Level Up Fest

News: Level Up Festival announces first additions

Be Sharp Promotions (London), El Topo Bookings (Belgium) and Fishlock Promotions (Bristol) have teamed up to start a brand new festival to be held at South London’s New Cross Inn called Level Up Fest. So far Level Up Festival has announced 6 bands including their headliners, Big D and the Kids Table, King Prawn and […]

Looking back at 2016 with… Grey Hairs

How was 2016? Band-wise: pretty good. Life-wise: the worst. But you don’t want to hear about that. What was your favourite moment of the year? You’re supposed to say “making our new record” when you’re plugging your tat, but it was genuinely fun. Past recording experiences in Grey Hairs have always been a bit like milking a […]

TNSrecords

News: TNSrecords announce the TNS Tour!

Having been smashing it as one of the countries best DIY labels since 2008 as well as putting on countless memorable gigs, Manchester’s TNSrecords today announce their first showcase tour. Going on the road with them will be Faintest Idea, Revenge of the Psychotronic Man, The Roughneck Riot and Wonk Unit – all bands who have been dominating it on […]

Khamsin

Exclusive stream: Khamsin – Old Fang

Indie meets post-rock band, Khamsin from Nashville have given us an exclusive listen of their song ‘Old Fang’ from their forthcoming album ‘Let Me See Clearly’ out October 21st available to pre-order from their bandcamp page. Have a listen below:

Atterkop

Exclusive: Atterkop release ‘Picket Fence’ video

One of Bristol’s finest, Atterkop have been working hard on their incredible forthcoming debut album ‘Liber Abaci’, due out on October 1st. Bringing together dub and hardcore punk influences with strong political themes Atterkop have proven themselves time and time again on the live scene and are now finally proud to unveil their first new music […]

Little Rocket Tour

News: Little Rocket Records announce Little Rocket Tour

Fresh new label Little Rocket Records launched last month and are wasting no time having released a compilation and have another 6 new releases to announce this year. Keeping themselves busy they have also booked the first ever Little Rocket tour featuring US indie-punkers Wolves & Wolves & Wolves & Wolves, Bristol’s The Run Up […]

Deadlines - Sprawl

SYS Exclusive: Watch the new Deadlines video for “Fermi”

Having revitalised themselves with a new line up and EP last year, Cardiff punks Deadlines are ready to unleash another EP, Sprawl in July on new Bristol based label A Jingle Four Records. We have been lucky enough to give you the first look of the first track “Fermi”. Deadlines member Charlie had this to say about the video: […]

Geistfight

EP Review: Geistfight – Ruin or Worse

It’s easy to look at ska-punk, particularly skacore as a dead genre, with its peak in the early 00’s and many of the more recent successes have split up in the last couple of years (Anti-Vigilante, Random Hand and Beat the Red Light amongst others). If this EP proves anything it’s that interesting releases can still […]

Viva Zapata

News: Viva Zapata release new track “Silvertongue”

Bristol’s Viva Zapata have just released a new one-off track “Silvertongue”, before they tour with ¡Ay Carmela! in February, view the Facebook event here. The track is recorded by Made of Ale Studios with artwork by Rebecca Hahner available to stream and buy via Bandcamp, the band had this to say on the release: “Silvertongue” is heavily […]