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Clash review
05.04.17

A mixed melting pot of fresh ideas...

The Quietus review
31.03.17

In December, Wire’s Pink Flag – post-punk’s archetypal overture of refined enigma and neurosis – will celebrate its 40th anniversary. An opening gambit that brazenly contorted...

Under The Radar review
05.04.17

It's not that Silver/Lead is a bad record. It's not. But what is interesting about it—the atmospheric sounds and rhythms—are relegated to the background, if there at all, and then...

Clash review
24.02.17

A cesspit of thick masculine riffage and uncompromising grit...

Spotinews recomendation
12.02.17

Hello again. Are you in need of some fresh psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Meatbodies and enjoy! Meatbodies – AliceFiled under: 2017, Rock

Under The Radar review
06.02.17

Formed in 2012, Washington, D.C.'s Priests have followed up their 2014 EP Bodies and Control and Money and Power with their debut full-length, Nothing Feels Natural.  More

Clash review
06.02.17

Punk-edged return with an emphasis on maturity...

Clash review
02.02.17

Pop-punks come of age, with some intriguing results...

Spotinews recomendation
09.02.17

Good morning. Let’s get this day going with some punk rock. Enjoy The Menzingers! The Menzingers – After the PartyFiled under: 2017, Punk, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
17.01.17

Hello friends. Are you in need of some positive energy? If yes, please check out the new album by Half Japanese and enjoy! (Genre: indie rock) Half Japanese – Hear the Lions...

Clash review
13.12.16

Staying true to punk rock with no censorship...

Spotinews recomendation
04.12.16

Hi. The new album by Italian post-punk band Soviet Soviet is a very recent Spotify addition. Enjoy! Soviet Soviet – EndlessFiled under: 2016, Rock

Under The Radar review
21.11.16

"Forget," is an odd title for Boxed In to give the best song on his new album Melt, considering the track has both a groove and chorus that are catchy enough to stay in your mind...

The Quietus review
17.11.16

Moby's angry. Softly spoken, vegan Moby is angry. He's angry about the things you'd expect, from the environment to the warmongering big-wigs, and he's letting it all out. No Twin...

Clash review
09.11.16

Snarling with energy, imbued with promise...

Clash review
09.11.16

Recycling raw emotion into ‘90s-influenced R&B lullabies...

Clash review
09.11.16

Perhaps their finest work to date...

Clash review
09.11.16

A heart-felt exploration of space and silence...

Clash review
09.11.16

Sometimes inspired, at others curiously limited...

Clash review
09.11.16

A stunning return, laced with dirt and killer riffs...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Hutch Harris and crew could probably turn out new Thermals records every few years without much difficulty. It's not a backhanded compliment; Thermals records are, by and large...

The Pier review
09.11.16

To everyone that wanted a reggae-rock album, you got your wish. Whether or not that makes Ohana a hit record is questionable. With the first track “Start You Up,” the album...

Clash review
09.11.16

A wonderful, highly individual record...

Clash review
09.11.16

A softened blow, but a blow, nevertheless...

Clash review
09.11.16

Magnificent, spiky, scrappy, and fun...

The Pier review
09.11.16

There was certainly a ton of hype leading up to the release of Golden, The Movement’s 6th studio album. Lead singer Joshua Swain even heralded the album as “by far the best and...

Clash review
09.11.16

Reaching back to the roots of emo, with a pop touch...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

What is punk pop? In theory, it is an impossible concept: its very name is, after all, an oxymoron. However you choose to define it, it is perhaps the best genre for Yung to very...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Back in 2004, when Descendents released their last album, things were different. George W. Bush was President and the Iraq War was the hot-button issue of the day.  More

The Pier review
09.11.16

“Steadily grinding because we’re beasts of burden, taking our chances while the fire’s burning.” Brandon Hardesty sums up his band’s MO with the very first line on Keep It...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

There is an irresistible feeling of dumbassery I meet when writing about music sung in a language that I don’t understand. Particularly in the case of a genre like hardcore punk...

Spotinews recomendation
05.11.16

Hey again. The dazzling debut album by Skinny Girl Diet is another very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: rock. Enjoy! Skinny Girl Diet – Heavy FlowFiled under: 2016, Rock