Monthly Archives: March 2014

Darwin & The Dinosaur – Remus

Remus is the follow-up to last year’s Romelus from Norwich’s Darwin & The Dinosaur. I was eager to listen to D&TD after seeing they were playing with The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to … Continue reading

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The Lawrence Arms – Metropole

The weight of expectation on a new album from The Lawrence Arms is so great it’s difficult to fathom. As far as the world of punk rock goes, they are one of the most popular bands on the planet, loved … Continue reading

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PUP – Self Titled

Trying to find a band which PUP sound like is hard. There are clear influences, but the closest I can make is if The Dissociates and The (International) Noise Conspiracy resurrected Johnny Ramone, moved to California and started a band. … Continue reading

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Lung Season – 2014

I started listening to the first track ‘Table 13’ as I read through the biography for Lung Season, a four-piece Scottish band blending punk, emo, drinking problems and blah blah blah, and quickly formed the impression that this band have … Continue reading

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How much is a song worth?

It would seem unlikely that the vast majority of internet music pilferers have any passionate reasons for choosing not to spend their money. It has become a social norm; few seeming able to muster an ethic by which it is … Continue reading

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Banner Pilot – Modern Shakes [music]

Minneapolis pop punks Banner Pilot have posted a new song online, which is off their forthcoming album Souvenir, out on April 15th on Fat Wreck. You can check out ‘Modern Shakes’ here.

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7 Day Conspiracy – Berkshire Hunt [video]

Kent-based four-piece 7 Day Conspiracy have released a video for the imaginatively-titled ‘Berkshire Hunt’, which is off their new split vinyl album with Goober Patrol – not so imaginatively-titled ‘Split’. Check out the video here:

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Wonk Unit – Go Easy [video]

London punks Wonk Unit have released a new video for ‘Go Easy’, which is on their new album titled Nervous Racehorse – out on March 13. Check out the video below:

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Looking back on: The Steal

Every now and then, a band comes along, playing music completely against the grain of what’s ‘popular’ – and blows people away. In 2005, that band was The Steal. Under four years later, it was over, but as bass player … Continue reading

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