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Punk News review
yesterday

The Penske File are an excellent definition of what would be the DIY approach to Canadian Punk Rock. A Restless Symphony is a melodic folk/punk account of the band's experiences...

The Pier review
yesterday

I have to admit, I thought I was going to have trouble reviewing this album since the first fifteen seconds of the album were silent. Whether this was intentional or not, it...

Clash review
yesterday

R&B siblings attempt an ill-judged return...

Under The Radar review
yesterday

Jackrabbit's path to existence is different enough from that of San Fermin's self-titled debut that it's worth noting. More

Under The Radar review
17.04.15

It's easy to forget that Passion Pit's first two records of critically acclaimed ebullient, stadium-ready synth pop, 2009's Manners and 2012's Gossamer, harbored lyrics that...

The Quietus review
17.04.15

Originally forming as an excuse to go for a mid-week pint down the local Wetherspoons in their home town of Nottingham, Grey Hairs soon became less of an excuse to get pissed on a...

Under The Radar review
16.04.15

The opening of Makes a King, the third album from The Very Best, sounds like the cries from The Lion King. More

Punk News review
16.04.15

All Time Low's definitely a major success in terms of sales, grinding out that Hot Topic and Warped Tour appeal and also, having teenyboppers jumping through hoops at their whim...

Punk News review
16.04.15

Seasons Change has a firm grasp of their sound. They have no problem pushing the limit and they do just that on their debut album, Please Don't Leave. Filled with riffs and...

The Quietus review
16.04.15

The difficult second album acts as a quality measure in music. It sorts the wheat from the second-rate indie chaff: the men from the boys, and the women from the girls. It's...

Clash review
16.04.15

Russian producer delivers sonic travelogue...

The Quietus review
15.04.15

Berlin's love affair with electronic music, notably (but not exclusively) techno, is rather unique amongst urban party scenes. Obviously, electronic music is the backbone of most...

Punk News review
15.04.15

Progressive rock/metal two-piece The Unravelling are dripping with blood in most of their promo photos, which gives you a pretty fair idea of what to expect from their music. You...

Punk News review
15.04.15

Corporate Fandango a seven-piece ska band out of Greensboro, North Carolina that self-released The Proof Is In The Pizza EP in February 2015. Judging from this EP, this band...

Punk News review
15.04.15

Dance Gavin Dance will always hold a special place in my heart. Downtown Battle Mountain I was an explosive screamer and really showed what Jonny Craig is capable of, shenanigans...

Clash review
15.04.15

Edinburgh trio deliver showstopping third album...

Under The Radar review
14.04.15

While much of modern pop surrounds itself in bravado, Villagers are a curious anomaly. The Irish quintet are as honest as they come. More

Clash review
yesterday

Impressive yet introspective return...

Under The Radar review
14.04.15

Doldrums are admirable for, if nothing else, a sincere striving. Airick Woodhead is Doldrums, and if at 25 years of age he's not yet setting the world on fire, he's certainly...

Punk News review
14.04.15

Unwed have never hidden their stance as a band that pays tribute to the '90s. There's a hard-edged rock feel that takes you back over a decade with a lot of sub-genres influencing...

Punk News review
14.04.15

There was quite a buzz around the UK's Gallows before the release of their debut album, 2006's Orchestra Of Wolves. Fortunately, that LP delivered in the face of all the hype. It...

The Quietus review
14.04.15

Suuns' last release, Images Du Futur, was, for me at least, a classic example of an album that slowly invades the brain's pleasure centres rather than immediately overwhelming the...

Clash review
14.04.15

A regeneration, an accessible triumph...

Under The Radar review
13.04.15

Lord Huron's songs are steeped in an adventurer's vocabulary. From the initial EPs when Ben Schneider made music on his own to 2012's debut LP Lonesome Dreams, Lord Huron's...

Punk News review
13.04.15

Five years, several stray songs, an EP on Triple B Records, and a number of infrequent shows later, southern New England’s often dubbed hardcore supergroup, Sweet Jesus, gets a...

Punk News review
13.04.15

Poison Idea formed in Portland, Oregon way back in 1980. Their first big influence was Darby Crash and The Germs. Their earliest material shared that same sense of nihilism and...

Sonic Router review
13.04.15

Sagat’s Melting The Earth Onto The Body Without Organs is out now on VLEK. Buy it on Bandcamp.

The Quietus review
13.04.15

It's often difficult to pinpoint how exactly self-awareness is communicated through music, but when it's there, it's tangible. For Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, it's the factor that...

Punk News review
13.04.15

In August 1994, while much of the music world was still reeling from the loss of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers would release The Holy Bible the...

Punk News review
10.04.15

In 2003, Dischord Records released Minor Threat’s First Demo Tape. It was recorded in 1981 at Inner Ear studios a few months after the band’s formation. While it’s jarring to hear...