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Clash review
20.01.15

The perfect accompaniment to bashing away the January blues…

Under The Radar review
19.01.15

To quote Woody Allen, relationships are "...absurd, but we keep going through it because we need the eggs." Belle and Sebastian get it. Their ninth album Girls in Peacetime Want...

Punk News review
18.01.15

“Simpsons season 3 and a thing of hummus” are the first lyrics heard on Rozwell Kid’s self-described “slacker/indie power-pop” record, Too Shabby. The line directly supports the...

Punk News review
18.01.15

Rodrigo Alfaro was the main reason I got into Atlas Losing Grip. His vocal strength's the driving force behind the band and fits the amazing musicians this Swedish group boasts. I...

Punk News review
18.01.15

Scott Vogel be damned, The Ghost Inside are back with a new album: a set of rich and melodic songs that may be their strongest effort to date. Building on past albums Get What You...

Punk News review
17.01.15

Brookhurst's self-titled release is a case study on how to properly infuse all the elements of traditional pop punk rock into a fifty five minute melodic odyssey. Members of the...

Punk News review
17.01.15

Crisis Alert’s 2013 Debut LP, Urban dEcay is a blistering throwback to the sounds and themes of early Washington D.C. hardcore. The Adelaide band have made a name for themselves...

The Quietus review
16.01.15

Viet Cong count two members of Calgary-based ex-band Women among their number. Band in "emerging from other band's ashes" shocker, etc. Of course, this is not a piece of...

The Quietus review
16.01.15

It must be strange to be an artist who once struck fear in the heart of the mainstream with their music and exploits, but whose presence no longer possesses the same seismic clout...

Punk News review
16.01.15

Are you tired of 90s style epi/fat skate punk? Good cause neither am I! Chicago's own Counterpunch is back with a new full length for 2014! Bruises sounds like it was made in the...

Clash review
16.01.15

Suspend the betting: this is the rock album of 2015...

Under The Radar review
22.01.15

In the chorus of "A New Wave," halfway through Sleater-Kinney's new comeback album, No Cities to Love, Carrie Brownstein sings "No one here is taking notice/No outline will ever...

The Quietus review
21.01.15

If surprise albums are starting to seem de rigueur, I, for one, am glad that in this age of social media babble, there still exists the opportunity to get stupidly excited. Even...

Punk News review
20.01.15

It’s been ten years since the last Sleater-Kinney release (2005’s The Woods) and nine years since their unexpected hiatus was announced. There was no public blowup nor stints in...

Under The Radar review
16.01.15

Terrible World is the band's first studio LP since 2011's The King Is Dead, and it reveals a band older, wiser, and less reliant on the quirks and gimmicks of earlier releases...

Punk News review
15.01.15

I've been eagerly awaiting Homewrecker's sophomore LP since A389 put out their last release, 2012's Worms and Dirt. The band hails from Ohio and in the tradition of some of that...

Punk News review
15.01.15

For Black Friday, MDC reissued their classic album, Millions of Dead Cops. The CD version also includes the Multi Death Corporations EP, the Millions of Dead Children EP, the...

The Quietus review
15.01.15

Whether its Federico Albanese packing a small hall in Karlsruhe or the growing neo-classical presence at the Messe Stuttgart every July, a small spell has been cast over Bavaria...

Under The Radar review
15.01.15

This drifty instrumental release couldn't be much further removed from the Suicide and Roy Orbison-haunted crooning Alex Zhang Hungtai made his name on. More

The Quietus review
14.01.15

Jam Money is the collaborative project of Mat Fowler and Kevin Cormack, the project's name apparently inspired by an honesty box for various conserves the pair found in a...

Punk News review
13.01.15

Since 2010, Turnstile have been reviving and infecting the hardcore community with their unique groovy metallic sound. The band is reminiscent of Warzone with their aggressive...

Punk News review
13.01.15

Usually I don't review back. Forward's always better, right? Having seen a load of comments and picks from bands and users here as well as on many other sites, one thing stuck out...

Punk News review
13.01.15

Die Mannequin out of Toronto have only been around since 2005, but everything they have released up to now has had a definitive sound. Perhaps not the greatest of female-fronted...

The Quietus review
13.01.15

Colorado-based underground metal label Dark Descent Records had a hell of a year in 2014. Label owner Matt Calvert's consummate taste for all things twisted and grotesque spawned...

TapeFear recommendation
13.01.15

A spectacular melodic IDM EP from Ochre.

Spotinews recomendation
13.01.15

Hi. The solid new album by California X just arrived. Genre: indie rock. Enjoy! California X – Nights in the DarkFiled under: 2015, Rock

The Quietus review
12.01.15

Ghost Culture - or to give him his birth name, James Greenwood - has been knocking about for a couple of years with a handful of singles, gradually encouraging waifs and strays...

Clash review
19.01.15

Masterful fare from James Greenwood on his debut LP for Phantasy...

Punk News review
12.01.15

Not Half Bad's Sorry Dudes EP is a much better introduction to this folky pop-punk band from Ft. Worth, TX than their 2013 full length Good People was. In the span of only 6 songs...

Punk News review
12.01.15

By now, we know the story: L.A. punks relish in traditional Mexican folk and create non-ironic mariachi music. But I can’t imagine anyone saw it lasting III full albums. Lucky for...

Spotinews recomendation
10.01.15

Hey. There is a storm brewing outside. This album – another one from late last year – will help me relax through the night. Genre: folk/blues/jazz. Enjoy Richard Lindgren! (Note...

The Quietus review
10.01.15

Glasgow dreamers in pursuit of perfect pop, The Orchids long ago summed up their mission in the title of their final album for Sarah Records, 1994's Striving For The Lazy...

Punk News review
09.01.15

I arrived late to the SNFU crowd, missing their glory years by about a decade. I first heard about them from Todd of Propagandhi during a conversation at Louis’ Pub in Saskatoon...

Spotinews recomendation
09.01.15

Howdy folks. I’m finally back. The first update of 2015 is a debut album from late last year. Genre: electronic. Enjoy Brogan Bentley! (And here is a new playlist, Spotinews 071...