SEVENTEEN KNOCKOUTS! On-Repeat-In-January-2017


Seventeen knockouts I had on repeat in January
Seventy-six minutes of overpowering vibrations
that energized my sonic bloodstream this month
From roaring to moody, from shaky to gloomy
Turn up the volume! Here is the sonic dope…

1/ ‘Strange Or Be Forgotten’ by TEMPLES (Kettering, UK)
Dazzling, psychedelic rainbow from another galaxy…
On: second album ‘Volcano‘ – out 3rd March via Fat Possum Records

2/ ‘I Give You Power’ by Arcade Fire feat. Mavis Staples (Montreal, Canada)
Electro anti-you-know-who funk firework feat. soul legend Mavis Staples
Album: new one probably out next summer…

3/ ‘Fact 67’ by THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE (Berlin based)
Most productive musician on the planet  Anton Newcombe with another hypnotizing jam
On: new LP ‘Don’t Get Lost‘ – Out 24 February

4/ ‘Star Roving’ by SLOWDIVE (Reading, US)
Energizing wall of glimmering guitars build around a catchy melody…

5/ ‘Dear World’ by NINE INCH NAILS (New Castle, PA, US)
Industrial rock giant Trent Reznor back with mind-boggling beats…
From: new 5-track EP ‘Not The Actual Events‘ – stream on Spotify

6/ ‘Rattlesnake’ by KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD (Melbourne, AUS)
An adrenalin injected serpent creeping under your skin…
On: new album ‘Flying Microtonal Banana‘ – out 24th February

7/ ‘Tomorrow’ by JOEL GION
The BJM tambourine man returns with glorious retro stroke…
On: self-titled, second, album scheduled for summer release

8/ ‘Wanness’ by GREAT YTENE (London, UK)
Motorik psych steamroller that’ll twist your head, over and over…
On: Album ‘Locus’ – via Faux Discx

9/ ’25 (From Floor To Ceiling) by IT IT ANITA (Liege, Belgium)
Fast and furious. Time to charge your batteries…
On: album ‘Agaaiin‘ – stream on Bandcamp

10/ ‘The Killing Of America’ by UNIFORM (NYC, US)
Engulfing, industrial hammer dealing with mindless gun violence in the US…
On: brand new album ‘Wake In Fright‘ – here on Bandcamp

11/ ‘You’re Going To Ruin This For The Rest Of Us’ by SUPERBLONDE (NYC, US)
Red-hot, angry grunge injected guitar headbutt…
On: same-titled 5-track EP – listen on Bandcamp

12/ ‘Give Blood’ by MENACE BEACH (Leeds, UK)
High-energy stormer with an irresistible double-voiced chorus…
On: new album ‘Lemon Memory’ – here on Bandcamp

13/ ‘Jodis Song’ by EERIE GLUE (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Elevating guitar ecstasy from start to finish…
On: 4-track EP ‘Horror‘ – stream on Bandcamp

14/ ‘Meat Moon’ by LOVE SPORT (Helsinki, Finland)
Sparkling guitar pop gem with a nasty edge…
On: brand new album ‘Lemon Memory‘ –  listen on Bandcamp

15/ ‘Finger’ by HYPOCHRISTMUTFREEFUZZ (Belgium)
On: debut album ‘Hypopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia’ (no joke) – listen on Bandcamp

16/ New Religion’ by GOLD CONNECTIONS (Charlottesville, VA, US)
Towering, epic symphony with an intense twist by one man band Will Marsh
On: self-titled 5-track EP, out 31 March – details here on Bandcamp

17/ ‘Way In’
by SLOMOTE (Antwerp, Belgium)
Appealing and swirling pop gem…
On: 5-track debut EP ‘Wretches’ – stream on Spotify

See/hear you next month, music junkies…

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