Dishital Weekly: Arusha, DYED, Fruit & Nut, Greg Mendez, MOON DUNES

Dishital Weekly: Arusha, DYED, Fruit & Nut, Greg Mendez, MOON DUNES

Dishital Weekly is Counterzine’s weekly roundup of 5 digital only releases we think are worthy of your attention. The only rules are that we like it and there’s no readily available physical version at the timing of writing. When it was released, genre, platform: none of these matter. If it’s new to us and it’s [...]

Micro Get-to-Know: Biblioteka Records

Micro Get-to-Know: Biblioteka Records

Micro Get-to-Know is a regular Counterzine feature where we interview micro-label owners about their goals, hopes, ethics, struggles, and of course, their music. Micro-labels are defined by Counterzine as labels with small operations teams (and often just one individual) that specialize in digital and/or limited run physical releases. Our subject for this edition is Sofie [...]

Video Premiere: Onesie’s “Final Days of Nineteen”

Video Premiere: Onesie’s “Final Days of Nineteen”

It's the birthday of Onesie bassist Zack Fanelli, and what better way to celebrate than to debut the brand new music video for the Brooklyn power pop band's "Final Days of Nineteen"! The video sees front-man Ben Haberland taking a solitary stroll through the recreational areas of Long Lake, NY, where he spent childhood summer [...]

Album Auto-nalysis: Toxic Chicken’s ‘Wormhole’

Album Auto-nalysis: Toxic Chicken’s ‘Wormhole’

Album Auto-nalysis is a regular Counterzine feature where we ask some of our favorite artists to breakdown their albums track-by-track, to provide further insight into the thoughts, feelings, and artistic processes that went into making them. For this edition, we asked experimental electronic artist Kai Nobuko aka Toxic Chicken to detail their new album 'Wormhole'. [...]

Party Hardly Write About Rats, Want to Play Your Living Room for Booze, and Have Conquered Their Nightmares

Party Hardly Write About Rats, Want to Play Your Living Room for Booze, and Have Conquered Their Nightmares

Leeds' Tom Barr, Lachlan Banner, Matt Pownall, and Stanley Braddock are Party Hardly, a modern Britpop / indie rock group on the come-up, having supported acts including The Magic Gang and Trudy and the Romance and gained BBC 6 Music airplay. We asked the band some questions regarding their newest single, their influences, their progression, [...]

Dishital Weekly: AC Church, Menagerie, Nic Sanderson, The Roving Minstrels, Space Kiddettes

Dishital Weekly: AC Church, Menagerie, Nic Sanderson, The Roving Minstrels, Space Kiddettes

Dishital Weekly is Counterzine’s weekly roundup of 5 digital only releases we think are worthy of your attention. The only rules are that we like it and there’s no readily available physical version at the timing of writing. When it was released, genre, platform: none of these matter. If it’s new to us and it’s [...]

Album Auto-nalysis: Tennis Club’s ‘Pink’

Album Auto-nalysis: Tennis Club’s ‘Pink’

Album Auto-nalysis is a regular Counterzine feature where we ask some of our favorite artists to breakdown their albums track-by-track, to provide further insight into the thoughts, feelings, and artistic processes that went into making them. For this edition, we asked Wilson Hernandez of garage/surf pop band Tennis Club to detail the band's new album [...]

Tape Review: Sonny and the Sunsets’ ‘Hairdressers From Heaven’

Tape Review: Sonny and the Sunsets’ ‘Hairdressers From Heaven’

Sonny and the Sunsets Hairdressers From Heaven (Rocks In Your Head Records) First impressions are hard. No matter who you are or what you do, that introduction, that opening mission statement, faces the tall task of initially being the full summary of you in a person's mind. Hairdressers From Heaven is the first release on Sonny [...]

Album Auto-nalysis: WAKE IN JUNE’s ‘lavender pink’

Album Auto-nalysis: WAKE IN JUNE’s ‘lavender pink’

Album Auto-nalysis is a regular Counterzine feature where we ask some of our favorite artists to breakdown their albums track-by-track, to provide further insight into the thoughts, feelings, and artistic processes that went into making them. For our inaugural edition, we asked Italian jangle pop / dream pop artist Enrico Pastore aka WAKE IN JUNE [...]

Micro Get-to-Know: Genjitsu Stargazing Society

Micro Get-to-Know: Genjitsu Stargazing Society

Micro Get-to-Know is a regular Counterzine feature where we interview micro-label owners about their goals, hopes, ethics, struggles, and of course, their music. Micro-labels are defined by Counterzine as labels with small operations teams (and often just one individual) that specialize in digital and/or limited run physical releases. Our inaugural subject in this new series [...]