Owen is the solo project of Mike Kinsella, a man whose name is etched into emo history as part of American Football, Cap ‘n’ Jazz, Owls and Joan of Arc. His solo work offers an introspective invitation to his inner most thoughts and with 'The Avalanche', we may have his most open collection to date.
Your favourite punk uncle Jeff Rosenstock has added a surprise release to a lockdown full of surprises, but is 'NO DREAM' what we all need to brighten up the solitude?
SURPRISE! Can’t Swim have released a secret EP, however it's no surprise that these revisits are excellent. As far as lockdown projects go, this is one of the most imaginative efforts and shows the technical prowess of Can’t Swim as musicians.
With the backing of Plasterer Records/Wonk Unit’s Alex Johnson, Aerial Salad have found a new sense of relentless purpose and their sophmore album, 'Dirt Mall', could be the making or breaking of their rise towards the DIY glass ceiling.
After a slow trickle of singles Haggard Cat’s sophomore album is finally with us, but does it stand up as a full album or is it just a selection of great singles and some filler?
If you want to get your week off to a ferocious start should you pop on a bit of DBOY? Absolutely, if you are looking for something anti-fascist, hyper sexual and ultimately very clever.
Cutting Teeth have gradually been moving the American dominated metalcore sound forward, could this be the release that cements both them and the UK?
Last year Oxford’s MSRY released the EP 'Safety First' to critical acclaim, will following this up with latest offering 'Loss' push the band closer to the plaudits they have gained for their chaotic live performances?
Craig Finn (The Hold Steady, Lifter Puller and Brokerdealer) is in the UK right now playing his first run of shows with the four-piece Uptown Controllers sharing the stage. This year he released the third part in his trilogy of solo releases I Need A New War which continues in his narrative style of writing, we headed to the Bristol date of the tour to see how this works in a live setting.
Press Club took the UK by storm in April on a tour that included sold out shows and festival slots, can they keep pushing forward with their sophomore album 'Wasted Energy'?