THE TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MAN ALIVE! BY KING KRULE

28 February 2020 | Blog

February 26 – March 3 Archy Marshall, better known by his stage name King Krule, is a vocalist and multi instrumentalist from Southwark, England. Combining elements of Jazz, Post Punk and Hip-Hop; Marshall’s sound has always been distinct. Transitioning from a more Punk styled sound on his first studio album 6 Feet Below The Moon […] Read more

THE TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: STRAY BY BAMBARA

21 February 2020 | Blog

February 19 – February 25 Brooklyn’s BAMBARA have successfully refined their sound and proven themselves to be one of the most interesting names in Post-Punk with their 4th studio album Stray. Released on the 14th February through Wharf Cat Records, the record is a despondent exercise in Western tinged Gothic Post-Punk. Its cathartic, narrative driven […] Read more

THE TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: LIKEWISE BY FRANCES QUINLAN

13 February 2020 | Blog

February 12 – February 18 Growing up between New Jersey and Quakertown Pennsylvania, Frances Quinlan is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Known primarily for her role as lead singer of Indie quartet Hop Along, Quinlan handed out burned CD copies of her first solo album, Freshman Year around her college campus in 2005. Wanting a more […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: NEON SKYLINE BY ANDY SHAUF

5 February 2020 | Blog

February 5 – February 11 Saskatchewan native Andy Shauf released his 5th solo album, Neon Skyline on the 24th of January through Anti- Records. A multi instrumentalist and master storyteller; Shauf has taken a decidedly Jazzier approach to his incredibly unique style of song writing and storytelling on his most recent release. It’s important to […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MARIGOLD BY PINEGROVE

22 January 2020 | Blog

January 22 – January 28 In the lead up to New Jersey band Pinegrove’s 4th studio album Marigold, the band did something incredibly interesting and almost unheard of and released all of the tabs and lyrics to their upcoming release. Befittingly calling these ‘Pinetabs’, the band implored their fans to record and publish their own […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: PURPLE MOUNTAINS BY PURPLE MOUNTAINS

19 December 2019 | Blog

December 18 – December 24 Born into a dichotomous family in Williamsburg, Virginia, David Berman was almost destined to be a great poet and songwriter; having a mother he adored with all his being and a father who was a lobbyist for big alcohol and tobacco who he despised. While studying at the University of […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: FOREVER TURNED AROUND BY WHITNEY

12 December 2019 | Blog

December 11 – December 17 When Indie Rock favourites Smith Westerns called it quits in 2014, a lot of people, myself included, were at a loss: a criminally underrated Indie powerhouse had stopped writing music, what would fill that hole in our lives? A year passes and Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek of the former […] Read more

TRIFFID ALBUM OF THE WEEK: FOUR OF ARROWS BY GREAT GRANDPA

6 December 2019 | Blog

December 4 – December 10 If you’d listened to Seattle band Great Grandpa’s debut 2017 album Plastic Cough you’d be understandably mistaken for thinking that 2019’s Four of Arrows was released by an entirely different outfit. A grandiose departure from the Punk Rock flavoured debut release, the band’s sophomore album Four of Arrows takes a […] Read more