Tag Archives: Alternative Rock

SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Honey

With no solid confirmation of a new album (yet), Australia’s King Gizzard have recently released a new single – the first of 2020 in fact!  Honey is everything you’d expect from a song with this title, but don’t get me … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cross Wires – I Wanna Be Your Man Again

For their latest single Cross Wires tackles the issues of lost love.  You would perhaps expect such a song to be tender, wistful and a tad forlorn, but this is not how this alternative punk outfit operates.  On the contrary, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Fade Away Gently

Ever since I first stumbled upon The Buttertones in 2015 they have continued to be one of my favourite Listening Post discoveries of all time! Emerging in 2013, this LA band have had an exploratory few years, delving into the realms … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Stephen Malkmus – Shadowbannned

Best known for for his work as primary songwriter, singer and guitarist for Pavement, Stephen Joseph Malkmus, a.k.a Stephen Malkmus, is now going it alone.  His most recent album was a recommendation, suggested to me earlier this week and I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – I Was On Time

There is something always so warm and welcoming about the music of Kevin Morby and I say it every time but whenever I listen to him I feel at ease; he is the gentle calm amidst many a stormy day.  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Country, New Road – Sunglasses

I thought I had discovered a new band last night when I heard today’s song playing on the radio until I was told, “No, we were listening to this ages ago!”….so, apparently this band have been under my radar since … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blue Orchids – A Year With No Head

Martin Bramah quit playing with The Fall shortly after recording the band’s debut album, Live at the Witch Trials.  Shortly after he teamed up with two ex-fall members Una Baines (keyboardist) and Rick Goldstraw (guitarist), as well as Steve Toyne … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wireheads – Technical Man

With six members strong in this band, it’s no wonder that Australia’s Wireheads make a big sound, but with their post punk ethics and garage rock undertones, this is music you want to be loud! Hailing from Adelaide, this six-piece … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ought – Beautiful Blue Sky

Alternative rock combo, Ought were once described by the guardian as “intense and engrossing” and after hearing them for the first time the other day, I’d wholly concur.  Emerging from Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 2011, the post-punk 4-piece consists of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Birthday Party – Junkyard

For all your venting needs, why not try some of today’s snarl and disorder to let out any pent up frustrations you may be harbouring!!! Nothing like a bit of Cave chaos to unleash inner beasts!! Junkyard is the title … Continue reading

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