Category Archives: punk

Slagerij – Serious Fun (reviewed by T Bebedor)

The first thing that grabs you about this 5-track E.P. from Swindon punk trio Slagerij is the energy, obviously punk has energy in bags but within five seconds of hearing their music your head, or feet (or both) will be … Continue reading

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Aidattu Tulevaisuus  – Teksti -TV 666 (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Sometimes less is more, there’s a whole cliche built around that notion. But sometimes more is more…I guess the clue was right there in front of us all the time. More means more and more has to be better than … Continue reading

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Some Part of Something –  Whiskey Shivers (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I always prefer my roots music ragged, and so anything described as “frenetic bluegrass, ” or “apocalyptic Americana” is always going to be something that I’m going to be drawn to. Roots music is the music of the people, the … Continue reading

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Art Brut return with first new material in 7 years

Alcopop! Records are pleased to announce they have signed Berlin-based post-punk art rock band Art Brut, who will play a special return headline show on 7th November in London at Boston Music Room. Commenting on the signing, label boss Jack … Continue reading

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The Morlocks release their first full-length album in eight years

Hound Gawd! Records is set to release the new Morlocks album titled, Bring On The Mesmeric Condition, internationally on August 31st, 2018 (LP, CD and digital, formats). The band was founded by Leighton Koizumi, singer for San Diego’s most outrageous … Continue reading

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Wacka Lacka Loom Bop A Loom Bam Boo – Walter Lure and The Waldos (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

You can break out all the musical tricks, all the studio gimmickry, you can revisit, re-invent, re-brand, re-package, carry torches, build songs around nostalgia and familiarity, but it doesn’t count for anything unless you have one thing. Authenticity. If you … Continue reading

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RXPTRS new single and tour dates

Bristol-based RXPTRS are a brand new quintet that combines a mix of ferocious grit with an ear for melody. The group, who formed in early 2018, blend elements of hardcore punk, grunge and hard rock to make a noise crammed … Continue reading

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Eat Defeat release Nothing’s Wrong

Today sees Leeds punks, Eat Defeat share the second single ‘Nothing’s Wrong’, taken from the bands new album, ‘I Think We’ll Be OK’, set for an August 3rd release through Bearded Punk Records. Speaking on the single, vocalist Andrew Summers said … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCCXXXX : Two Sides – Bitter Grounds (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I didn’t realise that bands were still making music like this but I’m rather glad that they are. In an age where punk seems largely about rose-tinted nostalgia trips, alt-rock is all about getting just the right brand of skinny … Continue reading

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Static Bloom – Hot Knives (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

If the scope and style of music were expressed as a Venn Diagram, then at a point where funk, punk and psychedelia meet, you might not find many bands filling that intersection but it is definitely where The Hot Knives … Continue reading

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