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The Obsessives Release Video For ‘You’re My God’

obsessives-artworkThe Obsessives have released the new video for the track You’re My God, the song is taken from the band’s self titled sophomore album and is out now physically and digitally via Lame-O Records in the US, Dog Knights Productions in the UK and Europe, and Cooking Vinyl in Australia. The Obsessives US tour with Sorority Noise begins on April 21st in Richmond, VA.

Pre-orders for The Obsessives are available here (USA), here (EU) and here (Au)

You can view the video for You’re My God, and The Obsessives tour dates, below Read More…

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The Obsessives

The Obsessives

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The Obsessives latest self titled album is released today, the 17th March 2017, and it follows on from their debut full length, 2015’s Heck No, Nancy. The Obsessives sophomore album will be released via Lame-O Records in the US, Dog Knights Productions in the UK and Europe and Cooking Vinyl in Australia. The Obsessives will also be undertaking an extensive North American tour this spring with Modern Baseball, Kevin Devine And His Goddamn Band and Sorority Noise

The Obsessives self titled sophomore album starts with a mournful country influenced introduction, this is short lived as it swiftly segues into the noisier discordant indie number, You’re My God. There’s an obvious Pixies reference with the track Surfer Rosa, and it must be said that there is a fair influence from that quartet on this release, this is exemplified by songs such as Violent, that are reminiscent of their bass led unconventional style. The album continues to veer unpredictably between styles, but all the while it embraces a solid core of influences from the more idiosyncratic elements of the indie scene.

For me The Obsessives self titled album is one that treads a path through territory that has already been covered by numerous well known trailblazers, there are obvious influences from acts such as Violent Femmes and Dinosaur Jnr, as well as the aforementioned Pixies, on this release. But, and this is an important but, having said that, if your tastes lean towards the unconventional and noisier side of the indie scene, or if you have a love for modern emo influenced bands such as Modern Baseball and Sorority Noise, then The Obsessives latest album, and their forthcoming tour, really should be on your radar.

The Obsessives self titled album can be streamed and purchased here

The vinyl issue of The Obsessives sophomore album, including coloured vinyl variants, can be purchased here

The Obsessives tour dates can be found here and their Facebook page is here

The Obsessives Stream ‘It’s Not Fair’ From Self Titled Album

obsessives-artworkThe Obsessives have released a new song from their forthcoming album.  The single is titled It’s Not Fair and it comes off of the band’s sophomore self titled album, which will be released March 17th via Lame-O Records in the US, Dog Knights Productions in the UK and Europe, and Cooking Vinyl in Australia. 

You can stream the track It’s Not Fair via Gold Flake Paint here

You can pre-order The Obsessives self titled album here (USA), here (EUR) and here (AUS)

The Obsessives Release Video For ‘Surfer Rosa’

obsessives-artworkThe Obsessives have released the new music video for their single Surfer Rosa, the single comes off of the band’s sophomore self titled album, which will be released March 17th via Lame-O Records in the US, Dog Knights Productions in the UK and Europe, and Cooking Vinyl in Australia. The Obsessives will be touring this spring with Modern Baseball, Kevin Devine and Sorority Noise

You can pre-order The Obsessives self titled album here (USA), here (EUR) and here (AUS)

The video for Surfer Rosa, and The Obsessives tour dates, can be viewed below Read More…

Simmer. Announce New EP

SimmerAmbient-punk newcomers Simmer. have announced details for their second EP.  The disc will be titled Yellow Streak and will be released on March 30 2015 via Dog Knights Productions.  Dog Knights label boss Darren Harvey expresses his enthusiasm:

“I’m really excited about working with Simmer… There are plenty of bands doing the whole ’emo / shoegaze crossover-thing’ right now, but these guys are genuinely doing something more interesting than the rest. If you like Nothing, Basement & Headroom, you’ll probably like this too!”

Preorders for the EP are available now here.  The release includes a limited edition run of 300 7” vinyl records which come in transparent yellow or green. Each record comes with a digital download code and full colour insert.