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

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

Moving Away From The Pulsebeat – Post-Punk Britain 1977-1981 – Kitchen Cynics / Margery Daw / Grey Malkin – BEYOND EXTINCTION – Filalete – album reviews

This time we give you the new Post Punk collection from Cherry Red that takes a a whistle stop trip through the musical landscape as the dust settled on the apocalyptic overhaul of 1977. The wonderfully strange, psychedelic, magical, ambient… Continue Reading

Cruel Nature Cassette Reviews February 2023 – One Key Magic – Katie Gerardine O’Neill – Austin Cash – HALALCHEMISTS – Ddrome

Cruel Nature Recordings are a Northumberland based DIY label specialising in limited edition cassettes for eclectic tastes. They release new tapes and downloads every week, this is the latest batch. These go from music recorded and influenced by the Fylingdales… Continue Reading

Cruel Nature Releases – All The Heavens Were A Bell – Neutraliser – Downtime – Kitchen Cynics – Score

Cruel Nature Recordings are a Northumberland based DIY label specialising in limited edition cassettes for eclectic tastes. They release new tapes and downloads every week, this is the latest batch. These go from drone to folk to an album influenced… Continue Reading