Punk

TRAAMS – A House On Fire

Chichester-based post punk trio TRAAMS have released their hypnotic new eight-minute track, A House On Fire. The blistering effort was recorded in Curtain Road’s Strongroom Studio with Theo Verney. The band explain: “A House On Fire has only been played live a couple of times so far. It’s been in the set for our current… Read more »

Sheer Mag – Can’t Stop Fighting

Philadelphia punks Sheer Mag return with their rousing new single Can’t Stop Fighting, their first new track since the release of last year’s II EP. Can’t Stop Fighting is a typically anthemic, and infectious punk number from the Philly group built around the unstoppable vocals of Tina Halladay. Get into it up above. The band’s… Read more »

SHOPPING – Straight Lines

East London post-punk outfit SHOPPING return with their second album Why Choose on October 2 via FatCat Records.

Shopping – Why Wait?

East London post-punk outfit Shopping return with their second album Why Choose on October 2 via FatCat Records. Check out their infectiously energetic new song, Why Wait?. Bassist Billy Easter wrote – “The hyperactivity of the song comes from the kind of fidgety feeling you get when you feel like you wanna watch three YouTube… Read more »

Diet Cig – Sleep Talk

New Paltz, NY, garage pop duo Diet Cig will quickly build on the success of their debut EP Over Easy, by dropping a new 7″ single this September on Father/Daughter Records and Art Is Hard Records. On their catchy new tune Sleep Talk, Alex Luciano’s increasingly impressive vocals once again take center stage and are… Read more »

Mexican Slang – Fever

Toronto punks Mexican Slang just let loose a re-recorded version of their early demo Fever, as part of an upcoming 7″ for Buzz Records due on March 28.

Joanna Gruesome – Honestly Do Yr Worst

Cardiff rockers Joanna Gruesome have shared another blistering single from their upcoming new album Peanut Butter, the follow-up to 2013’s Weird Sister. The album will be released on May 11 through Fortuna Pop!. “We tried to make it shorter, more economical and attempted to pack as many hooks and screams in as quickly possible in… Read more »

VIDEO: Viet Cong – Silhouettes

Calgary post-punk outfit Viet Cong released their highly anticipated self-titled debut album this week on Jagjaguwar. To coincide with its release the group, which contains musicians Matt Flegel and Mike Wallace, former members of the Canadian band Women, dropped the Brook Linder-directed video to their exhilarating new single, Silhouettes. Starting with a list of classic… Read more »

Viet Cong – Silhouettes

Canadian post-punk outfit Viet Cong, featuring former Women members Matt Flegel and Mike Wallace, will release their debut self-titled LP on January 20 via Jagjaguwar. Having already shared the dark and riveting Continental Shelf, the Calgary-based quintet have offered up another preview of the forthcoming album with their exhilarating latest track, Silhouettes. Listen below. They… Read more »