SKYND – Tyler Hadley

You might want to skip this post, as it may be difficult to shake. SKYND is a troll in a Danish fairy tale depicting a kidnapped wife and her husband’s attempts to take her back. He eventually succeeds, but only with the admonition he must never rush her to do anything again, otherwise she’ll be returned to the troll (SKYND). The band of the same … Continue reading SKYND – Tyler Hadley

Dark Side Of Light – Moist

Soon-to-be darlings of Los Angeles (if there is a God), Dark Side Of Light are the ‘Tripped Out Beatniks’ Nik Frost (singer/songwriter/DJ) and Grant Conway (drummer/producer/engineer) teamed up to create something original and evolutionary in their native land of the angels to “counteract the anxiety-filled hours of our new normal.” Thus, freshly released (January 2021), ‘Moist’ is their first original release, complete with Cornelius-like vocals … Continue reading Dark Side Of Light – Moist

Lonely Walk – PGL (Pretty Good Looking)

Another exceptional band from Bordeaux, France, Lonely Walk has been kicking around since releasing a number of EPs to critical acclaim between 2010 and 2014 (VIHS, NGHTMR, and BORE) culminating in their full-album release of TEEN in 2015 containing said track “PGL“. Hypnotic fringe-punk with late-seventies sensibilities might be an apt description for this track portraying the teen-angst of an askance view of someone or … Continue reading Lonely Walk – PGL (Pretty Good Looking)

Kosheen – Harder They Fall

Slick and addictive, Kosheen has a terrifying talent for creating hook-laden tuneage of which this song surely doesn’t disappoint. Per Wikipedia, “The name Kosheen derives from the name of a North American Apache warrior, Cochise. When in Japan, it was discovered that a combination of the Japanese words for ‘old’ and ‘new’ would make ‘Kosheen’ in Japanese.” Alternatively known for her trip-hop and “hypnotic breakbeats“, this particular track … Continue reading Kosheen – Harder They Fall

Mindless Self Indulgence – Shut Me Up (Uncensored)

MSI has been around-the-block, bought the t-shirt, and worn it threadbare since the early days when they released their eponymous debut album back in 1995. They’re funny; it’s a perverse irreverent humor. They’re insanely creative and they’re outrageous. They don’t give a fuck about their critics and they love their fans (as they should). Yet, they’re also smart and knowing that money earned from CD … Continue reading Mindless Self Indulgence – Shut Me Up (Uncensored)