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Articles by: Alex Mills

by 18 Nov 2020

Listen: Sydney newcomers 100 release new single ‘Psych’ via Endless Recordings

It goes without question that humanity is experiencing a societal re-shift. When channelling rage to fuel a generational desire to infuriate those who seek to repent progressiveness,  there’s an art to anthemic escapism and a vulnerability in collaborative self-awareness. Both…

by 17 Nov 2020

Listen: Melbourne’s Romero share new single ‘Troublemaker’

365 days of chaos are drawing to a near-reachable finale and we’re reminded that ‘Power-Pop’ really does soothe a troubled soul, and you can’t trust some folk for shit as Melbourne’s Romero share ‘Troublemaker’. Born from the age-old narrative of…

by 12 Nov 2020

Listen: Do Nothing return with new single ‘Glueland’

Nottingham’s Do Nothing, are the sardonic-serving epitome of a set of left-handed scissors. Characteristically specific, alternatively-functioning and timelessly designed to be slightly challenging for all users. Their latest single ‘Glueland’ is a uniquely catered handiwork, of finely-cut craft.  A skilfully…

by 10 Nov 2020

Listen: Toronto’s Kiwi Jr. share ‘Cooler Returns’ and announce new album

Toronto’s Kiwi Jr. release ‘Cooler Returns’ and announce new album with Sub Pop. It would be too short-changed to assume that a track “assembled in flow state through the first dull stretch of quarantine” would promote a forced sense of…

by 09 Nov 2020

Review: Tiña release defiantly uplifting debut album ‘Positive Mental Health Music’

“Life is such a strange thing. Even after certain things have happened to them, no matter how awful the experience, people still go on eating and drinking, going to the toilet and washing themselves – living, in other words.” –…

by 06 Nov 2020

Listen: Liverpool’s Courting return with new single ‘Popshop!’

We’re all the same but the mindset differentiates.   Conditioned to commodify cynicism in a circumstantial era where “scenes” appear faster than a patch sewn on to a Harrington jacket, and humour is a rarity even though all anyone really wants…

by 29 Oct 2020

Listen: Lice announce debut album and share single ‘R.D.C’

Our Kingdom has fallen into seasonal wetness yet as a nation, we’re still none the cleaner. As time falls back into reverse and a child’s sustenance is no longer a requirement, Bristol subversive’s, Lice release ‘R.D.C’ ahead of their debut…

by 21 Oct 2020

Listen: NYC’s Maxband share single ‘Cut It Loose’

It goes without question that Maxband, (ft Max Savage of Parquet Courts), are as delightfully direct as their “I’m stumped for a band name so let’s use mine and chuck band on the end” namesake.  Things seem rather flat when…

by 21 Oct 2020

Listen: London’s BOSS share new single ‘Salome’

BOSS are the haphazardly charming coalescence of  ‘word-of-mouth’, brimming out from within the crevassed-chaos of a gap-toothed smile.   An attention seeking bridge between the alternative-abyss of ‘6 Feet Below The Moon’ and a number of fully grounded self-releases, their latest…