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Punk angst: Stepmothers and IDESTROY reviewed

IDESTROY – We Are Girls Punk-rock was supposed to free music-making, ending all discrimination around race, gender, and even playing abilities. While it did do some good, we have to face it. Most of us still listen to music through our eye-sockets, and we’re…
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Modern times: Moldy Roses and Kill My Coquette reviewed

Kill My Coquette – The Metro  It’s hard enough for an artist to be judged for who they are. It’s even more difficult when they are being judged for only a portion of what they used to be. That’s the case in many ways for the great new-wave band…
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Young dread: Indifferent Engine and Voodoo Bloo reviewed

Indifferent Engine – Tachikoma There’s certainly an art to screaming. Learning how to avoid blowing your throat muscles through your nose requires a good deal of practising and preparation. Similarly, managing to put together the screams with similarly…
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On your own: TOVE and Harolds Last Chance reviewed

Harolds Last Chance – Fall From The Sky Well, some may decry the death of album sales and of a music industry always geared towards making a profit at any cost. What recent years have brought us, however, is the opportunity to hear musicians possessing a unique…