V.A. – I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness

Mittens XVX 2016, anarcho-punk, compilation, eaglehaslanded, Grindcore, hardcore, post-hardcore, prejudice me, punk, Punk News, Reviews, screamo, skacore, uk, vegan, Zine 0 Comments

Artist: Various Title: I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness Release: Tape, Digital Year: 2016 Label: Prejudice Me “I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness” is an awesome compilation featuring 16 DIY punk bands to celebrate five years of Prejudice Me label’s existence! Prejudice Me is Fran & Zoe’s cute DIY label and distro that started out in 2011 simply as a way to raise money and …

Deceso Por Causa Desconocida – Demo

Charlie Vásquez 2016, chile, Deceso Por Causa Desconocida, demo, hardcore, punk, Punk News, Reviews, Santiago, Tobi Records 0 Comments

Artist: Deceso Por Causa Desconocida Title: Demo Release: Digital / Cassette Year: 2016 Label: Tobi Records Deceso Por Causa Desconocida is a hardcore band formed by young punks from Santiago, Chile. Some of them used to play in the deathrock/hardcore band El Antagonista. This new band has the raw sound that’s becoming classic in all the releases from Tobi Records. Shall we …

La Casa Fantom – Kill Me Clean

Angel S. 2016, duo, hardcore, noise, norway, punk, Punk News, review, Reviews, sludge 0 Comments

Artist: La Casa Fantom Title: Kill Me Clean Release: LP & Digital Year: 2016 Label: DIY Back in the day me and Mittens XVX brought La Casa Fantom to Sofia and honestly before we started working on their gig I didn’t really know shit about the band or their music. And believe me I caught up pretty quickly since this Norwegian bass and drums duo is …

María – Breve Cielo

Charlie Vásquez 2016, Alternative punk, argentina, buenos aires, DIY, emo, Indie, Punk News, Reviews 0 Comments

Artist: María Title: Breve Cielo Release: Digital Year: 2016 Label: DIY This is the second EP and the second release of 2016 from María, an indie/punk band from Buenos Aires, Argentina, a place with a long and rich history in punk, with a lot of emotional and passion driven bands. What does the young people of Buenos Aires got for us? It starts with Tres …

Ruined Families: An Education in Unlearning

Mittens XVX 2016, greece, hardcore, hardcore punk, interview, Interviews, Punk News, ruined families, screamo 0 Comments

2016 has been a tough year, however, being involved in the DIY hardcore punk scene is still something I feel wholeheartedly passionate about. In retrospection, there are so many bands and records I’ve listened to, live or on record, during the past year. Some of them are truly admirable and worthwile both musically and lyrically, but there are just a few to …

Music to play at home – Motorama live in Sofia

Angel S. 2016, Features, gig report, hipster lo-fi, live, motorama, post-punk, Punk News, sofia 0 Comments

photo by Svetoslav Todorov (Indioteq) Motorama were a huge thing for me when I first heard them, probably somewhere late in 2010. I’ve had their self-titled album on repeat basically ever since it was released. Last night (Dec 13) I finally had the chance to see Motorama live and I wish I had stayed and gave the album another listen instead. So, after …

No Pueden Matarnos a Todos – Hablar en lenguas

Charlie Vásquez 2016, chile, Crust Punk, dark hardcore, DIY, EP, hardcore, No Pueden Matarnos a Todos, punk, Punk News, Reviews, Santiago 0 Comments

Artist: No Pueden Matarnos a Todos Title: Hablar en lenguas Release: Digital Year: 2016 Label: DIY In all black, the Chilean hardcore punk outfit No Pueden Matarnos a Todos (You Can’t Kill Us All) presents their debut release, Hablar en lenguas (Speak in tongues), a long EP full of hard hitting chords, distortion and raw voices. The band share members with the classic …

NOT YOUR WORLD MUSIC: Noise in South East Asia

Angel S. 2016, book, cedrik fermont, experimental, Features, noise, Punk News, review, south asia 0 Comments

Ever since I first met Cedrik Fermont (C-Drik, Kirdec, Syrphe etc.) back in 2008 when Amek brought him to Sofia I’ve known about his dedication and determination to come up with a book dedicated to the experimental / noise scene of South East Asia. Through the years he’s been constantly updating his followers on the progress of this project by populating …

El Banda – Wściekłyszpaler EP

Mittens XVX 2016, anarchist, czarnyprotest, el banda, feminist, poland, punk, Punk News, punk-rock, Reviews 0 Comments

Artist: El Banda Title: Wściekłyszpaler Release: Digital Year: 2016 Label: DIY El Banda has been a favorite band of mine ever since I’ve heard them back in 2006. For those who are not familiar, El Banda comes from Warsaw and features long time Polish punk veterans: Antidotum, Trawnika,—and the best fucking band in whole world—Post Regiment! Their first full-length Przejdzie Ci came out …