Around the nineties and early noughties, rock and even general music fans united in the scream and freedom of bands like Pearl Jam, Audioslave, Rage, Green Day – all with unique sounds, yet all offering something decidedly pure, loud, energetic, and of substance. They had something new to say, and they had a new way … Continued
A stylishly captivating and haunting visual and audio depiction of an individual’s battle with inner demons, the UK’s own Howard Kaye releases Nightmares – a heavy hit of alternative, artistic sound design and performance.
There is a certain cool to Iggy Mayerov’s vocals (which are a little similar to Ladyhawke at times, but without being over-produced) and she seems in control of her image and her delivery here. Silence is intricate and complex, and I’ll be looking for future output with genuine interest.
3mind Blight takes purely the implied definition of the world hell, and effectively weaves around his listener a deeply unsettling journey – one that’s likely to fall quite close to home for some.
Following the release of their superb new single Spacesuit, and prior to the launch of their latest album The Final Album,we caught an interview with alternative creatives Thamatic to find out more about their journey, what inspires them, and their hopes for the future. Here’s how it went. * * * Hey – thanks for … Continued
As they gear themselves up ready for the release of their upcoming album The Final Album, Thamatic come through with a single and video that speaks volumes on behalf of their creative and conceptual direction right now. Injecting equal parts melody and electronic grit, Spacesuit is a surprisingly unique and entrancing new track that effectively … Continued
Complete with stunning flickers of guitar work, thoughtful lyrics, and just enough vocal personality to add further to that inherent sound and style that is quickly becoming known as BEINIR – Drowning In Melody is, for lack of a better term in the heat of the moment, an absolute tune.
“I can’t stop making music. I’m an artist. I don’t think I’d know what to do with myself if I wasn’t creating art or making music. I’m not good at fishing or golf.”
New American Hustle sees producer and multi-instrumentalist Ian Smith collaborate with a host of superb vocalists, amidst an array of hard-hitting and almost genre-free compositions; the likes of which pour through with precisely the level of grit, melody and rhythm required to lift you up and provide that perfectly alternative escapism that modern life craves.
Not for the faint of heart, Puke & Barf live up to their name with these visuals. Defiantly a step in a more distinctive and musically satisfying (no pun intended) direction for the creative duo.
Following the release of her conceptual electronic rock project Nefertiti XXI, we caught an interview with artist and songwriter Inanna to find out more about the music and her hopes for the future. Here’s how it went. * * * Hi Inanna – thanks for the interview. Congrats on the debut release. In your own words, … Continued
“You succumb to the unknown, and by all accounts – that’s exactly what Sid intended to portray. A haunting and fairly unforgettable account of our world and the human experience.”