Joanna Gruesome at Austin Town Hall

After an excellent album on Slumberland Records last year, Joanna Gruesome are here with a brand new 12″ to illustrate why they’re one of the most exciting acts of the last few years.  They’re splitting this 12″ release with Trust Fund, with three songs coming from each band; the US release will come via HHBTM in late September.  The immediate infectious quality… Continue reading Joanna Gruesome at Austin Town Hall

Joanna Gruesome at Sweeping the Nation

We’re off to Indietracks this weekend, as you might have reasonably imagined, where one of the big draws is going to be JoGru’s increasingly manaically ferocious presence. They and Trust Fund – he/they are there too – are releasing a split 12″, three new tracks each, on 22nd September, this first taste of which harks… Continue reading Joanna Gruesome at Sweeping the Nation

Joanna Gruesome at Impose

It’s been almost a year since the release of Joanna Gruesome’s debut LP Weird Sister. The Welsh quintet has kept busy with side projects and touring, but have only released one song since Weird Sister, a heartbreaking cover of Galaxie 500′s “Tugboat“. All that changes today with the release of the first single from a… Continue reading Joanna Gruesome at Impose

Joanna Gruesome at CMJ

Welsh non-harpists Joanna Gruesome put out one of our favorite albums of 2013, the gritty garage effort Weird Sister. Now the band is back with news of an upcoming 12-inch split with U.K. pop act Trust Fund, which will feature three tracks from each band. Jerome (Liar) is one of Joanna Gruesome’s contributions to the that split, a track that artfully… Continue reading Joanna Gruesome at CMJ

Joanna Gruesome at Stereogum

Cheekily named Welsh indie-pop band Joanna Gruesome’s first original release since last year’s debut album Weird Sister — that is, not counting their great Galaxie 500 cover — will be a split 12-inch with Bristol rockers Trust Fund featuring three songs by each band. One of J. Gruesome’s contributions to the disc is “Jerome (Liar),” a playful ditty that… Continue reading Joanna Gruesome at Stereogum