Tim Butler of the Psychedelic Furs talks to PopMatters about the band’s first new album in nearly 30 years, COVID-19 delaying their tour, and a hopeful future.
Space rockers the Orielles remix A Certain Ratio’s funky dancefloor banger “Yo Yo Gi” and turn it into a footwork/2 step garage track called “Yo Yo Gimix”.
Suuns’ The Witness is most easily described as gently terrifying. A creature that holds you and whispers sweet nothings in your ear about the end of the world.
Body Jumper is a refreshing take on post-punk and R&B traditions. It signals Provoker as a band to keep an eye on while their career grows and expands.
Adam of Adam and the Ant’s original costume is in the Victoria and Albert Museum but you can get Ant-style highwayman and pirate costumes online if you want.
Small Reactions polish their indie-pop sound with increasing sophistication. New Age Soul is an emotionally and intellectually well-rounded album.
Fiddlehead’s Between the Richness takes from post-hardcore, punk, and emo and skips the boyish flourishes. Although it could benefit from being longer, it’s precise and vigorous.