Today’s track of the day comes from LA-via-Texas brand new band Cowboy Destroy: ‘Bang Your Friends’ is out today. Garage rock with whiff of surf punk – this is a strong debut and we can’t wait to hear what forthcoming album ‘Demolition’ has in store for us.
Molly Tie continues her Music Herstory series The poster child for the fusion of outspoken political views and incredible musical talent is British rapper Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, known by her stage name M.I.A. She raps. She sings. She is an advocate for refugees, and her songs and aesthetics document the experiences of those who have been displaced throughout the world. … Continue reading Fierce and Fearless: M.I.A. and the modern protest song→
Today’s track of the day comes from Perth post-punk quartet New Talk: ‘Amytis’ is out today. Gothic vocals over lush guitarscapes provide a powerful platform for the song’s themes of mistreatment of both First Nations peoples of Australia and also the migrants. The song’s title refers to “he legend of Amytis who, being sated by her husband King Nebuchadnezzar II, had the Hanging Gardens of Babylon built for her to remind her of her homeland”.
Out today from Dead Naked Hippies: ‘Curiosity (Dawn)’ is our video of the day. A change of style for a band known for rock guitars and drums, this is an alt-disco bedroom banger born of lockdown necessity.
LOUD WOMEN is delighted to bring you today the premiere of the beautiful and poignant new single from Themme Fatale. ‘The Girl That Never Was’ is out tomorrow, ahead of their upcoming album Let’s Destroy Themme.
OK so Cat of the Day is now officially a thing. This fine feline is Mrs Nesbit and it’s her birthday today – happy fluffin birthday Mrs Nesbit! Here she is starring in a pop video with her chums, Buns and Swanson – made by her owner Nuala Honan, whose talents include choosing awesome cat names, and making brilliant music.
Our track of the day is some rousing rocknroll from LA’s MAWD, aka Madeleine Mathews. ‘Hot Shit’ is an angry anthem about seeing people clearly for the first time and the weird power trips that come with some people on social media.
This funny ole year we’ve hosted some absolutely splendid online gigs over on our Facebook page – and now we’ve popped them all on an awesome YouTube playlist so you can catch up with any you missed the first time! Cosy lockdown performances from the homes of:Helen McCookerybookJelly CleaverRhiannon ScuttNervous TwitchHannah Rose Kessler Siel LienOde … Continue reading Catch up with LOUD WOMEN online on YouTube→