Ostraca

Ostraca

Damn, this is some evil-stuff and hard to put into words. Remember Kilgore Trout? A incredible good screamo/emoviolence quartet with a grindy-edge for fans of Usurp Synapse, CTTS and Burn her letters from Richmond. “Immemorial” was a tempest and Kilgore Trout a band to keep an eye on. Well after a few line-up changes the band is now a 3-piece… more »

duct hearts - if you prick us, do we not bleed? 7"

duct hearts

Munichs finest emo band duct hearts is going to release a new 7″ called “if you prick us, do we not bleed?” in early april. The EP contains an epic and immense beautiful 11:36 minutes long track which was edited into 2 parts (second part starts at 5:50). Really worth checking out. “can we take the light of someone 
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We Had A Deal - Counting Leaves Stream

We Had A Deal

Here’s to hesitating and shaking hands, to social angst and losing friends“. Woooah been listening to this brilliant stuff for days now. 4 piece screamo/post-hardcore formation We Had A Deal is killing it again with their new release called “Counting Leaves”. The stirring blend of groovy/chaotic hardcore, 90ies screamo, outstanding vocals and well-written lyrics is still pretty unique in the… more »

Ephemera

Ephemera

Damn, this is probably the best thing happened in the last time. Damn. Fans of the swedish screamo scene listen up, this project is like a dream come true. The very fact that persons from bands like Vi som älskade varandra så mycket, Sore Eyelids, Totem Skin, Rainmaker and more are involved lets my heart beat faster and faster. But… more »

Feverteeth

Recommendations

Before anything else I want to greatly apologize the irregular posting. The fest, distro/label and my privat life keeping me very busy. So sorry for that. Got some short screamo/new-emo/black-metal/powerviolence recommendations/releases for you that have made an high impression on me including Mass Decay, Addaura, Wallflower, Feverteeth and Sleep Routine. Hope you’ll enjoy them too. Stay rad. Feverteeth – Inspiration… more »

All My Wishes Were Thrown Down a Well and Should Die There

All My Wishes Were Thrown Down a Well and Should Die There

I’m a huge fan of long band names such as “i wrote haikus about cannibalism in your yearbook“, “fear before the march of flames” or “iwontstopwonderinguntilyoustopbreathing“, so yeah this 3 piece band called “All My Wishes Were Thrown Down a Well and Should Die There” really caught my attention with its first release “In Hopes of a New Tomorrow” haha…. more »

Beach Slang

Best of 2014: EPs, Splits, Demos…

Whoa, thanks so much for the positive feedback on the “Best of 2014: Albums” – post. This one is a short overview of EPs, Splits, Demos I really really enjoyed this year. There were a lot more but these ones were definitely outstanding for me. Hope you enjoy them too. Let’s start with the EPs. That Beach Slang one is… more »

Morning Sun

Recommendations

hey punx, a short post about some new/old screamo/fastcore/punk/post-hardcore highlights for me including OsoLuna, Kaddish, Moral Mutiny, Morning Sun, Diana Lagarto and Nous Danserons Sur Vos Ruines. Hope you’ll dig them too. Never forget to support the bands and labels. They all doing an amazing job. OsoLuna A new and pretty rad screamo/post-hardcore group from Torrelavega in Spain. I only… more »

Lost Limbs

Lost Limbs

Amazing new three piece screamo band from Glasgow, Scotland. They really seem to love old french/italian screamo, you can hear influences from bands like Daitro, Aussitot Mort or Raein, which is awesome, but Lost Limbs are also combining those elements with cool indie/spoken/melodic – parts. A+ mix of the best ingredients. “Calm at the Cusp” and “Retrouvailles” are both hella… more »

Miss The Stars Fest II

Miss The Stars Fest II

Sorry for the long lack of posts. Been working on the booking for 2015. Happy to announce the first bands now for the 2-Day Miss The Stars Fest (again at the amazing Tiefgrund – Laskerstr. 5, 10245 Berlin, Germany). Hope to see some you there. This year was ridiculous good and I can’t wait for the second one. We’ll have… more »

PYLON - Mixtape

PYLON

PYLON is a nice litte distro and mailorder from Vienna. They currently released a wonderful mixtape with bands like Lorraine, Stillborn or El Camino Car Crash which is dedicated against religious and political persecution & violence. An important subject and definitely worth supporting. You can check out the digital version here or below. A physical mixtape is in the making… more »