Here’s 5 bandcamp releases I recommend. Comment below with your own recommendations. New, old or your own, doesn’t matter. Continue reading
A question I see crop up time and time again from bands is where should their music be. Having used quite a lot of platforms I answer with bandcamp. Here’s why. Continue reading
Pretty much all you read about today in the music world is how new technology is shaping our tastes as if that’s the golden ticket in music discovery. Well, for me it’s not as easy as that.
As new platform ‘Beats’ apparently asks you ‘what do you like?’ and ‘what don’t you like?’ it grieves me to think that this is the deciding factor on how to discover music. I suppose it works if you are a robot. Continue reading
We had a little break from writing/recording to compile the MINIONTV ‘Demons and Rarities’ release which is out now. That was fun, lots of memories. It was really surprising how many tracks we had just laying about doing nothing.
Anybody following us might’ve noticed a bit of a change. Well, we decided to rethink what we were going to do with this space. Social networks are all well and good to an extent, goes without saying, but there’s no real control, the strings are not always pulled by hands that care. Continue reading
Spanish review in for our 90Y. I’m told they liked it
I tend to get bored waiting for bands to release albums etc while the fans follow the bread crumb campaign trail. It works for some people but I don’t know, it’s frustrating to have worked on something and then have to wait months to put it out. By then we’re bored of the thing we’re supposed to be promoting, it’s a headache and not really that fun.
That’s why we decided to put out three releases last year. I think some people are a little vexed by that, especially as the last release (90Y) was in December. Our plan has always been to get as much music out there and see what happens, not sure if anything will change in 2014. Continue reading
So as we’re busy making demos for our next release I thought I’d record a live video track for the blog. I’ve called it ‘Come Back in One Piece’. I’m hoping we’ll get to record a studio version of it at some point.
Let us know what you think on the comments below.
Reading – The Walking Dead
Watching – BBC Stargazing Live
Listening – When The Sun Shines Through (Oxide Tones Collection)
“By itself, it instils hope that post-rock can still deliver with captivation and evoke real, human thoughts.”
Our track I Wish I Could Talk in Technicolor has been listed in the top 50 tracks of 2013 on Noted.