Album Auto-nalysis: Radio Europa’s ‘Community Is Revolution’

Album Auto-nalysis: Radio Europa’s ‘Community Is Revolution’

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 outfit Radio Europa to detail their new album ‘Community Is Revolution’, with member [...]

Track Premiere: Leaaves’ “This Is a Frozen House…”

Track Premiere: Leaaves’ “This Is a Frozen House…”

Today, we're thrilled to premiere "This Is a Frozen House, Captured Three Times, Exactly as It Was", the latest track from New York-based ambient artist Leaaves and the full A-side to his upcoming third full-length album of 2019, Caught (following Death Metric on Orb Tapes and Unwanted on Asura Revolver).   "This Is a Frozen House..." opens with a light, airy [...]

Lune Rose Talks Her New Single, Upcoming EP, Super 8 Film, Love for Moody Music

Lune Rose Talks Her New Single, Upcoming EP, Super 8 Film, Love for Moody Music

Lune Rose is a pop singer-songwriter from Los Angeles who's been favorably covered by the likes of When the Horn Blows, Wickedd Childd, The Autumn Roses, and Get Some Magazine. We asked her about her new single "Can't Be Sure", her upcoming EP, videography, influences, and more.   COUNTERZINE: How are you today?   Lune Rose: Fantastic! [...]

Dishital Weekly: B.R.U.C.E., COOZY, El Valerie, Lucas Van Lenten, Sicayda

Dishital Weekly: B.R.U.C.E., COOZY, El Valerie, Lucas Van Lenten, Sicayda

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 [...]

Fighting Kites’ Neil Debnam Talks Post-Breakup Comp, Life in Tokyo, Japanese Music, Current Projects

Fighting Kites’ Neil Debnam Talks Post-Breakup Comp, Life in Tokyo, Japanese Music, Current Projects

Fighting Kites were an acclaimed instrumental rock band hailing from North London that were active from 2006 to 2012. Seven years post-breakup, they've released their new compilation 'Mustard After Dinner - An Anthology of Fighting Kites' on Audio Antihero. We spoke to founding member Neil Debnam about the compilation, the band's history, influences, life in [...]

Album Premiere/Review: Red Pants’ ‘Distortion and Snow’

Album Premiere/Review: Red Pants’ ‘Distortion and Snow’

Red Pants Distortion and Snow (Painted Blonde) Red Pants is Madison, Wisconsin's Jason Lambeth, a lo-fi noise rock singer-songwriter, as well as the owner of independent cassette label Painted Blonde. Today, we're honored to premiere his new album, Distortion and Snow, a fuzzed-out and introspective modern indie rock classic that recalls and stands alongside works such [...]

Video Premiere: Allas’ “Tuu Mun Mukaan”

Video Premiere: Allas’ “Tuu Mun Mukaan”

Today, we're lucky to premiere the music video for Finnish electro-duo Allas' second single, "Tuu Mun Mukaan". The song, the title of which roughly translates to "Come Along (With Me)", is sung in the duo's native language a revolves around a motif of sailing out to sea, beckoning you to come along and join them. [...]

Dishital Weekly: Buster Crabtree, Fellow Robot, Lahnah, Tears of Joy, Weatherday

Dishital Weekly: Buster Crabtree, Fellow Robot, Lahnah, Tears of Joy, Weatherday

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 [...]

Tape Review: Whettman Chelmets’ ‘Doesn’t Remember…’

Tape Review: Whettman Chelmets’ ‘Doesn’t Remember…’

Whettman Chelmets Doesn't Remember... (Strategic Tape Reserve) Whettman Chelmets' Doesn't Remember... is an album more than 15 years in the making. A re-visitation of sounds that Joplin, Missouri's Matt Clements recorded to 4-track between the late nineties and early 2000s, the meta-layers and paradoxes that make up its existence are astounding. Conceptually themed around the idea how [...]