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Under The Radar review
yesterday

On their new album Escape from Evil, it appears as if the Baltimore-based quartet Lower Dens have seen the light at the end of the tunnel.  More

Punk News review
yesterday

Acoustic act, Speak Low If You Speak Love, is ideal for Sunday reflections as the twilight fades. If you enjoy sipping a cup of coffee to the likes of Evan Weiss or The City on...

Punk News review
yesterday

Wyoming. The least populous state in the US doesn’t exactly conjure images of very much except snow, mountains, and vast expanses of wilderness. For just over a decade, however...

The Quietus review
31.03.15

Over the course of their previous releases, Chile's Föllakzoid have been boiling down the bones of Krautrock, stripping away all extraneous flesh to distil the very essence of the...

Punk News review
30.03.15

Supergroups are often a mixed bag in terms of quality. For every Me First and The Gimme Gimmes or OFF!, there's a ton of underwhelming groups that seem like good ideas in theory...

Punk News review
30.03.15

On their latest release, Axis of Awesome, The Bomb continues to pump out the same tuneful punk music they have on every release since Arming came out in 1999 and we’ve come to...

Under The Radar review
30.03.15

Kintsugi, Death Cab for Cutie's newest album and the follow-up to 2011's Codes and Keys, takes its title from the Japanese art of piecing broken pottery back together; this is...

Punk News review
31.03.15

Death Cab For Cutie's Transatlanticism stands out in the body of their past as the main novel amid a plethora of coming-of-age stories. It felt like a culmination of a series of...

Under The Radar review
28.03.15

There's a common phrase placed on art: "a meditation on death," which makes both the art and the act of grieving and realization of mortality seem like a gentle breeze. More

The Quietus review
yesterday

"Somewhere in the desert there's a forest/ And an acre before us/ But I don't know where to begin" ('Death With Dignity')For someone such as Sufjan Stevens, opening an album with...

Clash review
27.03.15

Impressive second album from the Night Slugs producer...

Punk News review
27.03.15

Zu is an Italian extreme instrumental act that has cultivated a cult following over the past 15 years and it’s not without reason. It’s not without reason that they’ve gained a...

Punk News review
27.03.15

After releasing a few EPs over the past few years, Dayton’s Abertooth Lincoln released their debut full length Osteoferocious in 2014. While always willing to experiment with...

Punk News review
27.03.15

Let’s get this out of the way: Those of you looking forward to Exile In Oblivion 2 are likely to be disappointed. This album does not deliver on that front. However, for those of...

The Quietus review
27.03.15

The resurgence of dream pop in 2010 was almost suffocating, with shoegaze being a main point of creative reference. Beach House, Wild Nothing, and Grimes lead the way, ushering a...

The Quietus review
27.03.15

"It really fucks me off," said James Dean Bradfield in a 2009 interview, "people get written out of history." He was talking about Therapy?, who may have dropped off your radar...

Punk News review
26.03.15

Ladies and gentlemen, your next favorite arm-in-arm, raised fist, drunken sing-along: Success. Having spent the last few years paying their DIY dues in the Pacific Northwest...

The Quietus review
26.03.15

There is a danger in consigning a geographical girdle to an artist's output, the relentless tendency toward defining a city's 'sound' proving no more useful than, say, the music...

The Quietus review
26.03.15

Struggling artists looking for a break can take comfort in knowing that today it's not just hard work and dedication that can get you heard. You might need a little patience...

Punk News review
25.03.15

Released in August of 2009, Watch Me Fall was the first and only full-length record of Jimmy Lindsey’s to be released on Matador Records, in what was anticipated to be both the...

Clash review
24.03.15

A rich and rewarding experience...

The Quietus review
24.03.15

The balance between artistic integrity and commercial success has always been a fine one to tread in the pressurised world of underground music, now more so than ever as the...

Punk News review
24.03.15

Get in on the post-hardcore, screamo scene before the bands decide to channel their music more melodically, and more "intuitively." One of my friends jested as we sat listening...

Punk News review
24.03.15

Ok, so the name is a bad start. Heartless Breakers have the sort of name that harbors ill will before even a single listen. But let’s not judge a book by its cover. Every press...

Punk News review
24.03.15

The Great Game make weird music. No point pretending otherwise -- this stuff is pretty bizarre. And it’s unpredictable too, a cacophonous mishmash of rock, fusion, blues, prog...

Under The Radar review
23.03.15

Liturgy takes underground metal's confounded expectations, along with their own progressive black metal vision, to the nth degree on The Ark Work. More

Punk News review
23.03.15

Supergroups never live up to their expectations. Nine times out of ten, they just fail to sound as musically interesting or as enjoyable as their main bands. Take the Baltimore...

Punk News review
23.03.15

When John G. pitched Young Guv to the Punknews reviewers Facebook group, I was instantly intrigued. One of the guitarists of Fucked Up was moonlighting as an 80s pop songwriter...

The Quietus review
23.03.15

When Kendrick Lamar's formidable single 'The Blacker The Berry' dropped last month, it blew all fears of a radio-friendly album out of the water, presenting the flip side of 'i's...

Under The Radar review
25.03.15

Kendrick Lamar is not reluctant when it comes to being the voice of a generation. He may sound conflicted about his actions on record—insecure, remorseful, angry, pensive, probing...

Punk News review
24.03.15

Kendrick Lamar is going through some shit. Give him 82 minutes, and he’ll tell you about it. In 2013, Kendrick Lamar dropped a verse that shook the hip hop community. Hot off the...

The Quietus review
23.03.15

Thirty Pounds Of Bone is a one-man-band: songwriter, composer, sometime producer and multi-instrumentalist Johny Lamb. I first became aware of him the best part of a decade ago...