Tuesday, October 17, 2017

XYLITOL - IS TOXIC TO THE PIGS?? 7"

Label:     Thrilling Living/ Total Negativity
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Raging noise-punk with a heavy UK'82 influence. Not unlike The Vaginors or classic bands like Gai or Disorder.

LITTLE WHIRLS - REARRANGE THE COMFORT ZONES LP

Label:     Unbreakmyheart
Year:      2017
Country: Hamburg

Lofi indie-pop from Hamburg, Germany. Heavily influenced by Guided By Voices and Teenage Fanclub. 

Saturday, October 14, 2017

ACID BABY JESUS - LILAC DAYS LP

Label:     Fuzz Club
Year:      2017
Country: Greece

Great psych/folk/garage/pop from Greece. Their latest full length.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

SONIC ORDER - S/T 7"

Label:     Doomtown
Year:      2017
Country: UK 

Negative, raw and really pissed off hardcore from Norwich, UK. 

SAYLAVEES - CRIMSON ROSE 7"

Label:     Ugly Pop
Year:      2017
Country: USA

This New York based trio takes influences from garage, dream-pop, early psych and punkrock, just to create their own unique style. You get 3 super catchy tunes. Very nice!

JUNTA - HAR INTET PAENT AT SIGE... CS

Label:     selfreleased
Year:      2017
Country: Denmark

Raging hardcorepunk/ d-beat from Copenhagen. This is a special tape released to support their show at Nothing Nice To Say Festival in Berlin. 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

YDINTUHO - WARHEADS, THUNDER AND BLOOD 7"

Label:     Phobia
Year:      2017
Country: Finland

Raw and noisy d-beat from Finland. Highly recommended!

HARPON - BEJI LP

Label:     Kaos/ Poutrage/ Rejuvenation/ Tandori/ Whosbrain
Year:      2017
Country: France

Gloomy noise-rock from France. 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

ROOM 101 - ONE MAN BAND LP

Label:     Summary Execution
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Damaged Noise-Punk from New Orleans. Great weirdo music!

Monday, October 2, 2017

COLD KIDS - DAS WOLLEN WIR 7"

Label:     30 Kilo Fieber/ Raptor
Year:      2016
Country: Germany

Well done German punkrock not unlike Pisse, Oiro or Oma Hans.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

SICK OF SHIT - FUCK YOU VOLUME 1 7"

Label:     Schizophrenic
Year:      2017
Country: Canada

Sounds like a mix of Haymaker and 90s Japanese Crust in the vein of Bastard. 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

RADIATION RISKS - HEADLESS HORSEMAN 7"

Label:     Feral Kid
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Yes! Another top notch 7" by Radiation Risks from Buffalo. This flexi 7" features crushing punkrock in a fast, smashing and super melodic sound. Two catchy as hell tunes, once again with a strong Dangerhouse influence. 

BALCANES - DECREPTIA/ DECADENCIA 7"

Label:     Pifia / Finu
Year:      2017
Country: Spain

The latest 7" release by Balcanes from Asturias, Spain. You get two genuinely original and so damn cool songs of bleak and sloppy noise-rock passion. A powerful blast of anger and energy!

PREENING - BEETERS 7"

Label:     Digital Regress
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Brilliant post-punk/ no wave from Oakland. 

Thursday, September 14, 2017

SHITTY LIFE - S/T 7"

Label:     Crapoulet
Year:       2017
Country: Italy

Shitty Life fuse classic 70s punk with early US hardcore and some hints of garage. Six short and highly energetic tunes.  

Sunday, July 16, 2017

RAW DEAL - NAVRAT Z MISE CS

Label:     not on a label
Year:      2016
Country: Czech Republic

Experimental kraut rock from Prague.

PROCESS OF ELIMINATION - WON'T COMPLY 7"

Label:     Neck Chop
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Another great release from Neck Chop Records. This 7" features 3 tracks of crude punkrock made with cheap driving computer beats and loud blasting guitars. Not unlike S.B.F. or Race Car. 

WHIPPING POST - TASTE THE WHIP CS

Label:     not on a label
Year:      2016
Country: UK

Powerful and unsetting midtempo hardcore from Leeds. Imagine a mix of "Damaged" era Black Flag, Bl'ast and Pissed Jeans.

