Tag Archives: folk punk

Arms & Hearts – Set In Stone

Set in Stone by Arms & Hearts isn’t the most original EP you’ll listen to this week. It wears its influences on a heavily tattooed sleeve, one that’s stained with beer and cigarette smoke and the dust of the open … Continue reading

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Revenge Of The Psychotronic Man / Bootscraper – The Bear And The Tiger

When I get sent split EPs, I assume that the bands will be pretty similar sounding. This expectation was ignored by The Bear And The Tiger, which features Revenge Of The Psychotronic Man and Bootscraper. The tracks are all reworked … Continue reading

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A Great Notion – A Little Scared

Being a little scared isn’t always a bad thing – it gets the adrenaline flowing, the heart racing and prepares the body to act fast. Good punk rock has always done the same for me and countless others. This is … Continue reading

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Crazy Arm: Still Here and Making a Difference

Some people claim politics and music shouldn’t mix, but those people are, quite frankly, stupid. From The Clash to Propagandhi, some of the best music has been written with politically-minded lyrics, and have influenced many people along the way. Undeniably … Continue reading

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Micky Dey – Roam

Having first heard Micky Dey in Alt Track, and loving it, I was interested in hearing what he has to offer solo. Initially I was surprised – but in a good way, mind. The real strength of this EP is … Continue reading

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Harker – Hours

Brighton four-piece Harker have come out with a really strong, well-produced and thought out four-track EP in ‘Hours’. The dynamics build and break powerful storytelling, with shouts to 90s post punk/emo such as Texas Is The Reason. Big sing-along choruses … Continue reading

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Among Giants – Back and Forth

Among Giants are exactly the sort of thing I’m trying to describe when I am talking to mates about forming a new band, lying somewhere between Osker (oh please get back together!), Interpol and Andrew Jackson Jihad on the musical … Continue reading

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