31 Oct 2018

Rocket Probes – October playlist

Gum Takes Tooth – The Arrow (Radio Edit) 
(Killer first track to be revealed from their forthcoming album call 'Arrow', their first for Rocket!)

Hey Colossus – Live at Magasin 4
(New ltd LP...a colossus listen!)
Hey Colossus

Joao Pais Filipe - Joao Pais Filipe
(3 great tracks of minimalist percussion and drones from the very, very talented HHY & The Macumbas drummer and gong maker)
Joao Pais Filipe

Nighthammer – Vermilion Sands
(Ex Notorious Hi-Fi killer creates a cracking 43 min analogue and electronic excursion)

Workin' Man Noise Unit – Turn it off
(Ace new track from Readings finest!!)
Workin' Man Noise Unit

Steven Stapleton / David Tibet - The Dead Side Of The Moon
(Paddy from GNOD turned us on to this great track from two great people!
Steven Stapleton / David Tibet

Woven Skull – The Severed Ladies Of Dehli Parade Pt.1
(First track to be revealed off new album)
Woven Skull 

Matthias Puech - Talausblick vom Hohlichtpass
(Repetitive and fuzzy lovelyness on the always great Hands in the Dark)
Matthias Puech

Eskimo Chain – Abnormal Dreams
(Nice psyched-out grooves with a bit of a Clinic touch...feat member(s) of Josefin's Liberation)
Eskimo chain

HHY & The Macumbas ‎– Reanima Eléctrica
(Great track from the bands first album)
HHY & The Macumbas

Muslimgauze – I shall sing until my land is free
(Great arabic repetition)

T2 – No more white horses
(Forgot how great this track was...good job our friend Steve was around to remind us!)

Sunun - Ooid
(Dubbed out goodness from very talented Bristol artist)

The Wipers – Alien Boy
(Motorik punk)
The Wipers 

Salvaticus Selvatico – Activations Sontemplations
(Latest tape release on Alex from GNOD's Golden Frequencies label)
Salvaticus Selvatico

The Viola Crayola - Mr Leroy, Pepe´ Is Lost
(Killer groove on this 70s US prog track...a good ol' Cherrystones recommendation)
The Viola Crayola

Aaron Moore & Erik K Skodvin – Grown Horse
(Another great release by Hands in the Dark)
Aaron Moore & Erik K Skodvin

Royal Trux – Every Day Swan
(New Trux!!!)
Royal Trux

Ram and Sel – Screw You
(Late 60's psyched 'weirdo' repeato-pop)
Ram and Sel

Moontribe – Moontribe
(Nice contemporary african/middle eastern psyched jams)

CZN – Shape Lifter
(Third release in this months playlist to feature the very talented Joao Pais Filipe, this time he is joined by the equally amazing talent of Tomaga's Valentina Magaletti)

Listen to our updated monthly Rocket Probes Spotify playlist here:


30 Oct 2018


Shit and Shine BAD VIBES album launch is on 10 November at Paper Dress Vintage in Hackney.

Tickets are available here: Ticketweb

And the album is released in all good record shops and streaming sites on 9 November


UberRock reviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs and Bonnacons of Doom live in Manchester

They say:

A night back at grassroots level sees me take in Geordie rabble rousers PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS, with support from ILL and Bonncons of Doom. Manchester is the destination for me once again, so over I head, this time to the Star & Garter, in the shadow of Piccadilly station, for an evening of fuzzy goodness.

Next on to something a fair bit subtler, as Bonnacons of Doom take to the stage, with the house lights on the stage. I'm struck halfway by the set on exactly how to describe them - take Siouxsie Sioux, implant her into Tool at her most aloof yet keep that slow, hypnotic feel of the demurer Tool releases for the music and it's a pretty good representation. Seeing a trombone warm up on stage was not quite what I expected from a hypnotic doom or psych band, but it fits very well, perching itself somewhat in the background. The robes and masks that they all wear, bar a couple of hooded members, fit well with the sound, working together to create an aura of almost mysticism, which makes the decision for the house lights over the stage to be on as somewhat even more bizarre than it usually would be regarded. Our female vocalist, during the introduction, beats a gong in a manner akin to a priestess, later switching her vocals between soft, almost ethereal sounds, shrieks and barely audible words, all weaving the spell well alongside the well-orchestrated musicians. The crescendo builds slowly up as they get through their set, becoming more in your face with the attitude by the time we hit the last track. An excellent and intriguing set...

