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. 


TRAUMA HARNESS - TRIED MY HARDEST LP

Label:     Lumpy/ Rat King
Year:      2015
Country: USA

The first full lenght from this brilliant St. Louis based post-punk group.