RADIATION RISKS - GOODBYE MONEY 7"

Label:     Lumpy
Year:      2017
Country: USA

After a brilliant demo cassette Radiation Risks from Buffalo are back with their first vinyl EP. You get six frantic punk/hc songs with totally unique and well done sax lines. 

THE SNAILS - DEMO CS

Label:     Abnormal Broadcasting
Year:      2015
Country: USA
 
Two fast and primitive killer tunes. Heavily influenced by early US westcoast punk and hc. 

Saturday, July 15, 2017

REGIMEN - SINNESFRID LP

Label:     Sista Versen
Year:      2017
Country: Sweden

Fast '80s style hardcore from Gothenburg with great melodies.


Tuesday, July 4, 2017

CLAW - S/T CS

Label:     Fake Crab
Year:      2016
Country: USA

This demo cassette features four tracks of raging and political female-fronted fastcore that brings plenty of speed mixed with stomping midtempo parts.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

PUBLIC CRY - DEMO

Label:     not on a label
Year:      2017
Country: USA

This new band from the bay area has developed a sloppy and unpolished style of hardcorepunk. They write simple songs that balance between repetitive midtempo grooves and stomping hardcore assaults. A UK peace punk influence becomes obvious but in the end it's Publy Cry own unqiue style. 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

DIASPORA - DEMO 2017

Label:     not on a label
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Diaspora from Washington are heavily influenced by early '80s US hardcore. Far from generic, this demo offers four songs driven by a brilliant guitar-work and a powerful rhythm section. Reminds me of Articles Of Faith and "Land Speed Record" era Hüsker Dü.

YC-CY - TODESTANZ LP

Label:     X-Mist
Year:      2017
Country: Switzerland

YC-CY from Switzerland take influences from '90s noise-rock groups and '80s post-punk just to create their own refreshing and totally unique style. A true inner record.

NEKRA - DEMO 2017 CS

Label:     La Vida Es Un Mus
Year:      2017
Country: UK

Another example of the "New Wave Of British Hardcore". On their demo debut Nekra from London delivers five tracks of filthy and totaly raging hardcore.

IN FLUX - NO MORE MACHO BULLSHIT CS

Label:     Get Better
Year:      2016
Country: USA

In Flux from Portland fuse fast and heavy d-beat/ powerviolence with stomping midtempo parts.

CANKRO - DEMO

Label:     not on a label
Year:      2017
Country: Brazil

Another great new band from Brazil. Cankro have developed an uncompromising style of no frills hardcore. A total banger.

DIKTAT - A DOUBLE TOUR CS

Label:     Cool Marriage
Year:      2017
Country: France

Hailing from Bordeaux, Frnace Diktat play well done d-beat hardcore that brings plenty of speed and harsh vocals. Reminds me of Warcry, Talk Is Poison or Deathreat.

86 GEMINI - S/T 7"

Label:     High Fashion Industries
Year:      2017
Country: USA

This 7" features four tracks of powerful and furious hardcore that bring to mind bands like Die Kreuzen, GISM or The Necros.

DUMSPELL - COWBOY SLUMBER PARTY CS

Label:     not on a label
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Excellent punk/ post-punk from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Even better than their 2005 demo cassette.

 

Sunday, June 25, 2017

CUNTROACHES - S/T 7"

Label:     not released so far
Year:      2017
Country: Germany

Cuntroaches from Berlin are currently looking for someone to release this 7". And if I had a label I would be interested. This trio has developed a crude minimalistic but shredding fusion of hardcore noise and no wave punk. An intense and totally unique 6 songs inferno. 

PINKU SAIDO - DEMO 2016 CS

Label:     not on a label
Year:      2016
Country: France

Ripping high-energy punkrock from Lyon with an undercurrent of great melodies. One main highlight are the unique vocals sung in Japanese.

DISPLAY HOMES - S/T EP

Label:     none
Year:      2016
Country: Australia

The debut release of Sydney's Display Homes offers three tracks of non-conventional post-punk. Can't wait to hear more from this group. Highly recommended.  

RACE CAR - BUILD YOUR OWN GO-KART 7"

Label:     Neck Chop
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Race Car from California play blasting high speed punkrock with cheap drum computer beats and a good sense of melodies. Members of S.B.F..

