Track Of The Day: The Muffin Heads – ‘Snow White’

Having blown us away with the epic, frenzied energy of their live show at more than one of our gigs at The Finsbury, GIHE faves The Muffin Heads have recently blasted into our ears once again with the release of new EP F£€$h (pronounced Flesh).

Taken from the EP, single ‘Snow White’ (which we first heard a few years back as an exclusive ‘stripped back’ version on our radio show!) is driven by scuzzy riffs and a gritty energy as the impassioned seething growl of front-woman Bex rages; building with an eerie tension to an immense riotous cacophony. With shades of the likes of early QOTSA in its reverb-strewn musicality, it’s a truly colossal slice of ferocious desert-inspired punk-rock.

 

Mastered by Pete Maher (The Pixies, Nick Cave), F£€$h  is out now.

Mari Lane
@marimindles

Photo Credit: Jon Mo / @jonmophoto

Track Of The Day: Vulpynes – ‘Sister’

Following last year’s EP Dye Me Red, and having shared a stage with the likes of Sleaford Mods, Dublin’s Molly and Kaz – aka Vulpynes – are now back to blast into our ears with a gritty new single.

Propelled by Molly’s raw, impassioned vocals, ‘Sister’ is a powerful ode to ‘pseudo sisterhood’. Driven by swirling, reverb-strewn hooks, pounding primal beats and a raging energy, it oozes an immense sense of urgency amid a seething eerie underlying force. A fantastically fierce, empowered slice of ferocious rock magnificence from the Dublin duo.

Listen to ‘Sister’ here:

Vulpynes had been halfway through recording their debut album when Covid19 struck, and so due to travel restrictions and Ireland being in complete disarray, they were sadly unable to finish it. After much consideration, they have decided to release the first half of the album as a single sided limited edition 12″. The EP, Us Against Them, will be released via F.O.A.D/Advance Records.

Mari Lane
@marimindles

#ThrowbackThursday: GIHE w/ Ms Mohammed & Basement Revolver 06.09.18

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

Today, we’ve picked our September 2018 show with the wonderful Ms Mohammed. She joined Tash & Kate live in the studio to chat about her performance at Loud Women’s all-day Festival at The Dome in 2018, and the Clitrock events she hosts. Tash also played her phone interview with Chrisy Hurn from Canada’s Basement Revolver. Chrisy talked about the band’s album Heavy Eyes and what influenced them to write it (please forgive the dodgy phone connection.)

Listen back to the show here:

Featured Artists
Le Tigre
Planningtorock
Geowulf
Menace Beach
Glossii
The Wild Things
Basement Revolver
Tallies
Starling
Barrie
Skating Polly
NO NO NO
Ms Mohammed
Raja Kumari
CHINAH
Ah! Kosmos
Caswell
Monique Barry
JDA
Little Mix

Video Premiere: Weekend Recovery – ‘There’s A Sense’

Having previously blasted into our ears with 2018’s album Get What You Came For, and with acclaim from the likes of NME, Radio X and  Kerrang!, Leeds three-piece Weekend Recovery are back with an energy-fuelled new single.

Reflecting the intensity of being an artist in the music industry, ‘There’s A Sense’ is an immensely catchy slice of garage-infused pop-punk. Propelled by front woman Lori’s soaring, impassioned vocals, swirling hooks race with a raging energy; leaving you ready for more of its infectious, blazing force.

Accompanied by a DIY homemade video featuring spliced together footage of a variety of friends and family rocking out to the track, it offers an uplifting sense of togetherness and unity in these scary, uncertain times. Oozing a buoyant, gritty power alongside a sense of glimmering hope that shines through, ‘There’s A Sense’ is guaranteed to get you up dancing and singing along, much like the stars of the video. If you’re missing that unique euphoric joy only to be found at live gigs, this video’s definitely for you.

Of the video, Lori explains:

We had such an awesome idea for our video, but because of the current situation we had to (as with many businesses, artists etc) make adjustments. So we decided to reach out to our friends, families and supporters help make this very humbling version for our new song. It’ll also be nice to look back in a few months or years to remind ourselves every cloud has a silver lining and, although covid is terrible, it’s also brought us together. Thank you to everyone who helped us with this, it’s really brought a smile in the darkest of times.”

Watch the new video for ‘There’s A Sense’ now:

‘There’s A Sense’ is out now. Listen on Spotify.

 

Mari Lane
@marimindles

Photo Credit: Neil Chapman