Toundra Spain band influences

Top 5 Influences: Toundra


Ahead of their fifth album ‘Vortex’ (out via Superball Music on 27 April), Alberto from instrumental Spanish post-/math-rockers Toundra talked us through five songs that have had an influence on him and his music.   Baroness – ‘Board Up The House‘ Pretty obvious one. I always saw Baroness as a band oriented to people who…

New music round-up featuring Hop Along, Quiet Slang, Snow Patrol, LUMP and Warm Digits


Warm Digits – ‘Better Friction’ An electronic duo signed to Memphis Industries (Dutch Uncles, Field Music, Warm Digits’ ‘Better Friction’ features vocals from Mia La Metta and opens with a burst of frenetic drums before all the other in-your-face sounds are thrown into the melting pot. She sings about ‘better friction’ while the synths get…

Ice Baths London band influences DEVO

Ice Baths talk through their influences


Ahead of the release of their debut album on 11 May (via Blank Editions), London-based four-piece Ice Baths talk us through the influences that have shaped their sound…   TOM Lubomyr Melnyk – ‘KMH: Section V‘ I think someone recommended this album to me when I was in University. Apparently Lubomyr Melnyk is somewhat of…

Cloud influences Plays with Fire album review

Cloud: Top 5 Influences and Digs


Following the release of his new EP ‘Plays with Fire‘, Cloud talks us through the top five influences for the song ‘Mary Goes Mad Again’ and highlights five songs he’s enjoying right now… This is something that an artist should never do, but I’m going to do it anyway. Here are the secret little quotes…

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Top 5 Influences: Boy Scouts


Ahead of the European release of the ‘Hobby Limit’ EP via Super Fan 99 Records any day now, Boy Scouts (aka Taylor Vick) talked us through the Top 5 Influences that shape her sound. It’s a wonderful list and one we’d quite happily have as a playlist for any journey…   Marika Hackman – ‘Boyfriend‘…

Top 5 Influences: The Entire Universe


Ahead of the release of the now sold-out ‘Just Don’t’/’Can’t They Hear?’ new Super Fan 99 Records signings The Entire Universe speak to us about their Top 5 Influences…   1) Nirvana – “Scentless Apprentice” At the time this was the biggest band in the world & this was there highly anticipated follow up to…