SPECIAL SOUNDS FOR STRANGE TIMES: Romy Vager (RVG)

Over the last few months, one of the things many people have been turning to during periods of isolation during the pandemic is music. Music for distraction, companionship, solace and joy. Whatever the reason, putting on a favourite album or discovering something new that pulls you in and hits the spot, intellectually or emotionally, can be a great and wonderful experience. In this series we … Continue reading SPECIAL SOUNDS FOR STRANGE TIMES: Romy Vager (RVG)

ALBUM REVIEW: Sleaford Mods – English Tapas

The masters of minimal post-punk and street poetry return with their first album for Rough Trade, In the last four years the duo have gone from something of a curiosity to an established act with a cutting line in socio-political commentary and stark, primitive music. English Tapas continues the sound and content of its predecessors. On Divide & Exit (2014), Andrew Fearn concocted a sound … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Sleaford Mods – English Tapas

NEW MUSIC: Sleaford Mods – TCR

The minimal electronic punk duo Sleaford Mods have a new single/video out for the title track from their forthcoming EP TCR, due out on Oct 14th via Rough Trade Records. It finds them unleashing the same sarcastic, ranting critiques on modern culture over an 80s-indebted bleeping melody, robotic bass-line and incessant primitive drum machine. “Elvis has definitely left the fuckin’ building” Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Sleaford Mods – TCR

NEW MUSIC: Sleaford Mods | Tied Up In Nottz

Duo Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn are starting to make waves with their new album Divide & Exit and they’ve definitely got a great no wave, krautrock/post-punk sound going on with Lydon/Mark E. Smith type rants splattered on top. They describe themselves as electronic munt minimalist punk-hop rants for the working class and under from Nottingham, UK.     Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Sleaford Mods | Tied Up In Nottz