Doc; Spring Part 1

Doc; Spring Part 1

Since Spring 2014, alternative rock has seeded a fresh Entertainment Industry. Despite an Armageddon / Black Mirror austerity feel to modern life, this escapism lights up our dystopian darkness. TheZineUK documents a small facet of positive music movements. Click here to see Spring 2019 - Part 1. Unity. Creativity's Civilisation Blueprint. Argh Kid : "Has it been a great decade for music?" Travellers Tunes: "Its been a criminally under documented one." Discuss? If the last five years alone are anything to go by, it's been an unbelievable, virtual secret. Nowadays "faces" of the DIY punky scenes are not national music press, but the rising subjects, creators and enablers of new media. Mainstream say "print is dead". Music Women like Sahera Walker and Elly Bailey sell out of their printed zines.…
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FRIDAY I’M IN LOVE (With these new releases) III

FRIDAY I’M IN LOVE (With these new releases) III

End of the Trail’s Kelly Munro is back to bring you the lastest #MustHearFridayTunes GILI PORTAL / Forest Haunting, special vibes from Gili. Just in time for Halloween https://open.spotify.com/track/1AaAabi4gcFJ7ccimo7wgs ARCHE / Back To The SunAn irresistible chorus. Summer might be over but this still shines https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smOh2vcBLAI&feature=youtu.be THE PAIRS / Did I /Beautiful harmonies and a rather excellent song. Love it. https://soundcloud.com/user-388918100/did-i WOODES / Silent DiscoWeird but brilliant disco track. Heaps of attitude here. https://open.spotify.com/track/5eqetJ3F17O76SWzv7Tv4X KERRY MEDDERS / OverthinkingPoptastic but an undeniably great song here. What else do you need kids? https://soundcloud.com/kerri-medders/overthinking RUTHIE / The TideChanelling Kirsty MacColl but also killing us with an exceptional tune. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lG8gzLkc8Ok&feature=youtu.be CAREY OTT / StarsFragile and beautiful. Full on feels. Get your lighters out. https://open.spotify.com/track/7DPlW5cQo6Tpphal31XTG8 PONY DEL SOL / Ville MagnifiqueAn enchanting track. As French…
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FRIDAY I’M IN LOVE (WITH THESE NEW RELEASES) II

FRIDAY I’M IN LOVE (WITH THESE NEW RELEASES) II

End of the Trail’s Kelly Munro is back to bring you the lastest #MustHearFridayTunes SEAGOTH / Internet CafeBedroom vibes with just the right amount of angst and tune to win the win. https://open.spotify.com/album/2FyqzKDWs8wlmM5kGM48EB?highlight=spotify:track:1dMUeWl2ik8glSib5dbgDu Check out what #MustHearFridayTunes Kelly is repping - every Friday. V98 / Conversation Killer Sweary, lairy and very hairy. And a drop dead chorus that'll never bore us. https://soundcloud.com/outpostmedia/v98-conversation-killer/s-Y4Nyq CHARCOAL BURNERS / The Verlaines and Husker Du There's a certain charm to this one. Nothing is more indie than this. Nothing. The Verlaines and Husker Du by Charcoal Burners HAYLEY MARY / The Piss, The Perfume An irrepressibly catchy chorus. Channelling Chrissie Hynde. Super tune. Hail(ey) Mary. https://youtu.be/vhkkwTe6gb4 DEAD LITTLE PENNY / Dead Together Straight from Courtney Loves' hole. You know what we mean. Attitude dude. https://open.spotify.com/album/6J4SMJ5HZlfVgdpg8MnTgP…
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BUGEYE: ‘Electric’ Power – single/tour.

BUGEYE: ‘Electric’ Power – single/tour.

