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Timeshares – Already Dead

The concept of an album being ‘a grower’ is an odd one. You could argue that if a record doesn’t grab you on first listen, then it’s not worth sticking with. But then some of my favourite albums have been … Continue reading

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Blis. – Starting Fires In My Parents House

Citing American Football as an influence is pretty token for anyone starting an emo band, and I’m usually a bit suspicious. However, Georgia’s Blis. don’t sound very much like American Football. There’s a lot more to them, and I’d say … Continue reading

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Oui Legionnaires – It’s Not What You Need, It’s What You’ve Got (so shut it.)

When a link to this latest EP arrived in my inbox I was really excited to see it was from Oui Legionnaires, a punky, emo-y “yelp-core” three-piece from the South West of England, a.k.a. my neck of the woods. It’s … 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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Scene Better Days: Albums of 2014

After a personally poor year in terms of listening to new releases in 2013, I made a half-arsed resolution at the start of 2014 to make sure I listen to more music. For the most part, I succeeded. There are … Continue reading

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Versus You – Moving On

Luxembourg is a country with a population of just over 500,000 – considerably less than the urban catchment area of my current residential city of Nottingham. Its ability to spawn a successful punk rock band is therefore significantly diminished but, … Continue reading

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Calculator – This Will Come To Pass

You have to envy any band that can come close to doing a good job of taking the jagged-edged, organised chaos of neo-punk noise that At The Drive-In championed over a decade ago now and drive it forwards, not replicating … Continue reading

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