Austin, Texas based “Industrial” duo “Street Sects” have made quite the name for themselves. Releasing a myriad of EP’s and singles, and one full length album, “Street Sects” have quickly forced their way to the forefront of modern “Industrial” music with their abrasive and chaotic style, and now the band have announced that they will release their second full length LP The Kicking Mule on October 26th. The band have also released a new single from the upcoming album titled “In For a World of Hurt.” You can listen to the new track, as well as pre-order the album below:
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Bristol band “IDLES” released an incredible album last year titled Brutalism, the most forward thinking “Punk Rock” album of 2017. Now the band have some more new music for us. The band have released a new track titled “Colossus,” as well as a music video to accompany it. Hopefully this means a new album is on the way. You can watch the video below:
Album: Odd Talk
Genre: Post-Punk/Noise Rock/Indie Rock
Chicago’s own four-piece Post-Punk/Noise Rock band “Ganser” have been making music as far back as 2015, releasing a myriad of singles and one stellar EP. Now with the aid of indie label “No Trend Records” the band have finally released their debut album Odd Talk. “No Trend Records” is fitting considering that the band doesn’t exactly make the kind of music that’s hip with most millennials, (you’re not going to hear any Trap hi-hats on this thing) but the band creates bone-crushing “Indie Rock” that will definitely resonate with those who still enjoy cutting edge Rock music, dismissing the ridiculous claim that “rock is dead.” Odd Talk is a short but hard-hitting crash course in the endless possibilities of Rock music. The band incorporates elements of “Post-Punk,” “Grunge,” and “Noise” and they do this while sounding accessible enough to keep casual music listeners from straying away. The vocals provided by both members Nadia Garofalo and Alicia Gaines ground the otherworldly wall of noise the instrumentation contains, and instead of burying the vocals into the mix like most artists in the realm of “Noise Rock” tend to do, the vocals are very noticeable and quite polished, and at the same time they are humble, not putting more importance on the vocals, which shows the listener that everyone in the band is equal. There is no star member, and they all work together as a unit. This is a pretty solid release, however the fact that this is the band’s debut is noticeable. Some tracks are a little rocky here and there and there’s much room for improvement, but I think the band have the chops to truly utilize their talent as a whole to perfect their songwriting abilities.
Written By: Steven Sandoval