Experimental Art-Pop patchwork Not an official release but it may as well be: Tina Hanae-Miller’s demo for track ‘We Don’t Own Our Dreams’ (dubbed as the “super rough student version”) is some amazing experimental art-pop worth listening to.
We never make much secret of our love of Benin City, and while we wait for them to finish up on their album they’ve been nice enough to make public a short collaborative demo to keep everyone interested. ‘Stay Positive’ is a short demo (under two minutes long) that is a collaboration with “one of [their] new fave bands” Black Polygons, who provide the instrumentation. And it works very well, in a style very typical of Benin City – the […]
Cue the alarm bells. Bohica are a band that describe themselves as ’emo’. As we’ve said before, we’re immediately skeptical of bands that apply such a tag to themselves – not least because even superstars of the emo movement (ah, the good(?) old days of last decade where angst was in and rumours of wrist-slitting apocalypse worshippers were all the rage) didn’t brand themselves as such. And, as with Coasts, we sit here chomping down on our own feet as […]
Humans are overrated. We’re lazy, we’re opinionated and we fart. We’re not the most appealing of creatures at the end of the day. Of course, all of these things are hideous exaggerations and I’m sure nobody reading this is any of these things (we love you, you beautiful people. Please don’t leave us!). But some of us are, and it’s realisations like this that drove Gosport outfit Popobawa to seek a less sentient rhythm section. Ah, the perks of technology. ‘Appetite’ is the latest […]
Ever heard of Twin Cities? No? That’s hardly surprising – the band’s new to the scene, so new that their first demo, ‘I’ll Wait For You’, only dropped on Soundcloud yesterday. But it’s so good a first track that I thought it deserves a good write up. Beginning with pounding drums that ooze with primal energy, the chiming lead guitars of the track soon join and catch your interest. It’s hard to say whether this is done by a particularly […]