Birmingham’s punk rockers, The Silver Lines, have released their new single, ‘Skin’. The track is a tense, relentless number which reflects on the times we live in. Repetitive phrases and thought-provoking statements induce an emotional response within the listener. The Silver Lines are already pushing through the ranks, having sold out multiple shows in major cities, developing a loyal fanbase from their rowdy gigs.
Manchester pop-poet BELOWSKY released his part rant, part poem track, ‘2020 Ball Drop’ last week. The track is an attempt to cleanse the stream of misleading information and misery that all of us have seen over the course of 2020. ‘2020 Ball Drop’ is a whirlwind, discussing everything from this hellish year and dousing it in 6 minutes of post acid-house madness.
For the first time, Bournemouth’s Plastic Jeezus have shared a Christmas EP. Titled ‘Utter Baubles’, the EP sees the duo use witty lyrics and playful instrumentation to put a smile on listener’s faces. Opening track ‘The Office Christmas Party’ is a satirical look at things that we have previously took for granted, whilst ‘Finally Feeling Festive’ is a relatable, funny track discussing the frustrations of the festive period. With ‘Utter Baubles’, Plastic Jeezus have seriously excelled.
Producer and singer-songwriter Esay Jones has been working on a new collaborations project, (WE ARE) PIGS, this year, seeing her work alongside some of her musical heroes. This month has seen them release their debut single, ‘Pulse Queen’. The track is a nu metal hybrid with harsh riffs and ethereal melodies, heavily influenced by the likes of Deftones. ‘Pulse Queen’ is a truthful depiction of the music industry through the experiences of Esay Jones, a true eyeopener.
Portsmouth’s Abe’s Apes have shared their latest track, ‘Someone’s Knockin’’ this month. An interesting and exciting hybrid between grunge and country, this track offers something completely unique. Abe’s Apes have already garnered tonnes of support, playing shows across the country and gaining immense press support. ‘Someone’s Knockin’’ certainly doesn’t disappoint, and proves why Abe’s Apes are getting so much love.