FAT WHITE FAMILY Announces New Album And Shares Ghostly Single ‘FEET’…

Brand new sonic impulses

10 January 2019

After their SONGS FOR OUR MOTHERS CD in 2016, FAT WHITE FAMILY‘s key members turned to other projects (Lias Saoudi joined The Moonlandingz and Saul Adamczewski formed Insecure Men). Obviously they still had time for another FWF album too. Third longplayer SERFS UP! will be out in April. Today the band dropped first single, called
‘FEET’ and it’s a totally different animal compared to anything they did before.

A press statement claims that: “Where once they soundtracked grubby Britain of vape shops, Fray Bentos dinners and blackened tinfoil, a crepuscular comedown realm stalked by Shipman, Goebbels and Mark E Smith, Fat White Family now inhabit another cosmos entirely.”

Feet‘ is an extended karma-like chant. A ghostly, magnetic and kaleidoscopic vibe. You’ll hear strings, a sort of monk choir in the back, cinematic sound sequences and lots of other stuff you wouldn’t associate with the collective once branded ‘the most dangerous new band in Britain‘. Hallelujah, I can’t wait for the new record. But first this close encounter of the third kind…

FAT WHITE FAMILY: Facebook


New album SERFS UP! out 19 April – pre-order facilities here

THE MOONLANDINGZ – On A Sweet Steamy Saturn Of Their Own When They Hit Planet Earth…

Smashing live performances…

One of the most intriguing new bands in ages. One that makes you ecstatic, one that energizes your lazy limbs, one that messes up your mind, one that you’ll remember
when they’re gone. And yes, unfortunately, the following message on their FB-page announces the farewell of THE MOONLANDINGZ‘s first visit on earth, let by outlaw
Johnny Rocket. Let’s bloody hope they return again some day. We need weirdos like
them, otherwise, we’re condemned to eternal boredom… “Only one month to go before
we hit the road for one more lap of honour before we take a break from playing live for
a while and start thinking about writing another ‘groundbreaking’ pop record and to allow
your favourite glamorous psychedelic pop hero, Johnny Rocket, to revert back to Lias Saoudi and the next exciting phase of the Fat White Family adventure.”

Let’s celebrate this outlandish combo once
more before they return to their lunar crater.
Here’s SWEET SATURN MINE

THE MOONLANDINGZ: Website – Facebook – Twitter

The good news is I saw them live twice…


Paradiso, Amsterdam – 26 April…


Dour Festival Belgium – 14 July…


One of the best 2017 albums – INTERPLANETARY CLASS CLASSICS – here on  Spotify

Now, I’ll prepare myself mentally for the return of the best band on this troubled planet…


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My 21 Most Body & Mind Twisting Concerts Of 2016…

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I saw 136 artists in action this year, from performances in small bars to a couple of too crowded festivals, from many cool club gigs to mid-range venue shows. My mind is truly hooked to life music for years now, it helps me staying healthy and crazy at the same time – a much needed balance on this troubled planet – and it certainly helps to get away from daily, disturbing worries and create some thrilling time instead. Gripping concerts elevate me, vitalize me and energize me in several ways. Oops, before getting too philosophical here are the 21 most outstanding WHAM BLOODY BAM fireworks (in chronological order)
I witnessed in 2016…

