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Somos / Sorority Noise – Split

This review may be a bit biased, as I currently love Somos. I’m fairly certain their debut album “Temple of Plenty” was my favourite album of 2014, so I was excited to see them release a couple more songs – … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Monsoon – Big City Plans

Emotional hardcore – emo – didn’t begin and end with teenage boys in eye makeup and skinny black jeans. Actually, it never did. Back in the mists of the 90s a whole movement of intelligent and reflective hardcore punk kids … Continue reading

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Southlakes / Ceilings – Split EP

On first listen to this split EP by Ceilings and Southlakes, I had trouble distinguishing between the two artists. Admittedly it makes sense for them to release a split, considering their similarities, but neither band left a major impression on … Continue reading

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Prawn – Kingfisher

I first got into Prawn in the same way many of us start listening to certain bands – to impress a girl. However, as soon as I gave their first EP False Institutions a listen, I knew I’d like them. … Continue reading

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Living Room – Moonchaser

Brooklyn-based band Living Room are back with their second album Moonchaser. In the promo material for the album, one thing stood out to me the most: the comparison to an impressionist painting. I thought this was a very bold claim, … Continue reading

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Joyce Manor – Never Hungover Again

To say I was excited for Joyce Manor’s latest offering would probably be an understatement. I’ve been a big fan of them for the past couple of years, since ‘Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired’ was released on … Continue reading

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Annabel / Dowsing – Split EP

It’s too easy to call bands emo again these days, and I’m just enough of a grumpy old to point this out. We couldn’t agree on emo then, the genre twisted around on itself at least three times before all … Continue reading

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