INTRODUCING WASTED YEARS TUNNEL SESSIONS – AN OPEN MIC NIGHT FOR THE REST OF US

By Dane Robertson / May 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, on a particularly lazy Sunday afternoon, Leigh and myself were mulling about our North London flat looking for stimulus. It was a chilly afternoon—after what had been quite a sunny Spring week in London—and the thought of a grabbing our acoustic guitars and heading for a cozy open mic night in…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: THE YETIS – MYSTERION

By Wasted Years / May 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you’ve been yearning for some reverb-drenched, jangly guitar pop, then yearn no more. Wasted Years favourites The Yetis are back with the first single from their debut extended player. Produced by Kyle Slick Johnson (who’s worked with bands ranging from The Hives to Benny Benassi), Mysterion pairs beautiful, sombre melodies with the band’s signature surf guitars…

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BLACK FOX BAD BEHAVIOUR MUSIC VIDEO

By Wasted Years / April 14, 2015 / 1 Comment

Black Fox have rolled out the official music video for Bad Behaviour—the first single from the band’s recent EP, Exotic Trash. Filmed in a single take at a London house party, this clip boasts production values that rival your Dad’s home video of your family holiday to the Gold Coast in the summer of ’89. Hit play…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: INVASION SKIES – WASTED

By Wasted Years / March 28, 2015 / 1 Comment

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Invasion Skies is less of a traditional band and more of a recording collective. With three permanent members at it’s core, and a large host of collaborators looking to add their touch, the group is heavily focused on churning out recordings and has reputedly amassed in excess of 100 demos over…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: THE PACERS – PART OF THAT SCENE

By Wasted Years / March 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

If the sound of the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Anton Newcombe getting gang-banged by The Byrds while Robert Smith jerks off in the corner sounds appealing, then our Dig of The Week could be up your alley. The Pacers are a four-piece, no-nonsense garage band from London town that turn out damn fine tunes. They have the jangle of the great garage…

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DIG OF THE WEEK: CONOR DARDIS – PRAYING FOR A SOFT NIGHT

By Wasted Years / February 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you find yourself driving at night down lonely roads whilst the troubles of suburban life weigh heavy on your heart, then you’ll certainly identify with our selected Dig of The Week. Conor Dardis hails from suburban Dublin and writes beautiful, illustrative music that is emotive like Bruce Springteen, yet capable of painting a narrative…

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THE YETIS – LITTLE SURFER GIRL – MUSIC VIDEO

By Wasted Years / February 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

Wasted Years favourite The Yetis have fired up the camcorder and slapped together some moving pictures to complement their début single Little Surfer Girl. This clip is quite literally a day at the beach and has a very similar feel to A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles. Good natured high times with friends? Count…

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: BLACK FOX – EXOTIC TRASH

By Wasted Years / February 6, 2015 / 0 Comments

Wasted Years Records is excited to present Exotic Trash—the latest offering from Australian-Swedish indie cockburglers Black Fox. Recorded in Oxford, England with Ian Davenport (Band of Skulls/Supergrass/Badly Drawn Boy), the extended player is available now on limited edition cassette (head to the store!) and digital download (iTunes / Google Play / Bandcamp).    

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DIG OF THE WEEK: THE CARNATIONS – WAY OUT ON MY OWN

By Wasted Years / February 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

This time around our Dig of The Week comes from a London quartet we stumbled across whilst trying to hunt down Neil Diamond on Twitter (he’s on there). These lads call themselves The Carnations, and although they wear their influences pretty heavily on their sleeves, they do a damn fine job paying homage to the greats…

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POPTAILS EPISODE 1: NEIL DIAMOND’S CHERRY CHERRY

By Wasted Years / January 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Wasted Years Records is proud to present the first episode of its new YouTube series Poptails—a delectable musical adventure, where we challenge our resident barkeep, Joel Persson, to design a cocktail to compliment our song of the week.   We kick things off by challenging Joel to conjure up the perfect beverage to slam down whilst getting…

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BLACK FOX – EXOTIC TRASH EP TRAILER

By Wasted Years / January 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Feast your eyes on the trailer for Black Fox’s new EP ‘Exotic Trash’. You can get your paws on a copy of the limited edition audio cassette or digital download on Feb 6.  

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BLACK FOX JOINS WASTED YEARS

By Wasted Years / January 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

Wasted Years is pleased to announce that it has signed indie misfits Black Fox and will be releasing the bands sophomore EP, Exotic Trash. The record is a 5-track, balls-to-the-wall extended player, produced by Ian Davenport (Band of Skulls/Supergrass/Badly Drawn Boy), and will be available February 6 on limited edition cassette and digital download.  

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