Russian garagepunk Total Rejects

This will be the first album of the dirty garagepunkers Total Rejects. The four Russian punkers will release their self titled EP on Slovenly Records on March 2020. I love how the great records for 2020 already are stacking up. Total Rejects will certainly be one of the fun listens of 2020. Their music is unfiltered, raw and in your face. Tune in and enjoy.

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Honkies Share Garage-Country Punk Banger ‘Slugs’

Hailing from South London come garage-country punk outfit Honkies who have been tearing up their native land for sometime sharing stages with the likes of black midi and Black Country New Road.

The quintet are out to make a name for themselves and have just dropped their newest offering ‘Slugs’. Coming in at just over 3 minutes, ‘Slugs’ is akin to the depraved, twisted sounds of the likes of Fat White Family and Black Lips. Disheveled, ramshackle-esque, beautifully abhorrent garage-rock, Honkies sound like a band on the verge of collapse.

On the single itself which will be available via 7″ vinyl 16 November, guitarist/lead vocalist Jim Sutcliffe explains “The lyrics are an ode to attending bad social functions for the sake of spending time with good people– mostly on cocaine.”  

Honkies will be taking their sludged out country-soaked garage-rock to a number of venues across London very soon.

November 16th – Sister Midnight Records (Release Show)
November 21st – Peckham Audio (supporting Sleep Eaters)
November 29th – Shacklewell Arms (supporting Ugly)
December 7th – Engine Rooms (DIY Thursdays)

Scottish Space Race by The Cosmic Dead

Today marks the day of the release ‘Scottish Space Race’ by The Cosmic Dead. New members Tommy Duffin (drums) and Russell Andrew Gray (lap-steel synthesizer) are added to the Glasgow rockband.

I have been a fan of The Cosmic Dead for a while, saw their raw energy live and really enjoyed their tunes but this ne walbum with the 4 long tracks is something else entirely. The first track spans 21 minutes and starts off trippy drone sounds, but it erupts pretty fast into a heavy psych/noise explosion. This is one hell of a way to start an album. The second track ‘Urja Major’ is gorgeous, it is perfect psych and prog tunes, extremely trippy. Third track and title track sounds a bit more like the classic The Cosmic Dead, in this track, wich arguably is their best, they mix punk, psych and heaviness in one pumped up track. With ‘The Grizzard’ they close the album with 24 minutes of epic space rock. Out on Riot Season Records.

This here, this album, this is the shit.

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Baked Beans share ‘Avalon Speedway’

Melbourne/Geelong psych band Baked Beans released a new track/video. Again fun psych/garage from this Australian band who is working on their debut wich will be on Flightless Records. You can find them and more Australian psych on The Australian List.

Here you can buy their previous album and check out some more music while you are at it.

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Possum share new music from ‘Space Grade Assembly’

Somewhere in Toronto there is Brandon Bak (guitar, vocals), Tobin Hopwood (guitar), Patrick Lefler (bass) and Bradley Thibodeau (drums) who came together to form the fuzz band Possum.

When they released their first two tracks ‘The Hills Part1’ and ‘The Hills Part 2’ it was pretty clear we dealt with a band ready to take the world on with their versatile psych sound. A healthy dose of kraut, fuzz, psych and jazz mixed for maximum pleasure.

They recorded their upcoming album ‘Space Grade Assembly’ themselves and will be released June 21 on Garment District Records.

Now it is time for two of their new tracks called ‘Worms Hollow Part 1’ and ‘Worms Hollow Part 2’. Tune in and you will understand why this will be one hell of an album.

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Possum is here and Possum is what you need

Somewhere in Toronto there is Brandon Bak (guitar, vocals), Tobin Hopwood (guitar), Patrick Lefler (bass) and Bradley Thibodeau (drums) who came together to form the fuzz band Possum.

What is going to make this record so damn awesome? It is the mix of kraut, fuzz, psych, jazz and garage that makes you think of Black Sabbath in moments then Ty Segall in others. Possum is one of those very awesome new bands that blends vintage heavy psych with modern tunes and I am sure we will here a lot from this band from now on!

This is highly recommended psych!

They recoded their upcoming album ‘Space Grade Assembly’ themselves and will be released June 21 on Garment District Records.

Check out the first two released tracks!

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