Gulfer – ‘Heat Wave’


Gulfer have shared ‘Heat Wave’ ahead of their new self-titled record’s release on 16 October via Topshelf Records and Royal Mountain Records. Over the past decade, the band has played shows with the likes of PUP, Foxing and Into It. Over It. – and you can hear elements of all of those fantastic bands in…

I LIKE TRAINS KOMPROMAT album cover 2020 review

I LIKE TRAINS – ‘KOMPROMAT’ album review


‘An I LIKE TRAINS record doesn’t really start to take shape until there’s a theme’, says the group’s vocalist and lyricist David Martin. ‘That point came following Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks in 2013.’ The band’s new album ‘KOMPROMAT’ (the Russian term for compromising political material) finds the Leeds-based five-piece tackling current affairs and the amount…

Firestations Dream Home

Firestations – ‘Dream Home’


Every year London label wiaiwya (where it’s at is where you are) asks seven acts to each record a 77-minute track/album to raise money for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The project is called #sevenat77 and experimental post rock band firestations are the latest actto take part. They have also contributed a 77-second and 7-minute version…

Vasudeva Skeletal Lightning

Vasudeva – ‘Generator’ album review


New Jersey trio Vasudeva release their new record ‘Generator’ via Skeletal Lightning on 10 April and it’s an album that sees the already genre-hopping instrumentalists delve into more new sounds than ever before – from their traditional post/math-rock sound to ambience and sounds that will get you dancing in your living room during these strange…

Vasudeva Breaks

Vasudeva – ‘Breaks’


New Jersey math rockers Vasudeva have shared the video for ‘Breaks’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Generator’ (out on 10 April via Skeletal Lightning – pre-order HERE). Opening with a burst of white noise and almost ambient piano sound, ‘Breaks’ has a crisp production that helps enhance the sound with some of the…

Floral This Year

Floral – ‘This Year’


Hailing from the San Francisco Bay area, math rock duo Floral have shared ‘This Year’ – their first new single in half a decade – ahead of the release of their new self-titled LP on 15 February (pre-order via Bandcamp here). Recorded and produced by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock), ‘This Year’ is a twisting,…

Ásgeir Pictures

Ásgeir – ‘Pictures’


Ásgeir has shared the evocative video for ‘Pictures’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Bury the Moon’ on 7 February (One Little Indian Records). The video finds the Icelandic artist immersing himself in nature and shows his connection to the country’s beautiful roots, landscapes and music. The entire record was influenced by Icelandic folk…