1/  DOUBLE VETERANS
Café Video, Ghent – 9 February
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2/ FAT WHITE FAMILY
La Madeleine, Brussels – 4 March
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3/ MANIC STREET PREACHERS
Ancienne Belgique, Brussels – 1 May
Listen
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4/ THE GLÜCKS
Cactus Club, Brugge – 18 June
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5/ PAUL MCCARTNEY
Werchter Festival – 1 July
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6/ THE HIVES
Rock Zottegem Festival – 9 July
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7/ ELEFANT
Charlatan Club, Ghent – 23 July
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8/ RICHARD ASHCROFT
Lokerse Feesten Festival – 10 August
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9/ PETER HOOK AND THE LIGHT
W-Festival in Wortegem Petegem – 23 Augustus
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10/  THE PARROTS
Madamme Moustache, Brussels – 15 September
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11/ DEAP VALLY
Paradiso, Amsterdam – 26 September
Listen – Live from Amsterdam
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12/ THE KILLS
Paradiso, Amsterdam – 21 October
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13/ ARNO
Vooruit, Gent – 23 October
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14/ THE LIMINANAS
Madamme Moustache – 31 October
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15/ CROWS
Café Video, Ghent  – 2 November
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16/ ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
Het Depot, Leuven – 5 November
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17/ THE LEMON TWIGS
Botanique, Brussels – 25 November
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18/ THE JULIE RUIN
Botanique, Brussels – 30 November
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19/ COCAINE PISS
VK, Brussels – 2 December
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20/ TOY
Trix, Antwerpen – 3 December
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21 / PRIMAL SCREAM
Brixton Academy, London – 15 December
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(All pics by TurnUpTheVolume!)

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THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN! The 7 Knockout Albums That Energized My Ears And Mind In 2016…

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1/ ‘Peace & Truce Of Future Of The Left’ by FUTURE OF THE LEFT (Wales/UK)
The slashing combination of frontman Andrew Falkous’ sarcastic, verbal virtuosity & explosive vocals with the band’s smashing hacksaw drones make me feel MENTAL!…
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THE PEACE & TRUCE on Spotify 
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FUTURE OF THE LEFT: Website – Facebook

2/ ‘Femejism’ by DEAP VALLY (Los Angeles, CA, US)
This merciless hittin’ female duo’s second album is a badass killer opus filled with tons of dynamite blues rock. Troy‘s borderline vox & Edwards’ fierce drumming are lethal weapons!
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FEMEJISM on Spotify
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DEAP VALLY: Website –  Facebook – Twitter

3/ ‘The Dancer’ by COCAINE PISS (Liege, Belgium)
Deafening exorcism with 90 seconds hardcore sledgehammers attacking all your senses non-stop. This 4-piece explores the sharp edge of insanity with mind-boggling outbursts…
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THE DANCER on Bandcamp
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COCAINE PISS: Facebook – You Tube

4/ ‘Chaosmosis’ by PRIMAL SCREAM (Scotland)
Best amplified pop album of the year to soundtrack your 24-hour Saturday Night Fever…
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CHAOSMOSIS on Spotify
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PRIMAL SCREAM: Website – Facebook

5/ ‘Songs For Our Mothers’ by FAT WHITE FAMILY (London, UK)
Maddest, most controversial and anarchistic gang in years producing mind-blowing electronic guitar grooves. From ecstasy injected euphoria to lazy lo-fi Valium chants…
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SONGS FOR OUR MOTHERS on Spotify
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FAT WHITE FAMILY: Facebook – Twitter

6/’Honeymoon on Mars’ by THE POP GROUP (Bristol,UK)
The legendary post-punk prostitutes still funk acutely against the grain with abrasive flare and adrenaline injected dance eccentricity for all the surviving citizen zombies out there…
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HONEYMOON ON MARS on Bandcamp
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THE POP GROUP: Website – Facebook – Twitter

7/ ‘Tracks Of Wire’ by DEUX FURIEUSES (London, UK)
Loud and proud debut album by two outspoken and deeply caring female rebels.
An unambiguous, honest and challenging powerhouse LP about social injustices…
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TRACKS OF WIRE on Bandcamp
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DEUX FURIEUSES: Website – Facebook – Twitter

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MY 2016 ALL STAR TEAM – 21 Captivating Crackers…

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21 Outstanding Killer Tracks
Dancing Inside My Head
This Past Scary Year…

The Best of All in 2016
21 Knockout Number Ones
Sonic Food for Body & Soul

Start the party! HELL YEAH!

