Category Archives: Love Buzz

Listen to WE CARRIED THE BOAT

We Carried The Boat want your attention. If their unusual name doesn’t catch it, then their clever lyrics might. And if their unique story- an English dude and a Vietnamese dude making music in Japan- doesn’t get it, then their diverse music definitely will.  The Tokyo-based two-piece play livewire post-hardcore, influenced as much by sci-fi movies and Zelda as by […]

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DEFTONES announce ‘White Pony’ remix album

NEW DEFTONES! Kind of. Today, the Californian quintet announced plans for a 20th anniversary edition of their iconic ‘White Pony’ album. And the release will be accompanied by a long-rumoured remix effort, titled ‘Black Stallion’. Trailer and tracklisting below. ‘Feiticeira’ (Clams Casino remix) ‘Digital Bath’ (DJ Shadow remix) ‘Elite’ (Blanck Mass remix) ‘Rx Queen’ (Salva remix) ‘Street Carp’ (Phantogram remix) ‘Teenager’ (Robert Smith remix) ‘Knife Prty’ […]

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Listen to THE NIGHTMARES

I should have written this over a year ago. More even. The Nightmares formed in late 2017, played their first gig six months later, and in April of last year (basically a lifetime ago these days), released their debut EP. Although most of the Newport quartet had been in bands before, the self-titled effort is still outrageously confident and complete-sounding. […]

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ENVY announce live album

Envy have shared details of a new live album (maybe the last ever live album!?) titled ‘Last Wish’. The band released their latest studio album, ‘The Fallen Crimson’, back in February. They had touring plans in place, of course, but played only one show before COVID-19 effectively halted all live music worldwide. In their own words, “Envy performed a crazy, sweaty, […]

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Listen to TOPIARY CREATURES

Topiary Creatures, or Tope Creach as they are affectionately known, are used to doing things by themselves. The San Francisco-based band have booked their own shows, including (this might be the oldest that anything I’ve written has ever made me feel) a festival inside Minecraft, designed their own (excellent) artwork, and, last month, released their own (fantastic) debut album on […]

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Listen to APART

Apart have waited a long time for this. The French outfit have existed in some form for almost five years but are only now releasing their first record, out today. They like to describe its sound as “indie rock in autumn” but for clarity, ‘Septembre’ features four acoustic-led, melancholy rock tracks that should satisfy fans of Modern Baseball, The Hotelier, […]

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BROTHERHOOD OF THE LAKE are back

So, way back when, as we spoke to then-former Brotherhood of the Lake guitarist Rusty about the turbulent past of the band, he briefly suggested the Devon outfit might also have a future. Four years later and now-current Brotherhood of the Lake guitarist Rusty and his bandmates are indeed back. An EP, ‘Segregation is the English Way’, is now available […]

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Watch a DEFTONES video

Well someone had to save 2020! Ahead of their next album, ‘Ohms’, out 25.09.20, Deftones have made a video for the title track. Feast your ears and eyes… The track feels positively breezy, huh? Light but thick. Another subtle evolution from a band that still sound unmistakably like themselves. My favourite part right now is that vocal melody about 90 […]

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Listen to BALL OF LIGHT

Ball of Light are heavy. Damn heavy. Their debut full-length, ‘Flux’, came out early last year and combines killer riffs, punk rock energy, and hardcore spit and vinegar in the fastest and most direct way possible. It’s a landslide of a record. The Ohio outfit aren’t exclusively interested in bludgeoning power though. Ball of Light are one of those heavy […]

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