“A brutish rocker with its eyes in the gutter, reminiscent of The Jesus Lizard and Minor Threat” - Uncut
“At their best, they’re magnificent”– The Fly
“A thrilling history lesson in American punk” – Loud & Quiet
Big Ups debut album, Eighteen Hours of Static, is out today.
Ahead of its release next week, This Is Fake DIY are streaming Big Ups debut album, Eighteen Hours of Static. You can read an interview with the band here, and stream below.
Yesterday CYMBALS shared the opening track from their new album The Age Of Fracture. ‘Winter ‘98’ is available to stream now via The Guardian.
A few chords of ‘Winter 98’ were first heard closing the short film with which CYMBALS first announced The Age Of Fracture. The film, in keeping with the literary inspiration running through the album, was centred around an original poem from British poet and novelist Joe Dunthorne, author of Submarine.
Pre-order The Age of FractureiTunes
Limited edition gatefold double vinyl (pink)
CYMBALS tour in February
Feb 4th - Electrowerkz, London
Feb 6th - Limelight, Belfast
Feb 7th - Workman’s Club, Dublin
Feb 8th - Cyprus Avenue, Cork
Girls Names have announced a European tour in February next year. We’re streaming a new track, ‘Visions’, to mark the occasion.
'Visions' originally featured as a bonus track on the iTunes version of Girls Names' second album, The New Life, released in February 2013.
Buy The New Life - http://smarturl.it/thenewlifebonus
5th - The Lexington, London - tickets
6th - Espace B, Paris - tickets
8th - Ferme de Biereau, Louvain-la-Neuve - tickets
9th - Rössli, Bern
10th - Blah Blah, Turin - door sales only
11th - Garage Genova, Genova - door sales only
12th - Off Modena, Modena - door sales only
13th - Sidro Club, Savignano Sul Rubicone - door sales only
Big Ups - Eighteen Hours of Static - limited edition green vinyl
Noisey have premiered the new video for ‘Goes Black’ by Big Ups.
Goes Black’ is taken from Big Ups debut album, Eighteen Hours of Static, released on 13th January through Tough Love/Dead Labor. Pre-order on iTunes here - http://smarturl.it/eighteenhoursitunes
Directed by TerrorEyes. Sean Stout is a New York-via-Los Angeles-based videographer, director, and editor who has been creating videos under his TerrorEyes moniker since he was a teenager. His resume includes videos for the likes of Trash Talk, Death Grips, Chelsea Wolfe, Russian Circles, and he’s been featured on Pitchfork, Complex, Vice, Fader, Billboard, Spin and NPR to name a few.
Jack from CYMBALS and author/poet Joe Dunthorne discuss The Age of Fracture and the story Joe wrote for it in this week’s NME
CYMBALS were in The Sunday Times yesterday.
Their new single, ‘Erosion’, is now available to buy on iTunes - http://smarturl.it/erosionitunes
'Force Fed' is taken from AUTOBAHN's debut 3-track 12” EP.
16 November - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club **EP LAUNCH**
05 December - London, Sebright Arms w/Eagulls
06 December - Cardiff, Moon Club w/Eagulls
19 December - Manchester, The Castle w/Loom
'Erosion' is taken from CYMBALS' new album, The Age of Fracture, out on 27th Jan (EU)/4th Feb (N.A.)
Pre-order The Age of Fracture
iTunes (bonus edition)
limited edition double gatefold lp on colour vinyl
CYMBALS will launch their album with a headline show in London in February.
2nd Feb 2014 - Electrowerkz, London - tickets