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A VERY SPECIAL EPISODE – Cut For Time New York City’s A Very Special Episode self-describe as having “a unique and atmospheric soundscape, concocted from ethereal shoegaze melodies, blended with the grit and attitude of post-punk, and finished with the energy and intensity of pop hooks.” Originally formed in 2016, the

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MENACE BEACH – ‘Black Rainbow Sound’ Album Review

MENACE BEACH - 'Black Rainbow Sound' Album Review

MENACE BEACH – Black Rainbow Sound The new album from Leeds, UK-based Menace Beach was released on August 31st via Memphis Industries. Black Rainbow Sound is the band’s first new material since early 2017’s Lemon Memory, and after a self-imposed break from tour duties, the album exhibits a shift in their sound. The album contains songs featuring

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BPF (Big Paul Ferguson) – ‘Remote Viewing’ EP Review

BPF (Big Paul Ferguson) – 'Remote Viewing' EP Review

BPF (Big Paul Ferguson) – Remote Viewing On 24th August, Killing Joke’s Big Paul Ferguson, releasedRemote Viewing, a seven track EP on the Dead Radio Station label. With Killing Joke embarking on their 40th anniversary World tour, Laugh At Your Peril in September 2018, (see their tour schedule here: this is some

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CHANEYS – ‘Legacy’ EP Review

CHANEYS – 'Legacy' EP Review

CHANEYS – Legacy Hailing from Moscow, Russia and self-described as “Horror Punk” in style and citing influences such as the Misfits, Chaneys have recently released a six-track EP, Legacy. The churning riffs that open Do You Really Think I’m Dead? –  set up a pacey, melodic and tightly

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THE FALLOUT – ‘Raise Your Flag And Other Anthems’ EP

THE FALLOUT – 'Raise Your Flag And Other Anthems' EP

THE FALLOUT – Raise Your Flag And Other Anthems The Fallout describe their sound as “straight-up, stripped-down politically-charged punk rock that’s got backbone and backbeat” and they are dead on the money. Their latest four-track EP, Raise Your Flag And Other Anthems, sees the Toronto, Canada based band

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PLIERS – ‘Staffbeersport’ EP Review

PLIERS – 'Staffbeersport' EP Review

PLIERS – Staffbeersport Pliers hail from the eastern end of the Ukraine but they relocated to Kiev after Russia illegally invaded their region. The band created this single by taking three songs from different periods of their life and combining them together. The first song, He Cnexy barges

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STADT SKULLS – ‘Against The Cult Of The Reptile God’ EP

STADT SKULLS – 'Against The Cult Of The Reptile God' EP

STADT SKULLS – Against The Cult Of The Reptile God Liverpool three-piece punk band, Stadt Skulls, have recently released their first EP, Against The Cult Of The Reptile God,(they released a single in 2016) and the four tracks are packed with energy and creativity. The opening song,

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DEVILS TEETH – ‘Suki Yaki Hot!’ Album Review

DEVILS TEETH – 'Suki Yaki Hot!' Album Review

DEVILS TEETH – Suki Yaki Hot! In 2016, like a thousand bored, out-of-shape dudes before them, three Milwaukee friends started a band, Devils Teeth. The band recently surfaced with ten songs that blend the reverb-drenched energy of surf rock with the dissonance of post-punk and the theatrics

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FELONS – ‘Creeps’ EP Review

FELONS – 'Creeps' EP Review

FELONS – Creeps Felons have just recorded and released their debut EP, Creeps.The band are based in Essex in the UK and the five track EP opens with the title track, Creeps with its raw DIY sound full of anger and power with some relationship to early UK82

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VERTICAL NOISE – ‘It’s Not What You Think’ EP Review

VERTICAL NOISE – 'It’s Not What You Think' EP Review

VERTICAL NOISE – It’s Not What You Think Vertical Noise are a trio of from Nottingham (UK) and they have just released their EP, It’s Not What You Thinkon the 10th of August across all major digital platforms. The six-tracker opens with a few seconds of sampled dance

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TIME FOR ACTION – ‘Turn It Up’ Album Review

TIME FOR ACTION – 'Turn It Up' Album Review

TIME FOR ACTION – Turn It Up Formed in Manchester 2017 by Simon Burton (guitar) & Warren Dermody (vocals) and joined by brothers Neil Pleasant (bass) & Keith Pleasant (drums), Time For Action have released an absolutely incredible album. Stating influences such as: Stiff Little Fingers, Undertones, Stooges,

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AJJ – ‘Ugly Spiral: Lost Works: 2012-2016’ Album Review

AJJ - 'Ugly Spiral: Lost Works: 2012-2016' Album Review

AJJ – Ugly Spiral – Lost Works: 2012-2016 Over the last fifteen years, AJJ have achieved incredible success solely on the back of their songwriting, and the uncompromising clarity of their lyrics. At the end of 2017 they celebrated the ten-year anniversary of 2007’s People Who Can Eat

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