BUGEYE's hot pop tart single,'Electric', is released 29th November. Produced by Paul Tipler it's available to pre-order October 29th. Pre-save now (DistroKid). They tour from 24th October, supporting She drew the gun. Art by Julia Woolams Angela Martin (vocals, guitar), Paula Snow (bass), Kerrie Smith (drums), Grace Healey (keyboards). Part of counter culture's blooming, grass roots arts movements, Bugeye bring bright songs and good times. Image by Julia Woolams The punchy analogue-x-digital sound created with esteemed producer, Paul Tipler (Elastica, Stereolab, The Tuts etc.) works as a recording and live entertainment to keep feet moving. Rated “The best punk disco band” by BBC's Janice Long, the songs are hooky and dynamic, but that's not all that reels us in. There's musical activism for art and articulation that we can relate…
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Friday I’m In Love (With These New Releases)

Friday I’m In Love (With These New Releases)

End of the Trail's Kelly Munro brings you the lastest #MustHearFridayTunes. URCHIN / Night Light Super catchy. Funk/indie mixed with Lofi. Hello, goodbye. https://soundcloud.com/bonfirerecords/urchin-night-light/s-fQ8iF RAPT / Girl In Black / https://www.facebook.com/raptfolkEnchanting shoe-gaze. Instantly fell in love with this track. <a href="http://rapt.bandcamp.com/album/within-thrall">Within Thrall by Rapt</a> HEY BULLDOG / Death And Greed https://soundcloud.com/heybulldog/deathandgreed John Kennedy approved grunge/lofi goodness DOOM BLOOM / E.L.K https://soundcloud.com/user-36304984/e-l-k U2 meets slowdive making a brilliant song CALLUM PITT / L.Lane https://soundcloud.com/callum-pitt/l-lane/s-hvMHc Folk riffs with a stunning falsetto voice. Lovely song. DAY AND DREAM / Night Lights https://open.spotify.com/track/5v6XwvnaJAscm12PWKopGS From North Carolina, USA. Excellent dreampop. Don't stop. OPEN ARMS / Spend The Night 1975-esque goodness from these Midlands indiepopsters. Check out what Kelly is repping every Friday by following #FridayZeenLove
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The Rocking Forecast: 3

The Rocking Forecast: 3

Our Rocking week starts tonight (Tuesday), in ol' Camden Town's Zeenger stomping ground The Monarch for Live Circuit featuring; The Family Dog, Rant and Tiffany Twisted. It's FREE ENTRY wth RSVP at Dice.FM. For those of us that have work the next day, you can get your glam/new wave/punk fix by tuning in to that fiiiinne Simon Price on 1btn as he takes over the hairwaves from 6pm-8pm and serving you 80's alt-realness on The Spellbound Radio Show. Then on Wednesday, we hop on t'Overground to Paper Dress Vintage to see our faves Couples play with Civil Partnership and the sublime Useless Cities, who will be launching new single 'How to Feel' on the night. Talking of new releases, we mentioned Amy Studt's stunning new album 'Happist Girl In the…
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MDE:ONE and rising

MDE:ONE and rising

The world is waking up/breaking up NOW. MDE:ONE, the inaugural Music Declares Emergency gathering, graced this year's Harvest time with hopes to Spring. Now That's What I Call Time To Act! Summer 2019: Music Declares a Climate and Ecological Emergency, launched (with Savages, Nadine Shah, Radiohead, Foals and Idles in their ranks). MDE called on governments to reverse bio-diversity loss, reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and Tell The Truth. They said “We acknowledge the impact of music industry practices and commit to taking urgent action.” - and started right away. Come Together for MDE:ONE. WHAT a beautiful community space. Autumn 2019; Grassroots situationists, TheZineUK, rep at MDE:ONE (made notes on a flyer, grabbed a few amateur clips but mainly to involved in how fab it was to…
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The Rocking Forecast: 2

The Rocking Forecast: 2

This week, we are Zeenagers about the town, starting tonight, when we catch ZineUK Darhlings The Velvet Hands at their SOLD OUT This Feeling show at Roadtrip & The Workshop in Old Street. (FYI: This is the first of many all over the UK can check here for when you can see 'em!) Support comes from Stanley Duke & The Kindred Spirits and those other #ZeenageDaydreams The Rezner. If you were lucky enough to get tickets, you're gonna be bragging about this one to your mates for ages. Yeah, talking of This Feeling (Which I am, a lot!*), on Wednesday, we hop up the country for when ALIVE! kicks off in Sheffield with Sugarthief, The Estevans, Hourglvss, Kicklips. You can find more details HERE. If you find yourself London Bound,…
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