Out Today: Rats On Rafts / De Kift Self Titled Collaborative Album!

James NichollsNews, Rats On Rafts

Rats On Rafts / De Kift Self-titled Album Out Today! + Tour Update “A joyous celebration of musical teamwork” Record Collector “That raw, energetic spirit is fully aflame on this unhinged opener to their self-titled joint album. It finds David Fagan’s punchy vocals and ROR’s blistering guitars and sly pop shot through with a fusillade of parping, discordant trumpets. The album is a stormer too.” Mojo “The moody, monochromatic clip … Read More

Out Today: Las Kellies ‘Friends And Lovers’

James NichollsLas Kellies, News

Las Kellies Release New Album ‘Friends & Lovers‘ OUT TODAY! + European Tour Begins Next Month “One of our favourite trios..really rather marvellous” Lauren Laverne BBC 6 Music “They rule. Fact..take a moment to fully appreciate the sound of Las Kellies!“The Beat “The new record demonstrates new growth in terms of lyrics and production, but the band’s values and chemistry still recall early days.” She Shreds ‘Make It Real’ Video Following the … Read More

Premiere: Las Kellies ‘Make It Real’ Video

James NichollsLas Kellies, News

Las Kellies Reveal New Video For ‘Make It Real’ New Album  ‘Friends & Lovers‘ Out 14th October + EU Tour‘Make It Real’ Video UK http://www.thebeatjuice.com/vids/2016/09/28/18100/take-a-first-look-at-las-kellies-make-it-real-video/ US http://sheshredsmag.com/premiere-make-it-real-las-kellies/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter  France http://gonzai.com/las-kellies-make-it-real-en-exclu-et-un-parfum-punk-pop-dans-ta-garconniere/  Spain http://www.vice.com/es/read/las-kellies-make-it-real-video-noisey-2809 “One of our favourite trios..really rather marvellous” Lauren Laverne BBC 6 Music “They rule. Fact..take a moment to fully appreciate the sound of Las Kellies!” The Beat “The new record demonstrates new growth in terms of lyrics and production, but the band’s values … Read More

Rats On Rafts & De Kift Announce Collaborative Album!

James NichollsRats On Rafts

Rats On Rafts / De Kift Reveal First Track ‘Sleep Little Links 2 3 4’ + Announce Self Titled Album Out 14th October  Rats On Rafts De Kift ‘Sleep Little Links 2 3 4’ audio stream:  Read the UK premiere on Clash here “Two astounding noise merchants recently paired off on a joint project, with Rats On Rafts crossing swords with De Kift .. it’s righteous noise – all blistering guitar and punchy vocals, the driving, demanding onward rush simply … Read More

Mission Of Burma Announce European Spring Tour

James NichollsMisson Of Burma

Following on from the recently reissued ‘Vs’ and ‘Signals, Calls and Marches’ on Fire Archive, Mission of Burma return to the UK and Europe this April for the first time since 2013. They will play All Tomorrow’s Parties (curated by Drive Like Jehu) along with shows in Dublin, Bristol, London, Leeds, Antwerp, Amsterdam and Berlin. The band have been recognized as legends of the American indie rock and post-punk scene, having influenced musical icons from Sonic … Read More

RATS ON RAFTS Reveal New Video For ‘Some Velvet Morning’ + New Single Out 4th March

James NichollsRats On Rafts

Dutch post-punk maestro’s Rats On Rafts are back with their version of the Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Sinatra classic ‘Some Velvet Morning’. ‘Some Velvet Morning’ will be released on March 4th on 7″ vinyl, backed with a new version of album single ‘Last Day On Earth’. This comes ahead of a bunch of UK tourdates for the Rotterdam-based quartet – watch this space. “Given an absurdest overhaul by the Dutch … Read More