Track Of The Day: The Other Ones – ‘The Other Ones’

Following the catchy energy of last year’s ‘On Top Of Me’, and previously wowing us live at The Finsbury back in the days of gigs and life, London-based The Other Ones have now shared a fiery new single.

Propelled by scuzz-filled riffs and a blistering energy, ‘The Other Ones’ blasts into the ears with front woman Steph’s soaring, impassioned vocals and a fierce, empowering spirit. With a driving power, it’s an uplifting punk-pop anthem paying tribute to all of us ‘Other Ones’, the wonderful misfits of society.

 

Taken from their upcoming album of the same name, ‘The Other Ones’ is out now via Reckless Yes.

Mari Lane
@marimindles

Photo Credit: Keira Anee Photography

#ThrowbackThursday: GIHE w/ Black Gold Buffalo (08.03.18)

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and new lockdown in London, we’re unable to make it into the Hoxton Radio studio to broadcast our weekly live new music show from 7-9pm. Instead, we’re sharing previous GIHE radio show recordings as #ThrowbackThursday sessions, so you can still enjoy 2 hours of new music tunes & chats with some of our favourite artists each week.

Today, we’ve picked our March 2018 show originally broadcast on International Women’s Day. Tash & Kate played plenty of new music and a few tracks from iconic female artists to celebrate the occasion. They were joined by the lovely Keziah and Marc from Black Gold Buffalo, who spoke about the inspiration behind their self-titled debut album, and premiered their single ‘Penkenna’ live on air.

Listen out for Kate’s accidental Cilla Black impression too…

Listen back to the show here:

Tracklist
Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Up Above My Head
Smerz – No Harm
Gina Rose Bruce – The Way You Make Love
Kidsmoke – Sister Sadness
The Shacks – Follow Me
Table Scraps – I’m A Failure
Denton Thrift – Confessional
VOKXEN – Running On Empty
Skating Polly – Queen For A Day
Track Not Found – Code Red
Like Swimming – Strike a Pose
Stay South – If You Leave LA
Black Gold Buffalo – Pearls Deep
**Interview – Black Gold Buffalo**
Black Gold Buffalo – Penkenna
Sextile – Current Affair
Pussy Riot – Straight Outta Vagina
Maja Francis – Saved By The Summer (Shura Remix)
Ms Mohammed – Pandora
The Sonder Bombs – Shitty Boyfriend
Zialand – Shelter
Amparo – That Was Her
Gitta de Ridder – The Wheel
The Julie Ruin – Girls Like Us

VIDEO PREMIERE: The Pearl Harts – ‘Pullin’ My Brains Out’

Full of raucous guitar riffs, thudding beats and hefty vocals, London-based duo The Pearl Harts have shared a video for their new live single ‘Pullin’ My Brains Out’. Taken from the band’s new EP Live At The Drive-In, which they’ve released today (11th Dec), the single is accompanied by a monochrome video shot during the band’s post-lockdown drive-in show earlier this year.

The Pearl Harts – like most bands – were hit hard when the covid-19 pandemic put a stop to live music in March. As a band who have spent years cutting their teeth on the live circuit, the idea of performing from their bedrooms via Zoom didn’t feel quite right for Kirsty and Sara. So, once Lockdown 1.0 was lifted, the duo decided to put together a “dystopian drive-in” gig in South London. Teaming up with their friends VC London – the UK’s only all-female motorcycle crew – they set up a stage in an industrial yard and unleashed their raucous rock and roll sounds on to a socially distanced crowd.

Whilst recording this new EP briefly quenched the band’s thirst for playing live to an audience, The Pearl Harts are hoping that in 2021 things will be a little different. “[While we were] no longer able to write and play together in the same space, we embraced technology [which] allowed us to write songs remotely for a new album that we’re really excited about,” the duo explain. Here’s hoping we’ll be hearing this new record in the flesh as soon as it’s safe to do so again.

Watch the video for ‘Pullin’ My Brains Out’ below and listen to Live At The Drive-In here

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Kate Crudgington
@KCBobCut

LISTEN: Two Tribes – ‘Cruel Sensuality’

Full of commanding beats, jagged synths and soaring vocals, Two Tribes‘ latest single ‘Cruel Sensuality’ is a cathartic oscillation between emotional resilience and the unexpected apathy that comes with the ending of a relationship. Taken from their upcoming EP, which is set for release in 2021, the London-based trio blend vivid electronic textures with jolting rhythms to create an anthemic new sound.

“The lyrics focus on detaching yourself emotionally from another person, making the transition from sensuous to desensitised, trying to figure out what part of yourself needs to be severed in order to leave a bad situation behind,” the band explain about the track. This emotional catharsis is led by Annalisa Iembo’s striking vocals, and accompanied by a backdrop of intoxicating electronica.

“Identity is a common theme in our music, and writing ‘Cruel Sensuality’ was an opportunity to explore the self-reflection and reinvention that occurs when dismantling a relationship”, the band continue. Formed of Patrick Smith (vocals/guitars), Annalisa Iembo (vocals/synths/samples) and Kim Engelhardt (bass), Two Tribes take inspiration from an eclectic range of influences such as Primal Scream, Jagwar Ma, Grimes and Pretty Hate Machine-era Nine Inch Nails, from which they’re carefully carving their own musical identity.

Listen to ‘Cruel Sensuality’ below.

 

Follow Two Tribes on Spotify, Instagram, Twitter & Facebook for more updates.

Kate Crudgington
@KCBobCut