Monthly Archives: February 2014

Compilation – Giantly Rad: Volume One (Giant MKT)

Free samplers are interesting little things to review. Firstly, as with all compilations, you have to try and judge a number of bands (in this case, 21) in the space of a few paragraphs and with just a single song … Continue reading

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Droves – Wisdom Teeth

Melodic hardcore is a bit like a Pot Noodle. It’s great, and it seems really easy to make, but it’s actually quite tricky to get right and just doesn’t work when you don’t get the balance. Droves are a good … Continue reading

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Timeshares: On new music, being tourists and Paul Simon

Every once in a while, a band comes along – seemingly from out of nowhere – and releases an album that obnoxiously barges its way into your holy sect of favourite records. When I first heard Bearable by Timeshares, that … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Monsoon – S/T [music]

New Midlands punk rockers Guerrilla Monsoon have uploaded their debut EP to their bandcamp page for free download. The band features ex-members of Hopewood, End Credit, Shermer, Big City Plan and Cannons & Tanks. Check out the EP here.

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Moving Brooklyn – Intervals

Apparently, Connecticut pop punk/rock band Moving Brooklyn are set for big things in 2014, so let’s see why. For starters, their latest E.P, ‘Intervals’, was recorded and produced at the New York Nada Studios, where the likes of My Chemical … Continue reading

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Muncie Girls – The Real You [Video]

Exeter’s Muncie Girls have released a new video for ‘The Real You’, off their upcoming split with Great Cynics on Specialist Subject Records. Check it out below.

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Tens – Demo

Tens are a Chicago punk band featuring three dudes who like punk rock and beer a lot. Good start: they’ve already got two things in common with a lot of the people reading this review. Chances are that, on listening … Continue reading

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