Monthly Archives: March 2014

Mike Park: Music to make you smile

It’s a popular opinion that Mike Park is one of the nicest people in punk music. The softly-spoken musician and label owner has been active for over 25 years, putting out countless releases through Asian Man Records and playing solo … Continue reading

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The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams

After the slightly underwhelming ‘Heaven is Whenever’, The Hold Steady return with their sixth album, ‘Teeth Dreams’. While the new album doesn’t quite see the band back to their very best, it certainly feels like a huge step in the … Continue reading

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Johnny Foreigner – You Can Do Better

Johnny Foreigner are one of those bands I’m almost certain I like. They’ve been recommended to me a bunch of times and I’ve enjoyed seeing them live, but I couldn’t really get into any of their albums bar a couple … Continue reading

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The Hotelier – Home, Like Noplace Is There

‘Home, Like Noplace Is There’ might sound like what Yoda would say before tapping his ruby slippers together but, in this case at least, it is actually the title of a new release from The Hotelier. The album marks a … Continue reading

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Forus – Lights

I’ve liked Forus, and their fast, technical skate punk, since I first heard them in 2007, and have been eagerly awaiting new album Lights. The record was funded last year via Kickstarter, with gifts including Forus skate decks. The band … Continue reading

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Buho – Self Titled EP

Búho hail from the state of Texas: home of At The Drive-In, who they name as one of their key influences. You could say they have a lot to live up to, but then no one is realistically expecting them … Continue reading

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Goober Patrol / 7 Day Conspiracy – Split LP

When you’re sent something by two long-standing bands, it’s hard to not get a preconceived notion as to what it’s going to sound like. Norwich punks Goober Patrol offer up five tracks in just under 10 minutes on Side A. … Continue reading

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