Here’s TURN UP THE VOLUME’s Knockout Team For February 2018!…

Striking vibrations that good we play it on

TWELVE KNOCKOUTS I played on repeat in FEBRUARY!
An ace cocktail of addictive bangers & smoking grooves
activating all my senses and itchy limbs this past month!
TURN UP THE VOLUME! Here are twelve stellar kicks…

1/ ‘Distant Colours’ by MANIC STREET PREACHERS (Wales)
I’m a sucker for anthemic melancholia and the Manics are experts on the matter…
Album: Resistance Is Futile – out 6 April via Columbia Records

2/ ‘Shiny One’ by BELLY (Boston, US)
Boston’s guitar popsmiths return with sultry groove energized with a glorious chorus…
Album: ‘Dove’ out 4 May – all info right here

3/ ‘Dig’ by SEAZOO (Wales)
Irresistible earworm with rich harmonies and a sticky chorus going under your skin…
Album: Trunks – out now – stream/purchase via Bandcamp

4/ ‘New Values’ by SHOPPING (London/Glasgow)
Electro weirdness and glimmering guitars. Highly feverish beat, snappy as bloody hell…
Album: The Official Body – out now – stream/purchase via Bandcamp

5/ ‘And Play A Game’ by JUJU (Italy)
Intoxicating psychedelia with a multi-layered, mind-boggling and trippy flow! Ace!…
Album: Our Mother Was A Plant – stream/purchase on Bandcamp

6/ ‘Sleep / Paralysis by PLATTENBAU (base: Berlin,Germany)
Electro paranoia with tribal drums pushing the startling Krautrock beat continuously…

7/ ‘Perfect Routine’ by TUBELIGHT (Belgium)
The Fall is dead! Long live Tubelight! Belgian top band scores big time…
Album: Expert By Virtue, Thereof out now – available on iTunes

8/ ‘Temper’ by SUSS CUNTS (Melbourne, Australia)
Amplified jingle jangle riffage from down under. Witty and punky. Strapping score!

9/ ‘Greenman’ by SCHOOL DISCO ((Plymouth, United Kingdom)
Surf injected psychedelia with a rockabilly Cramps edge. A spacey firecracker all the way…

10/ ‘Stop’ by HOUSEHATS (Norway/Australia)
Unstoppable bolide fueled by relentless, repetitive riffs. Infectious & head-spinning stuff…

11/ ‘Suck The Blood From My Wound’ by EZRA FURMAN (Evanston, IL, US)
Mixed emotions passion and a heartfelt intensity that gives you goosebumps…
Album: Transangelic Exodus – out now – on iTunes

12/ ‘Stargazer’ by THE CROWLEYS (Hamilton, Canada)
Spellbinding psych escapade driven by endless, sparkling riffs that will enchant you…
EP: new one called COLOURS CHANGE THEIR TONE – discover/stream/purchase here

See/hear you next month, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 8…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven splendid strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

1/ ‘Loss Of Sophistication’ by LOW HUM (L.A., California, US)
Here’s a striking electro pop tremor with a murky twist by Collin Desha aka Low Hum. He creates a deep bass drone that sticks instantly and gets under your skin without asking.

LOW HUM: Website – Facebook – Twitter

Euphoric pop corker energized with a rapturous scream-along chorus that will put a big smile on your face. Uprising and blissful stuff! Also one of the weirdest band names I
ever heard! From their wicked new album ‘Jazzbelle 1984 / 1988‘ – here on Bandcamp.

JaneFondaAerobicVHS: Facebook –  Twitter

3/ ‘Temper’ by SUSS CUNTS (Melbourne, Australia)
Jingle jangle electricity you just can’t resist. Witty and punky. Pushed by blustery bass/drum truculence and fueled with clenched harmonies. Strapping score!

SUSS CUNTS: Facebook / Label: Hysterical Records

4/ ‘Soft’ by COREY FLOOD (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US)
Hazy turbulence intensified by wandering guitar escapades. Very entrancing and highly seducing. Wondrous track from 3-track debut EP ‘Wish You Hadn’t‘ – all info on Bandcamp

COREY FLOOD: Facebook / Label: Fire Talk

5/ ‘Greenman’ by SCHOOL DISCO (Plymouth, United Kingdom)
Surf injected psychedelia with a rockabilly edge à la The Cramps. This spacey firecracker invades your bloodstream on the spot. A far-out and gluey stroke to get completely lost in!

SCHOOL DISCO: Facebook – Bandcamp – Twitter

6/ ‘Candy Lamb’ by WALLOW (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
Intoxicating cold wave vibration with a magnetizing and irresistible beat. Captivating cut!

WALLOW: Facebook – Bandcamp

7/ ‘Climbs’ by BROADS (Norfolk, UK)
Cinematic and gloomy electro soundscape colored with mesmeric violin melancholia. Dreamy and romantic. Top track from this duo’s new LP ‘Field Theory‘ – here on Bandcamp

BROADS: Facebook – Bandcamp

See/hear you next week, music junkies