Japanese punk band Otoboke Beaver release their new album Super Champon on May 06 2022 via London’s Damnably Records. Pardon? is the latest single to be taken from the album and encapsulates everything that is good about the band. Sharp … Continue reading Otoboke Beaver – Pardon?
Last year London punk-poppers Fresh recorded a session live at Resident Studios, London. The band have now released the session as an EP. Songs such as Girl Clout and Going To Brighton sound even better in live form whilst the … Continue reading Fresh – Fresh Comes Alive!
If you are here because of yesterdays mention on the Hype Machine hello! If you are existing purveyors of these pages or just visiting then hello too. The Records I Like Hype Machine page can be found here and you … Continue reading Post Bandcamp Friday Sampler
Sometimes I am just in the mood for three chords coupled with some noise and this compilation, featuring female led bands, currently fit’s the bill. The album gets off to a rip-roaring start with the Japanese punk band Floppy-Pinkies with … Continue reading Various Artists – All Girl Super Fun Compilation
Sadly I did not have time to do a mix for July although I hope to have a couple of other mixes up before the end of this month. So for your enjoyment the August mix features a right mix … Continue reading Records I Like Mix August 2021
As the sun burns down in London with Euro 2020 in town (a speedy recovery Mr Eriksen) here is another sampler playlist consisting of indie-pop and post-punk. Here is the Playlist: or listen on YouTube And here are the individual … Continue reading The Sweltering Sunday Sampler
Girl Clout is a fiery and angry slab of riot grrrl anger dealing with the issue of being a woman in male-dominated spaces as well as the barriers that women STILL have to overcome in the music business. It’s a … Continue reading Fresh – Girl Clout
Spanish punk-pop band Aiko El Grupo will be releasing a mini-album via the Elefant Records New Adventures In Pop imprint on December 11th 2020. Titled Va Totalmente en Serio... it features 10 tracks (er is a 10 track release really … Continue reading Aiko El Grupo – Va Totalmente en Serio...
Seattle’s Chasity Belt have teamed up with Melbourne based label mates Loose Tooth to produce a split single that sees 50% of Bandcamp sales going to the “Australian wildfire relief efforts, specifically the Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities … Continue reading The “I Have Been Away Catch Up” Post #1
I posted about Boxcat’s debut single this time last year so it’s good to return to this Cardiff based band and their brand of punk rock a year later via their new EP Something. The aforementioned single was riot grrrl inspired but on the opening tracks here the band seem to have migrated over to a full on pop-punk sound. Not that is a bad thing as Ghost and Anti-Social Gathering demonstrate as the fuzzy guitars team up well with the joint female/male vocal passages. Got Money? with the opening reggae infused beats which gives way to power-pop guitars reminds me … Continue reading BoxCat – Something