Read the full review here: UberRock


Bearded reviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – King of Cowards

They say:

Excellent second album from the Newcastle quintet sees them hone their sound to monumental effect.

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs: King of Cowards (Rocket Recordings) When PigsX7 (let’s save time) emerged with their arresting debut album Feed the Rats in 2017, they turned quite a few heads. If their name didn’t get you, their mutant cacophony of sludge riffs and skyscraping volume did. With just three tracks, two of them topping fifteen minutes in length, they left an indelible mark in the short term memory and long term hearing of everyone they encountered.

They only gave us a year to let our ears stop ringing. Second album King of Cowards is here, and their power is undiminished. It is changed, though. PigsX7 now deal out their menace, their cranium-crinkling, chainsaw-swinging, eardrum-bleeding frenzy in shorter, yet somehow sharper shocks. We get six tracks this time, most of them reaching the eight minute zone, but they are bound together by a newfound discipline...

Read the rest here: Bearded


29 Oct 2018

Listen to Shit and Shine remix of Gum Takes Tooth's 'The Arrow'

We invited Shit and Shine to remix the new Gum Takes Tooth single 'The Arrow' and you can listen to the results here:

The Gum take Tooth album 'Arrow' is now available for preorder on ltd edition 2x Colour vinyl from here: Bandcamp


MusicOMH give Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – King of Cowards a 4.5 out of 5 review

They say:

When confronted with a band name like that, the first thing that goes through most people’s minds is that there’s some kind of joke at work. Over the last couple of years however, it’s been increasingly clear that Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs are no joke. Anyone that has caught them live will know that they are an unstoppable force, and despite their self-induced hamstringing, the band’s status as something truly special has been steadily growing. You can’t keep a good pig (or even seven of them) down. 

Given Pigsx7’s penchant for stretching things out beyond the limits, it seems strange that the band’s second album sees them stepping away from the elongated jams that personified Feed The Rats. This time around, they seem less interested in enveloping their unsuspecting audience with 10-minute-plus explorations of the darker side of sludge encrusted psychedelics, and instead cut straight to the chase. 
Not that they’ve jettisoned any of the feral power that makes them one of the most exciting live bands in the country at the moment. If anything, they’ve turned everything up beyond 11 this time, opting to throw more skull crushing riffs into the mix. The songs might be shorter, but they lack none of the innate need to pummel that infuses most of their work...

Read the full review here: MusicOMH


26 Oct 2018

Listen to Gum Takes Tooth's The Arrow world premiere on BBC 6Music

Tom Ravenscroft gave Gum Takes Tooth's single The Arrow it's world premiere on yesterdays BBC 6Music Morning show as he stands in for Lauren Laverne.

You can listen again here: BBC 6 Music


GNOD play Primavera Club shows this weekend

GNOD play Primavera Club shows this weekend, tonight in Barcelona and tomorrow in Madrid.

Primavera say:

They draw mandalas with sound. Or even better, it’s the other way round: sound mandalas draw the members of this open and ever-changing band from Salford (Manchester). Gnod have been around for a while (they first got together in 2006 as an almost secret society) searching for the symmetry that could be drawn between the dense lines of sludge and rhythmic krautrock shifts, between reptilian noise and the slashes of post-punk, between space-rock and pure Detroit guitars. Cosmic-punk? Militant psychedelia? (just check out the title of the record they released last year: Just Say No to the Psycho Right-Wing Capitalist Fascist Industrial Death Machine). The fact is that as soon Gnod free the kraken on stage, labels just don’t work.

More info here: Primavera


The Quietus on Gum Takes Tooth's new single 'The Arrow'

They say:

Gum Takes Tooth have confirmed details of their third album, titled Arrow, and above you can listen to lead track 'The Arrow'.

