8 Ferocious British Post-Punk Bands to Look out for

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British Post-punk Bands: Squid (Photo Credit: Benedicte Dacquin) The British post-punk scene has come a long way since their establishment in the 1970’s with often minimalist and sometimes avant-garde experimentation with classic rock and punk. The diverse and wide genre remains true to its DIY ethic with current bands exploring various styles, as the genre… Read more »

Dreamlike Soundscape Meets Heavy Reverb: 6 Modern English Shoegaze Bands to Get you Addicted

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Modern English Shoegaze Bands: The KVB (Photo Credit: Klara Johanna Michel) When it comes to British shoegaze, we almost always think of the holy trinity from the 80s: My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive and Ride. They applied an overwhelming number of pedals to drown you in reverb and distortion, and nothing feels more sensational than that…. Read more »

From Ozzy Osbourne to the Damned, Here Are Lemmy Kilmister’s Most Legendary Collaborations

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Lemmy Kilmister and Ozzy Osbourne (Photo Credit: Stephen Payne) Lemmy Kilmister, a past master at musical collaborations. Today, we take a look at the legend and how collaborations were one of the cornerstones of his Thrash Metal Empire Stoke-on-Trent and Motörhead’s frontman Lemmy Kilmister embodied Rock ‘n’ Roll with his gnarly voice and forceful bassist,… Read more »

Feminist Punk Icons that Set the Stage for Female Empowerment in the Rock ‘n’ Roll world

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Feminist Punk Icons: Patti Smith (Photo Credit: Judy Linn) Hallmarked by a combination of punk rock and a desire to do things by their own admission, these feminist punk icons have changed the game. From the original trailblazer Patti Smith to up-and-coming noisemakers The Red Stains, their legacy remains the same – an intention to… Read more »

10 Most Influential Drummers of All-time

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Keith Moon is one of the most influential drummers (Photo Credit: Chris Morphet) There is no other instrument that affects the feel and energy of a band in such an efficacious way as the drums. The drummer provides the foundation to all music: the rhythm and structure needed for other instruments to express creativity, as… Read more »

A propulsive, synth-driven sonic exploration: Calva Louise on multi-media, graphic novels and their forthcoming EP POPURRÍ

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Calva Louise (Photo Credit: Chris Driver) Deliciously snappy melodies with a loud bang, Calva Louise have introduced a heavy streak of blistering electro-pop-rock with their latest single ‘POP(urrí)’. Since their first EP Rhinoceros, the trio has established a pattern of high-octane anthems sung in half Spanish and half English, precisely combined to create a mildly… Read more »

Bands from Glasgow: Pop rock darlings and post punks that need to be on your radar

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Lucia & the Best Boys bands from Glasgow

Glasgow, the cultural hub of Scotland, the city where largely recognised bands such as Primal Scream and Simple Minds originated. From the theatrical-pop aesthetic of Walt Disco to Chvrches’ ingenious mix of synth-pop and indie, the Scottish city is home to a wide range of talent. Check out these bands from Glasgow  Lucia & The… Read more »

Rock’s Most Experimental Subgenre: A Brief History of Art Rock

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Art rock icon: Pink Floyd (Photo Credit: Vic Singh) Art rock has continued to be used as a buzz word for rock bands challenging conventional rock since the 1960s. It’s a loose subcategory of rock aspiring to elevate rock from entertainment to art often via unconventional structures, instruments and taking inspiration from genres far and… Read more »

Unapologetic and cheerfully obscene: PUSSYLIQUOR discuss female taboos and their ideal music festival line-up

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PUSSYLIQUOR (Photo Credit: Xandru Zahra) Known for crafting politically charged (and amusing) anthems, PUSSYLIQUOR’s music is a heartfelt nod to DIY punk and female empowerment. Their most recent release PUSSYLIQUOR. what of it. is a robust punk rock EP whose swagger and howling speak for itself. The first time you listen to its famed opener… Read more »