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1/ ‘Whitest Boy On The Beach’ by FAT WHITE FAMILY (Sheffield, England)
Smacked out Götterdämmerung disco drive. Irresistible groove to keep Satan happy…
Album:  Songs For Our Mothers fwf7

2/ ‘Trippin’ On Your Love’ by PRIMAL SCREAM  (Scotland/UK)
Saturday Night Fever rapture with an elevating gospel feel. Magical pop spirituality…
Album: Chaosmosis primalscremblog

3/ ‘Black Hanz’ by THE MOONLANDINGZ (London/Leeds, UK)
“You can hit the outsiders, but you can not beat them!” Let’s dance before we’re all doomed…
EP: 4-track here on iTunes
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4/ ‘Zipperface’ by THE POP GROUP (Bristol, UK)
Imperishable post-punk legends with an adrenaline injection to activate your lazy limbs…
New album: Honeymoon On Mars
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5/ ‘Disco Glove’ by EXPLODED VIEW (Berlin/Mexico City/UK)
Twisted rhythmic machinery & singer Anika ranting about Robert De Niro. Screwdriver!…
Album: self-titled debut ‘Exploded View’ – here on Bandcamp
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6/ ‘Step Up’ by White (Glasgow, Scotland)
Deranged funk madness pushed by an incendiary engine. Mind-boggling score!…
EP: Cuts That Don’t Bleed
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7/ ‘One’ by  PSYCHO COMEDY (Liverpool, England)
Unstoppable psych steamroller getting more stormy with every second. Glorious debut…
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8/ ‘Gonnawanna’ by DEAP VALLY (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Hammering Californian duo returned this year with tons of red-hot blues rock dynamite…
New album: Femejism
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9/ ‘Disco’ by DEATH VALLEY GIRLS (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Doom punk boogie to set fire to underground discotheques around the globe. Killer cut!…
Album: Glow In The Dark
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10/ ‘The Itch’ by CROWS (London, UK)
These sinewy blusterers turn grimness into a forceful energy. Apocalyptic thunder!…
EP: brand new 4-track titled ‘Cold Comfort’ – here on iTunes
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11/ ‘If AT&T Drank Tea What Would BP Do’ by FUTURE OF THE LEFT (Wales/UK)
Andrew Falkous’ biting, verbal virtuosity and smashing hacksaw drones! Kick ass havoc…
Album: ‘The Peace & Truce of Future of the Left’ – here on Bandcamp
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12/ ‘Hypnotised’ by SLAVES (London, UK)
The 2-piece punk army will thrill all your senses while messing up your unaware brain…
New album: Take Control
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13/ ‘Now You’re Gonna Listen’ by DEUX FURIEUSES (London/Glasgow)
This outspoken powerhouse duo demands your attention with razor-sharp panache…
Debut album: Tracks Of Wire
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14/ ‘Whirling Eye’ by THE KILLS (UK/US)
Jamie & Alisson alive and kicking again in 2016. Magnetic, swirling and catchy…
New album: Ash & Ice
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15/ ‘Cu Cu Cu Cool’ by THE GLÜCKS (Ostend, Belgium)
The mental Bonnie & Clyde of garage trash produce slashing tumult for psychobillies…
Debut album: Youth On Stuff
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16/ A-OK by COSMONAUTS (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Dazzling firework rock fueled with flashing guitars and vivacious vocals. Smoking punch!
New album: A-OK
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17/ ‘Blink Your Eyes’ by BIG BAD ECHO (Brisbane, Australia)
Hypnotizing serpent turning scary and frenzy, slowly but surely. Superb mind fucker!…
Mini-album: It Takes a Big Dog To Weigh a Tonne
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18/ ‘Garden Of Love’ by THE LIMINANAS feat. Peter Hook (Perpignan, France)
Garage pop splendor with a sexy French touch & sensual bass lines by a famous friend…
Album: Malamore
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19/ ‘Loaded’ by Rich Girls (New York, NY, US)
Gripping sadness to accompany your tears. Gloomy gem Karen O would sell her soul for…
EP: Love Is The Dealer
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20/ ‘Intern’ by ANGEL OLSEN (St. Louis, MO, US)
Soul touching electro ballad and one of the most compelling voices in years. Breathtaking!
Album: MY WOMAN
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21/ ‘Flags From The Old Regime’ by PETER DOHERTY (London, UK)
“But I don’t want to die anymore / Any more than I did want to die before” Magnificent!….
Album:  Hamburg Demonstrations
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SONIC SUMMER MIX EXTRAVAGANZA – Part One…

