Originally formed in 1989 as F.Y.P, Toys That Kill have been in their present form since the turn of the millennium and have just released a new album, 'Fambly 42', on Recess Records. Taken from it is 'Stye', an awesome piece of punky powerpop that packs in plenty of energy and melody into its two and a bit minutes, grab it for free below.
Toys That Kill's website
Stream the album in full
Buy the album
XPiRiMiNT - Rain Dance
American solo artist XPiRiMiNT is dedicated to creating new sounds using a multitude of organic and electronic instruments. New track 'Rain Dance' includes ukulele, electric and twelve string guitars along with some processed beats and effects. The end result is a seductive and warm piece of folktronica that should appeal to fans of both electronic and acoustic sounds.
Liz Lawrence - Hold On
Liz Lawrence's website
Buy the EP
Derek Lambert & The Prairie Fires - The Woods
Derek Lambert & The Prairie Fires are from Iowa and have been gigging for just over a year, releasing their debut single last October, swiftly followed by second release and free download 'The Woods' a few weeks later. No news of an album just yet, but there are plenty of songs in existence so hopefully it won't be long, in the mean time enjoy this gruff and ragged punk-rock blast.
Derek Lambert & The Prairie Fires' website
Eugene McGuinness - Lion/Shotgun
Free download: 'Lion'/'Shotgun'
Eugene McGuinness' website
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