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Punk News review
20.08.15

So the story of the Barbaras goes like this: having garnered a reputation in the Memphis scene with their wild, costumed live shows and zany take on psychedelic garage rock, Jay...

Under The Radar review
19.08.15

Heirs to the jangly garage-pop throne, Australia's Royal Headache show sublime restraint with High, delivering on the romantic promise of their fantastically unhinged 2011 self...

Punk News review
21.08.15

Royal Headache's assured debut record came out nearly half a decade ago (it was re-released in North America in 2012), a gap long enough to ignite the flames of a possible breakup...

Punk News review
19.08.15

Springfield, Illinois rockers Looming is a band to keep tabs on. Lead singer, Jessica Knight, has a unique style that gives the band a power that to me fits right up there with...

AudioCred review
19.08.15

R&B star  Adina Howard  is ready to let the world get reacquainted with her sultry sounds. With a new single, “Bad 4 Me” and online campaign, #IHeartAdinaHoward #Bad4Me, ready for...

Under The Radar review
18.08.15

The collaboration of White Fence's psychedelic erraticism and Cate Le Bon's nursery-rhyme charm isn't one that initially springs to mind as a natural pairing, yet the prospect is...

Punk News review
18.08.15

All I remembered about Lithuania is that they're in Hop Along's good books and that Heavy Hands was an EP that showed promise. I'd be lying if I said I kept tabs on them. That...

Clash review
17.08.15

Mercury nominee's star continues to rise...

The Pier review
17.08.15

My expectations for this album were high, especially given the success of their previous self-titled release and their growing presence in mainstream media. Perhaps its because...

Clash review
14.08.15

Welsh indie treasure delivers a classic pop record...

Punk News review
14.08.15

For some reason it’s hard to think of the Flatliners as veterans of the punk scene, but at this point it’s undeniable: going strong for over ten years, they’ve released four...

Under The Radar review
13.08.15

The fifth album from Ohio-to-Texas transfers Heartless Bastards is the expected serving of blues-flavored garage rock, characterized by crunchy guitar tones and Erika Wennerstrom...

Under The Radar review
13.08.15

Of Monsters and Men's second studio album, Beneath the Skin, is further proof that the Icelandic music movement is a near-unstoppable force. More

Punk News review
13.08.15

Foreign Tongues is quite an apt name given how eloquent they are when it comes to waxing poetic on a collage of life's moments -- those fleeting, those tepid, those reflexive and...

Punk News review
13.08.15

Some Nerve is an up and coming hardcore band from Houston, Texas that released their self-titled full-length during the summer of 2014. But Some Nerve isn’t just a hardcore band...

Under The Radar review
12.08.15

In 1978 a little-known four-piece band from the suburbs of Chicago self-released a record with little promotion and less fanfare. It was the only record the band would release...

Punk News review
12.08.15

Big Awesome are one of those emo bands who own up to the fact that they're not reinventing the wheel. What makes them even more appealing is that in doing so, they still manage to...

Punk News review
12.08.15

Phylum Phyloid, the debut album of Phylums, opens with a song about said band not even able to get across to the border to play a dingy basement in Canada of all places - so they...

Clash review
11.08.15

A truly terrifying pop album...

Punk News review
11.08.15

Frank Turner sure has come a long way. The former Million Dead singer stepped away from hardcore a decade ago in favor of his acoustic guitar and singing rather than screaming...

Punk News review
11.08.15

Sharkmuffin self describes their sound as “noise-punk meets psychedelic power pop” and, over the course of their debut LP Chartreuse, they hit each of these marks. Tarra Thiessen...

Under The Radar review
10.08.15

For her third album under the moniker The Mynabirds, Laura Burhenn once again takes a step in a different direction, with a profoundly powerful result.  More

Clash review
10.08.15

Croydon crooner proves he can be a thriller...

Punk News review
10.08.15

To try to do something like describe Bird in terms of the different shades of influence, subtle changes that may have occured subsequent to Bangers' collective listening activity...

Under The Radar review
07.08.15

When the musician simply known as Jamison turned to his Teen Daze name in the past, he was looking to release electronic tracks, namely those which sweep through downtempo rhythms...

Punk News review
07.08.15

I first listened to Suicide Euphoria with an upset stomach and, boy howdy, that was a mistake. If you're going to listen to this album, may I suggest going for a brisk jog in a...

Punk News review
07.08.15

Home Movies remind me of a lot of things. Formerly Stanley and the Search, The band's sound ranges from pop punk to alternative and pop rock, yet the band ties all these sounds...

Punk News review
07.08.15

You don't know Lauren Denitzio, but after years of listening to her work fronting first The Measure [SA] and now Worriers, you may feel like you do. That's because Denitzio's...

Punk News review
06.08.15

The music of rapper Sage Francis has always been deeply rooted in punk ethos. Francis built his career on DIY ethics, his (often evolving) political charge is sharply left-leaning...

Under The Radar review
06.08.15

The first taste of Abyss was "Iron Moon," dropped and drop-tuned upon the Internet like the force of a thousand doom-metal bands' extraneous guitar rigs.  More

Clash review
14.08.15

An intensely powerful work...

The Quietus review
06.08.15

France's C.R.O.W.N. create industrial post-metal that scours your psyche raw, cracking the core musical and elemental middle-ground between Neurosis and Godflesh. That's not to...