By Lizard Hips

The Lumes – Envy

Band: The Lumes EP: Envy Label: CrazySane Records Release date: October 2017 Sounds like: Drenched in feedback, coated in mud. “I wish I was nice for a while. I wish I could walk around with a smile.” Whether the guitar at the end of third track (Discharge) on this new EP from Rotterdam’s The Lumes is being […]

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Chinese Post-Punk trio Re-TROS premiere ‘Hailing Drums’ off of their upcoming sophomore LP

Beijing’s Re-TROS (Rebuilding the Rights of Statues) is a Chinese Post-Punk band that originally took some of their influences from Joy Division and Bauhaus, but have evolved into something wonderfully creative and avant-garde since their debut EP ‘Cut Off !’ back in 2005—Which seems to have been a natural progression, as that EP featured none other Brian Eno […]

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Belgium’s “noisy” Post-Punk band Fornet premiere their disconcerting video for ‘Erase (I’m Alive)’

Belgian Post-Punk band Fornet are releasing their self titled debut EP on September 8th via Sentimental. Ahead of the release, they have shared their voyeuristic one shot video for Erase (I’m Alive), a disconcerting view of a middle aged bald man waxing off or “erasing” his body hair. The nonconformist quintet Fornet come from the rural area […]

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Ewen Friers talks CATALAN! Axis Of, Travelling and avoiding Love Island!

Those of you may remember from last year a feature on Axis Of, celebrating the release of their most recent live album, Companions. Whilst the band have been quiet of late, things have been bubbling below the surface for one of their members, bassist Ewen Friers, who is currently working on a new project, titled CATALAN! Taking […]

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Ewen Friers talks CATALAN! Axis Of, Travelling and avoiding Love Island!

Those of you may remember from last year a feature on Axis Of, celebrating the release of their most recent live album, Companions. Whilst the band have been quiet of late, things have been bubbling below the surface for one of their members, bassist Ewen Friers, who is currently working on a new project, titled CATALAN! Taking […]

By Michelle Geslani

Downtown Boys wield “Lips That Bite” on thrashing new song: Stream

Photo by Miguel Rosario Rhode Island’s Downtown Boys are using their punk rock protest music to repudiate oppressors worldwide while simultaneously give a voice to the marginalized. We heard that on the white supremacy takedown piece “Somos Chulas (No Somo Pendejas)” earlier this year, as well as on May’s politically “The Wall”. Now, the band has returned […]

By Michelle Geslani

Protomartyr announce new album, Relatives in Descent, share video for “A Private Understanding”: Watch

Photo by Daniel Topete Protomartyr had one of the best albums of 2015 with The Agent Intellect. Now, the Detroit-bred outfit is prepping its follow-up, Relatives in Descent, for new label home Domino. Due out September 29th, the 12-track effort serves as Protomartyr’s fourth overall. It was recorded over the course of two weeks in March […]

By Michelle Geslani

Beijing’s Re-TROS premiere frenzied new song “Red Rum Aviv”: Stream

Post-punk outfit Re-TROS (Rebuilding the Rights of Statues) have long been pioneers in Beijing’s music scene, their acclaimed status built on the strength of releases like 2005’s Cut Off! EP and 2009’s Watch Out! Climate Has Changed, Fat Mum Rises. Even beyond China’s borders, the band has earned the attentions of music fans and industry […]

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Neapolition Post-Punk band Geometric Vision premiere their video for ‘Apocalypse Queen’

Neapolition Post-Punk band Geometric Vision premiere their video for Apocalypse Queen, with an imagery and visual style evocative of the ancient ruined cities  ruins that encircle Vesuvius, or perhaps Sergei Parajanov’s The Color of Pomegranates. Photo by: Davide Patania Apocalypse Queen is the first track to premiere from the band’s upcoming third studio LP. For more info […]