Tag Archives: indie punk

Doe: Perfecting Rage Pop

When you hear a band for the first time and one of your first thoughts is ‘this lot are going to be important’, it’s a pretty special feeling. London three-piece Doe blew me away about 18 months ago when I … Continue reading

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Scene Better Days: Albums of 2015

Congratulating a period of time may seem slightly absurd, but I would like to applaud 2015 for being a stellar year for new music. I don’t know whether the last 12 months have genuinely been stronger than previous years, or … Continue reading

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East Ends – What’s The Furthest Place From Here?

East Ends’ new EP, What’s The Furthest Place From Here?, is reminiscent of summer pop punk and indie anthems from the early 2000s. Ash, The Ataris and The Gaslight Anthem all come to mind when listening to different tracks on … Continue reading

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Dan Andriano In The Emergency Room – Party Adjacent

Party Adjacent is the second full length from Alkaline Trio bassist Dan Andriano under his “…in the Emergency Room” moniker; following on from 2011’s Hurricane Season. Opener ‘Pretty Teeth’ teases and teases that it’s going to get going and – … Continue reading

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Colour Me Wednesday – People Are Afraid of Change

As I type this, the UK is basking in its first – and potentially only – heatwave of the year. When the summer comes along, many people scrabble around trying to find some fitting music; maybe some chilled out reggae … 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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Darwin & The Dinosaur – A Thousand Ships

Last year I reviewed Darwin & The Dinosaur’s EP “Remus” and, whilst finding it promising, I was a bit underwhelmed. I stated then that I hoped their full-length album A Thousand Ships would change my mind. And they’ve only gone … Continue reading

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