The new album is the duo's first full-length release with Rocket Recordings and sees them turn to their home city of London for inspiration in increasingly uncertain times. Described as a more personal record from the pair, the band's Jussi Brightmore says that it deals with "ever more omnipresent and vacuous global tropes cementing economic inequality, nervous amnesia and being as complicit as anyone else in all that".

The track above, they say, was given its name because "it flies in a straight line or arc but it never repeats its structure, or goes back on itself".

Gum Takes Tooth will release Arrow on January 25, with a launch party set to take place that same day at London's Electowerkz, featuring special guests Sex Swing, Nik Void, Michael, Coldnose and more. You can get tickets here and pre-order the album here.

Read the full piece here: The Quietus


Soundblab reviews GNOD R&D's Golden Cabinet takeover

They say:

Light those birthday candles because The Golden Cabinet is celebrating 5 years in the business. Nestled away in Shipley the Cabinet has quietly (well, noisily if you attend the actual events) become West Yorkshire’s finest night for experimental music, attracting a plethora of sonic innovators and dancefloor shakers to the unassuming Kirkgate Centre.

This being a special occasion The Golden Cabinet has invited Manchester’s Gnod, more specifically their Research & Development department, to curate this evening’s entertainment.

I arrive about 8:00pm and realise I’ve managed to miss the birthday tombola but that feeling of disappointment doesn’t hang around long. The next thing I know I’m eating lentil dahl and listening to the transcendental drones of ZimZum.

Amy Horgan stands behind a table electronic kit as a projection of an alien brain scan (well, that’s certainly what it looks like) plays on the wall behind her. Dials, nobs and effects pedals are manipulated to create something dark, meditative and reassuringly strange. Where else could I be but The Golden Cabinet?

There’s a table with an odd assortment of items in the middle of the room. Amongst them sits a toilet plunger, cucumbers, and an axe. There’s a guy in a monster mask crouched nearby. A second, Halloween themed, tombola perhaps? It turns out that the seemingly random objects belong to tonight’s next act, Tipex...

Read the rest here: Soundblab


'Whisperin and Hollerin' say some words about Gum Takes Tooth new single 'The Arrow'

They say:

Gum Takes Tooth – the London-based duo of Jussi Brightmore and Tom Fug - have announced details of their third album, 'Arrow', out on 25 January 2019 on Rocket Recordings. Listen to 'The Arrow', the first track to be taken from the album here: 

In addition, the band have announced details of an album launch at Electrowerkz, London on 25 January, with special guests Sex Swing, Nik Void, Michael, Coldnose and more to be confirmed. 

Gum Takes Tooth’s hyper-kinetic and unique approach evolved via drum-triggered electronics, manipulated to achieve a dynamic, rhythmically driven and flagrantly unclassifiable fury that flirts with both speaker-ripping psych-rock pyrotechnics and synapse-shredding acid house deliverance whilst stubbornly avoiding any of the trappings or clichés of either...

Read the rest here: whisperinandhollerin


25 Oct 2018

Listen to new 'Gum Takes Tooth' single 'The Arrow' – pre-order album now!

London duo Gum Takes Tooth have just revealed the first single to be taken for their forthcoming album 'Arrow', their first release on Rocket Recordings. The track is titled 'The Arrow' and you can hear the 'Radio Edit' above.

The album is available on 2 x red/grey vinyl – ltd to 660 copies worldwide, and CD on 25 January. We have 100 copies up for pre-sale now here: Bandcamp

You can stream here: Spotify

And see what The Quietus say about the track here: The Quietus

Forming in 2009, the duo of Jussi Brightmore and Tom Fug quickly established a unique approach whereby drum-triggered electronics were manipulated to achieve a dynamic, rhythmically driven and flagrantly unclassifiable fury that flirted with both speaker-ripping psych-rock pyrotechnics and synapse-shredding acid house deliverance whilst stubbornly avoiding any of the trappings or clichés of either.  

Forging their own distinct geometric trajectory through their two previously released albums, the band mapped out a landscape in which the influences of Coil, Warp Records, The Knife and Lightning Bolt were alchemically transformed into an innovative and pulverising onslaught which can be heard with greatest effect on this new album 'Arrow' which is released on 25 January. 