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Stop looking desperately for the hottest mix for your lust for life street summer BBQ…
Here are 17 irresistible jams that will make the whole neighbourhood going bananas
A steamy melting pot to blow all political clowns on this planet into bloody space…

Terror affects us all in the heart but these 17 slams may help you not getting paralyzed
by the fear. Anyway, turning up the volume & playing this whole shebang loud keeps
me alive and kicking and hoping for the best. Alright now, let’s press that play button…

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1/ ‘Tinfoil Deathstar’ by FAT WHITE FAMILY
Good to hear that the hedonistic London anarchists are still alive…
Album: Songs For Our Mothers
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Without their straitjackets on

2/ ‘Never Let You Go’ by BUGEYE
Tremendous disco floor killer brilliantly spiced with B-52’s dance craziness…
EP: Never Let You Go
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Waiting for Saturday Night Fever…

3/ ‘Whipeout Beat’ by ALAN VEGA
Rest in peace, electro punk pioneer…
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Another legend gone…

4/ ‘Cannonball’ by HIDDEN CHARMS
Funky-disco-rock earworm to get you out of your lazy bed in the morning. Sickly catchy…
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The Breeders from London…

5/ ‘I’m A Man Too’ by DEATH VALLEY GIRLS
Gorgeous punk pop firework to shout along at the top of your lungs – hell yeah…
Album: Glow In The Dark
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Coolest men I’ve ever seen…

6/ ‘One’ by PSYCHO COMEDY
Unstoppable psych steamroller getting stormier with every second – big Liverpool score…
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Alfred Hitchcock would have been proud…

7/ ‘All For One’ by THE STONE ROSES
Glorious Madchester call for solidarity – humanity should try it, at least once…
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The third coming…

8/ ‘Fear Life’ by MAURO PAWLOWSKI and THE GROOMS
Vicious lunacy groove made in Belgium by the mighty dEUS‘ guitarist…
Album: Black Europe
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Godlike genius….

9/ ‘I Wanna Hit’ by TUBELIGHT
Perfectly crushing jam to ventilate your paranoid madness. APOCALYPSE NOW!
Album: Heliosphere
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If you recognise any of these unusual suspects call the police at once…

10/ ‘A Lust Unmatched’ by MILLIONAIRE
The nastiest riff ever (FACT!), fabricated in Belgium & produced by Queen Josh Homme….
Album: Paradisiac
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Feel good hit of the summer…

11/ ‘Cry Baby’ by CAGE THE ELEPHANT
Highly underrated Kentucky gang flying big time driven by an inflammable rock swagger…
Album: Tell Me I’m Pretty
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“Take me to all the way to Belgium, we’re scheduled to play there next month”…

12/ ‘Smile More’ by DEAP VALLY
The cool barbed wire LA ladies are back with a crushing fuck you garage blues anthem…
Album: FEMEJISM (out September 16)
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“We believe in blowing minds”…

13/ ‘Fantasy Boys’ by BRONCHO
Captivating psych spiced passion to get completely lost in, on repeat…
Album: Double Vanity
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Meet and greet with the fans…

14/ ‘Sangue Neuf’ by MADDONATRON
Phenomenal Arabian sounding post punk havoc from London – unbeatable!…
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This is what you get after Madonna had a fight with Ladytron…

15/ ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ by Angel Olsen
No problem, I’ll keep my mouth shut, Angel. See you soon in Belgium for a kiss?…
Album: My Woman (out September 2)
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Angel with sharp teeth…

16/ ‘I Want My Life Back’ by DEUX FURIEUSES
Don’t mess with my favorite savages, we bloody need their passionate thunder…
Album: Tracks Of Wire
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“Now you’re gonna listen….”

17/ ‘Um Chagga Lagga’ by PIXIES
Daftest ‘what the hell are they’re talking about’ cracker of the summer…
Album: Head Carrier – out 30 September
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“Ladies and gents, I still don’t know were my mind is”…

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Back in August, folks, for Part Two…