No Joy | A Thorn in Garland’s Side

No Joy are streaming a new track “A Thorn In Garland’s Side”, which finds lead singer Jasamine White-Gluz and Laura Lloyd hammering out a blend of noise rock via hard-driven guitar with pretty backing guitar melody. This band has always been severely underrated, especially in how adept the group is in finding their own unique…

No Joy | Blue Neck Riviera (Video)

Here’s a new video from one of my favorite bands, the ladies of No Joy. The video is for the song “Blue Neck Riviera”, off the group’s second record, “Wait To Pleasure” out via Mexican Summer. Directed by Jason Harvey, the video moves through isolated suburban landscapes, concrete jungles, waves and pastel-hued splashes of moody…

No Joy | Lunar Phobia

Listen to a new fuzzed-out song from No Joy called “Lunar Phobia” from the band’s second LP, “Wait to Pleasure”, out April 23 via Mexican Summer. It’s a pretty track, with layering more akin to a song like “Maggie Says I Love You” than the more rowdy upbeat thrashing of “Junior”. Follow the band at…

No Joy | Junior

Sweet noise-smiths No Joy have a new EP, “Negaverse”, coming out June 19 via Mexican Summer. They’ve posted a first single, “Junior”, over at the label’s soundcloud page and at the band’s official bandcamp page. Read archived Their Bated Breath posts about No Joy here. — David D. Robbins Jr

NO JOY | Maggie Says I Love You (Video)

I hear No Joy and it makes me think back to the days of Lush. Pretty female lead vocals are bleached-out with rich textures and melodies. “Maggie Says I Love You” is no different. Watch and listen to the video above. You can purchase their newest release “Ghost Blonde” at Mexican Summer. — David D.…

GHOST BLONDE | No Joy

OF HEAVEN AND EARTH: There are a lot of bands out there now that like to summon the name of My Bloody Valentine. More often than not, it just means that the group plays through noise, distortion, guitar feedback, delay units and gauzy vocals. No Joy‘s music is like that, with a lean toward Sonic…