The Bside of the single is a killer remix by the mighty $hit and $hine which you can listen to here or via streaming sites:

Listen to '$hit & $hine Teeth> Remix' here: Bandcamp

The band are celebrating the release of the album with a very special launch party at Electrowerks:

Baba Yaga's Hut Presents Funhouse:
Gum Takes Tooth
Sex Swing
Nick Void
+ more tbc
25 January
The Electrowerkz / London
Early Birds - £10
Full Price - £12
Door - £15
9 til 4:00

Buy tickets: Baba Yaga's Hut


Neolyd reviews Goatman's Rhythms

They say:

Mysterious goat man spotted! And not somewhere, but in the secluded 500-soul Kaff Korpilombolo, which supposedly looks back on a long voodoo past. There, in Korpilombolo, the seven-piece band collective Goat is at home, wrapped in masks and flowing robes and enchanted the dance floors of this world with his hypnotic mix of psych-rock, funk and prog. A key figure in this legendary formation is Goatman , the has released his first solo album with "Rhythms". Recorded in Korpilombolo, of course.

Whether black magic was involved in album production is not officially known. It would not be surprising if it were not for this crazy fever dream of World Music, the Goatman brought to life here in six songs. In a parallel universe, where Goatman must have sought inspiration for Rhythms, Can and Faust dance around the campfire, while Fela Kuti polishes his talisman next to it, grilling Spacemen 3 marshmallows. In the ensuing, uninhibited session, tribal beats, krautrock, jazz, gospel and reggae whirl wildly in a thundering vortex. No place for incense stick romance, one for all and all for the dancefloor.

On "Rhythms", Goatman manages the rare feat of combining the best of Western, African and Oriental musical traditions without having to put up with the accusation of shameless appropriation. The irresistible groove of this crazy melange mashes not only through the brain's windings, but gives gospel choirs and jazz players just as much room as spacey drones. The goat man shows that World Music can be so much more than a marketing battle term for breakfast radio dumplings à la Manu Chao. From Korpilombolo with love!

Read the review here: Neolyd


24 Oct 2018

Nightshift reviews GNOD R&D at Ritual Union Festival

It says:

"By stark contrast GNOD are a malevolent, glowering presence. Only half the Manchester-based band are here today so instead of the bulldozing noise-rock assault we got at Supernormal a few years back tonight we get glitchy, dissonant electronic noise and disturbing visuals that sounds, as one wag puts it, like Coil stripped of their pop sensibilities. Or, to our ears, what a rave in the seventh circle of hell might sound like. But, like, in a good way, yeah?"

Read the full review here: Ritual Union


Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs hit the road

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs are about to embark on the latest set of dates of their King of Cowards tour:

25 / UK / Stockton On Tees / Georgian Theatre 
26 / UK / Manchester / Star and Garter *SOLD OUT*
27 / UK / Reading / South Street *SOLD OUT*
30 / UK / Margate / Elsewhere *SOLD OUT*
31 / FR / Le Havre / Mc Daid’s

01 / FR / Paris / Olympic Café
02 / FR / Nantes / Soy Festival
03 / BE / Liege / La Zone
04 / DE / Tubingen / Hausbar Münzgasse
06 / NL / Den Haag / Paard
07 / DE / Hamburg / MS Stubnitz
08 / DE / Koln / Museum
09 / NL / Leeuwarden / Asteriks
09 / NL / Utrecht / Le Guess Who Festival
10 / NL / Eindhoven / Effenaar
22 / UK / Sheffield / Picture House *SOLD OUT*
23 / UK / Brighton / Hope and Ruin *SOLD OUT*
24 / UK / Leeds / Temple of Boom *SOLD OUT
29 / UK / York / Fulford Arms 
30 / UK / Liverpool / Shipping Forecast

01 / UK / Glasgow / Nice ‘n  Sleazy 
10 / UK / Bristol / The Fiddlers *SOLD OUT*

20 / UK / Leeds / The Brudenell
28 / UK / Bristol / The Exchange
29 / UK / Birmingham / Hare and Hounds
30 / UK / Cardiff / Clwb Ifor Bach

03 / UK / Manchester / Rebellion
04 / UK / London / The Scala
19 / UK / Gateshead / The Sage


'Get into this' interview Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

It says:

With Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs’ much anticipated second album King Of Cowards boxed-off, Getintothis’ Simon Kirk chews the fat with the Newcastle five-piece.

