK, Cardiff – Clwb Ifor Bach Downstairs

28/10/2017 – UK, Exeter – Cavern – Indie Club

30/10/2017 – UK, Bristol – The Louisiana

31/10/2017 – UK, Oxford – Cellar

01/11/2017 – UK, Brighton – The Joker

02/11/2017 – UK, London – Boston Music Room

08/11/2017 Germany, Hamburg – Hafenklang

09/11/2017 Germany, Cologne – Blue Shell

10/11/2017 Germany, Berlin – Bei Ruth

11/11/2017 Germany, Munich – Milla

14/11/2017 Germany, Mainz – Schon Schon



Lullaby with Speed

London’s Lullaby have just announced there debut EP ‘Never Let The Devil In’, set for release via their own label on 20th October. And here’s a brand new music video for a brand new track from said EP. They’ll be touring soon, don’t you worry about that.

Get on your tippy toes with Crumbs

Crumbs just released their debut album ‘Mind Yr Manners’ via Everything Sucks and now there’s a video for their track ‘On Tiptoes’ (see above). You can also get the album here

See the Leeds lot live —

25th Aug – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds w/ Current Affairs, As Ondas

29th Sep – Syrian Refugee Benefit, Wharf Chambers, Leeds w/ Bilge Pump, Ladies Night

30th Sep – London Album Launch, DIY Space for London

9th Oct – Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds w/ Pega Monstro

14th Oct – I Still Just Want to DIY Fest, Wharf Chambers, Leeds w/ Wolf Girl, Pale Kids




Monster Treasure Return with ‘Leave’

This banger of a track marks the return of California’s Monster Treasure who will be releasing second album ‘II’ via Leisure & District on 6th October. And then they’ll be blessing the UK with their live presence on a series of shows, including some with labelmates and fellow hell-raisers Slowcoaches.

Get the album here: 


UK Live Dates here:

17/10/2017 – London – Old Blue Last

18/10/2017 –  Liverpool – Studio 2 (w/Slowcoaches)

19/10/2017 – Manchester – Soup Kitchen (w/Slowcoaches)

20/10/2017 – Sheffield – The Rocking Chair (w/Slowcoaches)

21/10/2017 – Leeds –  Lending Room (w/Slowcoaches)

23/10/2017 – Newcastle – Think Tank Underground (w/Slowcoaches)

24/10/2017 – Glasgow – Broadcast (w/Slowcoaches)

25/10/2017 – Nottingham – Bodega (w/Slowcoaches)

Album tracklisting here:

  1. Searchers
  2. Neon Garden
  3. No Hope
  4. Buttercream
  5. Candy Sun
  6. Leave
  7. Heavy Real
  8. The Fall
  9. So What
  10. Come Over

Interweb connections here:


Samoans are out of this world

Wales’ Samoans have announced their long awaited second album, which is titled ‘Laika’ and set for release 29th September. Its ethereal themes and feel are embodied in the first track to be released ‘Patience’:

The album will be released on their own Apres Vous Records and is the follow up to 2014’s ‘Rescue’, which was shortlisted for the Welsh Music Prize, don’t you know.

Pre-order over on their bandcamp and grab a free download of ‘Patience’ while you’re at it.

Petrol Girls get their Fangs out

Petrol Girls have been tearing up festival stages across the UK this summer and they have a few more left to decimate… Latest video for ‘Fang’, which is taken from 2016’s debut album ‘Talk of Violence’, documents some of the band’s time on the road:



Fri, 4               UK, Manchester, Rebellion Festival

8-11                 Slovenia, Tolmin, Punk Rock Holiday

11-13               UK, Hampshire, Boomtown Fair


Sat, 2               UK, London, DIY Space for London, Loud Women Fest

Sat, 9              Germany, Stains In The Sun Festival


Find out more here.

Take a ‘Pill’ with The OBGMs

Canada’s The OBGMs were born from hip hop and now use that energy and fire within unique punk rock sensibilities. They’re playing Afropunk next weekend and will release their self-titled debut album on 8th Sept.

Here’s the latest cut from that in the form of ‘Pill’.

Pre-order the record here.