Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sleep in – Settling

For some reason my week has been all about Evan Weiss. I caught Their/They’re/There and Into It. Over It in concert last Friday. Then I reviewed The Jazz June split; whose soon to be released album was produced by Weiss. … Continue reading

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Dikembe/The Jazz June – Split EP

Dikembe’s ‘Healer of the Pride’ starts this split, and immediately I know I’ll like this. It’s the first I’ve heard of them, and it won’t be the last time I listen. They effortlessly combine punk and emo, gang vocals and … Continue reading

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Brawlers – I am a Worthless Piece of Shit

A few months ago, a friend of mine played with Brawlers and declared them to be his new favourite band. Used to such hyperbole, I dismissed this and pretty much forgot about it. I am clearly an idiot. Having since … Continue reading

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Bear Trade – Blood And Sand

Sometimes I yearn a little bit for when it was Milloy, Dauntless Elite and The Mercury League doing the rounds on the reg (or at least, semi-reg). They are all lovely people, but you’d get a bit of whiskey in … Continue reading

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Lipstick Homicide: Like an Aural Caffeine Rush

Pop punk has undergone a bit of a resurgence over the last few years – it’s hard not to ignore the exposure that bands like Masked Intruder and Teenage Bottlerocket are getting, as well as the amount of smaller bands … Continue reading

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Gnarwolves: Learning to Love

Gnarwolves are not afraid to speak their mind. Their fast, furious and forthright punk rock anthems have taken the UK by storm, and this year will be their biggest yet with a debut album and a main stage appearance at … Continue reading

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Runaway Brother – Summer/Autumn

As a prelude to their debut full-length album, Runaway Brother has released the very short EP Summer/Autumn. First up in the title track ‘Summer/Autumn’. Almost immediately the song is reminiscent of Tubelord, but unfortunately a weaker version. It’s catchy however, … Continue reading

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