The Dirty Nil announce compilation album ‘Minimum R&B’

Adding a punk ethic into their rock and roll sound, The Dirty Nil are looking to give you a glimpse of their older material with new compilation album ‘Minimum R&B‘, set for a April 28th release.

You can check out a song from it below, as well as their current tour dates.

Tour Dates
02/16 – Abbotsford, BC @ Abbotsford Centre *
02/18 – Calgary, AB @ Grey Eagle *
02/21 – Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Conference Centre *
02/22 – Regina, SK @ Brandt Centre *
02/23 – Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre *
02/26 – London, ON @ Budweiser Gardens *
02/27 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre *
03/01 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre *
03/02 – Quebec City, QC @ Centre Videotron *
03/03 – Ottawa, ON @ Arena @ TD Place *
03/05 – Moncton, NB @ Casino NB *
03/06 – Halifax, NS @ Scotiabank Centre *
04/18 – Southampton, UK @ Talking Heads ^
04/19 – London, UK @ KOKO ^
04/20 – Manchester, UK @ Academy 2 ^
04/21 – Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller ^
04/22 – Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor ^
04/23 – Derby, UK @ The Venue ^
04/24 – Norwich, UK @ Epic Studios ^
04/26 – Cologne, DE @ Underground ^
04/27 – Berlin, DE @ Musik & Frieden ^
04/28 – Münster, DE @ Uncle M Fest 2017 at Skaters Palace ^
04/30 – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow
05/02 – Dresden, DE @ Beatpole
05/03 – Frankfurt, DE @ Nachtleben
05/04 – Munich, DE @ Orange House
05/05 – Stuttgart, DE @ Kellerklub
05/08 – Vienna, AT @ Arena 3 RAUM Bar
* = w/ Billy Talent and Monster Truck
^ = w/ The Menzingers and The Flatliners

Missed-icology: Songs/Videos You May Have Missed!

Here at Musicology, we know that there’s always music popping up everywhere that you might not have even had time for the smaller artists to pop up into your news feed. Fear not, because we are able to provide you a list of songs, as well as music videos, that may have slipped under your radar, so let us dive in!


MANSELL – A LOVE IMMODEST

Mansell are based in Arizona and use their roots in the alternative/indie scene to help create something expressive and artistic for everyone to enjoy!

Genre: Indie Rock / Alternative
FFO:
Bastille / Of Monsters & Men
Album/Release Date:
N/A (N/A)
Label:
Independent


BETTER THAN NEVER – LEARNING TO SWIM

Bringing some strong pop punk vibes from the UK, this Oxford six-piece will definitely be bring the stage dives with this single!

Genre: Pop Punk
FFO: 
Neck Deep / WSTR
Album/Release Date: 
Head Under Water EP (2nd Dec 2016)
Label: 
Fox Records


FROM INDIAN LAKES – BLANK TAPES

It’s atmospheric, its soft, its beautiful and above all, its an amazing track! Another indie track but going a more emotional route to keep you engaged.

Genre: Indie Pop
FFO: 
Portugal. The Man / Foxing
Album/Release Date: 
Everything Feels Better Now (OUT NOW)
Label: 
Triple Crown Records


SLOWCOACHES – DRAG

It’s time for some more distorted punk rock to get you off your feet! This London three piece bring something full of summertime madness and quick paced!

Genre: Punk Rock
FFO: 
Sham 69 / Gnarwolves
Album/Release Date: 
Nothing Gives (2nd Dec 2016)
Label: 
Leisure & District


ERIC JOHNSON – ONCE UPON A TIME IN TEXAS

The instrumental acoustic is alive and well in this track. Featuring the same guy who brought you ‘Cliffs Of Dover‘ brings you his first acoustic/piano record with this tasty morsel.

Genre: Acoustic / Instrumental
FFO: 
Steve Vai / Paul Gilbert
Album/Release Date: 
ej (OUT NOW)
Label: 
Many labels.


THE DIRTY NIL – FRIENDS IN THE SKY

Bringing something alternative to the punk element with a very stylised music video, this Canadian trio aren’t showing any signs of slowing down!

Genre: Punk Rock / Rock And Roll
FFO: 
Modern Baseball / Joyce Manor
Album/Release Date:
Higher Power (OUT NOW)
Label: 
Dine Alone Records


LAZLO – MAN UP

Bringing the bro side of things, Northern UK based alternative rock band have something following the somewhat drunken life of a man with a boisterous track behind him.

Genre: Alternative Rock / Punk Rock
FFO: 
Don Broco / Mallory Knox
Album/Release Date: 
N/A (N/A)
Label: 
Spoken Records UK


NEWMOON – HELIUM

Throwing you back into something trippy, The alternative from Antwerp aren’t shy of experimenting and showing theyre not a small fish in a big pond.

Genre: Alternative Rock / Experimental Rock
FFO: Hotel Books / Modest Mouse
Album/Release Date: 
Space (OUT NOW)
Label: 
PIAS Recordings


BEWARE OF DARKNESS – MUTHAFUCKA!

Closing this list is a slow placed hard rock/stoner rock feeling track with a powerful main riff behind it and some of the most distinct vocals you’ll ever hear!

Genre: Hard Rock / Stoner Rock
FFO: The Shrine / Black Spiders
Album/Release Date: 
Are You Real? (OUT NOW)
Label: 
Bright Antenna Records


We hope you enjoyed this list as there is plenty more to come over the next few weeks, including tours that may have passed you by and albums/EP’s that you need to check out!