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Album Review: Bearings – Hello, It’s You

Album Review: Bearings – Hello, It’s You

Whilst a pop punk band at their core, Bearings have been pushing beyond that label since their 2018 Blue in the Dark album, which had so many little refinements that made it feel really special. Now they return with Hello, It’s You to push that little bit further...

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Sundressed on the authenticity of new album, Home Remedy

Sundressed on the authenticity of new album, Home Remedy

FeatureFEATURESundressed on the authenticity of new album, Home RemedyfacebooktwitterinstagramWordsTagsWith 2020 being the year it is, many of us turn to music for familiarity and solace. Then Arizona punk band, Sundressed, brought their third studio album to the...

Album Review: The OBGMs – The Ends

Album Review: The OBGMs – The Ends

Okay, we need to talk about The OBGMs. The Toronto trio are throwing punches with The Ends and they are ALL landing. With one of our favourite starts to any album, this one kicks off with a bongo percussion that’s like a shot of adrenaline, setting the scene for how...

EP Review: PUP – This Place Sucks Ass

EP Review: PUP – This Place Sucks Ass

PUP made waves with Morbid Stuff last year; their award-winning third studio album pretty much made it onto every end of year list, coming close to topping several as Album of the Year, and deservedly so. They had leaned further into that off kilter indie punk vibe...

Album Review: Touché Amoré – Lament

Album Review: Touché Amoré – Lament

There are few bands who are able to evoke such emotion that listening to an album leaves me with brimming eyes, goosebumps and a beaming smile; Touché Amoré have always been one of them. On Lament especially, they’re reaching in and lifting your entire being with...

EP Review: snake eyes – skeletons

EP Review: snake eyes – skeletons

snake eyes are cool personified and with their debut EP, they’re combining two of the UK’s proudest genres, punk and britpop, to create grit pop tracks that drip frustration like venom from fangs.  With only one year and a live show under their belt, the band sound...

EP Review: Wilmette – Wilmette

EP Review: Wilmette – Wilmette

WIlmette have not been shy about sharing tracks from their self-titled EP, having put out three of six prior to the release date. Despite being able to guess what the final product would sound like based on those singles, listening to it as a whole confirmed our...

Album Review: Eastwood – It Never Gets Easy

Album Review: Eastwood – It Never Gets Easy

Here’s the beautiful thing about music; it never stops surprising you. Did we expect Knocked Loose’s guitarist, Cole Crutchfield to emerge with a side project that would see him step very much outside of hardcore? Nope. Did he knock it out of the park? He absolutely...

Album Review: Yours Truly – Self Care

Album Review: Yours Truly – Self Care

2020 hasn't been great; a statement we could probably all agree on. With everything going on, the need to buckle down and finally practice the ever-elusive self care we've been talking about for years, has never seemed more important. It's been equally as important to...

Album Review: Movements – No Good Left To Give

Album Review: Movements – No Good Left To Give

Every now and again a band comes along with such superior songwriting abilities that they’re able to use everything from melody, tempo and structure to convey emotion even before the lyrics are able to. Movements have always been one of those bands, proven so by their...

Album Review: Honey Joy – II

Album Review: Honey Joy – II

As with so many other intimate listening experiences, Honey Joy’s second album, II, was born from personal battles as singer, Meg Tinsley embarked on a mission of self love after a bad bout of mental health. The result by her estimation, is “an exploration of the...

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