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Bands and new music for fans of basement

Let Go

by Beetlehead

Hi, our album comes out on Friday the 1st of December, this band features ex members of the naughties post-hardcore band Secondsmile who were signed to Big Scary Monsters records, we are all older now, but we still like... to play. Thank you for your time. Olly

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by Reside

Hey, we're Reside and we're releasing out new song Eden, we hope you like it! The story takes place in the Garden of Eden, which felt fitting as a metaphor for a song about finding somewhere that you wish to be safe in, only to find out it has every intention of rejecting and turning against you.

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Sad Sack

by Squidge

Hey we're Squidge, a sad silly bunch of punks from Bristol and Cardiff. We like writing loud, gritty songs with a melodic and catchy twist. Despite our demeanour we like to pull down that facade when it comes to our writing, so give our brand new single Sad Sack a spin to hear for yourselves.

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by Evergreener

Hey, we're Evergreener and we're excited to share our new single "Incandescent" with you! Incandescent is a song of self-discovery, exploring the notion that old habits have to change in order to flourish again.

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by Twin Mill

Hey folks, we are Twin Mill from Heilbronn, Germany. Please check out our debut single "Drown". It is a symphony of confusion, despair and resilience against a cold, superficial society. If you like punchy riffs und bold, roaring vocals, there is a chance that you might like what you hear.

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Another Ghost

by Failstate

Hey we are Failstate - Emo-Punk band from Newport, South Wales UK. "Another Ghost" is the first track we ever started writing together as a band & part of our forthcoming debut 'Sad Truth' EP available 9th June!

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by BraveFace

We're BraveFace, a new post-hardcore band from Manchester, UK. The band got together after the pandemic, and began writing and recording remotely. We've now dropped our first single, 'Healer'. It's for fans of Drug Church, Militarie Gun, Basement etc. Please check it out! Cheers.

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by Trashed

Released on July 29th, Memories, the latest single from Bristol-based emo pop-punk trio Trashed is a break up song about a snapped heart being pulled apart by naivety. Pairing emotive heart-on-sleeve lyrics with catchy melodies and distorted guitar riffs, the track is the perfect heartbreak anthem.

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Pollen Head

by Glass Gardens

Hey everyone! We are Glass Gardens and this is currently the most popular song from our debut record that came out in September 2021. It's Heavy, Uplifting and Full of energy. We hope you enjoy this track. 'Pollen Head' everybody..

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Hey guys, we're PARLA. Our second EP 'Glass' is set for release independently this Friday 28th of January. 'Sober' is the last track on the record and the second track we've released. Can't wait for you to hear it x

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Hard to Believe

by Memorial State

Formed in 2019, Memorial State is a trio that carries diverse influences from punk to alternative rock. The New EP "Bloomed" is coming out soon and the band will tour in the UK this December. If you're interested we would like to premiere the single "Hard to Believe" from the new EP with you.

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I Don't Belong


Hi! Welcome to DRIFTAWAY, my new solo project from Sheffield, UK. My debut single 'I Don't Belong' is the first of many open, honest tracks I have written. Please enjoy my blend of driving alt punk music and vulnerable lyrics that have helped me process my own struggles and focus on moving forward!

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You Know You're Right

by GUY

Guy is a singer-songwriter from Liverpool, UK. He blends elements of pop-punk and grunge to make a style he calls HardPunkFusionPop. His new single You Know You’re Right is out now, with plans for new singles every month through 2022.

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Worn Out

by Ruined

hey hey, we're Ruined from Switzerland and 'worn out' is the first single of our upcoming debut-album 'everything is'. The lyrics are sad and emo, but the music video is funny so I guess it's cool.

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by Broken Head

We are Broken Head, an alternative two piece from Massachusetts. New EP Sungazer out now!

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Sympathy (& Validation)

by Latewaves

Sympathy and Validation is essentially a voicemail you leave your friend when you’re having a panic attack. Your brain is racing a mile a minute and you’re convinced that if you could just connect with someone and have them validate your feelings you could maybe find some semblance of peace.

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Lost Without It

by For You The Moon

Frontman Isaac Cooter explains: “I wrote ‘Lost Without It’ when I was in that weird period after breaking up with somebody, in that place where you’re really trying to numb your own feelings and I was partying more often than I wasn't."

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by Honeyspider

Honeyspider's new single, “Marbles”. The foursome breath new life into their pseudo-shoegaze sound with strokes of post rock, hinting towards metal influences. Marbles skirts the boundaries between the emo sound of previous single, “World’s Smallest Violin” and a darker, more expansive sound.

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Hey Guys - We're PARLA, just a couple of mates from Cardiff making as much noise as possible. We've just released our second single 'Sick' and we've got loads more music in the pipeline! Its ambient, dirty and one of our favorite tunes live, maybe it can be one of yours too! Give it a spin x

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