It’s a Monday afternoon. One day of the week down, four of the fuckers to go. Speaking to two of the members from Newcastle quintet Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, frontman Matt Baty and guitarist Adam Ian Sykes, and I suspect they are feeling a bit the same.

My first encounter with Pigs X 7 was in the scorching thirty-five degree heat of the Australian summer. That introduction consisted of a bludgeoning debut album, Feed the Rats, causing shockwaves to the equilibrium. After many months spent digesting this three track opus, their appearance at the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia last September didn’t disappoint and in fact only enhanced the notion of their status as, indeed, Kings of the North.

Playing to a roomful of sweaty-faced punters crammed and moving across the room akin to motion of the sea, it was an experience. They performed Feed the Rats from front to back, like one big clusterfuck of low end blues-inspired drone-rock. Baty was the centrepiece, running around shirtless with a pink cowboy hat, chewing microphones and scaling amplification equipment, à la Iggy Pop, Cedric Bixler, Tim Harrington and Matt Korvette. Yet another frontman that holds no bounds in the realms of disorder...

Read the rest here: Get into this


Tomas Nordmark to support Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation at this Fridays sold-out show

Tomas Nordmark, the Swedish-born, UK-based minimalist electronic composer will be supporting Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation at this Fridays sold out show at Londons St Pancras Old Church. You can here his latest single above and more info about his here: Tomas Nordmark

If you don't have a ticket, then don't worry, The Liberation have just announced another London show at Islington Assembly Hall on 26 April, tickets on sale from here on Friday: Alt Tickets


Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation announce new London show

With this Friday's sold out show at St Pancras Old Church nearly upon us, Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation have just announced another London show. 

The event which will be the band's largest London headline show and will take place on 26th April at the Islington Assembly Hall.

Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am and you can get yourself one from here: Alt Tickets


23 Oct 2018

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs new single make BBC 6Music playlist

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs new single GNT follows the success of Cake of Light and has been added to BBC 6Music playlist for the next month. So lucky listeners will hear this beast of a song every day!

See more about it here: BBC 6Music


Coming soon...


20 Oct 2018

NE Volume interviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

They say:

North East greats Pigs x7 return to our consciousness with superb new album ‘King of Cowards’ and its supporting UK tour. Damian Robinson caught up with guitarist Adam Ian Sykes to talk about the recording process and the challenges of being such an intense band.

We’re loving the new album. Approaching its release to the general public, how are you finding the initial reaction?

It’s been very humbling to hear that people are enjoying it so much. A slight change of direction always leaves you with a faint inner voice telling you people aren’t going to gel with it to the same degree as past releases but thankfully, so far, the reception’s been great. Of course, we’re not going to hear much criticism direct to our weathered faces and a quick vanity search on twitter brings up the odd putdown, which, in its own way, is refreshing to see also.

Given your reputation as a dynamic live band, does studio recording come as a hindrance in any way?

Not at all. Sam owns Blank Studios here in Newcastle and he designed and built the space himself which makes recording a lot less stressful and a lot more enjoyable. Playing live is a different beast: in a lot of ways it’s the most enjoyable part of Pigs, but after a long period of writing and gigging, getting into the studio is refreshing...

Read the rest here: NE Volume


19 Oct 2018

New ltd edition GOAT – World Music repress available

Hot off the press we have a new repress of GOAT's mighty debut album World Music – this latest version comes in a 'red & green' psych swirl colour and you can order now via here: Bandcamp

And don't forget there is also a ltd edition picture disc version of the album we made for our 20th Anniversary.


Flowers Must Die announced Margate show

Flowers Must Die have announced a Margate show for the day after their support slot with the Heads at the 100 Club.

Details are:

Connect Nothing With Nothing presents:
Flowers Must Die
Lazy Pilgrims
Elsewhere (21-22 The Centre, CT9 1JG Margate, Kent)
Sunday December 2 2018
7:30 PM

Info and tickets here: Connect nothing with nothing


17 Oct 2018

Read interview and listen to playlist by Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs for Fred Perry

It says:

Name, where are you from? 
Adam Ian Sykes of Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs. We’re from Newcastle Upon Tyne. Home of Mark Knoplfer and unfortunately, Sting.

