Hominid Sounds: Noise is for life not just for Christmas

Wondering what to buy this Xmas for that avant-noise enthusiast in your life? Hominid Sounds, the new UK underground label set up by four warped souls conjoined by a love of gig going and ace tunes, have released some absolute corkers throughout the year guaranteed to thrill the pants off even the most particular of…

REVIEW: Trials of Early Man – Attachments (self-released)

Tracklisting: Cordite / Salvage / Ternary Means ABA / Even Other Jazzers / Nil Nil / Of Youth / Pierced With Arrows / That Ship Has Sailed, Old Friend / Lynd Ward / . Mid-life crisis punk rock, it’s the situation we find ourselves in as music’s most abrasive genre hits 40. Will it dye…

REVIEW: Death Pedals – The Carvery (Triple Jump / Rip This Joint Records)

Ripping hipsterville a spanking new arsehole through the shit-kicking combination of stabbing riffs, hardcore rhythms and more fuzzy yelps than feeding time in a hyena cage, East London’s Death Pedals are a filthy rock’n’roll beast gagging to fulfil all your fucked-up dreams with ferocious tunes and penetrative swagger. ‘The Carvery’, 9 songs, 25 minutes epitomises…

To Live and DIY in London

Right off the bat you should know that I work in the music industry. For ten long years I’ve worked right in the rancid belly of the beast. Stop reading now if you’re easily offended. Still here? Good. Guilty secret off my chest, now, we can begin. Despite my pay check coming from the EVIL…