Quality, independent music, culture, coffee and other bits and pieces. Posting most days from Melbourne, Australia.

Aug 6

Listen to a Cool New Deathwish Sampler

Deathwish have posted their new sampler, 2014: A Summer of Blood, for download and stream.

Check out this cool little video put together by Bose. It’s called Scene+Heard: Late 90s Emo and it’s about the influential midwest emo scene. 

Puig Destroyer Finish New LP

Puig Destroyer have finished their debut LP, which should drop later in the year.

Check out Action Bronson’s new song, “Easy Rider”. 

Godflesh to Release New LP

ARTIST: Godflesh
TITLE: A World Lit Only by Fire
LABEL: Avalanche
ABOUT: Check out “New Dark Ages”, here

01. New Dark Ages
02. Deadend
Shut Me Down
04. Life Giver Life Taker
Curse Us All
Towers of Emptiness
Forgive Our Fathers

Superheaven Sign to SideOneDummy

Superheaven have signed to SideOneDummy. They’ll be releasing their label debut in early 2015.

Fucked Up Drop Mixtape 5

Fucked Up have released Mixtape 5. It contains a bunch of b-sides, rarities and other goodies. It’s limited to 500 copies, so get in quick.

Aug 5

Listen to Legions New EP

Legions have a new EP, Apparition Songs, that you can stream on their Bandcamp. It drops this Friday through Broken Hive


Are you ready to shit your pants with mid-western tears? Check out this video of American Football playing their best known song, “Never Meant”, for the first time in 15 years. They performed in Chicago a few nights ago.

Check out Whirr’s new song, “Heavy”, from their forthcoming LP, Sway. 

Astpai Announce New LP

ARTIST: Astpai
TITLE: Burden Calls
RELEASE DATE: September 22
LABEL: August 22 on Ass Card in Europe; September 22 on Jump Start in the U.S.
ABOUT: Burden Calls was recorded between October 2013 and January 2014 at S.T.R.E.S.S. Studio in Graz, Austria together with Tom Zwanzger. It was mastered by Alan Douches (Jets To Brazil, Painted Black, Kid Dynamite) West West Side Music in NYC. Read a small interview around the release here.

01 Single Use
02 Dead End Talking
03 Out
04 Death Everywhere
05 After All
06 Departure
07 Ground Control
08 Down by Love
09 Resignation
10 Careers
11 Small Change
12 Oxygen
13 Emotion in the Way

First Release for Cassette Store Day 2014 Announced

The first batch of Cassette Store Day 2014 releases have been announced. You’ll be able to pick up special releases from Vivian Girls, Bummer Vacation, Weedeater and a tonne more. More releases to be announced, too.

Listen to Long Knives New Demo

Long Knives (members of Dead Ringer and Know Your Saints) have released their first music - a 4-track demo - which you can stream on their Bandcamp. 


Aug 3

Check out this cool little preview video of The Smith Street Band recording their new LP with Jeff Rosenstock and Sam Johnson in Victoria’s Otway Ranges.

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