Describe your style in three words? 
Monotonous, monotonous, monotonous.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to? 
It may have to be either Oren Ambarchi or an Earth show, mantric like no-one else.

If you could be on the line up with any two bands in history? 
Playing with Earth would be nice. And, my God is it cliché but Hendrix would be even nicer.

Which subcultures have influenced you? 
I guess, because of the music we make and the biggest influences on that, it would have to be heavy metal. Especially given that it’s such a broad subculture and one that, arguably blurs into Punk.

If you could spend an hour with anyone from history? 
Alice Coltrane, from both a musical perspective and a spiritual one.

Of all the venues you’ve played, which is your favourite? 
It would likely be Vera in Groningen. A beautiful venue, flexible in size and with an amazing candle-lit bar downstairs built into what feels like a cave. It’s volunteer run and the staff couldn’t be more friendly or attentive...

Read the rest here and listen to the playlist here: Fred Perry


16 Oct 2018

Buy ltd edition GNOD R&D at Golden Cabinet posters

The amazing Print Project have once again come up with a killer poster for their recent Golden Cabinet event which was curated by the mighty GNOD R&D.

You can pick one up here: Print Project


15 Oct 2018

Get Into This reviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – King of Cowards

They say:

It all started at Psych Fest last year. We’d heard good things about this lot and figured they were worth checking out over in District. And we weren’t the only ones. There was a one out one in policy at the door well before they were due on stage.

What followed was one of the most extraordinary gigs we have ever seen. Mild mannered Matt Baty, the band’s lead, was dressed in a black jacket, black trousers and a white shirt as though he was going out for the night for a couple of Mojitos before heading off to swallow a fillet steak, cooked medium rare, somewhere upmarket. In Shoreditch, perhaps.

He was the essence of politeness to the sound guy, thanking him many times and being appreciative. He was concerned about the 3 second reverb on his vocals he’d asked for wasn’t coming through. ‘Don’t worry’, said the sound guy, ‘It’ll happen’. ‘Thank you very much’, said Matt.

And then the onslaught started. Baty kicked off a gig that will be seared into the mind for a Very Long Time as the band played the three songs that comprise debut album Feed The Rats in order and with a passion and an energy that will ever be one of those ‘were you there?’ moments...

Read the rest here: GIT


Poster for Hey Colossus show in Birmingham

Hey Colossus are heading up to Birmingham to play a show on 8 December for the lovely folks at Supersonic!

Tickets: Supersonic


Goat release special 'Blue Flame' ltd edition 'Let it Burn' 7"

Back in April we released a new single by GOAT called 'Let it Burn'.

The track caught everyones imagination and even made BBC 6Music's 'A-playlist' which was a first for Rocket. And as expected, all 5 of the ltd edition vinyl versions sold out in a flash.

So, one of our last release of our 20th Anniversary year is this special reissue 'Blue Flame' version of the Let it Burn 7". It comes with a different 'blue' sleeve and on 'blue' vinyl. There are only 500 of these and we don't expect them to stick around for long. 

You can preorder one of the 75 copies we will have for presale via our bandcamp and they will be shipping w/c 19 November at the latest.

 Preorder here: Bandcamp


New Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs - King of Cowards repress up for presale

After the amazing ‘sold out’ response to the new Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs album ‘King of Cowards’ we have decided to repress the album on another colour. 

So following the first three sins:

‘Green with Envy’
‘Pink with Lust’
‘Black with Wrath’

We are now pressing the fourth sin, ‘Yellow with Sloth’ and you can preorder a copy here with an expected delivery of 9 November: Rocket Bandcamp

Each ‘sin’ is ltd to only 500 each worldwide, they will never be repressed!

"Sounds like an advancing storm" 4/5 The Guardian
“Sustained Sabbath inspired menace." 8/10 Uncut
"A force to be reckoned with." 9/10 Louder than War
"Possibly the best British rock album of 2018." 8/10 Line of the Best Fit
"Leaving you bewildered and breathless." 9/10 Soundblab
"Gives your eardrums a good kicking." 8/10 Drowned in Sound


12 Oct 2018

Goatman's Rhythm's album out today

Today see's the release of Rhythms, the debut album by Goatman the new solo project from a member of GOAT.

