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When five guitarists and two drummers aren’t enough: Teksti-TV 666 interviewed

1977, the year of the so-called “German Autumn”, when the Baader-Meinhof axis flared up in one last burst of terrorist outrage before being effectively eradicated by a wave of suicides, was the year in which Krautrock as a whole was [...]

February 12, 2020 Interviews, Recent posts, Slider

Hawthorne Heights on Straight Edge, Birdwatching, Lost Frequencies and a Valentine’s Day message: Interview

Emo veterans and Ohio-dwellers Hawthorne Heights have always been keeping it real with a DIY work ethic and a special gift to make people feel sad in the best ways possible, with a necessary hint of nostalgia. But when they [...]

February 11, 2020 Messed!Up ♥ Eyesclosedblog, Recent posts, Slider

SKULDPADDA: Lush indie rock with War On Drugs vibes

Can a band that took its name from a misspelling of the Swedish word for turtle be taken serious? Yes they can! Gothenburg based six-piece SKULDPADDA, formed in late summer 2016, achieved full-on sonic rapture with their debut album “Little [...]

February 11, 2020 Messed!Up Spotlight, Recent posts, Slider

Propagandhi’s Sulynn Hago on playing in her favorite band and being a gear nerd: Interview

For a certain subset of punk fans, Propagandhi was the spark that ignited a political awakening. Releasing their debut album “How To Clean Everything“ in 1993, the band went from strength to strength, gaining increasing critical acclaim with each and [...]

February 8, 2020 Interviews, Recent posts, Slider

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Passionate and warm indie pop from Melbourne

Melbourne’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever are on a hot streak! From their 2016 debut EP “Talk Tight” released through Ivy Records, to their 2018 debut full length album “Hope Downs”, the three part vocal- guitarist, Fran Keaney, Tom Russo and [...]

February 4, 2020 Messed!Up Spotlight, Recent posts, Slider

From flagrantly bloke-ish to family-friendly rock icons: Mando Diao interviewed

Victorious and flagrantly bloke-ish, Mando Diao stormed onto the indie rock scene with their debut album “Bring ‘Em In” in 2002. Soon after their debut it became clear that Sweden had its own band with the universal musical pedigree of [...]

January 31, 2020 Interviews, Recent posts, Slider