By: Juliette Jagger (@juliettejagger)
Artist: Spookyland “Bulimic”
A six-minute crescendo of brittle rock and roll, “Bulimic” from Sydney, Australia’s Spookyland sees the band come out of their mid-western studio with a harrowing prayer for the outsiders of the world. Of the song’s origins, frontman Marcus Gordon explains: “Bulimic is mostly a song about social friction I think, when there’s chaos in your mind, there’s a certain impulse to hurl the whole thing into the toilet bowl to find some kind of self-esteem, but this kind of program is basically doomed. Bulimia of one’s humanity…”
Artist: Birgit Bidder “You Don’t Wanna Know”
Having already drawn comparisons to the likes of Adele, Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin and Etta James, Swedish artist, producer and composer Birgit Bidder has just released a brand new video for her song “You Don’t Wana Know.” Oozing with soul and sweet desperation, this one drives straight through the heart.
Artist: Wolf Eyes “Catching The Rich Train”
Album: Am A Problem: Mind In Pieces
Off of their forthcoming release, I Am A Problem: Mind In Pieces, which is set to drop October 30th via Third Man Records, “Catching The Rich Train” from Detroit, Michigan’s post-industrial noise rock trio Wolf Eyes speaks directly to the plight of the every man out there fighting a lone revolution.