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Larkhill – S/T

I pressed play on Larkhill‘s self-titled EP at 7am on a winter’s morning – still collecting myself and my thoughts as the whirling sound of guitars kicked in, taking me straight back to emo/punk bands from the past. The scene … Continue reading

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A Short Article about A Short Fanzine About Rocking

You may never have known who Nick Mann was. Truth be told, I only met him once or twice, but we had conversed via email as we were brothers in zine-making. He, creator of the successful A Short Fanzine About … 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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An Aural History of Bangers

The punk scene as I know it is an ever-changing entity. Fads, bands, venues and fashions come and go, but after the last trend follower has sucked all they can from the musical vista, there is always a core set … 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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Looking back on: Howards Alias

Back in the late 90s/early 00s, it felt like the UK punk scene was booming. There were strong scenes in many towns across the country, lots of bands on the gigging circuit and many small DIY labels were releasing lots … 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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