SHOW ME THE PUNNY #9: Kiwi Jr. answer questions with us based on puns of their song titles.

Last month the ramshackle delights that are Kiwi Jr. dropped their album Football Money. With elements of a wide scope of indie including The Strokes and Pavement- esque sounds we decided to get to grip with the group in our favourite way possible- quizzing them on their song names…   1. Murder In The Cathedral Eminem Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: THUMPER teach us the tuneful way to thrash the hell out of two drumkits

Thumper are becoming the 20’s ‘Slipknot’- a band that we heard about distinguishing characteristic before we’d heard anything about their sound. With Slipknot it was nightmare inducing masks, but with THUMPER it was the name coupled with the promise of two drumkits which was our first introduction. We were sceptical of what could have been Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Oh Brother we’re in for a ride with the Oxford four-pieces new single ‘Hopeless Romantic’

“If Queens Of The Stone Age were the metaphorical Satan, Oh Brother are the metaphorical Charles Manson- the prodigy learning and shaping his behemoth sized demonic talent.” To open Oh Brother’s new single Hopeless Romantic the four-piece begin with a chugged low tone muted guitar riff and brooding vocal line to match. We’re engaged but Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: New Zealand Punks Miss June Won’t Be Having a ‘Bad Luck Party’ When Their Party Punk Debut Drops This Friday.

So, what do we know about Miss June…? They toured Oceania with IDLES which means they’ll have UK fans regardless of their sound, but in honesty they truly deserved that slot and the fans; they’re sarcastic and humorous using @ihatemissjune as their account name on Twitter and Instagram and they signed off our recent interview Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: We’re Going To Have To Waiting More Than ’17 Days’ For the Full Album But This Opening Single Of Annie Taylor’s Leaves Us Wanting More.

“[With 17 Days being Annie Taylor’s] opening statement for [their upcoming] album we’re sure the full-lengther is going to be one to look forward to.” Earlier this year Swiss grungers caught our attention with their EP Not Yours so the news of new single 17 Days was met with excitement in the office. We commented Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: The Mysterines ‘Take Control’ of Their Fate With a Compliation Debut EP.

“[The Mysterines] have channelled simplicity to perfection busting out a different styles of rock banger on every track on the Take Control EP.” Still in their teens The Mysterines have deservedly achieved more than many musicians do in a lifetime. The group have channelled simplicity to perfection busting out a different styles of rock banger Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: GOON ‘Heaven Is Humming’; It’s on Partisan Records – Lets’ Face it, Shouldn’t That Be Enough to Make You Want to Listen to it?

GOON is no longer the name of the little kids in school you hate, it is the name of your new favourite band in the form of 4-piece LA grunge lords. Having only formed in 2016 GOON haven’t been short of creative inspiration releasing 14 tracks in the shape of 4 releases since 2017. Many Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: The Keep Cats ‘The Ledge’; The Cathartic Sound of Self-Destruction.

A handful of months ago The Keep Cats promised 3 singles in quick succession with producer Niko Battisini, a step into the unknown for them letting someone else into their world having previously worked in solitude. Singles All You Got Left and Basement Dreams were extremely well received with the latter receiving the rare 10/10 Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: Miss June; “Instead Of Trying To ‘Break The Glass Ceiling” [As Women] We Need To Construct Buildings Of Our Own.”

In For Questioning is the feature pointing readers in the direction of bands you may not have heard of yet, but in a year they’ll be playing all the right venues and on all the right tours and you’ll be left thinking “oh crap, I remember seeing that name on Underscore Part 3 but didn’t Continue Reading