Compilation Roundup – Arise – A Cold Spring Sampler – Reggae Reggae & Pipeline – Where Were You – Independent Music From Leeds (1978-1989) – Oi – The Singles

A round up of some of the compilations that have come out in the last couple of months, you get the ‘unrivalled collection of Industrial, Esoteric, Dark Ambient, Noise, Ritual, Drone, Doom Metal, Experimental, Electronica, and Dark Soundtracks.’ from Cold… Continue Reading

The Rollocks – Das Fluff – Thee Acid Tongue – Wave of Sheep – album and EP reviews

This time Fighting Boredom bring you three EPs and an album. You get the ‘Inner city psycho-delia’ of The Rollocks who say they are ‘a little bit hairy, a little bit lairy (a tiny bit fairy…)’. The ‘Post Punk Electro Filth’… Continue Reading

Supersonic Kid’s Gig – Festival Special – Shovel Dance Collective – Anna Palmer – live review

Supersonic Kids Gig – Festival Special – Shovel Dance Collective – Anna Palmer – Symphony Hall Birmingham – 2nd September 2023 ‘Created by the UK’s premiere experimental music festival, Supersonic Kids Gigs are designed for families as a way of… Continue Reading

Wizard Master – Avon Terror Corps – Boris & Uniform – The 3 Clubmen – album reviews

This time on the Fighting Boredom album review page you get the ‘bluesy, dark, and psychedelic numbers’ of Wizard Master, the Avon Terror Corps compilation in support of trans rights, Boris & Uniform with ‘the sound of frustration, .. founded… Continue Reading

Cruel Nature Recordings – Beckton Alps2 – Disciplinary – Tibshelf – Clara Engel – album reviews

In one of our almost regular features Fighting Boredom have been catching up with the eclectic mix of releases from the cassette label Cruel Nature, there will be more to follow but for now we give you the ‘immersive sensory… Continue Reading

The Downtown Merrylegs – Sunshine Frisbee Laserbeam – Oxbow – Hawkwind – album reviews

This time in the album reviews we have the bright soulful folk of the Downtown Merrylegs, the ‘weird-on-purpose rock’ of Sunshine Frisbee Laserbeam, the clear vision of love from Oxbow’s new record and a remix of a classic slice of… Continue Reading

Fighting Boredom Singles Review in the Pub – July 14th 2023

This time on the Fighting Boredom Singles Review From The Pub we headed to a new venue, along the way meeting up with Roger the cyclist and Mark the happy cyclist who gave a couple of comments when they weren’t… Continue Reading