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LIÉ TO RELEASE THE BLISTERING TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES
LIÉ TO RELEASE THE BLISTERING TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES

Vancouver’s abrasive cold punk noise trio lié are set to release their brand new record, Truth Or Consequences next week. It follows up their brutally honest debut Consent, its loaded title hiding no secrets as to its urgently blunt...

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S U R V I V E SHARE NEW TRACK, ANNOUNCE RR7349
S U R V I V E SHARE NEW TRACK, ANNOUNCE RR7349

Photo: Alex Kacha. Austin analog synth aficionados S U R V I V E recently announced the forthcoming release of their long-awaited new long player, RR7349 (simply its catalogue number) and in doing so share the first track from...

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NOTS SHARE SECOND SINGLE FROM COSMETIC
NOTS SHARE SECOND SINGLE FROM COSMETIC

Memphis punk quartet NOTS have shared a second track from the forthcoming album Cosmetic, the manic, yet downcast, ‘Inherently Low’. With ‘Entertain Me’ just hitting the top ten of our Top 30 countdown, the quality of both tracks has...

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PREOCCUPATIONS SHARE DEGRADED
PREOCCUPATIONS SHARE DEGRADED

Mid last month Canadian quartet Preoccupations shared the second track from their forthcoming eponymous new album. ‘Degraded’ is something of a sonic trip elsewhere, filled as it is with swirling synths amidst the atmospheric effects, tight low tuned rhythm...

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AMANDA MERDZAN ISSUES COMMANDS
AMANDA MERDZAN ISSUES COMMANDS

Perth now London based artist Amanda Merdzan released her impressively diverse new EP Commands this week, an intensely personal collection of five tracks that were written across the past year. Each are indicative of the growth in her songwriting...

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AFTER SIX LONG YEARS, THE RADIO DEPT. ANNOUNCE RELEASE OF FOURTH ALBUM
AFTER SIX LONG YEARS, THE RADIO DEPT. ANNOUNCE RELEASE OF FOURTH ALBUM

It’s been six long years since the release of Clinging To A Scheme, the third long player from Swedish electronic pop trio The Radio Dept. So the sudden news that the long awaited fourth, titled Running Out Of Love,...

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SLIPPING AWAY WITH DIANA
SLIPPING AWAY WITH DIANA

We’re still perpetually surrendering to Toronto intellectual pop outfit DIANA’s 2013 debut album so we were filled with great excitement at their news of a new track. Titled ‘Slipping Away’ released earlier this week, it follows the delightful unpredictability...

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CALIFORNIA NIGHTS WITH BRETT
CALIFORNIA NIGHTS WITH BRETT

Just months after the release of their latest long player Mode, Brett return with the news of a new EP to be released in the Northern Hemisphere autumn/fall titled Die Young. The first single is the sparkling, deliberative slow...

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TOP 30: JULY 27, 2016. VOL:8 NO:22
TOP 30: JULY 27, 2016. VOL:8 NO:22

  30. Apart Yohuna (USA) From the forthcoming album, ‘Patientness’, Orchid Tapes. Out Sept. 9. NEW Yohuna Tumblr Audio Stream 29. Severed Estates Cold Pumas (ENG) From the forthcoming album, ‘The Hanging Valley’, Faux Discs/Gringo Records. Out Aug. 19. NEW...

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COLD PUMAS RELEASE THIRD SINGLE FROM NEW ALBUM
COLD PUMAS RELEASE THIRD SINGLE FROM NEW ALBUM

Earlier this month Brighton post-punk outfit Cold Pumas shared the third track, the jagged edged industrial angst of  ‘Severed Estates’ from their forthcoming new album The Hanging Valley.  It follows up in similar vein to the motorik driven melodies...

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