Makthaverskan – “In My Dreams” & “Eden”, live

Existing as a sort of perfect hybrid of post-punk and dreampop served up with “anthemic” turned to 10, Gothenberg’s Makthaverskan didn’t make any videos for their last full-length, 2017’s III, but did record a wonderfully low-budget two-song session for their label that served the same purpose. They followed up with a two-song 7″ for “Demands” […]

Sad Lovers & Giants – “Cow Boys”

Peruse any list of “essential post-punk bands” and at some point, probably at least halfway down the list, you’ll probably find an entry for Watford’s Sad Lovers & Giants. Find a list for “most overlooked post-punk bands”, and they’ll probably be near the top. Whatever the reasons for their under-appreciatedness, lack of quality is not […]

Lowly / Hifalutin

For the third part in my “listen to Lowly” series, I’ll not post another of the advance singles from their latest album, 2019’s Hifalutin. Instead, I’ll share the three gorgeous short films – ‘video’ seems so insufficient – they released to go with it. The Danish band’s third record shed some of the immediacy of […]