NIHILISTIC LEGION – The Hunt EP

On this EP,  Israel’s Nihilistic Legion shows how much noise a one-man band can make.  Playing absolutely everything, the mysteriously named Tohu fuses classic death metal sounds with a touches of grindcore and other extremities to create something incredibly forceful. The five songs – four originals and one cover – shows off an artist whom has utter conviction in his art, but production wise, these tracks aren’t necessarily shown at their best. In fact, the chosen mix is so claustrophobic and abrasive in places, it can be rather hard to pick out the finer points of the sound. It doesn’t make for especially easy listening…but maybe that’s deliberate.

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Grab a free download from Justine & The Unclean

Last year, Justine & The Unclean released their debut album, ‘Get Unclean’.  Although only half an hour long, the release showcased a variety of styles from hard rock to power pop, Phil Spector-ish flourishes and – perhaps most importantly – some of the best female fronted pop punk for a long while.

Various cult online music sites praised the album highly, so there was always a feeling they wouldn’t just be a one-shot deal.

They’re back with a new single, which they’re giving away for free!

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‘Live It Up’ with a free digital single from Rum Bar Records signings Duck & Cover

Over the past couple of years, Rum Bar Records has delivered a truckload of great DIY music. We’ve seen great rock and releases from Watts, Kris Rodgers and K7s (featuring Kurt Baker). We’ve seen an equally impressive soul revue from Shanda & The Howlers.
[Articles/streams of each can be found behind the HTML links]

The hits keep coming… The label now has another free download for you in the shape of the new single from Duck & Cover ahead of the Summer release of their EP.

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Hear Sophia Marshall’s haunting version of ‘I Go To Sleep’

In February 2018, singer songwriter Sophia Marshall released ‘lin-dah’, a three track EP of Kasabian covers.  She was able to take the original material – including the massive hit ‘Fire’ – and strip it back to its core, resulting in recordings that found a place somewhere between folk and dreampop.  [A full review of the EP can be found here.]

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