Category Archives: Reviews

Millie Manders – Bacchus

Millie Manders’ latest single, ‘Bacchus’, released at the end of last month, is a fantastic fusion of ska, pop and punk rock. Her voice is smooth and soulful, and flows well with the track. Ska influences are obvious in the … Continue reading

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Verses The World – Homesick/Roadsick

Even though I had never heard of Versus The World before their latest album dropped into my inbox, the title Homesick/Roadsick told me it was likely to be a punk rock record. As it turns out, my hunch was correct. … Continue reading

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Laura Mardon – One Week Record

I first met Laura when we played a show together. She was still calling herself Transfere Project and I was still calling myself MC iPod. Actually, I’m still calling myself MC iPod but that’s another story for another day. I … Continue reading

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Great Cynics – I Feel Weird

Fuck me this is a bit good, isn’t it. I figured I’d start bluntly so you could – hopefully – feel the same way I felt when I heard this album. Having been there when Cynics, as they were called … Continue reading

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Annabel – Having It All

From the off this is exactly the kind of record I love. It’s emo with one of those singers that can sing, but chooses not to at the heavy bits. Having It All starts off with ‘Another Day, Another Vitamin’, … Continue reading

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Rocky Votolato & Chuck Ragan – Kindred Spirit

Up first on this split record is Rocky Votolato. It’s standard country singer stuff here. Misery, travelling, broken relationships, travelling, things falling apart and travelling. It’s absolutely bang on the trend of the last few years of punk-type people doing … Continue reading

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Temple – Kill/Let Die

Sometimes you hear an album that lifts you up in your musical horizons to a place you’d never before considered. Sometimes you hear a band that makes the whole thing we do on our weekends and holidays, where we travel … Continue reading

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