7 Jul 2015

Goat's Glastonbury performance now up on YouTube

As we said before the BBC recorded Goat's full performance at Glastonbury Festival last month and up to now only people in the UK could watch it, but now it is available for you ALL to watch as it is up on YouTube.

PLEASE NOTE: The sound isn't great, there is no bass, guitars are quiet and the girls couldn't hear themselves...BUT the performance is as as always AMAZING!!!



See photos of Goat at Roskilde on Line of the Best fit

Line of the Best Fit were lucky enough to see Goat at Roskilde last week. The band have said it was one of their best ever shows!!

Check out load of great photos from their performance here: Line of the Best Fit


Gnod join Khom and play 'Breaking Convention' this Friday

Gnod and Khom perform at the 'Breaking Convention' conference in London this Friday.  

Breaking Convention is a three day conference of talks and workshops on the subject of Psychedelic Drugs.

The programmes says this about Gnod's Performance:

Inspired by ‘GNODOROWSKY’, their previous spellbinding collaboration for last year's Cork Film Festival, Breaking Convention have commissioned GNOD and KHOM to create an audio-visual performance based on a hallucinatory re-imagining of the Ancient Greek rites of 'The Eleusinian Mysteries'! Prepare yourself for the rite of ages here in 2015…

Also playing on Friday night is friend of Rocket Mark Wagner who is doing his CYMAGICK performance. And finally the night is rounded off by a DJ set from Baba Yaga's Anthony Chalmers.

For more information about the conference, go here: Breaking Convention

And don't forget Gnod and Hey Colossus are playing a rare show together at Corsica Studios at the end of the month, get your tickets here: Baba Yaga


Gnod, Shit & Shine and Hirvikolari feature in The Quietus's 'Best of 2015 so far'

The Quietus have put together a list of the best of 2015 so far, and feature two Rocket albums, Infinity Machines by Gnod and 54 Synth Brass... by Shit & Shine.

They also give a glowing mention to Raw Power and particularly Hey Colossus, Gnod and Hirvikolri's sets.

Read the full piece here: The Quietus

It has been a great 6 months for Rocket and we have some very amazing (and sometimes quite different for Rocket) releases coming your way in the next 5 months!!!

Watch this space...


6 Jul 2015

Goat reveal sleeve and the music off new single 'It's Time For Fun' – LISTEN NOW

As previously announced, Goat have a new single coming out on 7 August.

The band have just revealed the sleeve (below) and more importantly what it sounds like and you can listen to it via youtube below.

The press release reads:


After their spectacular performance at Glastonbury last week, Goat return with a brand new single, "It's Time For Fun". This is Goat's first new music since the critically acclaimed second album Commune, which was released last September.  

Goat performed the single in their Glastonbury set which you can watch in full HERE.

The winter months following the release of Commune saw the band return to their village of Korpilombolo in Sweden to start anew on fresh material, and this two-track single collects the first fruits of this work.  However, these two songs were not recorded in their native land - instead Goat decided to hit the studio on a recent excursion to the Americas. The A-side ‘It’s Time For Fun’ was recorded in New York, whilst B-side ‘Relax’ was committed to posterity in Sao Paolo.

New York seems a fitting location for the recording of ‘It’s Time For Fun’ as the spirit of ESG and early ‘80s No Wave runs through the skittering drum machines, dubby basslines, fuzzy synth and the haunted chants of the vocals.

Its flip-side ‘Relax’ mainlines a similar vibe, yet this reflective instrumental marries ‘Future Days’ like drum machine, tribal percussion, grooved-out bass and a fan-driven organ solo that gyrates elegantly in a manner akin to a North African Heldon or Fripp & Eno.

Listen to 'It's Time For Fun' here:

A hectic and hedonistic summer of rituals and revelations lies ahead of Goat, as well as recording their third album for Rocket, they’ll be bringing their legendarily earth-shaking live show to a plethora of festivals: 

01 August: Näsåker/Sweden – Urkult Festival
21 August 2: Hasselt/Belguim – Pukkelpop Festival
22 August: Wales/UK – Green Man Festival
28 – 29: August La Tour-de-Peilz/Switzerland – Nox Orae Festival
17 October: Greece/Athens – Gagarin Festival

It's Time For Fun" will be released as a limited edition 7" and digital on 7th August 2015 via Rocket Recordings (and by Stranded Records in Scandinavia and released on September 25th in the US by Sub Pop). The sleeve for each label's release is different, so fans can collect the set!

You can preorder the ltd colour vinyl 7" here from the Rocket shop: https://rocketrecordings.bandcamp.com


5 Jul 2015

Shit & Shine and Dwellings & Druss play Incubate

Shit and Shine have been confirmed to play this years Incubate Festival, as well as Dwellings and Druss, the project featuring Chris and Paddy from Gnod. 

The Gnod site says the following:

D&D will be playing incubate on the 16th September at an event curated by Radar Men From The Moon…

On the hunt for a couple of other shows around that time in Holland , Germany or Belgium, get in touch if you or anyone you know would like to have D&D make some noise in your town... email: ingnodwetrust@hotmail.co.uk

Tickets are more info here: Incubate


3 Jul 2015

Goat play Roskilde tonight!!!

At midnight tonight (1am UK time) Goat will take the Avalon stage at Roskilde festival and will be wowing the crowd with more of this: Glastonbury


More info on the Festival here: Roskilde