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Clash review
today

London duo raid the BFI vaults for a celestial voyage...

Clash review
today

A disposable, trap-influenced effort...

The Pier review
today

I have to say, at times I wonder the effect of reggae lyrics on the US market and if they were taken in their literal context. There is no denying the extremely religious content...

Punk News review
today

Rally, the sophomore follow up to Junior Battles' first full-length Idle Ages is an 11 track story of the band's personal experiences and the lessons they have and are learning...

Punk News review
today

The Disconnects LP has been a long time coming. When the band released their debut …Are Healthy tape waaaay back in 2011, they kicked out six or so tunes that saluted classic t0’s...

The Quietus review
yesterday

When Leeds quintet Vessels released the Elliptic EP in the closing overs of 2013, the shift in musical direction was obvious. Gone were the guitar explorations that owed more than...

Punk News review
27.02.15

"Smooth Criminal" by Alien Ant Farm is one of the best covers, in any genre. Period. Fuckin' killed. But let's be honest, AAF didn't stand up well to the test of time, as did so...

Under The Radar review
27.02.15

Of Montreal doesn't give a shit about first impressions. Each album (out of a pretty dense discography, no less) is not only impossible to nail down and succinctly summarize, but...

Clash review
27.02.15

A potential Mercury winner...

Punk News review
27.02.15

Canadian melodic/hardcore punkers Brutal Youth just dropped a new five-song EP, Bottoming Out, which in my mind at least constitutes their best effort to date. The tunes are fast...

Punk News review
26.02.15

Ben Cook is truly a one man rock n’ roll machine. Involved with such bands as Fucked Up, No Warning and his most recent projects, the decidedly mellower Yacht Club and Young Guv...

Punk News review
26.02.15

The year 1977 proved to be a landmark for punk rock, before the year was out classic albums such as Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols, Leave Home, Damned Damned...

Punk News review
26.02.15

First off, this isn't a slam review. I give everything a fair chance (Patrick Stump, now and forever). But honestly, please tell me how a label like Epitaph associates itself...

Punk News review
26.02.15

The worst thing you can say about a band is that they don’t have their own sound. That everything they do is similar to someone who's done it better. Unfortunately that’s the case...

The Quietus review
26.02.15

To acclimatise themselves for recording their latest album, Eternal Tapestry decided to treat themselves to a week away in a secluded Oregon cabin under the shadow of Mount Hood...

Under The Radar review
26.02.15

"Uptown Funk," the first single off of Mark Ronson's new album Uptown Special, is a funk and Motown track, slickly bedazzled with the coolness of Bruno Mars's attitude and style...

The Quietus review
25.02.15

Laura Marling has just embarked on another branch of her evolution. One expects nothing less from the famed folk singer, who's personal life has been the centre of her song...

Punk News review
25.02.15

This is where the 40 year-old in me resides, deep within the recesses of my 29 year-old husk, or so I thought. Divers are a band that defines music being made as art. They make...

Punk News review
25.02.15

With the release of their latest album, What Happens Next, Gang of Four find them reduced to one original member in guitarist Andy Gill. Jon King left the band after the release...

Under The Radar review
25.02.15

Gang of Four returned to relevance in 2010 with Content, and now they've followed it up with What Happens Next, an album that sets out to answer its own titular question. More

Punk News review
24.02.15

At least from my perspective, Screaming Females’ strength has also been their greatest hindrance. The fact is, the band is a trio of maestros: lyrics that when removed form the...

Punk News review
24.02.15

At the very least, Colleen Green is relatable. At best, her pop songs are overly accurate depictions of our everyday life. While her first two releases were more or less home...

Under The Radar review
23.02.15

Dan Deacon doesn't do things by halves. The Baltimore-based electro producer has spent a career throwing himself into grey-matter clattering sonic spectrums that sound like they...

The Quietus review
25.02.15

Dan Deacon has found the comforts of life after death. Perhaps touring with Arcade Fire and making his Carnegie Hall debut was a jolt. Maybe the classical compositions of 2012's...

Punk News review
23.02.15

Concepts have written and self-released a new five-song EP. They are based in Houston, Texas and have apparently undergone a series of lineup changes, halting what they intend to...

Punk News review
23.02.15

Diamond Dogs is famously one of the Bowie albums that's really for fans, and it's probably his most utterly distinctive work (even Low sounds like other art-rock albums of the...

Under The Radar review
22.02.15

Almost as soon as they emerged on to the Manchester scene back in 2010, Dutch Uncles carved a very defined niche into the British independent music world. More

Punk News review
20.02.15

The term “rap-rock” typically makes any conscious music fan cringe because it makes them remember a time when Limp Bizkit was toping the music charts and constantly being played...

Punk News review
20.02.15

Without a doubt, one of the most tragic and painful losses on a musical level and for many who knew him, was the loss of D. Boon. His friends and fans were robbed of his genius...

Punk News review
20.02.15

Metalcore has never been a genre quick to accept innovations and new ideas with much fanfare. From the genres mid-00's heyday when bands were copping At The Gates riffs like they...

The Quietus review
20.02.15

Samba Touré's last album Albala packed an inspired punch of rebellious fury as turmoil in Mali was at a peak. Two years later, and with ongoing uncertainty in the north African...