TENHORNEDBEAST – The Rogues – John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter & Daniel Davies – Enablers – Rated Eye – Pokey LaFarge – album reviews

This time we bring you the ‘shimmering, heathen drone from TenHornedBeast’. The Rogues with their intention ‘to shake the foundations of Irish rock and spread their “rebellion” beyond borders.’JOHN CARPENTER, CODY CARPENTER & DANIEL DAVIESlatest collection of music ‘Inspired by… Continue Reading

Harvestman – Merzbow & Meat Beat Manifesto – Pound Land – Adult Jazz – The Lost Letters – Poppy H – album reviews

Today we give you Harvestman’s ‘signpost to the sacred that might not indicate where to look, but how.’ in the first part of his trilogy of albums to come this year. The ‘unique collaboration between Industrial Breakbeat pioneers MEAT BEST… Continue Reading

The Balboas – BIG|BRAVE – Death Wishlist – Melvins – album reviews

For your pleasure and delectation this time fighting boredom bring you the ‘punk surf sensation’ of The Balboas and their album made in lockdown. The ‘massive minimalism’ of BIG|BRAVE, the ‘raucous fusion of ’77 punk-rock and high-octane rock ‘n roll’… Continue Reading

Fighting Boredom Singles Review in the Pub – April 2024

Okay, so I’m lazy enough to use the image from last months reviews in the pub… sue me. As usual we moved Fighting Boredom headquarters to the Brewery and prepared to critique the music we have been send, found and… Continue Reading

Cock Sparrer – Jess Ribeiro – Mother Of All – Leather Jackets and Diesel Fumes – Various Artists – album review

Today we give you the ‘trademark anthemic sound; hooks, singalong melodies and strong mob chorus’ of Cock Sparrer. The Australian folk singer songwriter Jess Ribeiro, Copenhagen progressive/melodeath act Mother of All and yet another Cherry Red Compilation from the vaults of Lux… Continue Reading

Sinkane – Dragged Up – The Jonny Halifax Invocation – The Eunuchs – album reviews

This time on the reviews page we have the ‘joyous, uplifting “love letter to Black music.” from Sinkane. The ‘expanding on the ‘lo-fi garage scuzz with Sabbath-esque doom ethereal spoken word and deconstructed glam-punk’ Then the ‘skronk blues guitar, sax and… Continue Reading

Belle Royals – MaBH – MAQUINA. – Gvantsa Narim – album reviews

Today on the Fighting Boredom album reviews page we give you the ‘ frenzied noise punk and samples, alongside a lyrical hotchpotch of satire, in-jokes, cultural references, oddball obsessions, improvisation and cut-outs’ of Belle Royals. The ‘longform journey that glides… Continue Reading