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Track of the Day #881: Mono Void – Refuge

This intense, heavy cut of post-punk comes from sci-fi inspired band band Mono Void. ‘Refuge‘ begins in a modest manner with melodic yet melancholic instrumentation and monochromatic vocals. However, this completely erupts into something much more powerful in the choruses but breaks away during the last minute or two of the track. Speaking of the […]

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Discover: Dyrghé – Idling

Dyrghé is a Netherlands based artist, singer and multi-instrumentalist and ‘Idling‘ is the first track taken from their EP ‘Gom Jabbar’. ‘Idling’ is a minimal track at heart that ranges from stark intensity to harsh, rawness. It’s an industrial track for the most part, only drifting out briefly towards the end. ‘Idling’ is an intense, […]

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Track of the Day #880: The Sugar Petals – Talk It Out

‘Talk It Out‘ is the latest track from Hertfordshire/Lincoln based band The Sugar Petals and it’s melodic, longing offering from the word go. It’s a lo-fi track with a certain warmth to it as well as exuding melancholy vibes. ‘Talk It Out’ is a jangly track that will charm from start to finish. Listen to […]

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Discover: Wynona – Get Back To Myself

‘Get Back To Myself‘ is a charming, nostalgia drenched debut single from Hampshire duo Wynona! It’s a lo-fi, bedroom pop track that is an “ode to homesickness and the isolation of living in a city half the world away”. On the face of things ‘Get Back To Myself’ is quite a simple track that’s centred […]

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Discover: Malware – Spaces

This heavy, noise-rock track comes from Miami based noise project Malware! ‘Spaces‘ is a harsh, urgent track that’s completely packed with organised chaos. It’s full of hypnotic instrumentation, raw and industrial guitar parts as well as distorted electronics. It’s concentrated intensity in one track and it’s definitely one to be heard loud. If you like […]

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Track of the Day #879: Drug Store Romeos – Secret Plan

Last week Drug Store Romeos returned with the latest cut from their forthcoming album ‘The World Within Our Bedrooms’. ‘Secret Plan‘ is a summery track that’s awash with atmospherics and enchanting vibes. Ever the masters of tempo-changes, this song doesn’t sit still for long switching up as well as down at various intervals. Speaking of […]

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Discover: If So Why – World Eater

When a noise-rock and a post-punk band collide, apparently you end up with something that sounds like Melbourne band If So Why! ‘World Eater‘ is a raw, intense cut of lo-fi post punk that has both hypnotic and cathartic parts. The track is filled with psychedelic riffs and it fizzes along before collapsing into a […]

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Track of the Day #878: Pylons – The Chase

This indie-rock track comes from London based band Pylons! ‘The Chase‘ is quite a euphoric track in ways despite its laid-back, summery warm exterior. It’s a captivating track that’s packed full of vibrant melodies and punchy vocals otherwise. Speaking of the track, Pylons have said: “I think the only way to keep up with the […]

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Track of the Day #877: Fast Trains – On Being Poor

Although being part of his recent EP ‘ourWorld Volume 1‘, Fast Trains has just officially released latest track ‘On Being Poor‘ as a single! ‘On Being Poor’ is the most energetic, even heaviest track from Portsmouth based producer/songwriter Fast Trains yet. The track still has Fast Trains trademark minimal, alternative pop sound built into it, […]

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Track of the Day #876: Sea of Limbs – Effigy Envy

I got sent this track a few months ago and although I liked it, it somehow slipped through the net and never got covered… Fast forward to this week and every track of the day since Monday has been by Portsmouth bands and artists, so what better time to finally cover this track? ‘Effigy Envy‘ […]

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Discover: Juno Francis & Alejandro Molinari – Symmetry

This electro-pop number comes from Berlin based, Swedish duo Juno Francis and Venezuelan producer Alejandro Molinari who have joined forces on this danceable track. ‘Symmetry‘ is a punchy track that is packed with attitude and tinged with funky, disco vibes. Listen to ‘Symmetry’ by Juno Francis & Alejandro Molinari below and keep up with them […]

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Discover: Autosleeper – Substance, Sometimes

This driven post-punk track comes from Barcelona based trio Autosleeper. ‘Substance, Sometimes‘ is lead by a harsh, intense riff that certainly wears its influences on its sleeves. But it’s the vocals and more atmospheric, even shoegaze vibe that sets the track apart from the rest. The track builds towards an anthemic end. ‘Substance, Sometimes’ is […]

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Track of the Day #875: Fake Empire – Half Man

Portsmouth based post-punk trio Fake Empire have emerged from hibernation with this synth-lead offering ‘Half Man‘. The track starts off with Delphic-esque synths but this quickly gives way to Fake Empire’s trademark atmospheric, yet dark sound and moody instrumentation. The end of the track sees things mellow out and drift into electronic obscurity. ‘Half Man’ […]

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Track of the Day #874: Joe Johnson feat. Megan Linford – What If

This easy-listening, acoustic track comes from Portsmouth based folk singer-songwriter Joe Johnson and features fellow Portsmouth artist Megan Linford. ‘What If‘ is a heartfelt offering that’s quite minimal with warm acoustic melodies/rhythms that are complimented by both Joe and Megan’s vocals. The track is finished off perfectly by various intricacies and glowing ambient details. Listen […]

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Track of the Day #873: Spin War – Coober Pedy

Formed over the last year, one of Portsmouth’s newest bands Spin War recently released their second demo ‘Coober Pedy‘! It’s a raw, hectic offering that’s filled with hypnotic riffs and general organised chaos. ‘Coober Pedy’ is the second introduction to one of Portsmouth’s most exciting new bands anyway. Last week Spin War were also announced […]