Split System: Vol. II [Album Review]

Split SystemVol. IIGoner/Drunken Sailor/Legless Records [2024]   Album Overview: With members of the killer Australian garage punks Stiff Richards and Speed Week among their number, not to mention singer Jackson Reid Briggs (which has some great solo albums as well), Split System returns with a punch for their sophomore album Vol. II. The record features … Read more

The Drin: Today My Friend You Drunk The Venom [Album Review]

The DrinToday My Friend You Drunk The VenomDrunken Sailor/Feel It Records [2023] Today My Friend You Drunk The Venom is the third long player from Cincinnati’s post-punk group The Drin. The group blends a darker edge of the genre with an overall cold vibe that pulls you closer into the album’s 10 songs. Their sound … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

Mannequin PussyPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia indie punk band Mannequin Pussy just released their new EP Perfect on May 21 via Epitaph Records. The EP is the follow-up to their Headphone Approved 2019 album Patience. The band was rolling at the start of 2020, until they were shut down like everything else. Their new EP finds them … Read more

Jackson Reid Briggs & The Heaters: Waiting In A Corner [Album Review]

Jackson Reid Briggs & The HeatersWaiting In A CornerLegless/Drunken Sailor Records [2021] If you took Melbourne’s Jackson Reid Briggs & The Heaters temperature from the opening riff on their new and fifth album, Waiting In A Corner, you would call the doctor because this band comes in hot, stays hot and never simmers. Jackson Reid … Read more

Jackson Reid Briggs & The Heaters: Waiting In A Corner (Purple Wax | 100 Copies)

Beginning of April we told you about Australia’s Jackson Reid Briggs in TFN Artists of the Week feature. Previously only available as an import, their new album Waiting In A Corner has landed stateside at Green Noise Records via Drunken Sailor Records! The record is exclusively available from Green Noise on purple vinyl and is … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

It is another Bandcamp Friday today so let’s get to business of offering three bands to consider spending some money on today. First up, is the excellent new indie rock from Baltimore’s Proper Nouns, followed by disjointed and angular uniqueness in Brooklyn’s Birthday Ass and lastly some killer rock and punk from Melbourne’s Jackson Reid … Read more

Smirk: LP [Album Review]

SmirkLPDrunken Sailor/Feel It Records [2021] Smirk is the solo project of Nick Vicario (Public Eye, Crisis Man, Autistic Youth), and while you’ll hear similarities to some of his past more punk bands these 12 tracks from his new record titled LP, highlight Vicario having fun at this point in his career. Smirk has a much … Read more

Stiff Richards: State Of Mind [Album Review]

Stiff RichardsState Of MindLegless/Drunken Sailor Records [2020] The pure raw punk on Melbourne’s Stiff Richards third LP, State Of Mind, is a mind blowing powerful 27 minute ride of rock n roll that never lets its foot off of the gas pedal. Singer Wolfgang Buckley consistently struts around these songs like a young Iggy Pop … Read more