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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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Don Blake – Pocket Universe

Opening with the upbeat brain hater “Can’t turn it off”, Don Blake’s debut album Pocket Universe lets us know immediately what’s up. The theme of this record is recovery and self-betterment in the face of depression and the troubles that … Continue reading

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Scene Better Days: Ian’s favourites of 2014

One of our regular contributors, Ian Perry, owner of Aaahh!!! Real Records, has taken the time to get down his five favourite albums of last year. Find out below what he deemed worthy of inclusion. I’ve been thinking I should … Continue reading

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The Lion And The Wolf – Symptoms

Having heard very little about The Lion And The Wolf – aka solo artist Thomas George – until very recently, I had no idea what to expect when I pressed play on his first full-length album Symptoms. What I felt … Continue reading

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Free Throw – Lavender Town

Free Throw have all the makings of a class act, producing a highly melodic and thoughtful sound which combines elements of pop and gruff punk. Boasting a total of three guitars, theirs is certainly a busy sound, and they have … 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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Dad Rocks! – Year of the Flesh

Dad Rocks! is the work of Snӕvar Njáll Albertsson; the Icelandic quarter of death-indie (their words) band Mimas. ‘Year of the Flesh’ is his second album, and one I have been eagerly awaiting. It’s easy to compare Dad Rocks! to … Continue reading

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