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PRE-ORDER OUR MAGAZINE NOW


Dearest friends, how proud I am to announce thus; Vol. 1 of SEE YOU MATE (YEAH, SEE YOU MATE) is now available to pre-order now for 4 pounds English (free UK postage).

Vol. 1 features Goat Girl as our cover stars, as we unravel the year's best debut album. We also get to the bottom of Warmduscher's opus Whale City, which comes out in early June, and we find out what makes Madonnatron tick. Also featured are Peeping Drexels, Honkies, Go Chi Minh, Ye Nuns and The B-52's...

You can also find a gig list for London, our singles column, and reviews of all the records that have piqued our interest over the last few months; Goat Girl, Phobophobes, Parquet Courts, Chupa Cabra/NoFriendz, Melt Dunes, The Oscillation, and many more. All of this is supplemented by original artwork by our very own in-house designer H.E.W.

You can pre-order it here, or grab a copy at our launch, on May 4th at Brixton Windmill. This has been the sum of hundreds of hours of work, and for that reason we hope you will support us and buy a copy.

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Salutations one and all.

We now have only a handful left of physical copies, and believe that sharing the magazine online for all to see is long overdue.

Read our interviews with favourites Goat Girl, Warmduscher, Madonnatron, Peeping Drexels, Honkies, Go Chi Minh, and Ye Nuns, as well as the rest of our maiden voyage into the print frontier.

We now squirrel away into our secret lair, SW20, and work on the difficult second. More details to follow.

Get in touch if you want to join our league of co-conspirators.


You can pick up one of the last few copies at seeyoumate.bigcartel.com

premiere: THE COOL GREENHOUSE'S WHOLLY UNHOLY DIY POST-PUNK STOMPER, 'CARDBOARD MAN'

"I'm a West Ham supporter... or is it Aston Villa? You can see right through me, I'm like a glass of water."
Upon discovering The Cool Greenhouse, I felt like I had discovered the very pinnacle of DIY post-punk; looked into its soul and seen the finished article. Songs that touch cloth with the 10 minute mark, often feature the same frustrated guitar riff over and over from beginning to end, whilst simply being a breeding ground for some of the strangest and most astute lyrical hot takes.

'Cardboard Man' is a classic of this genre. 6 minutes of monotone Delta 5 riffing, in a shotgun marriage with retro bleeps and bloops, whilst frontman Tom Greenhouse assembles an array of caustic cut up one liners that take cheap shots at all the morally bankrupt, devious, 'Cardboard' men (questioning too, whether he is also cardboard – I think we're all a bit cardboard, baby).

Taken from the Crap Cardboard Pet EP, out Feb 1st via Hidden Bay Records, 'Cardboa…

BACK FROM SUMMER HIBERNATION: WHAT HAVE WE MISSED

Greetings, ahoy, it is us. SEE YOU MATE has been dormant for the Summer months, but take this as warm hibernation and not a cold and brutal death. Issue 2 is in production and our quest continues.

During our absense, music still happened. Non-stop. We have fallen behind and are only just catching up, but here's a playlist of our favourite songs that caught us napping

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HEAR! Jerskin Fendrix, the greatest show. SEE! Gazelle Twin's folk horror depravity in all it's dayglo glory. WITNESS! Black Midi and their many, many contortions.