POISON BOYS: ‘Out Of My Head.’

This is so very liberating, running LOUD HORIZON on a purely selfish basis. I said I’d keep the blog open and write what I fancied, when I could be arsed to do so. And so here I am, day #3 of the re-resurrected blog …. and writing the third post. And buying my second album… Continue Reading


DOLLHOUSE: ‘Demo.’

I found, and bought, this when skipping through Bandcamp. Explosive and sounding slightly unhinged punk from New York. Other than featuring members of Mommy, Hank Wood, LOTION, and Pharmkon. I know nothing about Dollhouse. This demo was just released at the end of June there, so hopefully there is more to come soon.


WACO: ‘Levenshulme Lover.’

I love it! There’s so much collision of styles, sounds and ideas within less than four minutes of video, that right now I bear the expression of a labrador asked to solve a rubik’s cube puzzle. Firstly, the title attracted my attention. For a few months back in the day, I stayed in digs within… Continue Reading


WILMETTE: ‘Anxious Body.’

Well – that’s a relief! There I was, sweating over what suburban Chicago band Wilmette would think if I mentioned they sounded like a band born too late – and I then read on their Facebook biography that ‘ … they aim to bring back the 2010-esque angstiness and raw energy that made pop-punk what… Continue Reading


BANDAID BRIGADE: ‘Travel Light.’

Bandaid Brigade are a new band out of somewhere, USA. The press bio doesn’t say. Not that it matters. But given the band’s instigators are Zach Quinn, of hardcore punk band PEARS fame, and Brian Wahlstrom (Scorpios, Gods of Mount Olympus) then I’ll take a punt on New Orleans and California. The band’s makeup is completed… Continue Reading