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Album Review: Bad Breeding – Human Capital

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Album Review: Descendents – 9th & Walnut

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Album Review: Axis: Sova : Motor Earth

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Comprised of Mitch Bock (guitar & vocals), Rhys Anderson (guitar), Steve French (bass & backing vocals), and Tim Tittley (drums), South Wales pop punk foursome Jaws Of Life, have gathered together three tracks for their debut EP, Jaws Of Life Mini Mix Tape. Three tracks that are set to showcase their bright and intelligent music. The band remark about the creation of the EP: “Over lockdown, …

Stevenage anarcho-punk quartet’s fourth album is their best yet.

The C33’s new EP ‘Benzodiac’ was brought to life during the summer of 2020, in between national lockdowns. The band would like to dedicate this EP to Rhoda Derry. Her suffering brought monumental change to national practices of supporting the mentally ill. With an introduction from Salford born actor Steve Evets the album opens with …

Every so often a country, city or a scene throws up a couple of acts, that has the A&R men scrambling for their company credit cards, an A-Z (usually a motoring atlas that features places outside of London) and a glint in their eye. In the past it’s been Wales, Seattle, New York, Glasgow, Bristol, …

Brooklyn-based artist, Lily Konigsberg from the band Palberta has released her debut album, Lily We Need To Talk Now via Wharf Cat Records. The eleven-track collection is her first proper full length, following her anthology of EPs and unreleased tracks, The Best of Lily Konigsberg Right Now, released this year. The childlike opening of ‘Beauty’ with its simply piano melodies that appear chunky at …

It is an unfortunate fact that the kind of music that Chubby and the Gang makes has never been ‘major label’ fodder, at least not in recent times. This is true for the band members themselves, who had previously cut their teeth as part of the London hardcore scene. Take the lead for example: Charlie, …

The mighty folk punk band Ferocious Dog have released their new album ‘The Hope’ via  Graphite Records. An album which is full of their unique Celtic brand of folk punk with heartfelt melodies and intelligent songs. Regarding the album Ken Bonsall comments: ‘I’d say that Ferocious Dog are a different animal on the recording of the Hope album. I …

Desperate Measures formed in Christchurch, New Zealand, way back in 1981, a bundle of angry, aggressive polemic, pissed off with politicians, fake news, and the unfairness of fucked-up society. Not much has changed, then, in the forty years since – apart from geography, the internet, and the odd line-up change along the way. With original …

“It’s difficult to imagine there being that many collections of short, fast, fun, straight-ahead punk songs released this year that are as enjoyable as this.”

Some records take a few spins to sink in. Like a good book or a good film, the true personality of the work exists in layers: sometimes they are layers of interpretation, other times they are simply layers of sound or images. Given that Daniel Murena is a soundtrack composer, it’s no surprise that his …