Posts Tagged ‘Noise Pop’
Glasgow noise poppers The Cherry Wave have released their second EP ‘Blush‘ (this follows their self-titled EP released last July on Good Grief Records).The Scottish noise makers have tightened up, sounding more defined and better produced. Take a listen to the title track below… The Cherry Wave – ‘Blush’ Visit The Cherry Wave @ Bandcamp @ Soundcloud @ Facebook.
Noise rock goes coastal on Westkust‘s ‘Surf’ from their debut EP ‘Junk‘. The five piece from Gotheburg, Sweden have pressed 300 copies on vinyl, pick one up here! Visit Westkust (Westcoast) @ Bandcamp @ Luxury @ Facebook.
Whoa! So many sounds come flying at you in the first ten seconds of ‘Weird Luck’ that you’d be forgiven for thinking that you just won the jackpot on a slot machine. Then the noisy melodic verse hits, intent on getting stuck in your head! Life Size Maps are a Brooklyn-based noise pop band who [...]
Get set for some spaced-out noise pop courtesy of Neon Indian‘s latest release ‘Era Extraña’. Chief songwriter Alan Palomo penned much of the album whilst living in Finland. He was reportedly stalked by a local hobo during this time… but that’s a whole other story! The album cut ‘The Blindside Kiss’ tips the needle with overdriven [...]
Veteran shoegazers Astrobrite recently returned to the stage in Chicago, their first live show in more than ten years! Front man Scott Cortez was joined on stage by previous collaborators Mahogany. Astrobrite also released two tunes ‘Your Radio Body’ and ‘Forgotten Valentine’ digitally last week, but there’s more! The lo-fi drone of ‘Silvery And Starless’ [...]
Brooklyn’s Crystal Stilts are set to release their new EP ‘Radiant Door’ via Sacred Bones on November 15. The first song ‘Dark Eyes’ kicks off the double sided, five track release. ‘Radiant Door’ follows the Crystal Stilts reverb-soaked 2011 record ‘In Love With Oblivion’. The lead single ‘Shake The Shackles’ got loads of attention when [...]
Noise pop trio Peter Kernel have released their new album ‘White Death Black Heart’ via African Tape featuring the single ‘Panico! This Is Love’ and the impressive album cut ‘I’d Die Rich At Your Funeral’. A very spiteful song title! The music is no different, it gets progressively more off track and abrasvie. The Swiss/Canadian [...]
The Natural Extension Concept (The N.E.C.) will release their new album ‘Pineapple’ via Pretty Ambitious Records and [OVE:EVO] on November 8. ‘Creatures Flaming’ is our first taste from the Atlanta-based noise pop trio. ‘Creatures Flaming’ is a thick wall of delay and reverb, your ears get caught up and cheated by the haze. Did I [...]
If Jim Morrison sung with Aussie rock legends The Church, it may sound a little like this. And perhaps make Tarantino’s next soundtrack. Hello Crystal Stilts! Don’t all throw stones too quickly… I love Crystal Stilts ‘In Love With Oblivion’… I’m just still coming to grips with the fact that ‘Shake The Shackles’ was released [...]
Swirly drones, feedback and bent melodies married to catchy but elusive vocals… that’s Pink Playground in a crude nutshell! ‘Sunny Skies’ is one example, where pitch and composition somehow get left behind. The Texan band are releasing an 8 track album ‘Destination Ecstasy’ which gathers together bits and pieces from previous Pink Playground EP’s and [...]