A Retrospective On Mudhoney

What can I say about mudhoney. They’re incredible. Although they lack the pop sensibilities of Nirvana, or the depth of over bands from the Seattle scene, Mudhoney created a truly unique sound which paved the way for so many bands. My favourite song of theirs ‘Touch Me I’m Sick’ seems to parody romance, love, and sex, by presenting the toxicity that love can contain. Mudhoney … Continue reading A Retrospective On Mudhoney

Band Of The Week – Shit Present

This band is a perfect example of eclectic punk, which is angsty, interesting, and fun. Although this punk four piece steers away from strictly political songs, their use of social media to advocate equality is truly admirable. The band’s debut self-titled ep offered a combination of emo-revival and punk, with highlights being the angsty, pop driven, anthemic sounding ‘anxious type’ and the mellow echoes of … Continue reading Band Of The Week – Shit Present

Band Of The Week – Honey Joy

5 Piece London based punk rock band ‘Honey Joy’ are potentially one of the best bands coming out of the London Punk and D.I.Y scene at this moment. The bands debut self-titled release features an intense combination of punk-charged tracks that scream to life in a mix of emotion and angst. Notable tracks off the record such as ‘Done,’ ‘Lights,’ and the intoxicatingly catchy ‘All … Continue reading Band Of The Week – Honey Joy

Smashing Pumkpins release music video for ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts’)

Smashing Pumpkins have released a music video for their second single off their upcoming album ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.’ The video features the current Pumpkins line-up in a haunted house which is sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. The video is littered with references to previous songs and albums by the Pumpkins, … Continue reading Smashing Pumkpins release music video for ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts’)

Basement ‘Beside Myself’ (Review)

British four piece rock band Basement’s fourth studio album ‘Beside Myself’ echoes clear inspiration from bands such as Jimmy Eat World as well as including elements of punk, grunge, and modern emo. ‘Beside Myself’ was produced by Basement and Colin Brittian and shows a development to a cleaner more ‘radio friendly’ sound whilst also staying true to their post-hardcore and emo roots.   The record … Continue reading Basement ‘Beside Myself’ (Review)