The album is available in four different ltd edition versions. The Rocket shop version 'Pale Green/Purple splatter' has sold out, but there are 'Pink/Black' swirl 'Yellow' and 'Black' vinyl editions that will be available in all good record shops. Each one is ltd.  

Stream the album here:   Spotify   Apple Music

"A surging, inspiring piece of music that seems to rip itself out of your speakers" Clash Magazine

"Like an Ethiopian jazz record rescued from record store obscurity" Loud and Quiet

"An exploration of groove." Gigwise

"Smouldering 1970s African rock fusion to get you in a groove." Soundblab

Recorded in GOAT’s northern Swedish home town of Korpilombolo in late 2017 - the 6 tracks on Rhythms reveal a true collision of African Rock, Jazz, Reggae, Gospel and Psych, but all put through the famous GOAT filters.

Rhythms is a very apt title for the album as each track is an exploration of the ‘groove’. From the Fela Kuti‘esqe drums and horns jam of Jaam Ak Salam, to the frantic gospel-jazz of 'Carry the Load'. From the fuzzed  Can via the ‘Bristol sound’ track of 'Hum Bebass Nahi'n, to the cinematic, Spacemen 3‘esqe drones of the album closer 'Baaneexu'. The end result is quite an astonishing and very unique album, like what you would expect from an album made by a member of GOAT – an album that is hard to put your finger on, but one that you will keep revisiting, the more it’s sounds reveals itself.


11 Oct 2018

Psychedelic Baby Interviews Goatman

They say:

Rhythms is the debut album by Goatman, a new solo project by one of the mysterious members from the Swedish collective GOAT. Recorded in GOAT’s northern Swedish home town of Korpilombolo in late 2017 - the 6 tracks on Rhythms reveal a true collision of African Rock, Jazz, Reggae, Gospel and Psych, but all put through the famous GOAT filters. Rhythms is a very apt title for the album as each track is an exploration of the ‘groove’. From the Fela Kuti‘esqe drums and horns jam of Jaam Ak Salam, to the frantic gospel-jazz of Carry the Load. From the fuzzed Can via the ‘Bristol sound’ track of Hum Bebass Nahin, to the cinematic, Spacemen 3‘esqe drones of the album closer Baaneexu. The end result is quite an astonishing and very unique album, like what you would expect from an album made by a member of GOAT – an album that is hard to put your finger on, but one that you will keep revisiting, the more it’s sounds reveals itself. Goatman plays all the instruments on the album bar some additional drums by Hanna Östergren from fellow Swedish bands Hills and Träd, Gräs & Stenar, and an added horn section courtesy of Johan Asplund and David Byström. One of the standout highlights of the album though is the collection of great guest vocalists Goatman has enlisted. Tracks “Jaam Ak Salam” and “Aduna” feature the very special voice of Senegalese singer Seydi Mandoza. You will also hear the vocals of Swedish based singers Amanda Werne on “Carry The Load” and Amerykhan on “Hum Bebass Nahin”.

Rhythms is the debut album by Goatman, a new solo project by one of the mysterious members from the Swedish collective GOAT. Was there a certain concept behind the album?

Concept? No... I don’t think so? Or maybe the concept was just to make a badass album.

Can you share some further details how your latest album Rhythms was recorded and released?

On and off for a year. Mainly by myself. It will be released 12th of October.

Read the  rest here: Psychedelic Baby


10 Oct 2018

Listen to exclusive Goatman mix for Bleep

Ahead of Friday's release of Goatman's album Rhythms, the lovely people at Bleep asked the illusive artist to do them an exclusive mix...and it is well worth a listen!

Info, tracklist and preorder of the ltd LP can be found here: Bleep


Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs to play Le Guess Who

Chuffed to announce that Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs have been announced to be playing the amazing Le Guess Who Festival in Utrecht on Friday 9th November and they are headlining De Helling Stage

Find out more info here: Le Guess Who