If you've been to a Hikes show, you know Nay Wilkins. You know his onstage charisma, his vocal range that knows no bounds. You probably also know guitarist Claire Puckett, also of Mother Falcon, who joined the band last year. You know a lot. But did you know they have a side new project?
Sometimes the universe just wants you to find new music. Fate, kismet, flying spaghetti monster, call it what you will but there is a force out there helping you discover the music that turns you on. And so it was with Sweden’s Dammit I’m Mad. Perhaps it was the name? Maybe the title of the Clash article proclaiming “Extra-Dimensional Pop”? (It wasn’t the masks).
Late last year, crazy Nordic loop rockers Aiming For Enrikeexploded into mine and many other’s ears, the beastly warped grooves of the duo’s third LP, Las Napalmas, making waves across the wierdo rock community.
hank God September is over. We can finally put this highly-publicized bickering between rappers Eminem and MGK to rest. We can hang up our coats or start putting them on, depending on what hemisphere you're on. Seasons are changing. But hey, at least the level of quality math rock records ain't. Here's a wrap up of what went down in September.
It's been two years since we were first introduced to a-tota-so, the welded product of East Midlands bands Alright the Captain and Cheap Jazz. The first offering from the band, 'Clever Liver', premiered right on Fecking Bahamas, in fact. Now, its album time...
In physics, 'ray tracing' is a method for calculating the way waves or particles are bent, absorbed, refracted and reflected off surfaces. The basic principle was presented by Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) in 1525.
August, or as we like to pronounce it 'Arctangent', was an absolute killer this year. We've seen some big release from acts like toe, tide/edit and Delta Sleep. We've also had the pleasure of witnessing the annual niche rock festival extraordinaire that is ATG. The seasons are changing across the world around but before we move forward let's do a comprehensive recap of the month that was. As with previous instalments, click a tab below to see our favourite releases of August...