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2017 golden bullets: The maxi-singles

January 12, 2018 Mike D 0

They say first love is forever, and who hasn’t fall in desperate love with that small vinyl? “Daaaaad, the turntable is going mad!” “Yes [LOL] and ‘switch it to 7,’ Mike”, hehehe that thing!!! A maxi-single

Twenty of our favorites from 2017

January 1, 2018 Mike D 0

I believe that lists are good as long as the collector doesn’t rank the artists, and as well as the list is actually…a playlist for the readers to check and enjoy the content. I can’t

Noise Journal Playlist: December 17

December 17, 2017 Mike D 0

Strange and bitter days in the land where Jesus lived. Bombs, dead, fanatics, and the western “civilized” nations making crazy profits off of the people’s abjection. Who’s going to hell and who’s in heaven? A

Autumn — The Fall (single)

December 15, 2017 Mike D 1

Calling all all dear old-school and modern new-wavers, gothics, silk-and-perfumed black leatherettes, poets, and ethereal creatures! Here’s another pretty good one: Autumn is out with a new three-track single, The Fall, on Sett Records. The Minneapolis act

Noise Journal Playlist: December 10

December 10, 2017 Mike D 0

Occasionally in December, I take to the streets, my soul comforted by the winter silence. The traces of snow are my past…or somebody else’s future? In the city I dwell, where all is programmed to

Noise Journal Playlist: December 2

December 2, 2017 Mike D 0

Noise Journal wishes a good month to everybody dear–the cold Christmas month when the western, “civilized” world is getting ready to celebrate the birth of that dude who, if he saw what religion and the

Noise Journal Playlist: November 25

November 25, 2017 Mike D 0

Hello dears: This is the Noise Journal weekend playlist, created by the stuff (damn!). On Thanksgiving Day we were locked into the roof office (1st floor) of the enterprise observing the dystopia created by the

Noise Journal Playlist: November 19

November 19, 2017 Mike D 0

Hello ppl, this weekend’s playlist include some of the best songs I heard over the last week, and some I played on my Loud Cities radio show. All are in the alternative vein, and I hope

Noise Journal Playlist: November 11

November 10, 2017 Mike D 0

Here’s a nice little playlist for you, curated by the prolific blogger Mike Dimitriou.   Composer, producer, futurist, based in Paris / France, Emmanuel Mario feat legendary ex-Stereolab singer Laeticia Sadier, Australasie sound as the

Trisomie 21 — Alice

September 19, 2017 Mike D 0

On September 14, brothers Philippe and Herve Lomprez–the acknowledged and most respected French (Lille) post punk act Trisomie 21–released their new single, Alice. T 21 started their course back in the early eighties and though some people

The Foreign Resort — She Is Lost

May 8, 2017 Alibi Pierce 0

In this era of post-post-punk, nu-gaze, newer wave and the explosion of everything rock retro, I’m skeptical of any new track touted as for fans of Joy Division, The Cure, New Order, and the like

Stella Diana — Nitocris

July 19, 2016 Alibi Pierce 2

Stella Diana is back and better than ever. The Italian trio first caught our ear on the Revolution — The Shoegaze Revival compilation with Isabeau, a lo-fi Italian language post-punk inspired track that stood out

Jambox — Spleen

July 19, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

After catching our attention last year with what we described as “a short, angsty trip through retro punk inspired soundscapes,” Italian act Jambox is at it again with their latest EP, Spleen. With five tracks

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