Male Bonding

Stream Male Bonding’s Surprise Album Headache

Fired-up UK grunge-punks Male Bonding have only released a handful of songs since their 2011 sophomore LP Endless Now, and we haven't heard a peep…
Peter Helman | October 12, 2016 - 7:10 pm

Primitive Parts – “Troubles”

Primitive Parts are a London trio whose ranks include two of the three members of Male Bonding. Last year, Primitive Parts dropped a couple of…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 12:49 pm

Male Bonding – “Falling”

Up until recently, it had been a while since we'd heard from the fuzz-addled London punk trio Male Bonding. Two of the band's members had…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2014 - 9:46 am

Male Bonding – “A Kick To The Face”

Since Male Bonding's 2011 full-length Endless Now, the British grunge-punk trio has been flying under the radar, save their single "The Itch" that we shared…
Ethan Jacobs | December 12, 2014 - 11:50 am

Primitive Parts – “The Bench” (Stereogum Premiere)

Primitive Parts is a new trio that features Kevin Hendrick and Robin Christian, two of the three members of the London bash-punk trio Male Bonding,…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2014 - 11:36 am

Primitive Parts – “Signal” (Stereogum Premiere)

Primitive Parts is the new side-project trio of Male Bonding members Kevin Hendrick and Robin Christian and Sauna Youth's Lindsay Corstorphine; last week, we posted…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2014 - 11:19 am

Primitive Parts – “Open Heads”

Kevin Hendrick and Robin Christian, two thirds of the bleary London fuzz-rock trio Male Bonding, have a new side-project band called Primitive Parts, a trio…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Male Bonding – “The Itch”

The young and fired-up British grunge-punk trio Male Bonding have been relatively quiet since the release of their 2011 sophomore album Endless Now, but now…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2013 - 10:04 am

Male Bonding – “Bones”

Despite some studio upgrades, London "post-pop-punk" trio Male Bonding's sloppy hooks are intact on their 11-song, 36-minute sophomore album Endless Now. The collection was recorded…
Brandon Stosuy | June 9, 2011 - 1:46 pm

Weezer Bring “Memories” To Leno, Confirm Blinkerton Tour, Working With Male Bonding

What the headline says, really. Hurley's glory-days cut "Memories," the one with the Jackass-themed video, was what Rivers and band delivered to Jay Leno's late…
Amrit Singh | September 16, 2010 - 2:35 pm

Male Bonding – “Weird Feelings” Video

Catchy Brit punks Male Bonding's video for "Weird Feelings" opens with some actual male bonding, but instead of sticking to that conceit like they did…
Brandon Stosuy | August 25, 2010 - 6:16 pm

Cruel Summer: Stereogum Summer Jams 2010

Welcome to summer, welcome to free and legally downloadable summer jams. Time to CELEBRATE on ROOFTOPS. But you know, oil spills. And crazy people waiting…
Amrit Singh | July 2, 2010 - 6:44 pm

Male Bonding Mellow Out At Daytrotter

Even though they apologize about possibly "harsh[ing] your mellow" in the introduction, UK noise-pop trio Male Bonding aren't so noisy during this pleasant, jangly International…
Brandon Stosuy | June 3, 2010 - 2:42 pm

Male Bonding – “Year’s Not Long” Video

We've given you a taste of UK noise-pop trio Male Bonding via their Lou Reed cover with Vivian Girls, one of their mellower Nothing Hurts
Brandon Stosuy | May 24, 2010 - 1:52 pm

Male Bonding – “Franklin”

When we posted Male Bonding's Lou Reed cover with Vivian Girls, we also suggested you check out "Year's Not Long," the opener from the scrappy…
Brandon Stosuy | May 6, 2010 - 3:37 pm