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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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I, The Lion – Run

After a couple of years touring the UK, I, The Lion have returned to the studio to put together their latest EP. The first single, ‘Hold Strong’, was a triumphant return to the post-punk scene and is a great indicator … Continue reading

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Bear VS Rhino – Vulture Song

Listening to Bear VS Rhino’s latest EP, Vulture Song, was a really interesting audio experience – the record demonstrates a maturity and development from their earlier EPs. However, I am having trouble in working out what the band are trying … Continue reading

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Warner Drive – City of Angels

When I first listened to Los Angeles rockers Warner Drive‘s latest album, City Of Angels, I found myself tapping my foot along to their playful rock ‘n’ roll sound. As soon as I heard the first lines of album opener … Continue reading

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I, The Lion – Hold Strong

What do you get if you put a tattooist, a videographer and a lifeguard in a band? In this case, an incredibly tight three-piece that aren’t afraid to experiment with oddball tunings and off-beat timings. I, The Lion are quite … Continue reading

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Brontide – Artery

Artery is the second album from Brontide. It may lack some of the ferocity of earlier offerings, but the three-piece have simply tamed the beast. This is just as good as Sans Souci, and still sounds like a Brontide album, … Continue reading

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Two Houses – Disappointer

Do you remember a little while back, I reviewed an EP by a Chicago punk band called Tens? You don’t? Well first of all, you need to read that review and then listen to that EP, just so you’re up … Continue reading

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Dust Bowl Jokies – The Wicked /// Blood, Sweat & Perfume

Dust Bowl Jokies, to my mind, sound like a very solid bluesy rock ‘n’ roll band. Pay your tenner, throw some horns and drink the night away. There’s not really any special reason to choose to listen to this band … Continue reading

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The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams

After the slightly underwhelming ‘Heaven is Whenever’, The Hold Steady return with their sixth album, ‘Teeth Dreams’. While the new album doesn’t quite see the band back to their very best, it certainly feels like a huge step in the … Continue reading

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