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The “I Have Been Away Catch Up” Post #1

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 and the Country Fire Authority”. Not only is it a worthy cause but you also … Continue reading

Seablite – Skeleton Couch

Seablite are releasing a new EP next month titled High​-​Rise Mannequins. It’s a joint release on American label Emotional Response and the Spanish label Meritorio Records. Skeleton Couch has been released as a taster and is a fine mix of 1960s girl band and 1980’s c86/fuzzy indie pop. High​-​Rise Mannequins is available in 7″ and … Continue reading

Even As We Speak – The Black Forest

Indiepop veterans, John Peel faves and ex Sarah Records band Even As We Speak have released their first material since 1993. Entitled The Black Forest it’s a 5 track EP and the first three songs here sound like they have never been away. Standout tracks Clouds and Such A Good Feeling are likely to be … Continue reading

Seafang – Solid Gold

Seafang follow up last years excellent Motorcycle Song single with two more slices of C86 era fuzzy indie pop. Solid Gold harks back to the likes of The Shop Assistants, The Fizzbombs and a lazy era Primitives. Stardust adds some shoegaze to the layers of fuzziness sounding like a transitional My Bloody Valentine. Excellent!. It’s … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend – Three (Free?) Sampler Pack

Three label samplers for you today all of which are available for free – well on a pay what you want basis. That should keep you busy over the weekend. Oddbox Records feature a lot on this site simply because they consistently put out quality releases on a regular basis. The originally named 2016 rounds … Continue reading

September Round Up Time!

I have been a bit slack on posting these past couple of weeks but I have some good excuses for that! Firstly I have set up a new record label with my Sleeping Today Promotions collaborator. I have also been helping promote the next Culture Bunker night which takes place on October 22nd and it … Continue reading

Various – Chrimbo With You

Emotional Response have certainly had a busy end of year. They have now released a Christmas Compilation which features contributions from label owners Stewart & Jen under a variety of guises as well as contributions from their mates. It’s a mix of the usual seasonal nonsense that these compilations generally bring but it has a … Continue reading

Enemy Anemone / Cougar Vox- Split Single

Another day and another great release on Emotional Response courtesy of this fine split single. Enemy Anemone is Jen Turrell (Boyracer) who delivers three slabs of post punk inspired pop songs with the longest running in a 1m28s. Making slightly longer tunes is Australian band Cougar Vox who deliver the EP’s finest moment on the … Continue reading

Linton And Stewart / The Aislers Set

These are the first released recordings by Amy Linton, she of Henry’s Dress and The Aislers Set, since the latter’s farewell in 2003. On these recordings she is joined by Stewart Anderson (Boyracer). Unsurprisingly the two new tracks here, Looking For A Stranger On The Shore and Pigeons (download version only), sound like a fusion … Continue reading

The Debutantes – Adams Apples

The Debutantes self titled cassette was one of the highlights of last year. It has long since sold out but don’t despair as two of the tracks will be released as a 7″ single next month (and you get four of the five in an accompanying digital version). Excellent noise pop. Those over the pond … Continue reading

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