FRIED E.M. - S/T 7"

Label:     Lumpy
Year:      2017
Country: USA

6 songs somewhere between nasty noise-punk in the vein of Lumpy And The Dumpers and early US hardcore. Once again you can't go wrong with a record released by Lumpy Records.

STATIC MEANS - CAN'T COPE 7"

Label:     Dingleberry
Year:      2016
Country: Germany

Static Means from Leipzig fuse bleak postpunk with driving punkrock. Not unlike Levitations or Kenny Kenny Oh Oh. A very promising debut 7".

LIFE FUCKER - S/T 7"

Label:     Static Age
Year:      2016
Country: Germany

Excellent hardcorepunk from Berlin. Members of Belgrado, Modern Pets, Blank Pages and Diät. Don't miss it.

STRUL - LENNART OCH ASEN LP

Label:     Ken Rock
Year:      2017
Country: Sweden

No frills hardcore from Sweden. 13 short and energetic tunes. Another high quality release from Ken Rock.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

FRAGMENT - DEMO 7"

Label:     Imminent Destruction
Year:      2016
Country: Canada


Uncompromsing d-beat hardcore from Canada. A noisy wall of distortion. Killer stuff!


COMMANDO - COME OUT FIGHTING 7"

Label:     Gummopunx
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Commando was the latest band from Brandon Ferrel (Government Warning, Direct Control, Wasted Time, No Way Records). "Come Out Fighting" is the vinyl pressing of Commando's demo cassette. You get four melodic punkroch tunes rooted in the sound of US bands from the early '80s like Adolescents, Agent Orange or Naked Raygun.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

EXOTICA - MUSIQUE EXOTIQUE #02 MLP

Label:     La Vida Es Un Mus
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Exotica is an international hardcore group with members coming from Mexico, Argentinia and the USA. After a ripping demo they have now released this nice 9 song mini LP. Exotica have created a raw and ugly stomping style of hardcorepunk, that takes influences from '80s Brazilian hc and early Discharge. 

MUFF DIVERS - DREAMS OF THE GENTLEST TEXTURE 12"

Label:     Lumpy/ Erste Theke Tonträger
Year:      2017
Country: USA

Primitive and demented punkrock influenced by The Ramones and early synth-punk. A total banger.

Friday, June 16, 2017

VINCAS - BLOOD BLEEDS LP

Label:     Douchemaster
Year:      2012
Country: USA

An older release but it's a true masterpiece: Vincas from Athens, Georgia play a dark style of psych-punk that takes influences from The Gun Club, The Scientists or Zen Guerilla. Also have a listen to their lastet "Deep In The Well" LP from 2016. 

VIDEO FILTH - S/T 7"

Label:     Nightrider
Year:      2016
Country: USA

Ripping d-beat hardcore from Boston. Heavily influenced by Totalitär.

HVAC - MENTALITY (DEMO) CS

Label:     La Vida Es Un Mus
Year:      2017
Country: USA

On their demo debut New York's HVAC deliver 7 tracks of raw and furious hardcore-punk. Highly recommended.

KENNY KENNY OH OH - I WILL NOT NEGOTIATE LP

Label:     Contraszt! / Abfall
Year:      2017
Country: Germany

First full lenght from this all girl group from Leipzig. Great mix of post-punk and punkrock. Somewhere between Gorilla Angreb and Levitations.

CELL - DEMO 7"

Label:     Drunken Sailor
Year:      2017
Country: Canada

Cell from Montreal play reverb-friendly midtempo hardcore with some hints of metal. Reminds me of Gag, Bib and Hoax. An impressing first release.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

F.I.T.S. - Feeding Illness To Society 7"

Label:     Blow Blood
Year:      2017
Country: Canada

Noisy weirdo hardcore from Montreal not unlike Bad Noids, Fried Egg, Nosferatu or Lumpy And The Dumpers. 

Friday, June 2, 2017

NECTAR - 4 SONGS CS

Label:     Rat King
Year:      2017
Country: USA

This cassette is filled with 4 catchy as hell tunes, that will immeatiately get stuck on your head, but at the same time they maintain a blasting no frills punkrock sound. It's a great mix of Ramones influenced punkrock, punk pop in the vein of The Muffs or Scared Of Chaka and hints of early '90s indie-rock.